A Practical Approach to Musculoskeletal Medicine, 4th Edition

A Practical Approach to Musculoskeletal Medicine, 4th Edition

Assessment, Diagnosis, Treatment

This refreshing fourth edition of the established evidence-based textbook by Elaine Atkins, Jill Kerr and Emily Goodlad continues to uphold the Cyriax approach to clinical reasoning, assessment, diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions.

Renamed A Practical Approach to Musculoskeletal Medicine, to reflect globally understood terminology, it focuses on the principles and practice of musculoskeletal medicine, providing practical guidance and tips for clinical practice based on extensive clinical experience and evidence.

The book is split into three sections. Section 1 presents the theory underpinning musculoskeletal medicine. The histology and behaviour of the soft tissues follow, with a review of the healing process, to enhance understanding of the effects of injury on the soft tissues. The first section ends with the principles of treatment as applied in musculoskeletal medicine and discusses the techniques of mobilization and injection, aims and application, and indications for use.

Section 2 adopts a regional approach. Anatomy is presented, including useful tips on surface marking to locate commonly injured anatomical structures. Assessment, lesions and treatment techniques are discussed for each region as appropriate for the stage in the healing process.

Section 3 provides resources to support the recording of assessment and to ensure safety, especially whilst learning the musculoskeletal medicine approach.

A Practical Approach to Musculoskeletal Medicine comprehensively and critically discusses current literature. It is a complete reference source for students and postgraduate medical practitioners, physiotherapists, osteopaths and other allied health professionals, including occupational therapists and podiatrists. It is essential reading.

Price: £50.99

RRP: £59.99 save 15%
ISBN 139780702057366
Reward Points 50
more products supplied by:
Elsevier
Author / Editor: Elaine Atkins / Jill Kerr / Emily Goodlad
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 23 Sep 2015
Edition: 4th Edition
Imprint: Elsevier
Print Book ISBN: 9780702057366
Pages: 576

Product rating

Sign in to rate

Customer Reviews

There have been no reviews for this product.

Your orders are sent directly to Elsevier and are actioned usually within 48hrs during the working week. Re-stocking due to popularity however is replenished on a weekly basis. If any one item in your purchase is delayed Elsevier will typically send you what they have in stock and will send on the remainder as soon as it arrives. This is at no additional shipping costs to you. Sending and arriving can be different timings. Elsevier send as soon as they can. The courier services can take anything from 48hrs to 3 weeks to arrive depending where in the world you are. We ship from the UK warehouse so UK deliveries are the fastest.

Shipping Costs

We currently maintain a flat fee structure for shipping products from Elsevier. Buy as many Elsevier titles as you like the we will still charge you the same single book shipping fee. Perhaps club together with friends if you are after the same title to save even more on shipping!. 

Overview Delivery Methods

Books are delivered in the UK via DHL and will require a signature upon delivery. In the Rest of Europe, Middle East and Africa book deliveries are via UPS.