Office Orthopedics for Primary Care

Office Orthopedics for Primary Care

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The revised and expanded 3rd Edition of this widely popular text provides proven how-to guidance for the management of 52 of the most common musculoskeletal disorders seen in today's clinical settings, including strains, sprains, overuse injuries, and inflammatory and arthritic conditions. It explains each problem, how a typical patient describes the discomfort, what to look for during the examination, when to request X-rays, and how to draw a sound diagnosis from clinical observations. The text features updated tables of supports, braces, and casts that make it easy to choose the most efficient and cost-effective immobilizers.INTRODUCTION Cervical strain and osteoarthritis are the two dominant conditions affecting the neck. Cervical strain ... Upper extremity neurologic impairment can also result from brachial plexus nerve compression or inflammation. Loss ofanbsp;...

Title:Office Orthopedics for Primary Care
Author:Bruce Carl Anderson
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2006


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