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The number one orthopaedic evidence-based textbook and reference guide, Dutton’s Orthopaedic Examination, Evaluation and Intervention, 5/E, provides readers with a systematic logical approach to the evaluation and intervention of the orthopedic patient. In this comprehensive and up-to-date edition, Dutton strikes the perfect balance in its coverage of examination and treatment. The textbook emphasizes the appropriate use of manual techniques and therapeutic exercise while outlining the correct applications of electrotherapeutic and thermal modalities as adjuncts to the rehabilitative process.
The content reflects the consistent unified voice of a single author–a prominent practicing therapist who delivers step-by-step guidance on the examination of each joint and region. This in-depth coverage leads you logically through systems review and differential diagnosis aided by decision-making algorithms & features new coverage on balance and concussions. New videos on concussion testing and method techniques are available on AccessPhysiotherapy.
This edition has an added 10-15 board review questions per chapter as well as updated chapters to reflect the latest research and treatment techniques.
Written to promote the integration of basic anatomy with clinical findings in the context of specific patient conditions.
Use the following format to present clinical cases relevant to each body region:
(taken from the preface)
The purpose of this textbook, therefore, is to provide students with the necessary landmarks to accomplish their task—to understand the big picture of human anatomy in the context of health care—while bypassing the minutia. The landmarks used to accomplish this task are text and illustrations. They are complete, yet concise and both figuratively and literally provide the “Big Picture” of human anatomy.
The format of the book is simple. Each page-spread consists of text on the left-hand page and associated illustrations on the right-hand page. In this way, students are able to grasp the big picture of individual anatomy principles in bite-sized pieces, a concept at a time.
Key structures are highlighted in bold when first mentioned:
400 FULL-COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS
Medical Histology: The Big Picture is a different kind of study tool. With an emphasis on what you “need to know” versus “what’s nice to know”, and featuring more than 400 full-color illustrations and micrographs, it offers a focused, streamlined overview of human histology. You’ll find a succinct, user-friendly presentation designed to make even the most complex concepts understandable in a short amount of time.
With just right balance of information to give you the edge at exam time, this unique combination text and atlas features:
An accessible guide to anatomical structures and the tools used for dissection
Learning and naming the many parts and systems of the human body can be a daunting task for medical and physical therapy students preparing for careers in various scientific and medical professions. With a combination of informative text and clear images, Photographic Dissector for Physical Therapy Students provides an unparalleled examination of anatomical structures and the tools used for dissection.
Using visible external landmarks, students will learn how to locate internal structures and develop a better understanding of anatomy. The book offers thorough coverage of the types of tools for dissecting along with detailed photographic instructions for every step of dissection. Each tool is clearly defined with its purpose.
Is running barefoot beneficial? What is the most mechanically efficient way to move a piece of heavy furniture? Can stretching before a competition worsen performance? How do cats always land on their feet? The answers to these questions are all based on the science of biomechanics. In Basic Biomechanics, Eighth Edition, the focus is on the anatomy and movement capabilities of the human body, explained with examples of relevant sport, clinical, and daily living applications. The quantitative aspects of biomechanics are presented in a manageable, progressive fashion, using a structured and problem-based format with practical advice.
This was recently added to the platform. There are two parts to this book. Part One provides more didactic, foundational material, while Part Two strives to apply ethical decision-making tools to relevant cases in physical therapy practice. The two parts are meant to be used together, but they also can stand alone, providing basic conceptual material about ethics, and ethical decision making in physical therapy practice, with the second section focusing on case analysis.
This text is designed for those interested in exercise physiology, clinical exercise physiology, human performance, kinesiology/exercise science, physical therapy, and physical education. The text uses many clinical applications, including exercise tests to evaluate cardiorespiratory fitness and information on exercise training for improvements in health-related physical fitness and sports performance.
This title is designed to discuss the important interaction between individual patients and caregivers with the overall health system. The book is aimed towards health science students in an effort to help them understand the complex environment in which they will work. It focuses on basic principles of health policy so that the reader can take a way a more systematic way of thinking about health care in the United States, its problems, and alternatives to managing these problems.
With the introduction of the Affordable Care Act, the topic of health policy is all the more relevant and this book is key in aiding both students and practitioners understand the intricacies of the US health system with the goal of providing better care to their patients.
A full-color neuroscience text that skillfully integrates neuromuscular skeletal content, Neurorehabilitation in Physical Therapy delivers comprehensive coverage of the structure and function of the human nervous system. It also discusses normal motor development and motor control, as well as common treatment techniques in physical therapy. In order to be engaging to students, cases open each chapter, with questions about those cases appearing throughout the chapter. The text includes numerous tables, flow charts, illustrations, and multiple-choice board-style review questions and is enhanced by a roster of world-renowned clinical contributors. Covers both pediatric and adult issues and includes beautiful full-color presentation with numerous images.
