Manual of Musculoskeletal Medicine

Author: Grant Cooper
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781469880013
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This high-yield, user-friendly manual is a practical road map for all physicians who diagnose and treat patients with musculoskeletal symptoms, including physiatrists, orthopedists, internists, family practitioners, rheumatologists, and neurologists. Organized by anatomic region, the book provides a step-by-step approach to the diagnosis and aggressive nonsurgical management of common musculoskeletal symptoms. Each chapter opens with diagnosis and treatment algorithms for common chief complaints. Numerous high-yield points give a clear picture of each complaint and a logical, stepwise approach to management. The authors also indicate when a symptom is an emergency or requires surgical evaluation.

Oxford Textbook of Musculoskeletal Medicine

Author: Michael Hutson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199674108
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Musculoskeletal medicine is now recognised as a distinct branch of medicine, incorporating the sub-specialities of manual medicine, orthopaedic medicine, and the neuromusculoskeletal component of osteopathic medicine. The editors of this volume have been active in promoting the discipline worldwide, and this new edition is the ideal reference for doctors and therapists wishing to expand and improve their skill base, or to further their careers and academic accomplishments, to the benefit of the patient. With contributions from international experts, Oxford Textbook of Musculoskeletal Medicine 2e is an authoritative account of the basis of musculoskeletal medicine in contemporary medical society. It provides the reader with advanced knowledge of the conceptual basis, diagnostic challenge, and pragmatic management of the neuromusculoskeletal system. Now with almost 500 illustrations, this is a practical, easy-to-read text with a clinical focus. New chapters cover the latest evidence on efficacy and effectiveness of management strategies, the provision of services, and the latest developments in musculoskeletal ultrasound, making this new edition a comprehensive reference on musculoskeletal medicine. This print edition of The Oxford Textbook of Musculoskeletal Medicine comes with a year's access to the online version on Oxford Medicine Online. By activating your unique access code, you can read and annotate the full text online, follow links from the references to primary research materials, and view, enlarge and download all the figures and tables.

Injection Techniques in Musculoskeletal Medicine

Author: Stephanie Saunders
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702077267
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The fully updated fifth edition of Injection Techniques in Musculoskeletal Medicine is a trusted step-by-step guide for a wide range of practitioners who deal with the management of painful joints and soft tissues, particularly in relation to sports and overuse injuries. Area by area guidance is given for each lesion on appropriate patient selection and delivery of the drug. Every technique has its own two-page spread; the first consisting of a detailed but easy to follow description of the causes, positive assessment findings, anatomical details and injection procedure. The facing page shows an anatomical illustration of the region and a photograph showing the landmarks for the injection. This edition features brand new full colour photographs and case studies An online trainer, which covers all the most common injection techniques and aims to test the reader’s knowledge, accompanies this edition. This trainer uses case studies, videos, animations and interactive self assessment on anatomical landmarks, differential diagnoses, assessment criteria, drug selection and technical skills. There is also access to a library of over 50 video clips showing supplementary injection techniques which clearly demonstrate the correct anatomical position for each needle insertion. • Illustrations, references, lesions, drugs, controversies • Chapters on Other Injectable Substances; Landmark and Image Guided Injections • Latest evidence in injection therapy literature • Adapted and simplified practical sections • Brand new full colour photographs • Case studies

Textbook of Musculoskeletal Medicine

Author: M. A. Hutson
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780192630506
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Contemporary textbook on the core components of the rapidly developing medical disclipline known as Musculoskeletal Medicine designed for clinicians, both medical practitioners and therapists, who wish to advance their knowledge of the evaluation and non-surgical management of back pain and a range of painful disorders of the locomotive system. Provides the reader with advanced knowledge of the conceptual basis, diagnostic challenge, and pragmatic management of dysfunctions of the neuromusculoskeletal system and advanced knowledge of the conceptual basis, diagnostic challenge, and pragmatic management of dysfunctions of the neuromusculoskeletal system.

