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Illustrated Orthopedic Physical AssessmentIllustrated Orthopedic Physical Assessment by Ronald C. Evans 2nd edition
This excellent resource serves as a guide to the specific tests used in orthopedic physical assessment, with a basic introduction, quick-reference indexes to the different tests, and a compilation of tests grouped by body region. Each testing procedure opens to a two-page spread so that all information is within easy reach. The updated second edition features more than twice as many high-quality illustrations, more information on disease assessment, and "Orthopedic Gamuts" -- tables of condensed information that serve as quick-reference tools. Chapters also include essential anatomy, motion assessment, muscle function, and imaging elements
Instant Access to Orthopedic Physical AssessmentInstant Access to Orthopedic Physical Assessment by Ronald C. Evans 1st edition
This quick, on-the-spot reference is an essential guide to the physical assessment procedures used to diagnose specific orthopedic syndromes and pathologies. It parallels the comprehensive information inside Evans' ILLUSTRATED ORTHOPEDIC PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT, 2ND EDITION, outlining each test, the syndrome it identifies, a description of the testing procedure, a Clinical Pearl, and photographs of the procedure as it should be performed. In addition, 261 Orthopedic Gamuts offer relevant, concise clinical points related to essential anatomy, motion assessment, muscle function, imaging elements, universal orthopedic precepts, and principles dealing with a specific body region. The easy-to-use, standardized format, plus a body region organization and extensive cross-referencing, give practitioners instant access to orthopedic assessment essentials in any setting.
Photographic Manual of Regional Orthopaedic and Neurological TestsPhotographic Manual of Regional Orthopaedic and Neurological Tests by Joseph J. Cipriano 4th edition
In its Fourth Edition, this popular National Board of Chiropractic Examiners reference text is updated and contains 125 more illustrations. Designed to teach correct evaluation and performance of basic orthopaedic and neurological tests, chapters are organized by region starting with the upper extremities progressing to lower extremities. Each test is presented on one page or two facing pages with photographs that demonstrate the performance of the test. Also includes anatomical drawings. Information discovered by these and other diagnostic tests allows the chiropractor to obtain patient diagnosis and hone logical examination patterns for accuracy in the determination of mechanisms of injury.
Physical Examination of the Spine and ExtremitiesPhysical Examination of the Spine and Extremities
by Stanley Hoppenfeld Prentice Hall

"...the classic title in physical examination that teaches student from all disciplines how the spine and extremities are examined." Get it if you are looking for a good reference book to put on your desk that tells you how to locate various anatomical parts of the body (bones, ligaments, muscles, boney landmarks, various nerves and vessels too). Good pictures and clear explanations make this book a classic.
Orthopaedic Neurology: Orthopaedic Neurology:
A Diagnostic Guide to Neurologic Levels
by Stanley Hoppenfeld

