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Clinical assessment

Clinical assessment
Clinical assessment
The following chapter provides an overview of the importance and process for clinical assessment of the foot and ankle in rheumatology. A reference guide for obtaining a clinical history is provided, in addition to recommendations about considering psycho-social and footwear history. An overview of common screening techniques is providing, with particular reference to common serological and musculoskeletal assessment approaches. Specific examples of movement assessment are considered and the importance of clinical observation and palpation in rheumatic disease noted in addition to the importance of understanding the complex and changing presentation of pain. Finally, insight about future research directions is provided. Overall, it is intended that readers of this chapter will find useful guidance and practical tips for use in a clinical environment.
Oxford University Press
Cherry, Lindsey
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Gates, Lucy
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Bowen, Catherine
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Helliwell, Philip S.
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Siddle, Heidi J.
Cherry, Lindsey
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Gates, Lucy
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Backhouse, Mike R.
Siddle, Heidi J.

Cherry, Lindsey, Gates, Lucy and Bowen, Catherine (2019) Clinical assessment. In, Helliwell, Philip S., Backhouse, Mike R. and Siddle, Heidi J. (eds.) Foot and Ankle in Rheumatology. Oxford University Press.

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The following chapter provides an overview of the importance and process for clinical assessment of the foot and ankle in rheumatology. A reference guide for obtaining a clinical history is provided, in addition to recommendations about considering psycho-social and footwear history. An overview of common screening techniques is providing, with particular reference to common serological and musculoskeletal assessment approaches. Specific examples of movement assessment are considered and the importance of clinical observation and palpation in rheumatic disease noted in addition to the importance of understanding the complex and changing presentation of pain. Finally, insight about future research directions is provided. Overall, it is intended that readers of this chapter will find useful guidance and practical tips for use in a clinical environment.

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Published date: 25 March 2019

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Local EPrints ID: 435600
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/435600
PURE UUID: 04af2e65-9bd2-451d-9e1c-5215afda074c
ORCID for Lindsey Cherry: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-3165-1004
ORCID for Lucy Gates: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-8627-3418
ORCID for Catherine Bowen: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-7252-9515

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Date deposited: 13 Nov 2019 17:30
Last modified: 22 Nov 2021 03:00

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Author: Lindsey Cherry ORCID iD
Author: Lucy Gates ORCID iD
Author: Catherine Bowen ORCID iD
Editor: Philip S. Helliwell
Editor: Mike R. Backhouse
Editor: Heidi J. Siddle

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