Systematic Musculoskeletal Examinations

by George V. Lawry, University of Iowa Research Foundation

Systematic Musculoskeletal Examinations Synopsis

A thorough introductory guide to the techniques of the musculoskeletal examination Systematic Musculoskeletal Examinations is a clear, step-by-step learning text and atlas designed to teach essential and foundational skills of musculoskeletal physical assessment. Utilizing concise, easy-to-follow text and hundreds of outstanding photographs, this is an important resource for students, residents in training, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and practicing physicians seeking an organized approach to performing practical, problem-focused musculoskeletal physical examinations. Systematic Musculoskeletal Examinations presents a 3-part learning system: 1. Screening Musculoskeletal Examination (SMSE): rapid assessment of structure and function 2. General Musculoskeletal Examination (GMSE): comprehensive assessment of joint inflammation and arthritis 3. Regional Musculoskeletal Examination (RMSE): focused assessments of structure and function combined with special testing of the shoulder, knee, and neck and low back Each chapter is similarly organized to include: Introduction, Clinical Utility and Objectives; Essential Concepts and Clinical History; Overview and Component Parts of the Examination; a Practice Checklist, and brief descriptions of Common Clinical Problems. Superb photographs support the text and enhance the learning process.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780071745215
Publication date: 21st September 2011
Author: George V. Lawry, University of Iowa Research Foundation
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical an imprint of McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 288 pages
Categories: Musculoskeletal medicine, Examination of patients,

About George V. Lawry, University of Iowa Research Foundation

Author Profile George V. Lawry, MD Chief, Division of Rheumatology University of California, Irvine Irvine, CA

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