"...a classic monograph that serves as a diagnostic guide to neurologic levels for residents in both orthopedics and neurology."
Physical Examination of the SpinePhysical Examination of the Spine
From the authors of the bestselling Spine Surgery: Tricks of the Trade, here is the concise "how-to" guide on conducting diagnostic spine exams. The text begins with a thorough review of the fundamentals, including basic anatomy and neurology, and goes on to systematically outline tests for the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. It is an ideal resource for both beginners and practicing physicians.
Key features include:
Nearly 200 line drawings that illustrate motor, sensory, reflex, and range-of-motion exams
Includes special tests for scoliosis and other spine disorders to expand your scope of diagnostic procedures
Clinical Tests for the Musculoskeletal SystemClinical Tests for the Musculoskeletal System
The mainstay of orthopedic diagnosis continues to be the physical examination of the patient following a thorough history. This convenient pocketbook presents a comprehensive collection of the clinical tests that are used in orthopedic diagnosis, thereby answering the following questions:
- What tests are available for examining a particular joint, and how are they to be interpreted?
- What is meant by the name of a test that is mentioned in the literature or in a physician's report?
The methodology and interpretation of all relevant test procedures are presented in almost 500 instructive drawings and brief descriptions:
- Initial tests, - Functional tests, - Stress tests, - Stability tests
Tables on the examination of the spinal column, shoulder joint, and knee joint help in selecting the most suitable examinations.
Mosby's Guide to Physical ExaminationMosby's Guide to Physical Examination by Henry M. Seidel (Editor), Jane W. Ball (Editor), Joyce E. Dains (Editor), G. William Benedict (Editor) 5th Pkg edition
This comprehensive textbook of physical examination, history taking, and health assessment is distinguished by its unique author team of two physicians and two nurses. Their blend of expertise results in an unusually broad, multidisciplinary perspective...a unique emphasis on differential diagnosis...and an uncommonly compassionate, patient-centered approach. What's more, their expertise in both adult health and pediatrics fosters an especially thorough emphasis on lifespan considerations. The book also features one of the most extensive art programs found in any physical examination text—particularly with regard to abnormalities. This 5th Edition features increased coverage of evidence-based practice and complementary and alternative therapies—as well as enhanced illustrations and a state-of-the-art ancillary collection.
Student Workbook to Accompany Mosby's Guide to Physical ExaminationStudent Workbook to Accompany Mosby's Guide to Physical Examination by Henry M. Seidel, Jane W. Ball, Joyce E. Dains, G. William Benedict, Prepared by Linda Lea Kerby 5th edition
Carefully revised and updated to match Mosby's Guide to Physical Examination, 5th Edition, this workbook helps students to master essential physical examination, history-taking, and health assessment knowledge. It offers a wide range of learning tools and exercises to facilitate study and enhance retention of the material—including Learning Objectives, Textbook Reviews, Content Review Questions (including multiple-choice questions, terminology review activities such as crosswords and matching and fill-in-the-blank exercises), Concept Application activities, Case Studies, and Critical Thinking questions. Answers are printed at the back of the workbook.
Mosby's Physical Examination HandbookMosby's Physical Examination Handbook by Jane W. Ball, Joyce E. Dains, G. William Benedict, Henry M. Seidel (Editor) 3rd edition
A concise, pocket-sized guide to physical examination and companion to Seidel et al, Mosby's Guide to Physical Examination, 5th Edition, this beautifully illustrated, full-color clinical manual provides convenient, portable access to comprehensive guidance in physical examination. FEATURES: A removable, pocket-sized quick-reference card inside the back cover presents a comprehensive at-a-glance reminder list of key elements of assessment for every body system and region. One side covers "Physical Examination-Objective Data," and the other covers "History-Subjective Data." Pages for Clinical and Reference Notes are interspersed throughout the book for personal clinical note-taking Handy, two-column "Aids to Differential Diagnosis" tables summarize abnormalities and their distinguishing characteristics
Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Assessment Techniques  Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Assessment Techniques
Organized by region, this text provides the fundamentals of evaluation and examination techniques of the musculoskeletal system. Each region begins with step-by-step instructions for goniometry, manual muscle testing, muscle length, joint accessory motions and special orthopedic tests. Special discussions of posture and gait analysis are also included. New in this edition is a chapter on Assessment of Pain. The discussion on the Spine has been expanded to three chapters -- Cervical, Thoracolumbar Spine and Sacroiliac Joint.
Clinical Assessment of Neuromusculoskeletal DisordersClinical Assessment of Neuromusculoskeletal Disorders by Gary M. Greenstein (Editor) 1st edition
Following 26 cases with questions, chapters present information necessary for answering the questions and point to essential print resources, requiring students to develop a treatment and management protocol and become aware of cotreatment and referral of the patient in each case. Contains sections on neuroscience of the neuromusculoskeletal system, the head and neck, the spine, the extremities, gait, and treatment and management. Includes b&w photos and diagrams, and a glossary.
Orthopedic Physical AssessmentOrthopedic Physical Assessment by David J. Magee 4th Pkg edition
Orthopedic Physical Assessment offers a straightforward, systematic approach to performing a neuromusculoskeletal assessment and explains the rationale behind various aspects of the assessment. Every joint of the body is covered, and separate chapters cover such specific topics as the principles of assessment, head and face, gait, posture, emergency care, and preparticipation evaluation. Complete and comprehensive in its approach, this outstanding reference covers basic science, clinical applications, and special tests. It also offers unparalleled coverage of the extremities, clear explanations of positions and movements, and extensive use of tables and illustrations including many radiographs to highlight key points.
Special Tests for Orthopedic Examination, 2ESpecial Tests for Orthopedic Examination, 2E by Jeff G Konin 2 edition
Special Tests for Orthopedic Examination is now available in a completely updated and refined new edition. This concise manual is a valuable reference for identifying and performing special tests used during an orthopedic examination. Students, clinicians, and rehabilitation professionals will enhance their ability to interpret and evaluate their findings. This new edition takes a simplistic approach to visualizing and explaining over 150 commonly used orthopedic special tests. Readers benefit from the user-friendly format, as clear and concise text is coupled with excellent photographs to illustrate the subject and clinician positioning. The tests are organized by regions of the body so the reader can easily reference a particular test. Comments found at the end of most of the tests provide valuable clinical insight and detailed implications.
Special Tests for Orthopedic ExaminationSpecial Tests for Orthopedic Examination by Jeff G. Konin, Denise L., Ph.D. Wiksten, Jerome A., Jr. Isear 1st edition
Special tests are an important part of the evaluation process that includes the status of a subject's range of motion, strength, flexibility, and inert/noninert structures. This book is a clear, concise reference for identifying and performing special tests used during an orthopedic injury examination. It will help students learn to perform thorough injury evaluations, and accurately interpret their findings. In this comprehensive resource, more than 125 special test are explained, including indications, contraindictions, positive findings, and special considerations for each. The book offers an easy-to-understand format for locating special tests used for different regions of the body. The tests are current, descriptive, and supported by photographs illustrating proper clinician and subject positioning.
Bates' Guide to Physical Examination and History TakingBates' Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking
by Lynn S. Bickley, Peter G. Szilagyi

