Pocket Guide to Musculoskeletal Assessment - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780721697796, 9781416065272

Pocket Guide to Musculoskeletal Assessment

2nd Edition

Authors: Richard Baxter
Hardcover ISBN: 9780721697796
eBook ISBN: 9781416065272
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 3rd July 2003
Page Count: 288
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Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Cervical Spine
2. Shoulder
3. Elbow
4. Wrist and Hand
5. Thoracic Spine
6. Lumbar Spine
7. Hip
8. Knee
9. Foot and Ankle
10. Respiratory Evaluation
11. Inpatient Physical Therapy Cardiac Evaluation
12. Lower Extremity Amputee Evaluation
13. Neurologic Evaluation
14. Inpatient Orthopedic Evaluation
Appendixes
A. Dermatomes
B. Sclerotomes
C. Auscultation
D. Normal Range of Motion
E. Ligament Laxity Grading Scale
F. Capsular Pattern and Closed Back Positions for Selected Joints
G. Blister Care
H. Brachial Plexus Diagram
I. McGill Pain Questionnaire
J. Radiology
K. Physical Agent and Modalities
L. Types of Traction
M. Normal Values for Commonly Encountered Laboratory Results
N. Physical Therapy Preferred Practice Patterns
O. Abbreviations and Definitions
Index


Description

Introduction
1. Cervical Spine
2. Shoulder
3. Elbow
4. Wrist and Hand
5. Thoracic Spine
6. Lumbar Spine
7. Hip
8. Knee
9. Foot and Ankle
10. Respiratory Evaluation
11. Inpatient Physical Therapy Cardiac Evaluation
12. Lower Extremity Amputee Evaluation
13. Neurologic Evaluation
14. Inpatient Orthopedic Evaluation
Appendixes
A. Dermatomes
B. Sclerotomes
C. Auscultation
D. Normal Range of Motion
E. Ligament Laxity Grading Scale
F. Capsular Pattern and Closed Back Positions for Selected Joints
G. Blister Care
H. Brachial Plexus Diagram
I. McGill Pain Questionnaire
J. Radiology
K. Physical Agent and Modalities
L. Types of Traction
M. Normal Values for Commonly Encountered Laboratory Results
N. Physical Therapy Preferred Practice Patterns
O. Abbreviations and Definitions
Index

Key Features

  • Chapters are written in an outline format so readers can quickly find the information they need.
  • Examination outlines utilize the "subjective" and "objective" portions of the traditional SOAPG note format —making the guide accessible to any health professional who performs musculoskeletal assessment.
  • Special tests and treatment options are presented in tables, providing succinct, up-to-date information on the most common tests and treatment options.
  • The convenient pocket size and lay-flat, spiral binding provides increased portability and usefulness.
  • The extensive appendices of assessment tools and resources provide additional options for patient assessment.

Details

No. of pages:
288
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2004
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781416065272

About the Authors

Richard Baxter Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Physical Therapist, United States Army, Major