Musculoskeletal Manual Medicine

Author: Jiri Dvorak
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 3131493119
Format: PDF, ePub
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Written by the authors of the popular Manual Medicine: Diagnostics and Manual Medicine: Therapy, this book is a comprehensive guide to integrating manual medicine into the diagnosis and clinical management of musculoskeletal disorders and pain syndromes. Brimming with instructive images and illustrations, the book provides a solid foundation in general principles of manual medicine, spinal biomechanics, neurophysiology, as well as treatments for each disorder and condition. Separate sections on the spine, limbs, and muscles present clinical applications for structural diagnosis and functional treatment. Highlights Practical examples of evidence-based approaches to manual medicine 1,313 illustrations and photographs of superb quality that rapidly demonstrate key concepts Coverage of the essentials of the neuro-musculoskeletal examination with step-by-step descriptions of the techniques for observation, palpation, motion tests, functional examination, and provocative tests, including quick screening tests Chapter on the various components of nonradicular pain syndromes, including muscle pain syndromes, with clear diagnostic criteria for distinguishing the non-radicular and soft-tissue pain syndromes from other pain syndromes Succinct descriptions of common clinical neuro-orthopedic disorders and syndromes of the spine, upper limb, and lower limb in tabular format--ideal for rapid reference and review Discussion of the rationale for selecting particular low-risk treatment interventions, as well as a thorough discussion of indications and contraindications for patients with potentially increased risk Discussion of important considerations for documentation, informed consent, patient monitoring, and follow-up measures Practical section with descriptions of exercises for patients to do on their own Potential considerations for future research This book will serve as the definitive reference for all practitioners involved in the diagnosis and medical management of locomotor disorders and painful conditions. It will enable clinicians to enhance their diagnostic and treatment armamentarium by incorporating manual medicine techniques based on the current, evidence-based knowledge of the interrelationships between structure and function.

Pocket Guide to Musculoskeletal Diagnosis

Author: Grant Cooper
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 159745009X
Format: PDF
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Practicing physical medicine and rehabilitation physician Grant Cooper, MD, provides a concise step-by-step approach to confidently establishing a working clinical diagnosis and finding appropriate treatment options for the most common musculoskeletal ailments. Organized by body region and written with superb clarity, this guide details the important questions to ask in history taking, the physical examination maneuvers appropriate for each pathology, the possible explanations and additional tests needed to diagnose the condition, and the most up-to-date treatment options available. The author offers clear explanations why each step in the history and physical examination is performed and discusses the basic pathophysiological processes involved. The ailments covered include neck and shooting arm pain; shoulder pain; elbow pain; wrist and hand pain; low back, hip, and shooting leg pain; knee pain, ankle pain, and foot pain. Numerous photographs demonstrate the correct hands-on methods for physical examination of the patient.

A Practical Manual for Musculoskeletal Research

Author: Kwok-Sui Leung
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9812794093
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This manual provides technical protocols for musculoskeletal research on a translational basis, i.e. a disease-orientated approach. It offers guidance on various laboratory techniques, including cell culture and molecular biology, histology and histomorphometry, microscopy and bioimaging, laboratory animal models, CT- and MRI-based densitometry and microarchitectural analysis, biomechanics and functional analysis of orthopedic kinesiology, etc. The content is simple and straightforward, with illustrations and step-by-step procedures as an easy experimental reference for personnel in basic and clinical musculoskeletal research and education. This book will provide a unique multidisciplinary platform for various professions OCo not only orthopedics, but also biomedical engineering and biomaterial sciences OCo involving both basic and clinical medicine."

Systematic Musculoskeletal Examination

Author: Herbert Frisch
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642751512
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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In response to the great demand for an English edition of the standard German handbook, Systematic Musculoskeletal Examination will soon be available. This comprehensive book contains up-to-date information for the orthopedic examination of the locomotor apparatus. In addition to the well-known techniques of the musculoskeletal examination, it also describes in detail the diagnostic techniques used in manual medicine. The numerous examinations are carried out according to five clearly defined examination stages which are the same for each joint and allow a systematic examination of the individual joint structures for functional disorders or disruptive effects (functional structural analysis). The examination is thus logically organized according to an outline, and the indications for each stage are based on the results of the previous stage and the summary of the functionally related body regions. The functions tests take into account the state of the art in biomechanics, and the symptoms requiring radiologic functional diagnosis are depicted. The systematized and streamlined examination procedure makes it possible to obtain and document results in a uniform manner. The all-inclusive nature of the text, guided by a well-designed systematic and methodical approach, will make it attractive to anyone dealing with the musculoskeletal system.

BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Musculoskeletal Imaging

Author: Robert M. Kirberger
Publisher: BSAVA
ISBN: 9781905319787
Format: PDF, ePub
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This, the second edition of the BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Musculoskeletal Imaging, has been extensively updated reflecting the dramatic changes that have taken place in radiography over the past 10 years. With the increasing availability of digital radiography in general veterinary practice and a greater accessibility to cross-sectional imaging techniques the editors have included five new chapters covering the basics of the different imaging modalities with particular reference to their use in musculoskeletal imaging. Comparisons are drawn between the different techniques and a generous use of illustrations and images bring an example driven clarity and understanding to the written word. As in the previous edition, the manual is structured along anatomical lines and the updated chapters have all been expanded to include more ultrasound as well as CT, MRI and scintigraphy. The practical nature of the manual makes it ideal for use in general practice as well as being a rich source of information for students and newly qualified veterinary surgeons. However, the depth of information supplied by an international panel of authors makes the BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Musculoskeletal Imaging second edition a useful reference for orthopaedic surgeons and specialist radiologists. Additionally, there is an accompanying CD featuring video clips as well as all the images used throughout the manual.