Build your skills in the assessment of musculoskeletal pathology!Orthopedic Physical Assessment, 7th Editioncovers the principles of assessment for all of the body’s structures and joints, including topics such as gait, posture, the head and face, amputees, primary care, and sports emergencies. TheStudent Consultebook version includes all of the photos and drawings from the print book plus additional functional assessment forms (e-tools), updated evidence-based reliability and validity tables, and hundreds of video clips demonstrating special tests on how to perform musculoskeletal assessment. Written by noted PT educators David J. Magee and Robert C. Manske, this reference uses a systematic, evidence-based approach to prepare you for success in clinicals, board exams, and in rehabilitation practice.
Over 2,500 full-color illustrations and photographsdepict key concepts, along with assessment techniques and special tests.
At-a-glance iconsshow the clinical utility of special tests, supplemented by updated, evidence-based reliability and validity tables for tests and techniques, which are available in the ebook onStudent Consult.
Quick-reference dataincludes hundreds of summary boxes, red-flag and yellow-flag boxes, differential diagnosis tables, muscle and nerve tables, and classification, normal values, and grading tables.
ASummary (Précis) of Assessmentin each chapter serves as a review of assessment steps.
Combined with other books in theMusculoskeletal Rehabilitationseries―Scientific Foundations and Principles of Practice,Pathology and Intervention, andAthletic and Sports Issues― this book provides you with the knowledge and background necessary to assess and treat musculoskeletal conditions.
NEW and UNIQUE!Enhanced eBook onStudent Consult
NEW! Updated information in all chaptersincludes new special tests, as well as photos, line drawings, boxes, tables, and references.
NEW!Head and Facechapter featuresupdated information on concussion management.
NEW!Enhanced Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging sectionadded to applicable chapters, along with new photos and diagnostic images.
NEW!Updated psychometric tables for special testslist reliability, sensitivity, specificity, and + and – likelihood ratios when available.
NEW!More case studiesadded that use real-life scenarios to help you develop assessment and diagnostic skills using information from the chapter.
NEW!Additionalfunctional assessment forms (e-tools)have been incorporated into the ebook onStudent Consult.
NEW!Video clipsdemonstrate special teststo give you a clearer understanding of how to perform musculoskeletal assessment.