By (author): Robert Malinzak, Mark Albritton, Trevor Pickering
THE INSIDER’S GUIDE TO ACING THE OITE and ORTHOPAEDIC BOARDS
First Aid for the® Orthopaedic Boards is a concise, up-to-date review of frequently-tested, must-know topics for the in-service exam (OITE) and the orthopaedic boards. High-yield facts and numerous illustrations make this review perfect for early board preparation as well as last-minute review before the exam.
Written by successful test-takers from Duke University’s Orthopaedic Surgery Program
Completely updated based on resident feedback to include the latest topics and techniques
High-yield information, mnemonics, illustrations, and clinical images
Tells you what to expect and how to prepare for exam day
Great for early board preparation and last-minute review
The mainstay of orthopedic diagnosis continues to be the physical examination of the patient following a thorough history. This convenient pocketbook presents a comprehensive collection of the clinical tests that are used in orthopedic diagnosis, thereby answering the following questions: – What tests are available for examining a particular joint, and how are they to be interpreted? – What is meant by the name of a test that is mentioned in the literature or in a physician’s report? The methodology and interpretation of all relevant test procedures are presented in almost 500 instructive drawings and brief descriptions: – Initial tests – Functional tests – Stress tests – Stability tests Tables on the examination of the spinal column, shoulder joint, and knee joint help in selecting the most suitable examinations. An invaluable aid for physical therapists, orthopedic surgeons, and primary care or emergency room physicians
While diet has long been recognized as having potential to alleviate symptoms of inflammatory diseases including arthritis, lupus and fibromyalgia, research indicates that specific foods offer particular benefits in preventing or mitigating specific symptoms. Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Arthritis and Inflammatory Diseases is the only available resource focused on exploring the latest advances in bioactive food research written for the scientist or professional audience.
The only single-volume resource for scientists and professionals seeking information on how bioactive foods may assist in the treatment of inflammatory disease
Includes coverage of probiotics, prebiotics, and polyphenols
Convenient, efficient and effective source that allows reader to identify potential uses of compounds – or indicate those compounds whose use may in fact be of little or no health benefit
Documents foods that can affect inflammatory disease and ways the associated information could be used to understand other diseases, which share common etiological pathways
This comprehensive guide covers the investigation, diagnosis, prevention, and therapy of all the bone disorders encountered in medical practice. Written in an easy-to-read style, it updates physicians on the current knowledge of bone structure, physiology, and pathology, with emphasis on the diagnosis and treatment of common bone diseases. Today, both medical practitioners and specialists need quick access to information on “bone problems” in order to help patients and their families. Therefore this book deals with everything from the basic physiology of bone and mineral metabolism to the utility of radiologic imaging and specialized tests in bone diagnosis and current treatment recommendations. It is scientifically based but provides clear guidelines for managing bone problems and for lifelong maintenance of skeletal structure and function. It will assist not only in the delivery of effective treatment but also in disease prevention.
This book focuses on orthogeriatrics, a topic that has received little attention in the literature to date. As active members of the Fragility Fracture Network (FFN), the editors and most of the authors of this book have gathered all essential expertise on hip fracture management in a single volume. The 14 chapters provide a complete overview of how to approach fractures in elderly patients, starting with the epidemiology of hip fractures and subsequently addressing osteoporosis, surgery, anesthesia, medical management of frailty, and peri-operative complications. Attention is also given to rehabilitation and nursing, as well as to the psychological evaluation of the patient and the caregivers, thus emphasizing the importance of a multidisciplinary approach.
Thanks to its clinical and practice-oriented nature, the book will especially be of interest to residents and young geriatricians, as well as orthopaedic surgeons, anesthesiologists and nurses dealing with elderly fracture patients in all parts of the world.
This book is designed to equip the reader with the knowledge and tools required for provision of individualized ACL treatment based on the best available evidence. All major aspects of the assessment of rotatory knee instability are addressed in depth. A historical overview of arthrometers, both invasive and non-invasive, is provided, and newly developed devices for the measurement of rotatory knee laxity are considered. Recent advances with respect to the pivot shift test are explained and evidence offered to support a standardized pivot shift test and non-invasive quantification of the pivot shift. Specific surgical techniques for rotatory laxity are described, with presentation of the experience from several world-renowned centers. In addition, functional rehabilitation and “return to play” are discussed. In keeping with the emphasis on an individualized approach, the book highlights individualization of surgical reconstruction techniques in accordance with the specific injury pattern and grade of rotatory knee laxity as well as the use of individualized rehabilitation techniques. Numerous high-quality images illustrate key points and clear take-home messages are provided.
This one-of-a-kind book delivers challenging, clinically relevant case-based learning tools regarding orthopedics and sports medicine for advanced practice nursing students and practitioners. Written by nurse practitioner/educators, it fills a gap in information and guidelines for treatment of this population in primary and acute care environments. Cases across the life span cover areas of orthopedics and sports medicine most likely to be encountered.
Cases are described in depth to foster a comprehensive learning experience and to facilitate inductive and deductive critical reasoning. Each follows a template that encompasses the context for the case, chief patient complaints and history, physical assessment findings, diagnostic evaluation, interventions, evaluation of care, and outcome. An accompanying teaching guide aids instructors in accelerating critical thinking.
Fills an identified gap in the available literature on orthopedics and sports medicine
Reflects both primary care and acute care across the life span
Includes referral red flags and scope of practice for each case
Formats cases for both inductive and deductive reasoning
Offers a focused instructors manual to facilitate meaningful learning
This book is unique in combining an exclusive focus on femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) with an evidence-based approach and the involvement of a diverse group of global experts. It is designed to meet the worldwide need for a summary of current evidence that will readily assist the physician in establishing the most accurate diagnosis and providing the best available treatment. The coverage is wide ranging, encompassing clinical examination, differential diagnosis, imaging, indications for surgery, contemporary arthroscopic and open management, treatment of labial tears, cartilage injury management, non-operative management, rehabilitation, treatment of complications, and revision surgery. Trainees, physicians, surgeons, and allied health care professionals who treat young adults with hip pain will find the book to be an excellent source of information on what procedures are most helpful and how they should be implemented.
Updated edition of the #1 orthopaedic evidence-based textbook and reference guide
Dutton’s Orthopaedic: Examination, Evaluation and Intervention provides readers with a systematic logical approach to the evaluation and intervention of the orthopedic patient. In this comprehensive and up-to-date fourth edition, Dutton strikes the perfect balance in its coverage of examination and treatment. The textbook emphasizes the appropriate use of manual techniques and therapeutic exercise while outlining the correct applications of electrotherapeutic and thermal modalities as adjuncts to the rehabilitative process.
The content reflects the consistent unified voice of a single author – a prominent practicing therapist who delivers step-by-step guidance on the examination of each joint and region. This in-depth coverage leads you logically through systems review and differential diagnosis aided by decision-making algorithms & features new coverage on balance and concussions. New videos on testing and method techniques are available on AcessPT (if adopted) Also this edition has added 10-15 board review questions per chapter and has updated chapters to reflect the latest research and treatment techniques.