Neuromusculoskeletal Examination and Assessment E-Book

A Handbook for Therapists

Author: Nicola J. Petty

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702046078

Category: Medical

Page: 466

View: 6417

Now in its fourth edition, this core textbook continues to provide a comprehensive, systematic guide to the examination and assessment of patients with neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction. The new edition continues with Nicola Petty at the helm but she is now joined by a reputable team of specialized clinicians and academics who have contributed to individual chapters. Neuromusculoskeletal Examination and Assessment focuses on the development of technical and clinical reasoning skills involved in differential diagnosis of joint, nerve and muscle tissues. It is designed for physiotherapy/manual therapy students and their teachers but is also ideal for those in the first years of their practice as an educational support for patient care. Provides a logical approach to patient examination to enhance clinical reasoning Presents key concepts of leading therapists and researchers in the field of manual therapy Emphasizes a patient-centred approach Templated step-by-step sequence of illustrations and text creates an accessible tool for use in teaching and practice New 2-colour drawings and photographs visually demonstrate techniques
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Musculoskeletal Examination and Assessment E-Book

A Handbook for Therapists

Author: Nicola J. Petty,Dionne Ryder

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702067164

Category: Medical

Page: 512

View: 9702

Now in its fifth edition, this core textbook continues to provide a comprehensive, systematic guide to the examination, assessment and clinical reasoning processes needed by clinicians when managing patients with musculoskeletal conditions. Nicola Petty is joined by Dionne Ryder in editing this new edition, which also sees an expanded number of specialist clinicians and academics contributing individual chapters. Musculoskeletal Examination and Assessment provides an invaluable guide to the technical and clinical reasoning skills involved in the differential diagnosis of joint, nerve and muscle tissues within a psychosocial model of health and illness. Three initial chapters outline the subjective and physical examination as well as the clinical reasoning process. Subsequent chapters provide details of the examination for each region of the body. This edition is designed for physiotherapy and musculoskeletal therapy students as they get to grips with contemporary clinical practice. Provides a logical, clinically reasoned and evidence-enhanced approach to patient examination and assessment Emphasizes a patient-centred approach Presents key clinical concepts of leading therapists and researchers in the field of musculoskeletal therapy Many drawings and photographs visually demonstrate techniques while enhancing descriptions in the text Clinical examples bring to life the clinical reasoning process An emphasis on consideration of the patient’s perspective Reliability, validity, sensitivity and specificity of the physical tests are highlighted Vascular considerations are included throughout the text References updated throughout
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Physical Examination and Health Assessment - E-Book

Author: Carolyn Jarvis

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 145570590X

Category: Medical

Page: 944

View: 2551

With an easy-to-read approach and unmatched learning support, Physical Examination & Health Assessment, 6th Edition offers a clear, logical, and holistic approach to physical exam across the lifespan. Detailed illustrations, summary checklists, and new learning resources ensure that you learn all the skills you need to know. This gold standard in physical exam reflects what is going on in nursing today with coverage of emerging trends and new evidence-based content. It's easy to see why this text is, far and away, #1 in this market! This item is a stand-alone text. A clear, conversational writing style makes learning easier. A two-column format distinguishes normal findings from abnormal findings, and uses color, step-by-step photos to clarify examination techniques and expected findings. Over 1,000 full-color illustrations present anatomy and physiology, examination techniques, and abnormal findings. Developmental considerations help in caring for patients across the lifespan with age-specific assessment techniques for infants, children, adolescents, pregnant females, and older adults. Abnormal findings tables include over 300 pathology photos to help in recognizing, sorting, and describing abnormalities. Promoting a Healthy Lifestyle boxes enable patient teaching and health promotion while performing the health assessment. An emphasis on cultural competencies reflects today's care considerations for an increasingly diverse patient population. Documentation examples show how to record assessment findings in the patient's chart, using the SOAP format. Summary checklists provide a quick review of examination steps. Spanish-language translations on the inside back cover highlight important phrases for better communication during the physical examination. A companion Evolve website helps you review key content offering case studies with critical thinking questions, printable health promotion handouts, a head-to-toe examination video, heart and lung sounds, audio chapter summaries, and more. NEW evidence-based guidelines reflect a focus on conducting the most effective, qualitative exams. NEW Substance Use Assessment chapter addresses this increasingly critical aspect of holistic patient assessments. 100 new photos of step-by-step examination techniques include all-new exam panoramas for key systems. 100 new abnormal findings photos provide instant visual cues for findings that are unexpected or that require referral for follow-up care. Expanded chapter on assessment of the hospitalized adult provides a focused assessment of the patient in the hospital setting. New content on obesity provides current information on this growing health problem.
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Jarvis's Physical Examination and Health Assessment - E-Book

