Neuromusculoskeletal Clinical Tests: a Clinician’s Guide is an essential tool for both students and clinicians working in the orthopaedic/musculoskeletal field. Recalling, applying and interpreting correctly the vast range of clinical tests is a difficult task for even the most experienced clinician. This exceptionally practical book provides a suitable selection of clinical tests, which can be used in either the academic or clinical setting.
Consistently structured for easy referral, the text covering each test contains 3 sections – introduction, procedure and findings with interpretations – all backed up by detailed images. This clearly illustrates both the theoretical and practical information for every clinical test included in the Guide.
Part of the Physiotherapist’s Toolbox Series – unlock your key skills! Perfect for use on placement and in the clinic.
- Highly illustrated with clear step-by-step guidance
- Places each clinical test in context
- Sensitivity and specificity values of particular tests
- A guide to understanding sensitivity and specificity
- Spiral-binding allows for easy, lie-flat reference
Table of Contents
Sensitivity and Specificity
1 The Cervical and Thoracic Spine
2 The Shoulder
3 The Elbow
4 The Wrist and Hand
5 The Pelvis
6 The Hip
7 The Knee
8 The Ankle
9 Nerve Integrity
By Richard Jasper Day, BSc(Hons), MCSP, Lecturer, School of Healthcare Studies, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK; John Edward Fox, MSc MCSP, Lecturer, School of Healthcare Studies, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK; and Graeme Paul-Taylor, BSc(Hons), MCSP, MACP, Physiotherapy Practitioner, Cwm Taf NHS Trust, Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil, UK