Orthopedic Physical Assessment - 5th Edition

Orthopedic Physical Assessment

5th Edition

Authors: David Magee
Imprint: Saunders

Table of Contents

1. Principles and concepts

2. Head and face

3. Cervical spine

4. Temporomandibular joint

5. Shoulder

6. Elbow

7. Forearm, wrist, and hand

8. Thoracic (dorsal) spine

9. Lumbar spine

10. Pelvis

11. Hip

12. Knee

13. Lower leg, ankle, and foot

14. Assessment of gait

15. Assessment of posture

16. Assessment of the amputee

17. Primary Care Assessment

18. Emergency Sports Assessment


Newly updated, this full-color resource offers a systematic approach to performing a neuromusculoskeletal assessment with rationales for various aspects of the assessment. This comprehensive text covers every joint of the body, head and face, gait, posture, emergency care, the principles of assessment, and preparticipation evaluation. The latest edition of this core text is the essential cornerstone in the new four-volume musculoskeletal rehabilitation series.

Key Features

  • Thorough, evidence-based content provides the information and detail you need to select the best diagnostic tests.
  • Extensively updated information incorporates the latest research and most current practices.
  • Case Studies help you apply what you learn from the book to real life situations.
  • Tables and boxes throughout the text organize and summarize important information and highlight key points.
  • Chapter Summaries review the assessment procedures for each chapter to help you find important information quickly.
  • Case Histories in each chapter demonstrate assessment skills to help you apply them in practice.


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About the Authors

David Magee Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Department of Physical Therapy Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta, Canada