|About the Book|
Put the information you need in class, clinical, and practice at your fingertips with this handy, easy-to-use guide. Organized by joint, each section features the information you need to progress from the initial assessment of the patient through the specific tests that will determine the plan of care. Subcategories address pathology across the lifespan, medical screening, imaging, mechanism of injury, ROM, strength and functional deficits, and special tests. Quick-scan charts and tables highlight patient management, medical conditions related to gender and age, vital signs, and abbreviation, while photographs, line drawings, and overlays make concepts crystal clear. Every special test indicates whether it is designed for screening or diagnosis. And, you ll find coverage of state-of-the-art test procedures and the most current pharmacology content.