Special Tests for Orthopedic Examination | Edition: 3
Author: Jeff G. Konin, Denise Wiksten, Jerome A. Isear, Jr.
publisher: SLACK, Incorporated
publisher Date: 01/01/2006
Schools: Temple University，University of South Carolina，University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire，University of Tennessee at Chattanooga，Florida A&M University，Minnersota State University at Mankato，University of North Carolina at Wilmington，Louislana State University，New Mexico State University，University of Central Arkansas
Description: Special tests are an important part of the evaluation process that includes the status of a subject's range of motion, strength, flexibility, and inert/noninert structures. This book is a clear, concise reference for identifying and performing special tests used during an orthopedic injury examination. It will help students learn to perform thorough injury evaluations, and accurately interpret their findings. In this comprehensive resource, more than 125 special test are explained, including indications, contraindictions, positive findings, and special considerations for each. The book offers an easy-to-understand format for locating special tests used for different regions of the body. The tests are current, descriptive, and supported by photographs illustrating proper clinician and subject positioning.