Middle East Journal of Rehabilitation and Health Studies

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Basics of Ultrasound for Musculoskeletal Evaluation in the Rehabilitation Settings: Review of the Literature

Marcos Fernandez-Cuadros ORCID 1 , 2 , * , Olga Susana Pérez-Moro 1 , Ruben Algarra-López 1 , Laura Cabrera-Rodriguez 3 , Carmen Ramos-Gonzalez 2 and Maria Jesus Albaladejo-Florin 1
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1 Hospital Universitario Santa Cristina, Madrid, Spain
2 Fundacion Hospital General De La Santisima Trinidad, Salamanca, Spain
3 Middlebury College, Vermont, United States
Article information
  • Middle East Journal of Rehabilitation and Health: October 2018, 5 (4); e82320
  • Published Online: September 22, 2018
  • Article Type: Review Article
  • Received: July 17, 2018
  • Revised: September 10, 2018
  • Accepted: September 12, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/mejrh.82320

To Cite: Fernandez-Cuadros M, Pérez-Moro O S, Algarra-López R, Cabrera-Rodriguez L, Ramos-Gonzalez C, et al. Basics of Ultrasound for Musculoskeletal Evaluation in the Rehabilitation Settings: Review of the Literature, Middle East J Rehabil Health Stud. 2018 ; 5(4):e82320. doi: 10.5812/mejrh.82320.

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1. Context
2. Review of the Literature
3. Discussion
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