Musculoskeletal Physical Examination, 2nd Edition

An Evidence-Based Approach
Authors :
Gerard A. Malanga & Kenneth Mautner

From an interdisciplinary author team now including orthopedic surgeons, PM&R specialists, and primary care and sports medicine experts, the second edition of Musculoskeletal Physical Examination: An Evidence-Based Approach educates physicians......view more

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From an interdisciplinary author team now including orthopedic surgeons, PM&R specialists, and primary care and sports medicine experts, the second edition of Musculoskeletal Physical Examination: An Evidence-Based Approach educates physicians on how to give the most thorough physical examinations by understanding the "why" behind each type of exam. In-depth coverage of today's newest tests and techniques keeps you current in practice, and a new section titled "Author’s Preferred Approach" guides you through difficult areas of examination.


New to this edition
    • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, and references from the book on a variety of devices. You'll also have access to over 100 in-depth videos - many new to this edition - highlighting the latest exam techniques, such as the Thessaly test, Milking test, and Bear hug test.
    • Distinguished author team now includes orthopedic surgeons, PM&R specialists, and primary care sports medicine experts.
    • New section titled "Author’s Preferred Approach" guides readers through difficult areas of examination.
    • Thorough updates and revisions made throughout each chapter keep you current in the field.
    • Full-color figures enhance visual clarity.

    Key Features
    • Provides complete coverage of every musculoskeletal physical examination.
    • Easy-to-use tables summarize and compare the evidence for specificity and sensitivity of each test for each condition.
    • Utilizes over 200 illustrations to clearly depict each test.

    Author Information
    By Gerard A. Malanga, MD, Director, Sports, Spine and Orthopedic Rehabilitation, Kessler Institute of Rehabilitation, Associate Professor, UMDNJ- New Jersey Medical School, West Orange, NJ, USA and Kenneth Mautner, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia