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Orthopedic Physical Examination Tests: An Evidence-Based Approach, 2nd edition

  • Chad E. Cook
  • Eric Hegedus

Published by Pearson (December 30th 2011) - Copyright © 2013

2nd edition

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Overview

This is the field’s most comprehensive evidence-based guide to clinical tests for orthopedic physical examination. ORTHOPEDIC PHYSICAL EXAMINATION TESTS: AN EVIDENCE-BASED APPROACH, 2/e presents complete explanations and photography visualizing all commonly used physical exam tests for all body regions, including both neurological screening tools and conventional tests. The quality of research supporting each test is assessed using the QUADAS quality instrument, which analyzes the extent to which bias may have influenced diagnostic values. Diagnostic values are reported wherever they exist, and summary “Utility” scores are provided for each test based on the authors’ interpretation of the research and their use of the tests in clinical practice. This edition adds 200 new tests, presents valuable clusters of tests, and contains two entirely new chapters: one on visceral assessment and medical screening, and another on temporomandibular examination.

Table of contents

Foreword by Claude T. Moorman III

Foreword by Kevin E. Wilk

Preface

1. Introduction to Diagnostic Accuracy

2. Physical Examination Tests for Neurological Testing and Screening

3. Physical Examination Tests for Visceral and Medical Screening

4. Physical Examination Tests for the Cervical Spine

5. Physical Examination Tests for the Temporomandibular Joint

6. Physical Examination Tests for the Shoulder Complex

7. Physical Examination Tests for the Elbow and Forearm

8. Physical Examination Tests for the Wrist and Hand

9. Physical Examination Tests for the Thoracic Spine

10. Physical Examination Tests for the Lumbar Spine

11. Physical Examination Tests for the Pelvis and Sacroiliac Joint

12. Physical Examination Tests for the Hip

13. Physical Examination Tests for the Knee

14. Physical Examination Tests for the Lower Leg, Ankle, and Foot

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