Neuromuscular Quick Pocket Reference

Publication Year: 2011

Edition: 1

Authors/Editor: Araim, Rawa Jaro; Aghalar, Maryam Rafael; Weiss, Lyn D.

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-1-93-628750-5

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 83

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Easy and efficient access to common physical examination techniques and other neurological tests performed in a broad range of specialties.

Mainly composed of tables, charts, and photographs, this handy reference puts together and organizes the information that clinicians use on a daily basis. The first part of the book covers musculoskeletal physical exam by region. Each entry is formatted and includes test name(s), purpose, techniques, clinical findings for positive test, sensitivity, specificity, and sources. Photographs showing proper placement and action accompany most entries and provide a visual blueprint for successfully replicating tests in the exam room. The second part of the book is devoted to common neurological tests and scales for on the- go reference, including muscles, motor points, dermatomes and myotomes, spasticity findings, radiculopathies, traumatic brain injury assessment, stroke scales, pressure ulcers, and much more.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Araim, Rawa Jaro; Aghalar, Maryam Rafael; Weiss, Lyn D.
ISBN: 978-1-93-628750-5
Specialty:
Neurology
Language: English
Edition: 1
Pages: 128
Year: 2011
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 83

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