Special Tests in Musculoskeletal Examination

1st Edition

An evidence-based guide for clinicians

Authors: Paul Hattam Alison Smeatham
Paperback ISBN: 9780702030253
eBook ISBN: 9780702049347
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 26th April 2010
Page Count: 292

Description

The proliferation of special tests used in musculoskeletal examination has left the clinician with a vast array of physical tests at their disposal. Special Tests in Musculoskeletal Examination is a handy one-stop guide with over 150 peripheral tests. The clinical context and evidence base is thoroughly explored and the addition of clinical tips and expert opinion will enable the clinician to select the most appropriate tests and interpret the results meaningfully.

Key Features

  • Step-by-step description for each test 
  • Clear photographic illustrations
  • 'At a glance' presentation of the background evidence
  • Detailed clinical context
  • Comprehensive referencing of orthopaedic special tests
  • Clinical tips

Table of Contents

1 Introduction

2 Shoulder

3 Elbow

4 Wrist & hand

5 Hip

6 Knee

7 Ankle & foot

Details

No. of pages:
292
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Churchill Livingstone 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702049347
eBook ISBN:
9780702043727
Paperback ISBN:
9780702030253

About the Author

Paul Hattam

Affiliations and Expertise

Director and Principal Physiotherapist, The Physios, Sheffield, UK

Alison Smeatham

Affiliations and Expertise

Extended Scope Practitioner, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Exeter, UK