This book is a complete guide to musculoskeletal examination for trainees in orthopaedics.
Divided into fifteen sections, the text begins with an overview of history taking and the basics of physical examination.
The following chapters provide in depth detail on the clinical evaluation of different sections of the musculoskeletal system and common diseases and disorders that may be encountered.
Chapters follows a step by step format and each test is accompanied by explanatory photographs and diagrams to assist understanding.
The final sections of the book cover gait assessment and patterns, and the clinical evaluation of swellings, scar tissue, sinuses and ulcers.
- Complete guide to orthopaedic examination for trainees
- Covers all sections of the musculoskeletal system and common conditions
- Explanatory photographs and diagrams accompany each test
- Includes discussion on gait assessment, and evaluation of swellings and scar tissue
Vivek Pandey MBBS MS
Associate Professor, Trauma, Joint Replacement, Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Division, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, Karnataka, India
Hitesh Shah MBBS MS
Associate Professor, Paediatric Orthopaedic Division, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal Academy of Higher Education
Manipal, Karnataka, India