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    Medical Orthopedics: Conservative Management of Musculoskeletal Impairments

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    • Author: AMA Press - Rene Cailliet MD
    • Category: Evaluation of Impairment / Disability
    • ISBN: 1-57947-409-8
    • Format: Softbound, 6 x 9"
    • Language: English
    • Published: 07/01/2003
    • Pages: 216

    Medical Orthopedics provides an important primer to help medical clinicians provide accurate diagnoses of orthopedic problems and outline appropriate treatments and therapies. This thorough guide lays the groundwork for understanding how impaired function is clinically diagnosed and managed. The guide also:

    • Helps clinicians recognize and effectively treat problems that respond to non-surgical interventions
    • Outlines a systematic approach to conservative orthopedic management
    • Addresses the impairments encountered most frequently in primary care practice
    • Contains thirteen chapters which encompass every aspect of the musculoskeletal system including impairments for all joints and the spine
    • Discusses how to improve function for specific problems while decreasing pain and impairment
    • Contains more than 80 visual aids and clear illustrations
    • Devotes two chapters to pain including reflex sympathetic dystrophy, an area often neglected in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal impairments