Author: Helen Forbes,Elizabeth Watt

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729579735

Category: Medical

Page: 2901

View: 9853

An adaptation of this popular nursing resource specific to the Australian and New Zealand market. This local edition of Physical Examination and Health Assessment by Carolyn Jarvis has been fully revised for undergraduate and postgraduate nursing students and practicing nurses and in Australia and New Zealand. This expertly-written nursing text contextualises specific health assessment skills, highlighting the importance and relevance of given topics to nursing practice. Packed with case studies, photos, summary checkboxes and developmental considerations, Jarvis’s Physical Examination and Health Assessment ANZ edition by Helen Forbes and Elizabeth Watt builds on the easy-to use format and style of the popular US publication. This Australia and New Zealand edition, however, features terminology, measurements, spelling, best practice recommendations and cultural considerations particular to a local market. An essential and now even more relevant nursing textbook, Jarvis's Physical Examination and Health Assessment is structured to enhance learning for undergraduate and postgraduate nursing students as well as clinicians. Companion publications to Jarvis’s Physical Examination & Health Assessment ANZ edition: - Jarvis’s Physical Examination & Health Assessment Online ANZ edition – an interactive set of self-paced online learning modules complemented by over images, audio and videos - Pocket Companion – Jarvis’s Physical Examination & Health Assessment ANZ edition – a pocket-sized quick-reference companion ideal for students to carry on clinical placement - Student Laboratory Manual - Jarvis Physical Examination & Health Assessment ANZ edition – features chapter-by-chapter reading assignments, glossary terms, exercises and questions in varying formats, ideal for reinforcing key concepts and for use in clinical skills laboratory Case Studies Cultural considerations specific to Australia and New Zealand New chapters on assessment of urinary and bowel function Follows the easy-to-use format with assessment chapters ordered by Structure and Function Subjective data Objective data Documentation and Critical Thinking Abnormal Findings and Abnormal Findings for advanced practice where relevant
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Pocket Companion for Physical Examination and Health Assessment - E-Book

Author: Carolyn Jarvis

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455705926

Category: Medical

Page: 304

View: 2481

Ideal for quick reference in the clinical setting, this portable companion to Carolyn Jarvis' Physical Examination and Health Assessment, 6th Edition summarizes essential assessment skills and techniques for the most effective physical examinations. Access full-color pathology photos and illustrations, health history, examination steps for each body system, normal versus abnormal findings, lifespan and cross-cultural considerations, related nursing diagnoses, and summary checklists anytime you need them with this convenient clinical tool. Convenient, color-coded design helps you easily locate the information you need. More than 160 full-color illustrations clearly demonstrate important anatomy and physiology concepts, examination steps, and normal and abnormal findings. Age-specific developmental competencies highlight important considerations for pediatric, pregnant, and aging patients. Cultural competency icons alert you to relevant cultural distinctions you may encounter in the clinical setting. Abnormal findings tables provide fast access to key information on many frequently encountered conditions. Spanish-language translation chart helps you ensure accurate, effective examinations of Spanish-speaking patients. Bedside Assessment of the Hospitalized Patient chapter outlines the pertinent assessment steps specific to this patient population. New abnormal findings photos help you recognize and distinguish between abnormal conditions. Additional new full-color examination technique photos clarify exam steps for eyes, nose, mouth, throat, thorax, heart, neck, peripheral vascular, and pediatric exams. Updated evidence-based practice guidelines throughout the guide reflect the most current research and assessment practices.
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Fam's Musculoskeletal Examination and Joint Injection Techniques E-Book

Expert Consult

Author: George V. Lawry,Hans J. Kreder,Gillian Hawker,Dana Jerome

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323081126

Category: Medical

Page: 152

View: 7193

Fam’s Musculoskeletal Examination and Joint Injection Techniques provides cutting-edge content and clear, clinical advice on joint injection techniques and performing the musculoskeletal exam. George V. Lawry, Hans J. Kreder, Gillian Hawker, and Dana Jerome present full-color photographs and illustrations demonstrating musculoskeletal (MSK) exam and joint injection techniques for step-by-step guidance...in print and online. Master applied anatomy through discussions of basic biology, anatomy, and functions of the musculoskeletal system. Apply anatomy skills in aspiration/injection techniques of both the joint and periarticular structures. Perform and interpret the physical exam thanks to step-by-step how-to guidance. Visualize anatomic landmarks in precise detail using the rich, full-color photographs and illustrations. Find up-to-date material on common abnormal conditions for every joint and easily identify each one. Access information easily with coverage of examination and injection techniques, organized by body region. Tap into multidisciplinary viewpoints from rheumatology, orthopaedics, and other health professions including physical therapy and chiropractice. Perform exams more effectively with evidence-based findings throughout the text. Apply cutting-edge knowledge on injection techniques to your practice. See physicians performing injections and parts of the musculoskeletal exam in full-color "action" shots. View videos of injection procedures online at expertconsult.com that reinforce concepts from the text.
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Musculoskeletal Physical Examination