Everything the physical therapists needs to know about the documentation process in one clear, concise, easy-to-follow text.
Effective Documentation for Physical Therapy Professionals is your best choice for gaining a solid understanding of the entire physical therapy documentation process. There is no faster or easier way to learn the when, what, and how of physical therapy documentation than this trusted guide. The second edition has been updated to include the most recent professional guidelines, codes, and methodologies and covers timely subjects such as Medicare, electronic record keeping, legal issues, pediatric documentation, utilization review and management, and much more.
With Effective Documentation for Physical Therapy Professionals, you will learn how to incorporate all of the general principles of documentation and health information management in order to effectively maintain and organize records, record appropriate information, and receive proper reimbursement based on the documentation content.
Master All Aspects of PT Documentation With:
APTA Standards and Guidelines, Medicare, Home Health, Electronic Record Keeping, ICF Model and Application, Pediatrics, Legal Issues, Utilization Review & Management, SNF: RUGS and MDS,Sample Documentation Content, Initial Examination and Evaluation Criteria, Continuum of Care Content and Goal Writing Exercises, Documentation Aspects of Supervising PTAs, Abbreviations, Reimbursement, ICD9 and CPT Codes and Application, Chapter Review Questions, Content Principles.
Introduction to Physical Therapy and Patient Skills is intended to provide a foundation upon which to build a career in the challenging yet rewarding field of physical therapy. Written by a practicing physical therapist, this comprehensive textbook provides the conceptual framework necessary to understand every aspect of physical therapy and eventually perform physical therapy intervention.
Included in this conceptual framework are a historical perspective of the physical therapy profession, an introduction to healthcare policy, and a definition of evidence-informed practice. In addition, various chapters describe how movement evolves, how that movement becomes skilled, and how movement dysfunction can occur or develop. Later chapters introduce you to the knowledge and practical skills necessary for the general practice of physical therapy and provide the groundwork for the development of specific areas of clinical expertise, including how to enhance a patient's function in such tasks as bed mobility, transfers, and gait training.
Throughout the appropriate chapters, emphasis is placed on both patient and clinician safety through the use of correct body mechanics, the application of assistive and safety devices, and effective infection control procedures.
The most comprehensive textbook available on therapeutic modalities in rehabilitation enhanced by a full-color presentation and numerous case studies.
A Doody’s Core Title for 2019!
Therapeutic Modalities in Rehabilitation is a theoretically based but practically oriented guide to the use of therapeutic modalities for practicing clinicians and their students. It clearly presents the basis for use of each different type of modality and allows clinicians to make their own decision as to which will be the most effective in a given situation. Presented in full color, the text describes various concepts, principles, and theories that are supported by scientific research, factual evidence, and experience of the authors in dealing with various conditions.
The acclaimed on-the-go wound care guide for the physical therapist offering the benefits of both a foundational textbook and a full-color atlas
Text and Atlas of Wound Diagnosis and Treatment, 2/E delivers outstanding visual guidance and clear, step-by-step instruction on caring for patients with wounds. Utilizing more than 700 full-color illustrations and clear, concise text, this unique learning tool provides thorough easy-to-understand coverage of evidence-based concepts of would treatment.
Each chapter follows a similar design, with consistent headings, brief bulleted text, and numerous high-quality illustrations. Learning aids include case studies, chapter objectives, assessment guidelines, chapter references, chapter summaries, and new NPTE-style review questions at the end of each chapter. This innovative format allows you to see actual examples via high-quality color photographs and learn foundational concepts through text. The case studies also give real-world relevance to the principles discussed.
The book’s 20 chapters are logically divided into four sections:
A quick-reference, highly visual guide to diagnosing and treating wounds.
What is the wound etiology? What factors are impeding wound healing? What interventions will facilitate optimal healing? Those are three questions every clinician must answer when caring for a patient with a wound. Essential Elements of Wound Diagnosis provides the facts needed to quickly and accurately diagnose wounds and plan both medical and wound management. The information is presented in a highly visual way: each diagnosis features close-up wound images and a succinct discussion of the pathophysiology, clinical presentation, medical management, and wound management.
This unique guide serves as a self-assessment tool to help practicing clinicians learn, perfect, and assess clinical diagnostic skills. Perfect for studying for exams/boards or treating patients in any clinical setting, Essential Elements of Wound Diagnosis provides key information in concise, bulleted text, so answers to clinical problems can be located quickly and easily.
Features essential information on the evaluation and treatment of:
An appendix lists wounds most commonly encountered based on anatomical location to further assist in making a timely diagnosis.
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