The Practical Guide to Range of Motion Assessment / Edition 1

The Practical Guide to Range of Motion Assessment / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
157947263X
ISBN-13:
9781579472634
Pub. Date:
06/01/2002
Publisher:
American Medical Association

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The Practical Guide to Range of Motion Assessment / Edition 1

This companion to Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, Fifth Edition, provides instruction on a standardized method for measuring range of motion (ROM). The Guides Fifth assumes the user is experienced in measuring range of motion. This manual provides basic to proficient guidance that will enable physicians, physical therapists, and other evaluators to obtain accurate ROM measurements using standardized guidelines, reference tables, and reporting protocols. This consistent approach promises to produce greater intra- and interevaluator reliability. To increase accuracy, trained clinicians identify anatomic landmarks and properly position or stabilize the body to use a consistent technique to apply the measurement to the joint.

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ISBN-13: 9781579472634
Publisher: American Medical Association
Publication date: 06/01/2002
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.20(h) x 0.50(d)

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