NEUROMUSCULOSKELETAL CLINICAL TESTS: A CLINICIAN'S GUIDE is an essential tool for both students and clinicians working in the orthopaedic/musculoskeletal field. Recalling, applying and interpreting correctly the vast range of clinical tests is a difficult task for even the most experienced clinician. This exceptionally practical book provides a suitable selection of clinical tests, which can be used in either the academic or clinical setting. Consistently structured for easy referral, the text covering each test contains 3 sections – introduction, procedure and findings with interpretations – all backed up by detailed images. This clearly illustrates both the theoretical and practical information for every clinical test included.
Highly illustrated with clear step-by-step guidance
Places each clinical test in context
Sensitivity and specificity values of particular tests
A guide to understanding sensitivity and specificity
Spiral-binding allows for easy, lie-flat reference
By Richard Jasper Day, BSc(Hons), MCSP, Lecturer, School of Healthcare Studies, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK; John Edward Fox, MSc MCSP, Lecturer, School of Healthcare Studies, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK; and Graeme Paul-Taylor, BSc(Hons), MCSP, MACP, Physiotherapy Practitioner, Cwm Taf NHS Trust, Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil, UK
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