Clinical Examination in Orthopedics

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Springer Science & Business Media, Oct 20, 2011 - Medical - 142 pages
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This book has been written step wise by enumerating various aspects of the importance of clinical examination derived by laying one’s hands on the affected part. By a thorough clinical examination, it can help an individual to arrive at a tentative differential diagnosis of the condition and hence help in investigating the same by numerous tests which are relevant to the given condition. The manner in which a given case is handled in this way is far more important than the diagnosis of the condition and this feature comes with practicing the same many times. It is a must for anyone embarking in life on Orthopedics as a career.
 

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Contents

Examination for Diseases of the Bone
1
Examination of the Shoulder
9
Examination of the Elbow
19
Examination of the Wrist and Hand
27
Examination of the Hip and Pelvis
47
Examination of the Knee
63
Examination of the Foot and Ankle
81
Examination of the Cervical Spine
97
Examination of the Lumbar Spine
109
Examination of the Temporomandibular Joint
123
Examination of Gait
127
Index
137
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