Written by leading American practitioners, the Oxford American Handbooks of Medicine each offer a pocket-sized overview of an entire specialty, featuring instant access to guidance on the conditions that are most likely to be encountered. Precise and prescriptive, the handbooks offer up-to-date advice on examination, investigations, common procedures, and in-patient care. These books will be invaluable resources for residents and students, as well as a useful reference for practitioners.
The Oxford American Handbook of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitationn is the essential ready reference guide to the study and practice of physiatry. The full range of the specialty is covered from managing specific symptoms, injuries and disorders to pediatrics, assistive technology and the psychological and social issues associated with disability. Concisely written and generously illustrated with figures, diagrams and summary tables this is a must-have resource for any clinician in physical medicine and rehabilitation.
"This is a practical, quick reference that can be used by medical students and rehabilitation residents in the clinical setting. Fellows in the various rehabilitation sub-specialties and physiatrists may also benefit from this handbook."
-- Lisa Ruppert, M.D. (Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago) Doody's Review
With its helpful quick overview of various rehabilitation topics, the book is best suited for medical students and rehabilitation residents. Fellows in the various rehabilitation sub-specialties and attending physiatrists may also benefit, using it as a quick reference for conditions they may not routinely see in their practice.