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The Practical Guide to Range of Motion Assessment by John J. Gerhardt

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Published by American Medical Association Press .
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  • Medical diagnosis,
  • Orthopaedics & fractures,
  • Range of motion,
  • Measurement,
  • Allied Health Services - Physical Therapy,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Range of Motion, Articular,
  • Medical,
  • Physiology,
  • Diagnosis,
  • Sports Medicine,
  • Joints

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsAmerican Medical Association (Corporate Author)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8757421M
ISBN 10157947263X
ISBN 109781579472634

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The Practical Guide to Range of Motion Assessment by John J Gerhardt () Hardcover – January 1, by John J Gerhardt;Linda Cocchairella;Randall D Lea (Author)Price: $   Description: This is a practical guide to the proper measuring of the human joint range of motion. Purpose: The purpose is to show how to correctly measure joint range of motion so that the motion is reproducible and accurate. This most worthwhile objective is fully : American Medical Association. This practical companion to Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, Fifth Edition, provides instruction on a standardized method for measuring range of motion (ROM). The Guides Fifth assumes the user is experienced in measuring range of motion.5/5(3).   The book is divided into two main sections. Part 1 describes principles for measurement of joint range of motion. Part 2 provides instructions for range of motion measurement of individual joints and spinal regions. In Part 1, sound recommendations are made for preparing the subject, Author: E Tully.

Practical Guide to Range of Motion Assessment offers a systemic measurement approach to range of motion (ROM) that can be referenced and replicated. A valuable complement to the AMA Guides Fifth and Sixth, this reprint also has been updated with the latest tools and illustrations that demonstrate measurement techniques. Practical Guide to the Range of Motion Instructional book for objective measurements and documentation of joint motion. Published by the American Medical Association (AMA). Articles from British Journal of Sports Medicine are provided here courtesy of BMJ Publishing GroupAuthor: E Tully. According to John Gerhardt, MD, author of the book "The Practical Guide to Range of Motion Assessment," simultaneous measure of range of motion and muscle guarding increases sensitivity and specificity to soft tissue injury, making this tool a stronger measurement than Range of Motion .

Medical books The Practical Guide to Range of Motion Assessment. The Guides Fifth assumes the user is experienced in measuring range of motion. This manual provides basic to proficient guidance that will enable physicians, physical therapists, and other evaluators to obtain accurate ROM measurements using standardized guidelines, reference tables, and reporting protocols. Joint Motion, Muscle Length, and Function Assessment: A Research-Based Practical Guide: Medicine & Health Science Books @ (7). ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 29 cm: Contents: Pt. 1. Principles of Standardized Range of. This companion to the AMA Guides sets standards for measuring joint range-of-motion. Use it to: Enhance your impairment evaluations; Maximize reproducibility of your measurements; Reduce variability between evaluators; Give your impairment evaluations greater reproducibility and credibility.