Examination and Diagnosis of Musculoskeletal Disorders: History - Physical Examination - Imaging Techniques - Arthroscopy
The first book ever published to combine the full range of clinical examination techniques with standard radiological imaging studies of the musculoskeletal system, this is a key clinical tool for all orthopedic residents and specialists. You will find dozens of representative imaging studies (including arthrograms, ultrasonography and MRI) integrated with physical examination tests -- offering a truly unique approach to reaching an accurate diagnosis.Special features include:* Tips for performing a standard physical examination in different areas of the body* Directions for patient positioning during radiographic studies to obtain optimal results* How to select the best test to confirm a diagnosis in the extremities, spine or pelvis* Specific technical guidelines for performing key diagnostic imaging testsIn light of the many new clinical tests and imaging modalities now in use, it is almost impossible for any individual examiner to be familiar with the complete spectrum of diagnostic options available. This book provides the quick orientation clinicians need as they work through the standard examination for each joint, pointing out appropriate imaging studies throughout. Useful and practical, it is a book specialists will reach for frequently in their daily practice.
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abduction acetabular acromioclavicular joint acromion angle ankle anterior cruciate ligament arthritis arthrography articular surface avascular necrosis axial axis bone bony calcaneus capsule carpal cartilage central ray cervical spine clinical compression contrast medium coronal plane cruciate ligament deformity degenerative changes diagnosis dislocation disorders distal dorsal elbow etal evaluate examination extended extensor femoral head finger flexed flexion flexor foot fracture glenoid humeral head image GRE image shows injection injuries instability internal rotation intervertebral intra-articular joint space knee lateral radiograph lesions longitudinal longus lumbar spine medial metatarsal muscle myelography nerve root normal oblique pain palpation patella patient standing pelvis plain radiographs plantar position posterior proximal radial radiograph range of motion reflex rotator cuff sacroiliac joint scaphoid scoliosis shoulder signal intensity soft-tissue spinal spinal stenosis structures subluxation supraspinatus symptoms syndrome T2-weighted talus tear thoracic tibial tion tissue transverse trauma tumors ulnar valgus vascular vertebral visualized wrist