The 3-Minute Musculoskeletal and Peripheral Nerve Exam

The 3-Minute Musculoskeletal and Peripheral Nerve Exam

Kimberly DiCuccio Heckert, MD, Nethra S. Ankam, MD, Alan Miller, MD, Alyssa Speciale, MD, Brian A. Davis, MD

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New edition of the premier quick reference to conducting thorough musculoskeletal and neuromuscular examinations, now in full color with video.

Comprehensive and concise, the 3-Minute Musculoskeletal and Peripheral Nerve Exam, Second Edition, is a lifeline for beginning learners and a trusted point-of-care reference for seasoned practitioners. Consistently formatted, every exam includes detailed color photographs and step-by-step instructions to describe patient and examiner actions, findings that indicate a positive test and what a positive test signifies--now with sensitivity and specificity data for specific diagnoses.

Organized for rapid retrieval of essential information, the book traverses basic and advanced techniques for joint, muscle, reflex, and nerve exams and includes 180 videos demonstrating the maneuvers. Sections on gait and posture, spinal cord injury, scales and assessments, and a muscle atlas with origins and insertions offer additional diagnostic support. Packed with practical tables and illustrations, including anatomic pathways of peripheral nerves and the structures they innervate, this indispensible guide belongs in the pocket of any provider performing musculoskeletal or peripheral nerve examinations in the office, hospital, or clinic.

Key Features:

  • Full color photographs and drawings clearly illustrate exam techniques and enhance understanding of surface anatomy
  • 180 videos put you in the exam room to see how it is done
  • Quick reference guide by diagnosis and tables for localization of common problems
  • Purchase includes access to the ebook for mobile use on most devices


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Kimberly DiCuccio Heckert, MD:

Kimberly DiCuccio Heckert, MD is Director of the Spasticity Management Fellowship and Clinical Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Nethra Sridhara Ankam, MD is Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, Director of the JeffMD Wellness Thread, and Director of Undergraduate Medical Education for Rehabilitation Medicine at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. She is also the Co-Faculty Lead of the Jefferson Health Mentors Program at the Jefferson Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Alan Miller, MD is Interventional Pain Specialist at the Coastal Spine and Pain Center in Fernandina Beach, Florida.

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Alyssa Neph Speciale, MD is Assistant Clinical Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitationat the University of California, Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, California.

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Brian A. Davis, MD is Clinical Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in the UC Davis health system in Sacramento, California. He is also Clinical Professor of Family and Community Medicine at the UNLV Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine in Las Vegas, Nevada. He also practices PM&R sports medicine at Intermountain Healthcare's Sunset Clinic in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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