This text presents a comprehensive and concise evidence-based and differential-based approach to physical examination of the shoulder in a manner that promotes its successful application in clinical practice. Additionally, this book provides an integrated approach to the diagnosis of numerous shoulder pathologies by combining discussions of pathoanatomy and the interpretation of physical examination techniques and was written for any health care professional or student who may be required to evaluate patients who present with shoulder pain. This information will allow the clinician to make informed decisions regarding further testing procedures, imaging and potential therapeutic options.
Physical Examination of the Shoulder will serve as an invaluable resource for practicing orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine specialists, physical therapists, residents in training and medical students interested in the field of clinical orthopedics.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 276
Weight: 6022 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 15 mm
Edition: 2015 ed.
"This is the most comprehensive book ever written on the physical examination of the shoulder. It covers every aspect of the topic and supports the presentation with the best evidence currently available. ... The audience is any clinician who performs a physical examination for shoulder problems. This includes primary care doctors, sports medicine specialists, athletic trainers, physical therapists, chiropractors, and orthopedic surgeons whether they are still in training or well established in practice." (Mark R. Hutchinson, Doody's Book Reviews, October, 2015)
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