Cram Session in Goniometry: A Handbook for Students and Clinicians

$41.95
Author(s):
Lynn Van Ost, RN, PT, ATC, MEd
ISBN 10:
1556428987
ISBN 13:
9781556428982
Pages:
192
Cover:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
2010
Item Number:
42385
Product Dimensions:
5.50 x 8.50 x 0.50 inches

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Book Description

When all you need is a basic understanding of goniometry. When concise and illustrative examples of goniometric techniques will provide exactly what the rehabilitation professional needs—Look to Cram Session in Goniometry: A Handbook for Students and Clinicians for quick and “at your fingertips” facts.

Cram Session in Goniometry by Lynn Van Ost is a concise and abundantly illustrated quick reference which provides the rehabilitation professional with a very basic approach to various goniometric techniques. Organized in a “head to toe” format, Cram Session in Goniometry takes user-friendly and efficient learning to a new level.

What is in your “Cram Session”:
• Photographs depicting each goniometric measurement
• Breakdown of each body region covered
• Each type of joint, capsular pattern, average range of motion, patient positioning, goniometric alignment, patient substitutions, and alternative methods of measurement
• Over 190 photographs


Cram Session in Goniometry: A Handbook for Students and Clinicians is an informative, well-organized handbook for all students and clinicians in physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training and orthopedics.
 

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Lynn Van Ost, MEd, RN, PT, ATC, graduated in 1982 with a bachelor’s degree in nursing from West Chester State College, West Chester, PA; NATABOC certified in athletic training in 1984; graduated in 1987 from Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, with a master’s degree in sports medicine/athletic training; and received a second bachelor’s degree in physical therapy in 1988 from Temple. In addition to treating the general orthopedic population as a physical therapist, she has worked with both amateur and professional athletes and has more than 11 years’ experience as an athletic trainer working with Olympic-level elite athletes at numerous international events, including the 1992 and 1996 Summer Olympic games. She currently works as a clinical specialist in sports medicine at Hunterdon Medical Center in Flemington, NJ.
Contents
Dedication
Acknowledgments
About the Editor
Preface
SECTION I: CERVICAL SPINE

The Cervical Spine

SECTION II: UPPER EXTREMITY

Scapulothoracic Joint

The Shoulder (Glenohumeral Joint)

The Elbow (Humeroulnar and Humeroradial Joints)

The Forearm (Radioulnar)

The Wrist (Radiocarpal and Intercarpal Joints)

The Fingers—Digits II to V (Metacarpophalangeal Joints)

The Fingers—Digits II to V (Proximal Interphalangeal Joints)

The Fingers—Digits II to V (Distal Interphalangeal Joints)

The Thumb (Carpometacarpal Joint)

The Thumb (Metacarpophalangeal Joint)

The Thumb (Interphalangeal Joint)

SECTION III:THORACIC AND LUMBAR SPINE

The Thoracolumbar Spine

SECTION IV: LOWER EXTREMITY

The Hip

The Knee (Tibiofemoral Joint)

Tibial Torsion

The Ankle

Subtalar Joint (Hindfoot)

Transverse Tarsal (Midtarsal) Joint

The First Toe (Metatarsophalangeal Joints)

The First Toe (Interphalangeal Joint)

The Four Lateral Toes (Metatarsophalangeal Joints)

The Four Lateral Toes (Proximal Interphalangeal Joints)

The Four Lateral Toes (Distal Interphalangeal Joints)

SECTION V: TMJ JOINT

The Temporomandibular Joint

APPENDICES

Appendix A: General Procedure for Goniometric Measurement

Appendix B: Commonly Used Terms in Goniometry

Appendix C: Normal Range of Motion Values in Adults

Appendix D: Anatomical Zero

Bibliography

Index