Examination of Peripheral Nerve Injuries: An Anatomical Approach

Examination of Peripheral Nerve Injuries: An Anatomical Approach


By (author) Stephen M. Russell

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  • Publisher: Thieme Publishing Group
  • Format: Paperback | 192 pages
  • Dimensions: 127mm x 204mm x 9mm | 254g
  • Publication date: 2 October 2006
  • Publication City/Country: Stuttgart
  • ISBN 10: 3131430710
  • ISBN 13: 9783131430717
  • Illustrations note: 150 illustrations (approx.)
  • Sales rank: 324,316

Product description

Highly Commended in Neurology by the British Medical Association, 2007 This book is an anatomically based guide to locating and diagnosing peripheral nerve entrapment and injuries, complete with all the fundamental science concepts and diagnostic techniques the clinician needs to address injuries in the upper and lower extremities of the body. Full-color photographs and easy-to-digest schematic illustrations aid the comprehension of complex anatomy and its variations, and help the reader learn the examination techniques described in the book. Highlights: Step-by-step descriptions supplemented by 150 full color illustrations and photographs guide the reader through the examination techniques Thorough review of the anatomy of each peripheral nerve helps the reader gain a firm understanding of normal structure essential for recognizing and diagnosing injury Emphasis on the most common anatomical variations in the peripheral nervous system prepares the reader for the full range of clinical scenarios Descriptions of the brachial and lumbosacral plexi in the context of their major branches allows the reader to fully grasp complicated structures Examination of Peripheral Nerve Injuries addresses the needs of residents, fellows, trainees, and students in a range of specialties including neurology, orthopedics, neurosurgery, rehabilitation medicine, plastic surgery, hand surgery, peripheral nerve surgery, physical therapy, pain management and primary care. Residents seeking an excellent board review in this area will appreciate the concise format and the wealth of information contained in this book.

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Table of contents

1. Diagnostic Anatomy of the Median Nerve 2. Diagnostic Anatomy of the Ulnar Nerve 3. Diagnostic Anatomy of the Radial Nerve 4. Diagnostic Anatomy of the Brachial Plexus 5. Clinical evaluation of the Brachial Plexus 6. Diagnostic Anatomy of the Sciatic Nerve 7. Diagnostic Anatomy of the Inguinal Complex of Nerves 8. Diagnostic Anatomy of the Lumbosacral Plexus