Orthopaedic Examination, Evaluation, and Intervention: Second Edition

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McGraw Hill Professional, Feb 24, 2008 - Medical - 1504 pages

A complete, evidence-based guide to orthopaedic evaluation and treatment

Acclaimed in its first edition, this one-of-a-kind, well-illustrated resource delivers a vital evidence-based look at orthopaedics in a single volume. It is the ultimate source of orthopaedic examination, evaluation, and interventions, distinguished by its multidisciplinary approach to PT practice.

Turn to any page, and you'll find the consistent, unified voice of a single author-a prominent practicing therapist who delivers step-by-step guidance on the examination of each joint and region. This in-depth coverage leads clinicians logically through systems review and differential diagnosis, aided by decision-making algorithms for each joint. It's all here: everything from concise summaries of functional anatomy and biomechanics, to an unmatched overview of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems.

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Contents

Fundamentals of Orthopaedics
1
Peripheral Joints The Upper Extremities
487
Peripheral Joints The Lower Extremities
839
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About the author (2008)

Mark Dutton,PT is a practicing physical therapist at West Penn Allegheny Health System in Pittsburgh and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA.

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