Ortho Notes, 4th Edition

Perfect wherever you are…in class, in clinical, and in practice!
Put the information you need in class, clinical, and practice at your fingertips with this handy, easy-to-use guide. Each joint tab includes the most effective special tests (rated by sensitivity and specificity), medical screening, imaging, mechanism of injury, ROM, strength and functional deficits.

Key Features

  • Each joint tab features the information needed to progress from the initial assessment of the patient through the specific tests that will determine the plan of care.
  • Illustrated anatomy–What are the bony landmarks. innervations, nerve roots and specific nerves?
  • Medical Red Flag–Should treatment proceed or should the patient be referred to another medical professional?
  • Toolbox Tests–How do you assess a patient’s pain while doing everyday activities?
  • Referral Patterns–Where does the pain start and where does it spread?
  • Palpation–Where to palpate and how to assess the muscles?
  • ROM–How do you assess the client’s range of motion?
  • Osteokinematics and Arthrokinematics–What do ROMs tell you about the patient’s mobility?
  • Strength and Function–What muscles and nerves make the muscle move and how does it move?
  • Special Tests–What are the most commonly used tests and measures; how do you perform them and what are their sensitivity and specificity.
  • The Alerts/Alarms tab includes charts and tables for patient management, medical conditions related to gender and age, vital signs, and abbreviations.
  • The art program features photographs, line drawings, and overlays to enhance understanding of specific tests, palpation pearls, pain referral patterns, and trigger points.
  • HIPAA-compliant, write-on/wipe off pages are reusable.

$39.95 (US)

Includes:

  • Wipe-free Forms
  • Medical Red Flags
  • Toolbox Tests
  • Illustrated Special Tests
  • Test Sensitivity & Specificity
  • Illustrated Pain Referral Patterns
  • Illustrated Palpation Pearls
  • Abbreviations & Symbols
  • Pharmacologic Summary

Table of Contents

  1. Alerts and Alarms
  2. Shoulder
  3. Elbow
  4. Wrist and Hand
  5. Spine
  6. Hip
  7. Knee
  8. Ankle and Foot
  9. Index
ISBN-13: 978-0-8036-6657-3    |    © 2018 Spiral Bound 294 pages

$38.95 (US)

Includes:

  • Wipe-on, Wipe-off pages
  • Emergency Situations
  • Illustrated Spine Boarding Technique
  • Taping & Wrapping Techniques
  • Equipment Fitting
  • Pre-Participation
  • Physical Examination
  • Orthopedic Special Tests
  • Muscular & Visceral Referral Patterns
  • Modality Protocols
ISBN-13: 978-0-8036-1875-6    |    © 2008 Spiral Bound 246 pages

Sport Notes

In any venue—the field, the gym, the ice rink—rely on this handy pocket guide to examination and treatment in the popular Davis’s Notes format. It’s packed with all of the information you need to quickly respond to any situation, but small enough fit in your kit, so you can always have it at hand.

A spiral binding, thumb tabs and nearly 250 illustrations and photographs, most in full color, insure you can find just what you’re looking for. Waterproof, reusable pages let you record clinical data and then wipe the pages clean with alcohol.

Table of Contents

  1. Screening
    Pre-season screening 
  2. Equipment
    Ambulation devices, Helmet fitting,  Pads
  3. Emergency
    CPR, Trauma
  4. Integumentary
    Skin Conditions
  5. Ortho
    Musculoskeletal Pathology, Treatment Tests
  6. Pathology
    Wells Clinical Score for Deep Vein Thrombosis, Signs & Symptoms, Neuropsychiatric Disorders
  7. Modalities
    Edema, Heat & Cold, Ultrasound Electrical Stimulation, Pain Management, Iontophoresis, Traction, Intermittent Compression
  8. Taping & Wrapping
    A-C taping, Shoulder spica, Elbow hyperextension, Wrist support, Thumb spica, Boxer’s wrap , Finger check reins, Hip spica, Knee hyperextension, Patella tracking, Achilles tendon, Ankle lateral support, open & closed basket weave, Ankle wrap, Low dye technique, Turf toe

Screening Notes

This handy pocket guide gives you the essential orthopedic information you need in class, clinical, and practice.

Key Features

  • Tabs organized by lifespan, and within each tab, by body system.
  • Coverage of the most common signs and symptoms of pathology.
  • “Red flags” compartmentalize pathologies that would be most probable in various stages of the lifespan.
  • Abundant tools, including standardized screening tools, questionnaires, lists and charts of signs and symptoms, and diagrams of methods of palpation, pediatric growth charts, and pictures of the most 25 common skin diseases.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Alerts/Alarms
  3. Pediatrics
  4. Adolescents
  5. Adults
  6. Pregnancy
  7. Geriatric
  8. References

$30.95 (US)

Includes:

  • Wipe-on, Wipe-off pages
  • Systemic Red Flags
  • Cancer Screening
  • Visceral Screening & Palpation
  • Pain Referral Patterns
  • Pathology Across the Life Span
ISBN-13: 978-0-8036-1573-1    |    © 2007 Spiral Bound 213 pages

$36.95 (US)

Includes:

  • Wipe-on, Wipe-off pages
  • Evidence-based guidelines
  • Functional anatomy & kinematics
  • Detailed descriptions & photographs
  • Innovative accessory & combined physiologic with accessory mobilization techniques

Table of Contents

  1. Shoulder
  2. Elbow
  3. Wrist & Hand
  4. Hip
  5. Knee
  6. Ankle & Foot
  7. TMJ & Cerv-thor
  8. Lumbo-Pelvic
ISBN-13: 978-0-8036-2096-4     |    © 2010 Paperback 242 pages

Mobilization Notes

This handy, full color, pocket guide provides the rehabilitation specialist with innovative intervention strategies that are designed to address impairments in joint mobility.

Arranged by anatomic region, it provides an overview of functional anatomy and joint kinematics for the spine and extremities. For each mobilization technique, a detailed description of patient and clinician position along with photographs that include force vector arrows and points of stabilization is provided. Write-on/wipe-off pages allow the reader to take notes easily.

Key Features

  • Organized by joint with anatomic diagrams and review tables of osteokinematic and arthrokinematic motions.
  • Includes an eclectic blend of joint mobilization techniques taken from a variety of manual therapy approaches.
  • Covers an innovative collection of joint mobilization techniques designed to address both accessory and physiologic motion with suggestions for modifications to meet unique demands.
  • Offers descriptive diagrams and tables that may be used to guide clinical decision-making when determining the efficacy, safety, and most appropriate use of joint mobilization procedures.
  • Provides a summary of the current best evidence as it relates to the clinical performance of joint mobilization.
  • Includes the full continuum of joint mobilization, including both thrust and non-thrust techniques.