1st Edition

Clinical Orthopedic Examination of a Child

ISBN 9780367001445
Published April 27, 2021 by CRC Press
262 Pages 230 Color & 30 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

It’s always been said, "Children are not young adults," and the examination of a child needs to be conducted with emphasis on the physiologic differences in a growing child. Clinical Orthopedic Examination of a Child focuses on pediatric examination, a topic not much explored in the regular orthopedic texts. A child’s difficulty in verbally expressing his symptoms needs to be kept in mind during the examination, thus the examining surgeon has to be very observant in picking up even minor details that could help in diagnosis. This book serves as an essential companion to orthopedic surgeons, general practitioners, and professionals as well as being a welcome addition in pediatric orthopedic clinics.

Key Features

  • Reviews an unexplored topic of Pediatric Orthopedic examination with comprehensive clarity
  • Has an algorithmic approach with step-by-step descriptions, complete with illustrations
  • Provides helpful tips and insights to orthopedic surgeons, professionals, and trainees for accurate diagnosis and treatment

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Approach to a child in the outpatient clinic
Nirmal Raj Gopinathan

Chapter 2 Biometric measurements and normal growth parameters in a child
Prateek Behera, Nirmal Raj Gopinathan

Chapter 3 Examination of gait in a child
Prateek Behera, Nirmal Raj Gopinathan

Chapter 4 Evaluation of congenital limb deficiencies
Nirmal Raj Gopinathan, Pratik M. Rathod

Chapter 5 Examination of paediatric shoulder
Sharad Prabhakar, Aman Hooda

Chapter 6 Examination of paediatric elbow
Karthick Rangasamy, Nirmal Raj Gopinathan, Pebam Sudesh

Chapter 7 Examination of paediatric hand and wrist
Mohsina Subair, Satyaswarup Tripathy, Ranjit Kumar Sahu

Chapter 8 Examination of a child with birth brachial plexus palsy
S S Tripathy, Mohsina Subair

Chapter 9 Examination of hip joint in a child
Nirmal raj Gopinathan, Reet Mukopadhya, Karthick Rangasamy, Ramesh Kumar Sen

Chapter 10 Examination of Knee joint in a child
Anil Agarwal

Chapter 11 Examination of foot and ankle in a child
Nirmal Raj Gopinathan, Mandeep Singh Dhillon, Pratik M. Rathod

Chapter 12 Evaluation of spine in a child
Ashish Dagar, Sarvdeep Singh Dhatt, Deepak Neradi, Vijay G Goni

Chapter 13 Examination of a child with Cerebral Palsy
Nirmal Raj Gopinathan

Chapter 14 Peripheral nerve examination in a child
Anil Aggarwal

Chapter 15 Evaluation of swelling/ tumor in a child
Manish Pruthi, Nirmal Raj Gopinathan

Chapter 16 Evaluation of a child with short stature
Nirmal Raj Gopinathan, Anupriya Kaur, Chakshu Chaudhry

Chapter 17 Evaluation of paediatric limb deformities
Siddhartha Sharma

Chapter 18 Miscellaneous topics
Prateek Behera, Karthick Rangasamy, Nirmal Raj Gopinathan

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Dr. Nirmal Raj Gopinathan) is currently working as Additional Professor in the department of Orthopaedics, PostGraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India. He is working in the Paediatric Orthopaedic division since 2011. He is actively involved in patient care and both clinical and experimental research and had secured national awards and international scholarships. He has about 50 PUBMED indexed publications which includes original articles, surgical techniques and reviews. He is also Assistant Editor, International Journal of Paediatric Orthopaedics and is a reviewer for many Orthopaedic journals.