Bones and Joints: A Guide for Students / Edition 5

Bones and Joints: A Guide for Students / Edition 5

by Chris Gunn
     
 

This book is a clear, concise introduction to the subject which covers all the major bones and joints in the body in a logical and systematic way to aid understanding. The three generic chapters at the start of the book, covering an overview of bone, joints and pathology, provide the basic information required to ensure that the student is able to gain the most

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This book is a clear, concise introduction to the subject which covers all the major bones and joints in the body in a logical and systematic way to aid understanding. The three generic chapters at the start of the book, covering an overview of bone, joints and pathology, provide the basic information required to ensure that the student is able to gain the most benefit from the subsequent area-specific chapters.

The text is written in note form and the drawings are as clear and simple as possible so that they can be easily reproduced by students. In this edition a number of the radiographic images have been improved and replaced and the number of imaging techniques has increased by including PET and SPECT images

New to this edition

Improved clarity of the joint images

A number of new radiographic images

Insight Boxes

Inclusion of PET and SPECT colour images

Bones and Joints may be used as part of a self-directed learning programme by students examining and studying the real bones of the skeleton along with the images. It can also be used as part of a revision programme or as a reference text. It is aimed at all health care students who needs a good understanding of the skeletal system.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443102769
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
05/24/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface to Second Edition
Acknowledgements
Introduction
An overview1
An introduction to radiculopathic pain3
IMS - the technique11
Treating chronic pain17
Intramuscular stimulation in practice21
Summary23
Guidelines for diagnosis25
Treatment and needle technique31
General examination39
Regional examination and specific treatment47
Supplementary information105
Musculoskeletal pain of spondylotic origin107
Table I. Shortened muscles in common syndromes115
Table II. Segmental innervation of muscles117
Sources of supplies121
Suggested reading123
Abbreviations for commonly treated muscles125
Appendices127
List of appendices129
Index161

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