Principles of Orthopedic Practice for Primary Care Providers

Editors: Katz, Jeffrey N., Blauwet, Cheri A., Schoenfeld, Andrew J. (Eds.)

  • Offers a succinct review of musculoskeletal disorders for primary care providers
  • Acts as an immediate resource to effect real time, evidence-based decision-making for both treatment and referral strategies to maximize patient care 
  • Authors from a single department at a major Harvard teaching hospital provide a coherent style and approach across all chapters
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  • Due: January 21, 2018
  • ISBN 978-3-319-68661-5
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  • Due: December 24, 2017
  • ISBN 978-3-319-68660-8
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About this book

Primary care providers (physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants) make decisions on a daily basis regarding treatments for musculoskeletal problems, including referrals to physical therapists, orthopedic surgeons and other specialists. Despite the large number of patients presenting with musculoskeletal complaints, primary care providers often feel poorly educated about how to assess and manage these patients This book provides a high yield and succinct resource on the assessment and management of these conditions. Written by expert orthopedic specialists at a major Harvard teaching hospital, this book fills that educational gap. Chapters overview specific body parts, typical presentations of disease, options for diagnostic testing, treatment paradigms, and anticipated outcomes of management both in the primary care setting and with a specialist. The text offers suggested pathways for working up and treating these problems with an emphasis on when referral to a specialist, or surgical intervention, is needed and when it is not. This is an ideal resource to educate primary care providers and empower them to engage in informed discussions with patients helping patients to arrive at treatment choices consonant with their preferences.

About the authors

Jeffrey N. Katz, MD, MSc, Cheri Blauwet, MD, and Andrew Schoenfeld, MD, MSc are all part of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Chapters will be written by members of their department. 

Dr. Katz is a Professor of Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, Epidemiology, and Environmental Health at Harvard and holds a number of leadership positions, including Director, Orthopaedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Dr. Blauwet is an Instructor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard.

Dr. Schoenfeld is an Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Harvard.

Buy this book

eBook $99.00
price for USA (gross)
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at 1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (Weekdays 8:30am – 5:30pm ET) to place your order.
  • Due: January 21, 2018
  • ISBN 978-3-319-68661-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Softcover $129.00
price for USA
valid through November 5, 2017
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at 1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (Weekdays 8:30am – 5:30pm ET) to place your order.
  • Due: December 24, 2017
  • ISBN 978-3-319-68660-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Principles of Orthopedic Practice for Primary Care Providers
Editors
  • Jeffrey N. Katz
  • Cheri A. Blauwet
  • Andrew J. Schoenfeld
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-68661-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-68661-5
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-68660-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 331
Number of Illustrations and Tables
33 b/w illustrations, 69 illustrations in colour
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