Dutton's Orthopedic Survival Guide: Managing Common Conditions: Managing Common Conditions

Paperback | March 16, 2011

byMark Dutton

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The quick-reference guide PT students and clinicians need for the comprehensive examination, evaluation, and intervention of the orthopedic outpatient

Perfect for student affiliations!

This go-anywhere clinical companion is specifically designed to provide physical therapy students and clinicians with the clear, step-by-step guidance they need to formulate a physical therapy diagnosis, determine a prognosis, and plan appropriate intervention strategies. Covering the most commonly seen conditions, Orthopedic Survival Guide strikes just the right balance between examination and treatment and provides valuable introductory material on anatomy, physiology, and biomechanics.

The learning aids you need to successfully work with patients and help them return to normal function:

  • Clinical pearls highlight must-know points
  • Quick-reference tables and illustrations encapsulate important information
  • A hierarchical series of therapeutic exercises based on patient tolerance concludes each of the body area chapters to help you formulate appropriate treatment plans
  • Common diagnoses are described based on their common subjective and objective findings, confirmatory tests, differential diagnosis, recommended intervention, and prognosis

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The quick-reference guide PT students and clinicians need for the comprehensive examination, evaluation, and intervention of the orthopedic outpatientPerfect for student affiliations!This go-anywhere clinical companion is specifically designed to provide physical therapy students and clinicians with the clear, step-by-step guidance the...

Mark Dutton, PT Allegheny General Hospital West Penn Allegheny Health System (WPAHS) Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Duquesne University School of Health Sciences Pittsburgh, PA

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.25 inPublished:March 16, 2011Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:007171510X

ISBN - 13:9780071715102

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Table of Contents

SECTION I - FUNDAMENTALS Chapter 1: Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal System; Chapter 2: The Nervous System; Chapter 3: Patient/Client Management; Chapter 4: Therapeutic Exercise; SECTION 2 - PERIPHERAL & SPINAL JOINTS Chapter 5: The Shoulder Complex; Chapter 6: The Elbow Complex; Chapter 7: The Forearm, Wrist, and Hand; Chapter 8: The Hip Joint; Chapter 9: The Knee Joint Complex; Chapter 10: The Ankle and Foot Complex; Chapter 11: The Cervical Complex; Chapter 12: The Thoracic Spine and Ribs; Chapter 13: The Lumbopelvic Complex
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