- Extremely user-friendly and well organized, this unique text walks you through the anatomy and clinical exam, then critically reviews all literature for given diagnostic tests.
- A tabular format provides quick access to test reliability and diagnostic utility, study quality, anatomy and biomechanics, and summary recommendations for applying evidence in practice.
- Quality ratings for 269 studies, investigating a test’s reliability using the 11-item Quality Appraisal of Diagnostic Reliability Checklist.
- Evidence-based approach helps you focus on the effectiveness of the clinical tests available and review recent studies quickly to determine which test will best predict a specific diagnosis.
1. The Reliability and Diagnostic Utility of the Orthopaedic Clinical Examination
2. Temporomandibular Joint
3. Cervical Spine
4. Thoracolumbar Spine
5. Sacroiliac Region
6. Hip and Pelvis
8. Foot and Ankle
10. Elbow and Forearm
Joshua Cleland PT, DPT, PhD
Professor, Physical Therapy Program, Franklin Pierce University, Manchester, New Hampshire, USA