1. General Principles of Orthopedic Examination
2. Examination of the Peripheral Nervous System
3. The Cervical Spine
4. Shoulder Examination
5. Examination of Elbow
6. Examination of the Wrist and Hand
7. Dorsal Spine Clinical Examination
8. Examination of Lumbar Spine
10. Knee Examination
11. The Foot and Ankle
12. Examination of a Paediatric Patient
This book provides a detailed clinical examination of various orthopedic joints. Each chapter covers the relevant anatomical aspects, as well as basic and advanced tests that can help to understand the patient’s condition and arrive at an appropriate diagnosis. The book includes a wealth of step-by-step illustrations, clinical photographs, algorithms and flowcharts to aid in decision-making. Written by established experts, concise and informative, it offers a valuable guide for all orthopedic residents, and for medical students.
• Provides a practical approach to each clinical condition in an orthopedic patient with important findings on examination to arrive at a diagnosis
• Includes anatomy and clinical examination of all the joints of the body with emphasis on nerve examination, pediatric cases and gait patterns
• Covers latest developments in orthopedic clinical examination
• Includes more than 500 clinical photographs of the entire spectrum of orthopedics
• Dr Sarvdeep S Dhatt is an additional professor at the department of orthopedics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India. Dr Dhatt completed his MBBS at Punjab University, Chandigarh, India and his MS in orthopedics at Himalayan Institute Hospital Trust, Dehradun, India. Dr Dhatt has two patents as well as many publications to his credit, and has specialized in the field of complex spine surgery. He has won many national and international awards and is an international committee member of Eurospine. Dr Dhatt has completed various fellowships at prestigious institutes abroad and is a member of various societies.
• Dr Sharad Prabhakar is an additional professor at the department of orthopedics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India. Dr Prabhakar received his MBBS from Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India and his MS in orthopedics from Christian Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, India. He has completed a short-term fellowship in shoulder arthroscopy and arthroplasty at Leicester General Hospital, Leicester, UK and an arthroplasty fellowship at Dongtan Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University, South Korea. He has produced many publications and has presented numerous papers at international conferences.