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Netter's Orthopaedic Clinical Examination E-Book, 2nd Edition

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Netter's Orthopaedic Clinical Examination: An Evidence-Based Approach, by Joshua Cleland and Shane Koppenhaver, helps you apply best practices to get the most clinically significant information from each physical examination. Classic Netter artwork and anatomy/biomechanics tables provide a handy anatomy and pathophysiology overview, while an evidence-based approach helps you focus on the examination techniques, tests, and measures that have been proven to yield the most meaningful diagnostic findings.

New to This Edition

    • A "Summary and Recommendations" table in each chapter helps you review the available clinical evidence at a glance.
    • An assessment of study quality (QUADAS) appendix and icons identifying study quality draw your attention to top quality studies and help you understand why some studies were included and others omitted.
    • A scale added to reliability tables makes it easy to focus on approaches and tests with the highest reliability.
    • A concise tabular approach to terminology and statistics makes terms and equations easier to understand.
    • Information has been organized to parallel the structure of a clinical orthopedic examination.

Key Features

    • Evidence-based information allows you to evaluate the effectiveness of the clinical tests available and review recent studies quickly to determine which test will best predict a specific diagnosis.
    • Netter images and discussions of anatomy and biomechanics enhance your understanding of the orthopedic anatomy and pathology of each joint.

Author Information

    By Joshua Cleland, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, FAAOMPT , Professor of Manual Therapy, Franklin Pierce College, Concord, New Hampshire, USA and Shane Koppenhaver, PT PhD OCS FAAOMPT, Major US Army; Assistant Professor, US Army Baylor University Doctoral Physical Therapy Program, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

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