ISBN 9788131235232,Orthopedic Physical Assessment

Orthopedic Physical Assessment




Saunders Books



Saunders Books

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9788131235232

ISBN-10 8131235238

Paper Back

Edition 6th
Number of Pages 1294 Pages
Language (English)


About the Book: Orthopedic Physical Assessment: 6th Edition
1) Now includes evidence-based reliability and validity of tests and techniques which helps the reader select assessment tests and techniques that are supported by current evidence.
2) New 4-color design, plus 4-color artist drawings and photos that clearly demonstrate assessment methods such as movement methods and a variety of tests, as well as causes of pathology.
3) New chapter 17 on Primary Care Assessment which reflects the evolving state of physical therapy practice.
4) Major revision of chapters on cervical spine, hip, posture, and foot and ankle provides the most current information on assessment of the cervical spine, hip, and foot and ankle.
Newly updated, this full-color text offers a rich array of features to help students develop their musculoskeletal assessment skills. Orthopedic Physical Assessment, 6th Edition provides students and clinicians with rationales for various aspects of assessment and covers every joint of the body, as well as specific topics including principles of assessment, gait, posture, the head and face, the amputee, primary care, and emergency sports assessment. Artwork and photos with detailed descriptions of assessments clearly demonstrate assessment methods, tests, and causes of pathology. The text also comes with an array of online learning and teaching tools, including video clips demonstrating assessment tests, test bank, PowerPoint slides, assessment forms, and more.
Key features
1) NEW! Updated information in all chapters includes new photos, line drawings, boxes, and tables.
2) NEW! The use of icons to show the clinical utility of special tests supplemented by evidence - based reliability and validity tables for tests and techniques on the Evolve site
3) Thorough, evidence-based review of orthopedic physical assessment provides the information and detail you need to understand and apply essential neuromuscular assessment methods.
4) 2,400 illustrations include full-color clinical photographs and drawings as well as radiographs, depicting key concepts along with assessment techniques and special tests.
5) The latest research and most current practices keep students up to date on accepted practices.
1. Principles and Concepts of Assessment
2. Head and Face
3. Cervical Spine
4. Temporomandibular Joint
5. Shoulder
6. Elbow
7. Forearm, Wrist, and Hand
8. Thoracic (Dorsal) Spine
9. Lumbar Spine
10. Pelvis
11. Hip
12. Knee
13. Lower leg, foot and ankle
14. Assessment of Gait
15. Assessment of Posture
16. Assessment of the Amputee
17. Primary Care Assessment
18. Emergency Sports Assessment
About the Author: Magee
By David J. Magee, PhD, BPT, Professor and Associate Dean, Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada