Special Tests for Orthopedic Examination

ISBN-10: 1556427417
ISBN-13: 9781556427411
Edition: 3rd 2006
List price: $56.95
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Description: "Special Tests for Orthopedic Examination" has been used for 10 years by thousands of students, clinicians, and rehab professionals and is now available in a revised and updated third edition. Concise and pocket-sized, this handbook is an invaluable  More...

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Book details

List price: $56.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/15/2006
Binding: Comb Bound 
Pages: 400
Size: 6.25" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.452
Language: English

"Special Tests for Orthopedic Examination" has been used for 10 years by thousands of students, clinicians, and rehab professionals and is now available in a revised and updated third edition. Concise and pocket-sized, this handbook is an invaluable guide filled with the most current and practical clinical exam techniques used during an orthopedic examination. "Special Tests for Orthopedic Examination, Third Edition" takes a user-friendly approach to visualizing and explaining more than 150 commonly used orthopedic special tests, including 11 new and modern tests. Readers benefit from the spiral, lay-flat binding and new color elements. Clear and concise text is coupled with effective photographs, clearly labeled with directional arrows, to illustrate proper subject and clinician positioning and directional movement. Jeff G. Konin, Denise Wiksten, Jai Isear, and Holly Brader have organized "Special Tests for Orthopedic Examination, Third Edition" by regions of the body, allowing the reader to quickly and easily reference a particular test. Students, clinicians, and rehabilitation professionals alike will benefit from adding this classic text to their reference library today. Features: Eleven new tests, including the Dial Test, Lateral Scapular Slide Test, Crank Test, and Posterior Impingement Test. Descriptive text presented in a concise manner. Evidence-based references for each test. Detailed descriptions of each special test component: test positioning, action, and positive findings. Photographs illustrating the proper subject and clinician positioning, with color arrows used to depict proper force and direction for each test.User-friendly spiral, lay-flat binding. Positive results and special considerations identified for each test as they relate to the examination process.

Contents
Dedication
Acknowledgments, Third Edition
Acknowledgments, Second Edition
Acknowledgments, First Edition
Foreword, Third Edition
Foreword, Second Edition
Foreword, First Edition
Preface, Third Edition
Introduction, Third Edition
Temporomandibular Chvostek’s Sign Loading Test
Palpation Test
Cervical Spine Vertebral Artery Test Foraminal Compression Test (Spurling) Foraminal Distraction Test Valsalva’s Maneuver Swallowing Test
Tinel’s Sign
Shoulder Empty Can (Supraspinatus) Test
Yergason Test
Speed’s Test Ludington’s Sign Drop Arm Test Lateral Scapular Slide Test (LSST)
Apley’s Scratch Test Cross-Over Impingement Test
Posterior Impingement Test
Neer Impingement Test Hawkins-Kennedy Impingement Test
Sternoclavicular (SC) Joint Stress Test Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint Distraction Test
Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint Compression Test (Shear) Piano Key Sign 50 Apprehension Test (Anterior)
Apprehension Test (Posterior) Sulcus Sign Anterior Drawer Test
Posterior Drawer Test Jobe Relocation Test
Surprise Test (Active Release Test)
Feagin Test Load and Shift Test Grind Test Clunk Test Crank Test
O’Brien Test (Active Compression) Brachial Plexus Stretch Test Adson’s Maneuver Allen’s Test Roos Test Military Brace Position Pectoralis Major Contracture Test
Elbow Resistive Tennis Elbow Test (Cozen’s Test)
Resistive Tennis Elbow Test
Passive Tennis Elbow Test
Golfer’s Elbow Test Hyperextension Test
Elbow Flexion Test
Varus Stress Test
Valgus Stress Test
Tinel’s Sign Pinch Grip Test
Wrist and Hand
Tap or Percussion Test
Compression Test Long Finger Flexion Test Finkelstein Test Phalen Test Reverse Phalen Test Tinel’s Sign
Froment’s Sign Wrinkle Test Digital Allen’s Test
Bunnel Littler Test Murphy’s Sign
Watson Test Valgus Stress Test Varus Stress Test
Thoracic Spine
Kernig/Brudzinski Signs
Lateral and Anterior/Posterior Rib Compression Tests Inspiration/Expiration Breathing Test
Lumbar Spine
Valsalva’s Maneuver
Stoop Test Hoover Test Kernig/Brudzinski Signs
90-90 Straight Leg Raise Test
Bowstring Test (Cram Test) Sitting Root Test
Unilateral Straight Leg Raise Test (Lasegue Test)
Bilateral Straight Leg Raise Test
Well Straight Leg Raise Test Slump Test
Thomas Test Spring Test
Trendelenburg’s Test
Stork Standing Test
Sacral Spine
Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Fixation Test Gillet Test
Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Stress Test
Squish Test
Yeoman’s Test 1 Gaenslen’s Test Patrick or FABER Test
Long-Sitting Test
Hip
Hip Scouring/Quadrant Test
Craig’s Test
90-90 Straight Leg Raise Test Patrick or FABER Test Trendelenburg’s Test Ober’s Test
Piriformis Test Thomas Test True Leg-Length Discrepancy Test Apparent Leg-Length Discrepency Test
Ely’s Test Femoral Nerve Traction Test
Knee
Patella Tendon/Patella Ligament Length Test
Patellar Apprehension Test Ballotable Patella or Patella Tap Test Sweep Test (Wipe, Brush, Bulge, or Stroke Test) Q-Angle Test

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