Physiotherapy in Orthopaedics - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780443074066, 9780702037818

Physiotherapy in Orthopaedics

2nd Edition

A Problem-Solving Approach

Authors: Karen Atkinson Fiona Coutts Anne-Marie Hassenkamp
eBook ISBN: 9780702037818
eBook ISBN: 9780702060489
Paperback ISBN: 9780443074066
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 22nd March 2005
Page Count: 376

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Drawing on their many years of experience in various orthopaedic settings, the authors of this valuable resource describe how to apply clinical reasoning to a diverse range of patient problems. The content of the book progresses logically from normal to abnormal findings and from simple to complex conditions. Engaging case studies and self-assessment sections help readers develop a reasoned and logical approach to the management of orthopaedic patients.

Key Features

  • Chapter summaries emphasize key areas of importance.
  • Case studies illustrate problem-solving approaches and demonstrate how to manage specific client groups.
  • Objectives and prerequisites are included for each section, alerting readers to what they should know before and after reading.
  • Reading and practice assignments include recommended prerequisite knowledge and experience.
  • Well-illustrated text includes line diagrams, photographs, and radiographs to clarify important concepts.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Problem Solving
    2. Changes in the Musculoskeletal System
    3. Recognition of Change in the Musculoskeletal System:Assessment
    4. Decision Making and Clinical Reasoning in Orthopaedics
    5. Management of Fractures
    6. Soft Tissue Injuries
    7. Rheumatic Conditions
    8. Total Joint Replacement
    9. Bone Diseases
    10. Gait Analysis in the Clinical Situation
    11. Hydrotherapy


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About the Authors

Karen Atkinson

Karen Atkinson

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer, School of Health and Bioscience, University of East London, London

Fiona Coutts

Fiona Coutts

Affiliations and Expertise

Lecturer, Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh

Anne-Marie Hassenkamp

Anne-Marie Hassenkamp

Affiliations and Expertise

Superintendent Physiotherapist, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, Middlesex