This one-of-a-kind, pocket-sized reference provides instant access to a wide range of key information on managing commonly encountered musculoskeletal conditions, including diagnostic criteria, treatment goals, management guidelines and protocols, nutritional management protocols, home care protocols, referral protocols, and more. Organized by orthopedic disorders, the contents are formatted for easy retrieval of pertinent information.
Only book to offer both diagnostic criteria, as well as standardized treatment guidelines and protocols
Text organized by body regions making it easy to locate a particular disorder or condition
Multi-disciplinary contributors provide various expert perspectives
Convenient pocket size can be easily carried and kept in a lab coat
Several examination and diagnosis flow diagrams aid in learning differential diagnosis
Four practical appendices-Nutritional Product Manufacturers, Specialty Clinical Laboratories, Outcome Assessment Questionnaires, and Suggested Reading and Reference in Nutritional, Metabolic, and Botanical Medicine-provide additional quick-reference material
Serves as excellent review book for the chiropractic national boards
Only text to compile protocol information from The Rands Studies, The AHCPR Guidelines, The Quebec Task Force, The Mercy Conference Guidelines, The Royal College of General Practitioners, and The Manga Report, Ontario Ministry of Health.
Sections on commonly seen internal disorders such as cholecystitis, pancreatitis, ulcer, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia
New nutritional and herbal protocols keep users in step with the latest changes
A greatly enhanced Fibromyalgia section provides up-to-date information
Two-color design with thumb tabs makes referencing quick and easy