Examination Techniques in Orthopaedics

Examination Techniques in Orthopaedics

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Edited by Nick Harris, Edited by Fazal Ali, Foreword by Mark D. Miller

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  • Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Format: Hardback | 214 pages
  • Dimensions: 190mm x 248mm x 16mm | 640g
  • Publication date: 28 February 2014
  • Publication City/Country: Cambridge
  • ISBN 10: 1107623731
  • ISBN 13: 9781107623736
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 320 b/w illus. 14 tables
  • Sales rank: 201,987

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Examination Techniques in Orthopaedics comprehensively covers the basic examination skills and important special tests needed to evaluate the adult and paediatric musculoskeletal system. Chapters are presented in an easy-to-read, memorable format, helping readers develop their own detailed framework for patient examination as well as promoting exam success. For this new edition, all of the chapters have been rewritten in a uniform style and a chapter on general principles has been added. Each chapter is illustrated by clinical photographs and photographs demonstrating the techniques on models, and includes a summary of techniques, which readers will find useful in exam preparation. The contributing authors are experienced in teaching clinical examination both in the hospital setting and on national courses, and furthermore, many are examiners with firsthand awareness of what candidates need to know. Invaluable reading for those taking undergraduate and postgraduate examinations, practising orthopaedic surgeons, physiotherapists, general practitioners, medical students and rheumatologists.

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Author information

Nick Harris FRCS (Tr & Orth) is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK. Fazal Ali FRCS (Tr & Orth) is a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma, Chesterfield Royal Hospital, Chesterfield, UK.

Table of contents

Preface; Foreword Mark Miller; 1. General principles of Orthopaedic Clinical Examination Stanley Jones and Fazal Ali; 2. Examination of the shoulder David Limb; 3. Examination of the elbow Amjid Ali and David Stanley; 4. Examination of the wrist Stephen Bostock; 5. Examination of the hand Joe A. Garcia; 6. Examination of the peripheral nerves in the hand and upper limb John E. D. Wright and L. Chris Bainbridge; 7. Examination of the adult spine Neil Chiverton and Peter Millner; 8. Examination of the hip Ian Stockley, Richard Villar and Alexandra Dimitrakopoulou; 9. Examination of the knee Fazal Ali and Derek Bickerstaff; 10. Examination of the foot and ankle Nick Harris and Tom Smith; 11. Examination of the brachial plexus Robert Winterton and Simon Kay; 12. Orthopaedic examination techniques in children James A. Fernandes; 13. Examination of the spine in childhood Ashley Cole and Peter Millner; Index.