Medical Orthopedics: Conservative Management of Musculoskeletal Impairments (Paperback)Rene Caillet (author)
Paperback 217 Pages / Published: 31/07/2003
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Orthopedics for Primary Care Physicians provides an important primer to help medical clinicians provide accurate diagnoses of orthopedic problems and outline appropriate treatments and therapies. This thorough guide lays the groundwork for understanding how impaired function is clinically diagnosed and managed, helping you to recognize and effectively treat problems that respond to non-surgical interventions. Orthopedics for Primary Care Physicians outlines a systematic approach to conservative orthopedic management as it addresses the impairments encountered most frequently in primary care practice. Thirteen chapters encompass every aspect of the musculoskeletal system, discussing how to improve function for specific problems while decreasing pain and impairment. This outstanding resource contains more than 80 visual aids, including clear illustrations to help you recognize abnormal function, enhance visual and manual examinations, and convey information to your patients. Covering musculoskeletal impairments for all joints as well as the spine, Orthopedics for Primary Care Physicians also devotes two additional chapters to pain including reflex sympathetic dystrophy, areas often neglected in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal impairments. Containing over 80 illustrations, this text is intended as a primer for the medical clinician, and uses a systematic approach to the conservative management of orthopedics. In 13 chapters, it covers the musculoskeletal impairments for all joints as well as the spine, and addresses the function of activities of daily living and the related individual performance. The hallmark effort is to help physicians recognize the abnormal function. Illustrations are integrated to present anatomical function. The appropriate history and physical examination supplemented with radiologic diagnostic procedures aid in the diagnosis. Treatment modalities are then discussed in terms of restoring
Publisher: American Medical Association
Number of pages: 217
Weight: 503 g
Dimensions: 234 x 154 x 16 mm
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