Special Tests for Orthopedic Examination / Edition 3

Special Tests for Orthopedic Examination / Edition 3

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by Jeff G. Konin, Denise Wiksten, Jerome A. Isear, Jr., Holly Brader
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1556427417

ISBN-13: 9781556427411

Pub. Date: 01/01/2006

Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated

Special tests are an important part of the evaluation process that includes the status of a subject's range of motion, strength, flexibility, and inert/noninert structures. This book is a clear, concise reference for identifying and performing special tests used during an orthopedic injury examination. It will help students learn to perform thorough injury

Overview

Special tests are an important part of the evaluation process that includes the status of a subject's range of motion, strength, flexibility, and inert/noninert structures. This book is a clear, concise reference for identifying and performing special tests used during an orthopedic injury examination. It will help students learn to perform thorough injury evaluations, and accurately interpret their findings. In this comprehensive resource, more than 125 special test are explained, including indications, contraindictions, positive findings, and special considerations for each. The book offers an easy-to-understand format for locating special tests used for different regions of the body. The tests are current, descriptive, and supported by photographs illustrating proper clinician and subject positioning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556427411
Publisher:
SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/2006
Edition description:
Third
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Contents
Dedication
Acknowledgments, Third Edition
Acknowledgments, Second Edition
Acknowledgments, First Edition
Foreword, Third Edition
Foreword, Second Edition
Foreword, First Edition
Preface, Third Edition
Introduction, Third Edition

Section I: Temporomandibular
Chvostek’s Sign
Loading Test 
Palpation Test 

Section II: Cervical Spine
Vertebral Artery Test
Foraminal Compression Test (Spurling)
Foraminal Distraction Test
Valsalva’s Maneuver
Swallowing Test 
Tinel’s Sign

Section III: Shoulder
Empty Can (Supraspinatus) Test 
Yergason Test 
Speed’s Test
Ludington’s Sign
Drop Arm Test
Lateral Scapular Slide Test (LSST) 
Apley’s Scratch Test
Cross-Over Impingement Test 
Posterior Impingement Test 
Neer Impingement Test
Hawkins-Kennedy Impingement Test 
Sternoclavicular (SC) Joint Stress Test
Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint Distraction Test 
Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint Compression Test (Shear) Piano Key Sign 50
Apprehension Test (Anterior) 
Apprehension Test (Posterior)
Sulcus Sign
Anterior Drawer Test 
Posterior Drawer Test
Jobe Relocation Test 
Surprise Test (Active Release Test) 
Feagin Test
Load and Shift Test
Grind Test
Clunk Test
Crank Test 
O’Brien Test (Active Compression)
Brachial Plexus Stretch Test
Adson’s Maneuver
Allen’s Test
Roos Test
Military Brace Position
Pectoralis Major Contracture Test

Section IV: Elbow
Resistive Tennis Elbow Test (Cozen’s Test) 
Resistive Tennis Elbow Test 
Passive Tennis Elbow Test 
Golfer’s Elbow Test
Hyperextension Test 
Elbow Flexion Test 
Varus Stress Test 
Valgus Stress Test 
Tinel’s Sign
Pinch Grip Test 

Section V: Wrist and Hand 
Tap or Percussion Test 
Compression Test
Long Finger Flexion Test
Finkelstein Test
Phalen Test
Reverse Phalen Test
Tinel’s Sign 
Froment’s Sign
Wrinkle Test
Digital Allen’s Test 
Bunnel Littler Test
Murphy’s Sign 
Watson Test
Valgus Stress Test
Varus Stress Test

Section VI: Thoracic Spine 
Kernig/Brudzinski Signs 
Lateral and Anterior/Posterior Rib Compression Tests
Inspiration/Expiration Breathing Test 

Section VII: Lumbar Spine 
Valsalva’s Maneuver 
Stoop Test
Hoover Test
Kernig/Brudzinski Signs 
90-90 Straight Leg Raise Test 
Bowstring Test (Cram Test)
Sitting Root Test 
Unilateral Straight Leg Raise Test (Lasegue Test) 
Bilateral Straight Leg Raise Test 
Well Straight Leg Raise Test
Slump Test 
Thomas Test
Spring Test 
Trendelenburg’s Test 
Stork Standing Test

Section VIII: Sacral Spine 
Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Fixation Test
Gillet Test 
Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Stress Test 
Squish Test 
Yeoman’s Test 1
Gaenslen’s Test
Patrick or FABER Test 
Long-Sitting Test 

Section IX: Hip 
Hip Scouring/Quadrant Test 
Craig’s Test 
90-90 Straight Leg Raise Test
Patrick or FABER Test
Trendelenburg’s Test
Ober’s Test 
Piriformis Test
Thomas Test
True Leg-Length Discrepancy Test
Apparent Leg-Length Discrepency Test 
Ely’s Test
Femoral Nerve Traction Test 

Section X: Knee 
Patella Tendon/Patella Ligament Length Test 
Patellar Apprehension Test
Ballotable Patella or Patella Tap Test
Sweep Test (Wipe, Brush, Bulge, or Stroke Test)
Q-Angle Test
Medial-Lateral Grind Test
Bounce Home Test
Patellar Grind Test (Clarke’s Sign)
Renne Test
Noble Test
Hughston’s Plica Test
Godfrey 90/90 Test
Posterior Sag Test (Gravity Drawer Test) 
Reverse Pivot Shift (Jakob Test)
Anterior Lachman’s Test
Anterior Drawer Test
Slocum Test With Internal Tibial Rotation
Slocum Test With External Tibial Rotation
Pivot Shift Test 
Jerk Test
Posterior Drawer Test 
Hughston Posteromedial Drawer Test
Hughston Posterolateral Drawer Test 
Posterior Lachman’s Test
External Rotation Recurvatum Test
Dial Test (Tibial External Rotation Test)
Valgus Stress Test
Varus Stress Test
McMurray Test 
Apley Compression Test
Steinman’s Tenderness Displacement Test 

Section XI: Ankle and Foot 
Homans’ Sign
Anterior Drawer Test
Talar Tilt Test (Inversion)
Talar Tilt Test (Eversion) 
Thompson Test
Tap or Percussion Test
Feiss Line
Interdigital Neuroma Test 
Compression Test
Long Bone Compression Test
Swing Test
Kleiger’s Test 
Tinel’s Sign

Section XII: Contemporary Special Tests 
Impingement Reduction Test
Walking Arm Stress (WAS) Test 
Finger Extension Test
Flexor Pronator Syndrome Test 
Tarsal Twist Test 

Index

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PTbooklover More than 1 year ago
good book, pictures help alot, only problem is pictures are often time shown after the instructions are given.
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