Musculoskeletal disorders are the largest category of workplace injuries and account for the majority of personal injury claims. Knowing the real mechanism of a back, shoulder or knee injury or what is and is not trauma related is crucial to your success as an advocate. In plain-English, and with a sharp focus on the challenges you face, Sam Hodge will keep you in stitches as he explains the nuances of the spine and upper and lower extremities is an easy to understand manner that will allow you to better evaluate or defend your case.
This entertaining and valuable journey will take you inside the human body through videos, illustrations and animations as you learn the parts of the body that are most susceptible to injury and those that are not. Professor Hodge, will explain how diagnosis are made and the particulars of medical tests and surgical procedure from the unique perspective of a verysuccessful litigator and teacher.• Learn how injuries to the spine, knee and shoulder really occur.• Learn about muscles, ligaments, tendons and fascia.• Find out the real difference between a sprain and a strain.• Become comfortable with the anatomy of the musculoskeletal system.• Find out how x-rays, Ct-scans and MRIs work as you read actual films.• Experience what few attorneys have ever done by going into the anatomy lab and operating room to see what the body really looks like and how operations are performed.
Ethics in Medicine and the LawExplore a variety of medical problems as you discuss the ethical issues involved with medical records and the doctor/patient relationship.
Basics of the Musculoskeletal System: Bones, Joints, and Soft TissueDiscover the parts of the skeletal and muscular systems as you learn the purpose of bone,the function of a joint and the differences among muscles, ligament and tendons.
Basics of the Musculoskeletal System: Bones, Joints, and Soft Tissue (Cont'd)Continue your journey through the human body as you learn the real difference between a sprain and a strain and explore the most common diagnostic studies as you discover how to read x-rays, CT Scans and MRIs.
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