Primary Care of Musculoskeletal Problems in the Outpatient Setting
ISBN/ASIN: 9780387306469,9780387362205 | 2006 | English | pdf | 351/353 pages | 6.74 Mb
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York | Author: Clinical Professor Edward J. Shahady MD (auth.), Clinical Professor Edward J. Shahady MD (eds.) | Edition: 1
Primary Care of Musculoskeletal Problems in the Outpatient Setting is a case-based book designed to help the primary care physician navigate the complexity of treating musculoskeletal problems. Cases cover epidemiology, anatomy, questions to ask, patient evaluation, and cost-effective treatment guidelines. Helpful illustrations are incorporated throughout the book to explain examination techniques and rehabilitation exercises, while additional images highlight fractures and other pathology. Emphasizing the signs and symptoms a patient might present in an office exam, this useful reference gives primary care physicians both the knowledge and the skill to effectively treat common musculoskeletal problems.