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Musculoskeletal Examination

  • Authors: Vivek Pandey, Hitesh Shah
  • ISBN: 9789352703296
  • Publisher: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
  • Edition: 1st
  • Publication Date: August 31, 2018
  • Format: Paperback – 316 pages
  • Language: English

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This book is a complete guide to musculoskeletal examination for trainees in orthopaedics.

Divided into fifteen sections, the text begins with an overview of history taking and the basics of physical examination. The following chapters provide in depth detail on the clinical evaluation of different sections of the musculoskeletal system and common diseases and disorders that may be encountered.

Chapters follows a step by step format and each test is accompanied by explanatory photographs and diagrams to assist understanding.

The final sections of the book cover gait assessment and patterns, and the clinical evaluation of swellings, scar tissue, sinuses and ulcers.

Key Features
  • Overview of entire orthopedic examination in a very simple and structured method
  • The first chapter deals with basic format, tips and know-how of orthopedic examination
  • The chapters describing the joint or system consist of basics of anatomy and function followed by common diseases of the area or system in question
  • Each chapter follows a standardized format which is easy to understand with details and nuances of history taking
  • Every test is described in a simple way with rationale for easy understanding accompanied by a self-explanatory picture
  • Each region/system examination has been provided with a proforma for easy recapitulation of the entire examination
  • Each chapter ends with a brief explanation of several common conditions encountered in that system in a standardized format for easy understanding
Table of Contents
  1. Basics of History Taking and Examination in Orthopedics
  2. Clinical Evaluation of Acute Injury of Bones and Joints
  3. Clinical Evaluation of Diseased Long Bones
  4. Clinical Evaluation of the Shoulder Joint
  5. Clinical Evaluation of the Elbow Joint
  6. Clinical Evaluation of the Wrist and Hand
  7. Clinical Evaluation of the Hip Joint
  8. Clinical Evaluation of the Knee Joint
  9. Clinical Evaluation of the Ankle Joint and Foot
  10. Clinical Evaluation of the Spine
  11. Clinical Evaluation of the Peripheral Nerves
  12. Clinical Evaluation of the Bone Tumors
  13. Clinical Evaluation of the Amputation Stump
  14. Gait Assessment and Various Patterns of Gait
  15. Clinical Evaluation of the Swelling, Scar, Sinus, and Ulcer
  16. Index
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