Publication Year: 2008
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Cooper, Grant; Herrera, Joseph E.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
This high-yield, user-friendly manual is a practical road map for all physicians who diagnose and treat patients with musculoskeletal symptoms, including physiatrists, orthopedists, internists, family practitioners, rheumatologists, and neurologists.
Organized by anatomic region, the book provides a step-by-step approach to the diagnosis and aggressive nonsurgical management of common musculoskeletal symptoms. Each chapter opens with diagnosis and treatment algorithms for common chief complaints. Numerous high-yield points give a clear picture of each complaint and a logical, stepwise approach to management. The authors also indicate when a symptom is an emergency or requires surgical evaluation.