Physical Diagnosis of Pain, 4th Edition

By Steven D. Waldman, MD, JD
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With a practical focus on how a clinician evaluates pain - "what is it?" rather than "where is it?" - Physical Diagnosis of Pain, 4th Edition, remains your most authoritative source for guidance in this key area of pain management. In this award-winning reference, internationally recognized pain expert Dr. Steven Waldman takes you step by step through the evaluation and diagnosis of more than 280 pain-related conditions based on physical signs. Concise, superbly illustrated chapters help you rapidly diagnose pathology based on physical techniques rather than relying on imaging alone.

Key Features
  • Examines the full range of pain-related conditions in the cervical spine, shoulder, elbow, forearm, wrist and hand, chest wall, thorax and thoracic spine, lumbar spine, abdominal wall and pelvis, hip, knee, ankle and foot.
  • Follows a consistent format in each chapter for quick reference: anatomy, inspection, palpation, and range of motion, followed by relevant special tests.
  • Features hundreds of high-quality radiographic images, clinical photos, and color line drawings to demonstrate the physical exam clearly and simply.
  • Contains 34 new chapters, including The Finger Flexion Test for Cervical Myelopathy, The Keibler Anterior Slide Test for SLAP Lesions, The Biceps Entrapment Test for Biceps Entrapment, The Tethered Thumb Test for de Quervain Tenosynovitis, The Direct Pressure Spring Test for Osteitis Pubis, The Hip Lag Sign for Gluteus Medius Tear, The Beatty Test for Piriformis Syndrome, Foucher's Sign for Baker Cyst, and many more.
  • Includes dozens of real-time videos of Dr. Waldman and his staff performing physical examination techniques, providing expert, how-to-do-it guidance.
  • Winner - 2016 BMA Medical Book Awards First Prize in Anesthesia.
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
ISBN 9780323712606
Product Format Book
Publication Date 2020
Author Information By Steven D. Waldman, MD, JD, Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology, Professor of Medical Humanities and Bioethics, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.A.
Published Reviews "Overall, the quality of the book is good in that it provides a single, comprehensive source. Having access to all those exams would typically be found using multiple different resources from different subspecialty texts." -©Doody's Review Service, 2021, Daniel Haddad, MD (West Haven VA Medical Center)
Table of Content

Section 1: The Cervical Spine

1. Functional Anatomy of the Bony Cervical Spine

2. Functional Anatomy of the Cervical Intervertebral Disc

3. Nomenclature of the Diseased Cervical Disc

4. Painful Conditions Emanating from the Cervical Spine

5. Visual Inspection of the Cervical Spine

6. Palpation of the Cervical Spine

7. Physical Examination of the Cervical Spine: Range of Motion

8. The Cervical Dermatomes

9. The C5 Neurologic Level

10. The C6 Neurologic Level

11. The C7 Neurologic Level

12. The C8 Neurologic Level

13. The Spurling Test for Cervical Radiculopathy Secondary to Herniated Disc or Cervical Spondylosis

14. The Axial Loading Test for Cervical Discogenic Disease

15. The Hoffman Test for Cervical Myelopathy

16. The Sharp Purser Test For Atlanto-Axial Joint Instability

Section 2: The Shoulder

17. Functional Anatomy of the Shoulder Joint

18. Visual Inspection of the Shoulder

19. Palpation of the Shoulder

20. External Rotation of the Shoulder

21. Internal Rotation of the Shoulder

22. Crossed-Arm Adduction of the Shoulder

23. Abduction of the Shoulder

24. Painful Conditions of the Shoulder

25. Shoulder Instability Syndromes

26. The Anterior Drawer Test

27. The Shift and Load Test For Shoulder Instability

28. The Apprehension Test for Anterior Instability

29. The Jobe Relocation Test for Anterior Instability

30. The Andrews Anterior Apprehension Test For Anterior Instability

31. The Posterior Drawer Test for Posterior Shoulder Instability

32. The Jerk Test for Posterior Shoulder Instability

33. The Posterior Clunk Test for Posterior Shoulder Instability

34. The Sulcus Test for Inferior Glenohumeral Instability

35. The Crank Test For

Publication Date 11-12-2020
Pages 454
Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
Stock Status In Stock
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