Orthopaedic Examination, Evaluation, and Intervention, 2nd Edition

Orthopaedic Examination, Evaluation, and Intervention, 2nd Edition

Mark Dutton, "Orthopaedic Examination, Evaluation, and Intervention, 2nd Edition"
Mc-aw-H-l Me-cal | 2008 | ISBN: 0071474013 | 1504 pages | CHM | 76,2 MB


This textbook offers a breadth and quality of coverage not previously available to therapists. Orthopaedic Examination, Evaluation, and Intervention provides students and practitioners with a valuable resource.

A Unique Combination of Assets
*Examination, evaluation, and intervention in one book
*Differential diagnosis, an in-depth chapter essential for evaluating direct-access patients
*Evidence-based focus — examination techniques and interventions clearly supported by published clinical studies
*Integration of APTA Guide to Physical Therapist Practice
*Variety of treatment strategies reflecting the leading philosophies and the latest research
*In-depth coverage of therapeutic exercise, manual techniques, and functional training
*Intervention implications of the various stages of healing, plus postsurgical rehabilitation
*Concepts and assessment of function—full chapter
*Anatomy and assessment of CNS and peripheral nerves—full chapter
*Chapter on gait assessment
*Analysis and integration of upper and lower kinetic chains and their relationship to impairment
*Coverage of anatomy, biomechanics, and objective and subjective examination of the spine, pelvis, and each joint of the extremities

This comprehensive, well-illustrated text offers you all the information necessary to provide a high level of care to patients. Both students and clinicians of any level can use this book as a resource for an accurate biomechanical assessment and specific treatment plan design. Case studies and review questions are included.


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