9781437713848

Netter's Orthopaedic Clinical Examination

  • ISBN 13:

    9781437713848

  • ISBN 10:

    143771384X

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 06/01/2010
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science

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Summary

Netter's Orthopaedic Clinical Examination: An Evidence-Based Approach, by Joshua Cleland and Shane Koppenhaver, helps you apply best practices to get the most clinically significant information from each physical examination. Classic Netter artwork and anatomy/biomechanics tables provide a handy anatomy and pathophysiology overview, while an evidence-based approach helps you focus on the examination techniques, tests, and measures that have been proven to yield the most meaningful diagnostic findings.Evidence-based information allows you to evaluate the effectiveness of the clinical tests available and review recent studies quickly to determine which test will best predict a specific diagnosis.Netter images and discussions of anatomy and biomechanics enhance your understanding of the orthopedic anatomy and pathology of each joint.A tabular format throughout provides quick access to test reliability, and diagnostic utility, study quality, anatomy and biomechanics, and summary recommendations for applying evidence in practice.A "Summary and Recommendations" table in each chapter helps you review the available clinical evidence at a glance.QUADAS appendix and icons identifying study quality draw your attention to top quality studies and help you understand why some studies were included and others omitted.A color-coded scale added to reliability tables makes it easy to focus on approaches and tests with the highest reliability.A concise tabular approach to terminology and statistics makes terms and equations easier to understand.Information organized to parallel the structure of a clinical orthopedic examination."Get the most clinically significant information from the orthopaedic examination."

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