A Practical Approach to Orthopaedic Medicine: Assessment, by Elaine Atkins DProf MA Cert FE FCSP, Jill Kerr MSc BSc MCSP,

By Elaine Atkins DProf MA Cert FE FCSP, Jill Kerr MSc BSc MCSP, Emily Goodlad MSc MCSP

In the hot 3rd variation of this well known multidisciplinary textual content, Elaine Atkins, Jill Kerr and Emily Goodlad proceed to increase the sector of orthopaedic medication. continually encouraged by way of the paintings of Dr James Cyriax, this variation, renamed A sensible method of Orthopaedic Medicine, updates recommendations and contains contemporary examine discoveries into the textual content. There also are self overview projects to check your knowing of orthopaedic drugs on EVOLVE, an internet digital studying resolution web site designed to paintings along textbooks to stimulate medical reasoning and to reinforce learning.

The introductory chapters care for the foundations of orthopaedic medication, with the subsequent chapters taking the clinician throughout the perform of orthopaedic drugs joint via joint.

This variation includes:

  • Substantially revised chapters
  • Extended evidence-based commentaries underpinning symptoms and contraindications to therapy of spinal lesions
  • Expanded critique of the therapy of peripheral joints together with contemporary advances within the method of tendinopathy
  • Clearly defined and illustrated injection and handbook techniques
  • New web page format for simple navigation
  • Foreword by means of Monica Kesson

A useful method of Orthopaedic Medicine is an entire reference resource that offers the main up to date ideas and perform for college kids and postgraduate clinical practitioners, physiotherapists and different allied health and wellbeing execs, together with podiatrists and osteopaths. it truly is crucial reading.

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