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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 renowned multidisciplinary textual content, Elaine Atkins, Jill Kerr and Emily Goodlad proceed to improve the sector of orthopaedic drugs. continuously encouraged by way of the paintings of Dr James Cyriax, this version, renamed A sensible method of Orthopaedic Medicine, updates thoughts and comprises fresh examine discoveries into the textual content. There also are self evaluation initiatives to check your knowing of orthopaedic drugs on EVOLVE, an internet digital studying answer website designed to paintings along textbooks to stimulate medical reasoning and to augment learning.

The introductory chapters care for the rules of orthopaedic drugs, with the subsequent chapters taking the clinician throughout the perform of orthopaedic drugs joint by way of 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 fresh advances within the method of tendinopathy
  • Clearly defined and illustrated injection and guide techniques
  • New web page structure for simple navigation
  • Foreword by way of Monica Kesson

A sensible method of Orthopaedic Medicine is a whole reference resource that gives the main updated ideas and perform for college students and postgraduate clinical practitioners, physiotherapists and different allied well-being pros, together with podiatrists and osteopaths. it's crucial reading.

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