Physical Examination of the Spine (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
130
Utgivningsdatum
2004-10-01
Förlag
Thieme Medical Publishers Inc
Illustrationer
Illustrations, unspecified
Dimensioner
270 x 220 x 10 mm
Vikt
360 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780865779167
Physical Examination of the Spine (häftad)

Physical Examination of the Spine

An Evidence-Based Team Approach

Häftad Engelska, 2004-10-01
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A concise guide to diagnostic spine exams! Thieme congratulates Todd Albert on being chosen by New York magazine for its prestigious 'Best Doctors 2017' list. Written by world-renowned spine surgery experts, this definitive text elucidates the importance of obtaining a thorough medical history and performing a physical exam for a full spectrum of spine conditions. There have been significant advancements in minimally invasive spinal surgery techniques since publication of the last edition. However, spine evaluations will always be imperative to clinical practice. These exams reveal a myriad of clues that help spine specialists make a differential diagnosis for a wide array of pathologies. This book is a clear, concise "how to" guide on conducting physical examinations of the spine. The text begins with a methodical review of fundamentals including basic anatomy and neurology; sensation, muscle, and reflex tests; and classification systems. Subsequent chapters succinctly delineate why the spinal exam is an integral component of neurosurgical, neurological, orthopaedic, and chiropractic exams. Key Highlights: The updated edition features a wealth of beautiful, full-color line drawings A systematic, step-by-step guide on spine examination techniques organized by anatomy - from the cervical spine to the lumbar spine Thorough discussion of motor, sensory, reflex techniques, and special tests provides a greater understanding of how to examine the spine Expanded sections on thoracic spine pathologies and deformities Up-to-date and comprehensive, this book is essential reading for trainee and practicing orthopaedic surgeons and neurosurgeons who perform spine tests in daily practice. It is also a terrific resource for neurologists, physical therapists, and allied health professionals who frequently treat patients for back and neck pain.
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A beautifully illustrated review...each procedure is described in a straightforward manner with line drawings demonstrating the majority of the techniques. As a review of how to perform a thorough neuromotor screening examination and palpatory examination of the spine this text excels. The authors...made the topic both simple and accessible. --Journal of Orthopaedic Sports and Physical Therapy "High-quality line drawings illustrating relevant points." --Physical Therapy "Fills an important gap between the hsort simple aide memoire and more voluminous texts that abound on examining the spine...Would be useful for all musculoskeletal practitioners. A very easy book to follow and the layout of the text is very clear and makes appropriate use of over 200 line drawings providing further information on the test procedures. [The book] provides quick useful information...provides an easy reminder without having to wade through an enormous text. I do not hesitate to recommend it." --The Journal of Orthopaedic Medicine "This book treating the "fundamentals" of clinical diagnosis is welcome. This is a very didatic review of all steps in the clinical investigation of the spine. The clinical tests are nicely illustrated with drawings. ...An ideal source of information for beginners as well as practicing physicians in general practice, physiotherapy, orthopaedic surgery, and neurosurgery." --Acta Orthopaedica Belgica "Excellent description of each step of this examination." --Journal of Neurosurgery

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Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA, USA