1st Edition

Clinical Examination of the Hand An Evidence-Based Approach

Edited By J. Terrence Jose Jerome Copyright 2022
    338 Pages 309 Color & 33 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    338 Pages 309 Color & 33 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    338 Pages 309 Color & 33 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This handbook brings together the basic elements of hand and upper limb cases, from examination to clinical diagnosis of various hand and upper limb related diseases. It improvises the examination skills of the reader with proficiency to arrive at a provisional diagnosis for the given hand surgery and related diseases. The chapters are presented with simple language, clinical pictures, tables and embedded videos for readers. Written by contributors across the globe, this book is useful for trainees, graduates, postgraduates, and fellows who intend to brush up on their basics and excel in hand surgery.

    Key Features
    • Focuses on examination of hand and upper limb cases.
    • Serves as an illustrated reference of clinical examination for trainees, graduates, post-graduates and fellows.
    • Uses high-quality operative videos to demonstrate the clinical examination of various diseases of the hand and upper limb.

    1. Introduction
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    2. Clinical Examination: history taking and arriving at a clinical diagnosis
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    3. Physical examination of the hand
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    4. Motor Neurological Examination of The Hand and Upper Limb
    G. Karthikeyan
    5. Sensory Examination
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    6. Dupuytren’s contracture: Clinical Examination and Classifications
    Patrick Houvet

    7. Digital deformities in rheumatoid arthritis: physical assessment and clinical classifications
    Patrick Houvet

    8. Peripheral nerve Examination
     A.Radial nerve palsy
     Mohammed Tahir Ansari, Santanu Kar, Devansh Goyal, Dyuti Deepta Rano, Rajesh Malhotra

     B. Median nerve palsy
     J. Terrence Jose Jerome, Dafang Zhang

     C. Ulnar nerve palsy
     Chaitanya S. Mudgal, Nikhil Agrawal

    9. Wrist examination: A Focused Approach
    Shav Rupasinghe and Raj Murali

    10. Examination of the Ulnar Side of the Wrist
    R. Glenn Gaston, Samuel Cohen-Tanugi

    11. Compression neuropathy

     A. Carpal tunnel, Guyon's canal, cubital tunnel syndrome
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     B. Radial tunnel syndrome
     Vijay A Malshikare, J Terrence Jose Jerome

     C. Thoracic outlet syndrome
     Jorge G. Boretto, Ignacio Rellán and Franco De Cicco

    12. Brachial plexus examination
    Janice He, Bassem Elhassan and Rohit Garg

    13. Elbow/forearm examination
    Vaikunthan Rajaratnam, Timothy Teo Wei Wen, Usama Farghaly Omar

    14. Examination of the Shoulder
    Theodore Guild1, Neal Chen

    15. Instruments and Implants in Hand Surgery
    Anil K Bhat, Ashwath M Acharya, Mithun Pai.G

    16. Radiology of the Wrist and Hand
    Anil K Bhat, Ashwath M Acharya, Mithun Pai.G

    17. Congenital Hand
    Takehiko Takagi


    Dr. J. Terrence Jose Jerome., MBBS, FRCS(G) DNB(Ortho), MNAMS, FNB(Hand & Microsurgery), FICS, European Diploma in Hand Surgery, PGDMLE( Law School, Bengaluru), MCh(Ortho) the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Hand and Microsurgery, and Chief of Department of Orthopedics, Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery
    Olympia Hospital & Research Centre, Trichy, India.