About this book
Primary Care of Musculoskeletal Problems in the Outpatient Setting is a case-based book designed to help the primary care physician navigate the complexity of treating musculoskeletal problems. Cases cover epidemiology, anatomy, questions to ask, patient evaluation, and cost-effective treatment guidelines. Helpful illustrations are incorporated throughout the book to explain examination techniques and rehabilitation exercises, while additional images highlight fractures and other pathology. Emphasizing the signs and symptoms a patient might present in an office exam, this useful reference gives primary care physicians both the knowledge and the skill to effectively treat common musculoskeletal problems.