An Evidence-Based Approach

Author: Gerard A. Malanga,Kenneth Mautner

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323428355

Category: Medical

Page: 350

View: 6006

From an interdisciplinary author team now including orthopedic surgeons, PM&R specialists, and primary care and sports medicine experts, the second edition of Musculoskeletal Physical Examination: An Evidence-Based Approach educates physicians on how to give the most thorough physical examinations by understanding the "why" behind each type of exam. In-depth coverage of today's newest tests and techniques keeps you current in practice, and a new section titled "Author’s Preferred Approach" guides you through difficult areas of examination. Provides complete coverage of every musculoskeletal physical examination. Easy-to-use tables summarize and compare the evidence for specificity and sensitivity of each test for each condition. Utilizes over 200 illustrations to clearly depict each test. Includes in-depth coverage of today's newest tests, including the Thessaly test, Milking test, and Bear hug test. Distinguished author team now includes orthopedic surgeons, PM&R specialists, and primary care sports medicine experts. New section titled "Author’s Preferred Approach" guides readers through difficult areas of examination. Thorough updates and revisions made throughout each chapter keep you current in the field. Full-color figures enhance visual clarity.
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Orthopedic Physical Assessment - E-Book

Author: David J. Magee

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 141606852X

Category: Medical

Page: 1152

View: 2628

Newly updated, this full-color resource offers a systematic approach to performing a neuromusculoskeletal assessment with rationales for various aspects of the assessment. This comprehensive text covers every joint of the body, head and face, gait, posture, emergency care, the principles of assessment, and preparticipation evaluation. The latest edition of this core text is the essential cornerstone in the new four-volume musculoskeletal rehabilitation series. Thorough, evidence-based content provides the information and detail you need to select the best diagnostic tests. Extensively updated information incorporates the latest research and most current practices. Case Studies help you apply what you learn from the book to real life situations. Tables and boxes throughout the text organize and summarize important information and highlight key points. Chapter Summaries review the assessment procedures for each chapter to help you find important information quickly. Case Histories in each chapter demonstrate assessment skills to help you apply them in practice. Reliability and validity of tests and techniques included throughout help you choose assessment methods supported by current evidence. A new full-color design clearly demonstrates assessment methods, a variety of tests, and causes of pathology. A Companion CD-ROM with all of the references from the text linked to MedLine abstracts reinforces concepts from the book. Primary Care Assessment chapter includes the latest information on the constantly evolving state of physical therapy practice. Includes the most current information on the assessment of the cervical spine, hip, posture, and foot and ankle to keep you up to date on current methods of practice.
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Musculoskeletal Trauma E-Book

a guide to assessment and diagnosis

Author: Maryann Hardy,Beverly Snaith

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702048992

Category: Medical

Page: 360

View: 8813

Musculoskeletal Trauma: a guide to assessment and diagnosis is a clinically focused text following patient journey from presentation to diagnosis in musculoskeletal trauma. An understanding of this process is essential to ensure that clinical assessment and diagnostic examinations inform decision making and effectively and efficiently optimize patient care. This text is particularly timely given the increasing blurring of professional boundaries within the emergency care setting and need for practitioners recognise the contribution of all professions to the patient care pathway and enhance interdisciplinary communication. Written by an experienced multiprofessional clinical team, the book systematically guides the practitioner from musculoskeletal injury mechanisms, through clinical presentation and assessment, radiographic imaging and interpretation, to the formulation of a diagnosis. It is a coherent, logical and informative guide to contemporary practice for all emergency health care practitioners. An introduction is provided to the principles of clinical assessment and radiographic technique. Radiographic images are provided alongside photographs of radiographic positioning to enhance understanding of anatomical relationships and image appearances. In addition, images of both clinical presentation and radiographic features of trauma are provided to enhance understanding of clinical signs and symptoms of trauma and support accurate decision-making. Whilst conventional imaging remains the mainstay for early diagnosis in the emergency department, the contribution of other imaging modalities (in particular CT, MRI & ultrasound) are explored and illustrated with appropriate clinical cases. Presents a multiprofessional team approach to musculoskeletal trauma Covers clinical assessment, radiographic referral and image interpretation Places diagnostic reasoning and radiographic imaging within the patient pathway.
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Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Assessment Techniques

