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Assessment of the musculoskeletal system

Rebecca Jester, Julie Santy and Jean Rogers

in Oxford Handbook of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing

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ISBN: 9780199569809
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729850 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199569809.003.0041

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Assessment of the musculoskeletal system

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Principles of assessment - History taking 1 - History taking 2 - Principles of physical assessment of the shoulder - Principles of physical assessment of the elbow - Principles of assessment of the wrist - Principles of physical assessment of the hand - Principles of physical assessment of the spinal cord - Principles of assessment of the bony spine - Principles of physical assessment of the hip - Principles of physical assessment of the knee - Principles of physical examination of the ankle - Principles of physical assessment of the foot - Investigations - Radiographic imaging - Other types of diagnostic imaging - Disease-specific and generic measures of health - Assessing cognitive function

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Subjects: Nursing Skills ; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery

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