Primary Care of Musculoskeletal Problems in the Outpatient Setting / Edition 1

Primary Care of Musculoskeletal Problems in the Outpatient Setting / Edition 1

by Edward J. Shahady
     
 

Primary Care of Musculoskeletal Problems in the Outpatient Setting is a case-based book designed to help the primary care physician navigate the complexity of treating musculoskeletal problems. Cases cover epidemiology, anatomy, questions to ask, patient evaluation, and cost-effective treatment guidelines. Helpful illustrations are incorporated throughout the book

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Overview

Primary Care of Musculoskeletal Problems in the Outpatient Setting is a case-based book designed to help the primary care physician navigate the complexity of treating musculoskeletal problems. Cases cover epidemiology, anatomy, questions to ask, patient evaluation, and cost-effective treatment guidelines. Helpful illustrations are incorporated throughout the book to explain examination techniques and rehabilitation exercises, while additional images highlight fractures and other pathology. Emphasizing the signs and symptoms a patient might present in an office exam, this useful reference gives primary care physicians both the knowledge and the skill to effectively treat common musculoskeletal problems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387306469
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
05/28/2006
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
351
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.81(d)

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Table of Contents

Basic Approach to Musculoskeletal Problems.- Medical Issues.- Exercise.- Heat Related Illness.- Bronchospasm.- Playing With Medical Illness, Fever and Mono.- Pediatric Issues.- Weight Training Advice.- Apophysitis.- Fractures.- Hip and Knee Pain.- Aches and Pains.- Osteoarthritis.- Fibromyalgia.- Other Important Causes of Muscular Pain.- Upper Extremity.- Shoulder.- Elbow.- Wrist.- Hands.- Back.- Lower Extremity.- Hip, Pelvis, Thigh.- Knee.- Shins and Leg Between the Knee and Ankle.- Ankle.- Foot.

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