Author: M. Lynn Palmer,Marcia E. Epler,Marcia F. Epler

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781710077

Category: Medical

Page: 415

View: 7783

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. Compatibility: BlackBerry® OS 4.1 or Higher / iPhone/iPod Touch 2.0 or Higher /Palm OS 3.5 or higher / Palm Pre Classic / Symbian S60, 3rd edition (Nokia) / Windows Mobile™ Pocket PC (all versions) / Windows Mobile Smartphone / Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP/Vista/Tablet PC
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Special Tests in Musculoskeletal Examination E-Book

An evidence-based guide for clinicians

Author: Paul Hattam,Alison Smeatham

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702049344

Category: Medical

Page: 292

View: 8391

The proliferation of special tests used in musculoskeletal examination has left the clinician with a vast array of physical tests at their disposal. Special Tests in Musculoskeletal Examination is a handy one-stop guide with over 150 peripheral tests. The clinical context and evidence base is thoroughly explored and the addition of clinical tips and expert opinion will enable the clinician to select the most appropriate tests and interpret the results meaningfully. Step-by-step description for each test Clear photographic illustrations 'At a glance' presentation of the background evidence Detailed clinical context Comprehensive referencing of orthopaedic special tests Clinical tips
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Athletic and Sport Issues in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation - E-Book

Author: David J. Magee,James E. Zachazewski,William S. Quillen,Robert C. Manske

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437715729

Category: Medical

Page: 824

View: 7593

Part of David J. Magee's Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Series, Athletic and Sport Issues in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation provides expert insight and clear rehabilitation guidelines to help you manage injuries and special medical needs unique to athletic clients. Contributions from leading physical therapists, athletic trainers, and orthopedic surgeons give you a comprehensive, clinically relevant understanding of common sports-related injuries and help you ensure the most effective therapeutic outcomes. Addresses a broad range of sports-related injuries and conditions Reinforces key concepts with highlighted content and hundreds of detailed illustrations Summarizes essential information for fast, easy reference in class or in clinical settings
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Physical Rehabilitation - E-Book

Evidence-Based Examination, Evaluation, and Intervention

Author: Michelle H. Cameron,Linda Monroe

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1416065318

Category: Medical

Page: 1120

View: 5098

The only physical rehabilitation text modeled after the concepts of the APTA’s Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition, this detailed resource provides the most complete coverage of rehabilitation across the preferred practice patterns of physical therapy all in one place! Each chapter is consistently organized to make it easy to find the information you need, with clear guidelines, examples, and summaries based on the latest clinical evidence to help you improve quality of care and ensure positive patient outcomes. In-depth, evidence-based coverage of more key content areas than any other rehabilitation resource of its kind, including orthopedics, neurology, and wound management, ensures a comprehensive understanding of rehabilitation supported by the latest clinical research. More than 65 case studies present a problem-based approach to rehabilitation and detail practical, real-world applications. Over 600 full-color illustrations clarify concepts and techniques. A FREE companion CD prepares you for practice with printable examination forms and reference lists from the text linked to Medline abstracts and reinforces understanding through interactive boards-style review questions, and vocabulary-building exercises.
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Rheumatology E-Book

Evidence-Based Practice for Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists

Author: Krysia Dziedzic,Alison Hammond

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702050652

Category: Medical

Page: 376

View: 9340

Rheumatology is an indispensable resource for physiotherapists, occupational therapists and other health professionals, offering practical approaches to the treatment and management of rheumatic musculoskeletal conditions. The text focuses on applying evidence-based understanding of these conditions to clinical context. The specific disease chapters cover: incidence and prevalence of the condition; clinical presentation and diagnosis; red flags; clinical assessment; important first treatments, early intermediate and long term management; prognosis and long term outcomes. Supporting case histories of increasing complexity and study activities illustrate the clinical relevance of the treatment and management approaches. • Multidisciplinary team approach • Practical solutions to management of conditions supported by the latest research • Case histories of increasing complexity consolidate understanding and develop clinical reasoning • Highlighted boxes throughout contain study tasks and key messages
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Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing - E-Book

Author: Gloria Leifer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323293573

