Occasionally, we are faced with a situation, where precise history, as well as complete clinical investigation, do not lead us closer to the diagnosis. Is it possible, that the key lies in palpation? Continue reading “Does palpation really matter in a knee assessment?”
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Internal derangement of the knee is caused by an intraarticular tissue interposed between two bone structures. In order to reach an accurate diagnosis, can modern imaging modalities really replace the ”common sense” of clinical reasoning? Continue reading “Locking knee & the lost art of clinical assessment ii/ii”
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Following an acute event at knee level, examination procedures such as radiography or magnetic resonance imaging are often used in order to reach a diagnosis. The examiner and the patient are usually eager to “see” the injury. However, are such costly examinations really necessary in order to obtain a diagnosis?
Continue reading “Looking is a not a substitute for thinking (J.Cyriax) i/ii”
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Kot subakutni nastanek izliva v kolenu sledi opis na steroide občutljivega artritisa in notranje motnje. Kratkomalo – šele pri oteklini subakutnega do kroničnega pojava pride do izraza prava moč kliničnega sklepanja ortopedske medicine…
Continue reading “Ko zalije koleno- Kako naprej? II/II”
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- Patologija kolena se nemalokrat kaže s sklepnim izlivom. Diferencialno-diagnostično se nam ponuja cel spekter možnih diagnoz, pri čemer nam iz zagate pomembno pomaga strukturirana anamneza. Kaj torej vprašati bolnika?
Continue reading “Ko zalije koleno- Kako začeti? I/II”
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