By: 6 March 2014

This book is published by McGraw Medical.

It comes in 288 pages. The author used his extensive clinical experience, from lessons learned from being a medical student to becoming an experienced physician teaching medical students.

It is intended to bring a fresh approach to musculoskeletal examination with animations and coloured graphics in user-friendly and practical format.

Contents include: general musculoskeletal examination. Examination of shoulder, knee and spine.

The first chapter is particularly interesting, as it explains how to efficiently perform quick screening tests of all joints, allowing more focused examination of pathological areas later.
Each chapter is organized to include: history practice checklist and brief description of common clinical problems.

This book is easy to read providing step-by-step foundation of musculoskeletal physical assessment. Therefore, we recommend it to students, residents, nurse practitioners and practising doctors.