Category: Medical

Page: 864

View: 8903

Part of the popular LPN Threads series, Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing provides a solid foundation in obstetrics and pediatric nursing. An easy-to-follow organization by developmental stages, discussion of disorders by body system from simple-to-complex and health-to-illness, and a focus on family health make it a complete guide to caring for maternity and pediatric patients. Written in a clear, concise style by Gloria Leifer, MA, RN, this edition reflects the current NCLEX® test plan with additional material on safety, health promotion, nutrition, and related psychosocial care. Cultural Considerations boxes and a Cultural Assessment Data Collection Tool help in developing individualized plans of care. Updated health promotion content includes Health Promotion boxes focusing on preventive strategies for achieving prenatal wellness, health during pregnancy, postnatal health, and pediatric illness prevention and wellness -- including the complete immunization schedules for all ages. Nursing Tips provide information applying to the clinical setting. Objectives are listed in each chapter opener. Key terms include phonetic pronunciations and text page references at the beginning of each chapter. Nursing Care Plans with critical thinking questions help you understand how a care plan is developed, how to evaluate care of a patient, and how to apply critical thinking skills. A companion Evolve website includes animations, videos, answers to review questions and answer guidelines for critical thinking questions, an English/Spanish audio glossary, critical thinking case studies, and additional review questions for the NCLEX examination.
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Rheumatology E-Book

Author: Marc C. Hochberg,Alan J. Silman,Josef S. Smolen,Michael E. Weinblatt,Michael H. Weisman

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702063037

Category: Medical

Page: 2112

View: 8600

Stay current in the ever-changing discipline of rheumatology with clear, reliable guidance from Hochberg’s Rheumatology, one of the most respected and trusted sources in the field. Designed to meet the needs of the practicing clinician, this medical reference book provides extensive, authoritative coverage of rheumatic diseases from basic scientific principles to practical points of clinical management in a lucid, logical, user-friendly manner. Track disease progression and treat patients more effectively with the information on genetic findings, imaging outcomes, cell and biologic therapies, rheumatoid arthritis, and SLE. Incorporate recent findings about pathogenesis of disease; imaging outcomes for specific diseases like RA, osteoarthritis, and spondyloarthropathies; cell and biologic therapies; and other timely topics. Remain up to date on the latest information in rheumatology through 13 brand-new chapters covering biomedical and translation science, disease and outcome assessment, new imaging modalities, early emerging disease, clinical therapeutics, patient management, and rehabilitation. Take advantage of expanded coverage of small molecule treatment, biologics, biomarkers, epigenetics, biosimilars, and cell-based therapies. Focus on the core knowledge needed for successful results with each chapter co-authored by an internationally-renowned specialist in the field. Easily find the information you need thanks to a consistent, user-friendly format with templated content and large-scale images.
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Musculoskeletal Examination

Author: Jeffrey Gross,Joseph Fetto,Elaine Rosen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444360019

Category: Medical

Page: 472

View: 2696

Musculoskeletal Examination is a user-friendly textbook designed for students, physical therapists and physicians. It is uniquely multidisciplinary in its approach, being written by a physiatrist, physical therapist and orthopedist. With tables and boxed features to emphasize and summarize key concepts, and 'sample examination' boxes to highlight and test difficult areas, it is ideal for teaching introductory courses yet detailed enough for professional reference within clinical practice. It includes an easy-to-follow examination process for all the joints and spine, as well as combining biomechanics with physical examination to enhance understanding of function. This third edition includes more and better anatomy illustrations; over 850 illustrations, x-rays and MRIs are perfect as a quick reference guide, while the detailed descriptions and clinically relevant examples of frequently encountered conditions will help out even the most novice practitioner. The chapter on basic science, the brief overview of anatomy, and the introductory remarks at the start of each chapter that provide a biomechanical overview of the region featured, all ensure Musculoskeletal Examination will help you gain the understanding necessary to make a correct diagnosis and determine a successful treatment plan for your patients. Musculoskeletal Examination is ideal for physiotherapists, physiatrists, orthopedists, medical students, practitioners and all those involved in sports medicine and clinical massage.
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Mosby’s Exam Review for Computed Tomography - E-Book

Author: Daniel N. DeMaio

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323065899

Category: Medical

Page: 224

View: 1290

This study tool has everything you need to prepare for the ARRT CT exam! Written in outline format, Mosby's Exam Review for Computed Tomography, 2nd Edition serves as both a study guide and an in-depth review. It covers the three content areas on the CT advanced certification examination: patient care, imaging procedures, and physics/instrumentation. Developed by Daniel N. DeMaio, BS, RT(R) (CT), the book simulates the Registry exam with three 165-question mock exams. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Review questions with answers help you prepare for the ARRT exam and identify areas that need additional study. Rationales for correct and incorrect answers provide you with the information you need to make the most out of the Q&A sections. A thorough, outline-format review covers the three content areas on the computed tomography advanced certification exam: patient care, imaging procedures, and physics/instrumentation.
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