Physical Examination of the Spine (Thieme) [PDF]

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TITLE/EDITION Physical Examination of the Spine
By: Todd J. Albert (Author), Alexander R. Vaccaro (Author)
Paperback: 130 pages
Publisher: Thieme; 1st Edition edition (January 15, 2003)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0865779163
ISBN-13: 978-0865779167
NOTE: This is the standalone ebook and may not include access codes that come packaged with the bound book

From the authors of the bestselling Spine Surgery: Tricks of the Trade, here is the concise how-to guide on conducting diagnostic spine exams. The text begins with a thorough review of the fundamentals, including basic anatomy and neurology, and goes on to systematically outline tests for the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. It is an ideal resource for both beginners and practicing physicians.

Key features include:

Nearly 200 line drawings that illustrate motor, sensory, reflex, and range-of-motion exams
Includes special tests for scoliosis and other spine disorders to expand your scope of diagnostic procedures
Succinct and easy-to-understand descriptions for easy mastery of concepts
Well-organized by cervical, thoracic, and lumbosacral sections to streamline localization of specific exams
This straightforward pictorial aid is the perfect companion for spine surgeons, orthopedists, chiropractors, and neurosurgeons, as well as an ideal orientation for residents. From critical anatomy to step-by-step instructional guidelines, it will enhance your examination skills and refresh your understanding of the frequently performed spinal test