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Musculoskeletal Examination and Assessment, Vol 1 5e and Principles of Musculoskeletal Treatment and Management Vol 2 3e (2-Volume Set): A Handbook for Therapists 1ed$125.00
Now in its fifth edition, this core textbook continues to provide a comprehensive, systematic guide to the examination, assessment and clinical reasoning processes needed by clinicians when managing patients with musculoskeletal conditions. Nicola Petty is joined by Dionne Ryder in editing this new edition, which also sees an expanded number of specialist clinicians and academics contributing individual chapters.
Musculoskeletal Examination and Assessment provides an invaluable guide to the technical and clinical reasoning skills involved in the differential diagnosis of joint, nerve and muscle tissues within a psychosocial model of health and illness. Three initial chapters outline the subjective and physical examination as well as the clinical reasoning process. Subsequent chapters provide details of the examination for each region of the body. This edition is designed for physiotherapy and musculoskeletal therapy students as they get to grips with contemporary clinical practice.
Provides a logical, clinically reasoned and evidence-enhanced approach to patient examination and assessment
Emphasizes a patient-centred approach
Presents key clinical concepts of leading therapists and researchers in the field of musculoskeletal therapy
Many drawings and photographs visually demonstrate techniques while enhancing descriptions in the text
Clinical examples bring to life the clinical reasoning process
An emphasis on consideration of the patient’s perspective
Reliability, validity, sensitivity and specificity of the physical tests are highlighted
Vascular considerations are included throughout the text
References updated throughout
Now in its third edition, this core textbook continues to provide a comprehensive, evidence-enhanced guide to the principles of treatment and management of the musculoskeletal system. Nicola Petty is joined by Kieran Barnard in editing this new edition which also sees an expanded number of specialist clinicians and academics contributing individual chapters. Principles of Musculoskeletal Treatment and Management provides both students and experienced practitioners with an invaluable guide to the principles applied in contemporary musculoskeletal therapy.
Provides theory and research knowledge to underpin treatment and management strategies for patients with musculoskeletal conditions
Provides a rationale to support clinical decision-making
Offers an up-to-date evidence-enhanced approach to patient treatment and management
Emphasizes the importance of communication and clinical reasoning, as well as hands-on and rehabilitation skills
Brand-new chapter on the principles of communication and its application to clinical reasoning
Brand-new chapter on the principles of exercise rehabilitation
Highlights the health benefits of some treatment approaches
References updated throughout