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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 version of this well known multidisciplinary textual content, Elaine Atkins, Jill Kerr and Emily Goodlad proceed to strengthen the sector of orthopaedic drugs. regularly encouraged via the paintings of Dr James Cyriax, this version, renamed A useful method of Orthopaedic Medicine, updates concepts and accommodates fresh study discoveries into the textual content. There also are self evaluation initiatives to check your figuring out of orthopaedic drugs on EVOLVE, an internet digital studying resolution website designed to paintings along textbooks to stimulate medical reasoning and to reinforce learning.

The introductory chapters take care of the rules of orthopaedic medication, with the next chapters taking the clinician throughout the perform of orthopaedic drugs joint by way of joint.

This version includes:

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

A functional 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 healthiness execs, together with podiatrists and osteopaths. it really is crucial reading.

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