Textbook provides a foundation for learning physical examination and history taking. Highlights procedures, interpretations, and common abnormalities. Numerous color and halftone illustrations are included. Previous edition: c1999. DNLM: Physical Examination--methods.
Bates' Guide to Physical Examination & History Taking (Book with CD-ROM)Bates' Guide to Physical Examination & History Taking (Book with CD-ROM)
by Lynn S. Bickley, Peter G. Szilagyi
8th Bk&Cdr edition

Now completely revised and updated — it maintains the easy-to-use format that is the hallmark of earlier editions. Comprehensive yet to-the-point — and with emphasis throughout on clinical thinking — the book provides the best foundation for learning to perform physical examination and history taking. Students learn to ask the right questions — and to understand the answers. A logical two-column format places examination procedures and proper techniques on the left, and common abnormalities and possible interpretations on the right. Highly visual — now featuring hundreds of new images — illustrations are strategically placed adjacent to relevant information, enhancing understanding. Tables of abnormalities appear at the end of each chapter, enabling the reader to compare and contrast abnormal findings.
Bates' Pocket Guide to Physical Examination and History TakingBates' Pocket Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking by Lynn S. Bickley, Peter G. Szilagyi, Barbara Bates
Here's all the critical information you need to obtain a clinically meaningful health history and conduct a thorough physical assessment. Rely on the fully revised Fourth Edition of this successful pocket guide to help you elicit relevant facts from the patient's history; identity important aspects of health promotion; review physical examination procedures for adults and children; understand common normal and abnormal findings; familiarize yourself with special assessment techniques; and interpret findings accurately.
Bates' Guide to Physical Examination & History TakingBates' Guide to Physical Examination & History Taking by Lynn S. Bickley, Robert A. Hoekelman, Barbara Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking Bates 7th edition
Now completely revised and updated — it maintains the easy-to-use format that is the hallmark of earlier editions. Comprehensive yet to-the-point — and with emphasis throughout on clinical thinking — the book provides the best foundation for learning to perform physical examination and history taking. Students learn to ask the right questions — and to understand the answers. A logical two-column format places examination procedures and proper techniques on the left, and common abnormalities and possible interpretations on the right. Highly visual — now featuring hundreds of new images — illustrations are strategically placed adjacent to relevant information, enhancing understanding. Tables of abnormalities appear at the end of each chapter, enabling the reader to compare and contrast abnormal findings.
Physical Examination of the SpinePhysical Examination of the Spine by Todd J. Albert, Alexander R. Vaccaro Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers; 1st edition
Albert and Vaccaro, both affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Medical College, explain, in detailed instructions, and demonstrate, in 200 b&w line drawings, how to conduct a diagnostic physical examination of the spine. The book begins with a review of fundamentals, including anatomy and neurology of the spine and sensation, muscle, and reflex testing, then outlines examination of different parts of the spine. The book is useful for spine surgeons, orthopedists, neurologists, and neurosurgeons, as well as residents.
DeGowin's Diagnostic ExaminationDeGowin's Diagnostic Examination
by Richard F. LeBlond, Richard L. DeGowin, Donald D. Brown
8 edition

The classic internal medicine manual for students and residents! This handy guide addresses physical examination techniques and procedures while providing a catalog of clinical findings resulting from the physical examination. Thoroughly reorganized, the Eighth Edition of DeGowin’s Diagnostic Examination features a more user-friendly, easy-access format than previous editions.
DeGowin's Diagnostic ExaminationDeGowin's Diagnostic Examination
by Richard L. Degowin, Donald D. Brown
7th edition

This long-established point-of-care guide to the undifferentiated patient provides a framework for beginning the diagnostic exam and relates signs from physical examination to underlying pathophysiology. It thus assists the clinician in reviewing the diagnostic possibilities from which to select a limited differential diagnosis.
Technique of the Neurological ExaminationTechnique of the Neurological Examination by William E. DeMyer
5 edition

This comprehensive and authoritative text describes the full spectrum of procedures and techniques required for the critical neurologic exam. Includes new coverage of pediatric conditions and the neuroanatomical examination of infants, new illustrations correlating imaging studies with clinical presentations, extensive coverage of electrodiagnostic testing methods, and more.
Examination of the Cranial and Peripheral NervesExamination of the
Cranial and Peripheral Nerves
by Orrin Devinsky, Edward Feldmann (Editor)
W.B. Saunders Company

Brief, quick-reference manual for students and house officers.
Mosby's Expert 10-Minute Physical Examinations Publisher: C.V. Mosby; 2nd Sprl edition
This practical resource provides complete and accurate information to help nurses improve their assessment skills and perform rapid and thorough examinations of any patient they encounter, including the acutely ill. After covering basic physical examination techniques and how to conduct a health history, the book walks through examinations from head-to-toe, by body regions, and then the body systems within those regions. This book also emphasizes the rapid detection of signs and symptoms of common disorders, thereby allowing the nurse to immediately apply assessment skills to patient needs. To facilitate ease-of-use and ready access to information, each of the assessment chapters are divided into two main sections: Exam Steps and Findings, which includes normal findings and abnormal findings and their interpretations and Exploring Chief Complaints

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