From an interdisciplinary author team now including orthopedic surgeons, PM&R specialists, and primary care and sports medicine experts, the second edition of Musculoskeletal Physical Examination: An Evidence-Based Approach educates physicians on how to give the most thorough physical examinations by understanding the “why” behind each type of exam. In-depth coverage of today’s newest tests and techniques keeps you current in practice, and a new section titled “Author’s Preferred Approach” guides you through difficult areas of examination.
Provides complete coverage of every musculoskeletal physical examination.
Easy-to-use tables summarize and compare the evidence for specificity and sensitivity of each test for each condition.
Utilizes over 200 illustrations to clearly depict each test.
Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, and references from the book on a variety of devices. You’ll also have access to over 100 in-depth videos – many new to this edition – highlighting the latest exam techniques, such as the Thessaly test, Milking test, and Bear hug test.
Distinguished author team now includes orthopedic surgeons, PM&R specialists, and primary care sports medicine experts.
New section titled “Author’s Preferred Approach” guides readers through difficult areas of examination.
Thorough updates and revisions made throughout each chapter keep you current in the field.