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Expertise in Physical Therapy Practice

Expertise in Physical Therapy Practice
  • Author : Gail M. Jensen,Jan M. Gwyer,Laurita M. Hack,Katherine F. Shepard
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2007
  • Total pages :323
  • ISBN : PSU:000063112245
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Summary : This comprehensive text examines what it takes to progress toward - and ultimately become - an expert in physical therapy. It explores multiple dimensions of expertise: how expert practitioners develop, what knowledge they use, where they acquire that knowledge, how they think and reason, how they make decisions, and how they perform in practice to demonstrate what it takes to progress and ultimately become an expert in physical therapy. Introduces the four core concepts that comprise the model of expertise: Knowledge, Clinical Reasoning, Movement, and Virtue A Data Collection Tools Appendix provides a step-by-step description of the process that the authors used to select, interview, and collect data from the experts in each case study to demonstrates the use of critical thinking and research-based analysis Contributed chapters on Expert Practice and Clinical Outcomes, Clinical Reasoning and Expert Practice, and Implications for Practice Implications for Practice chapter covers the implementation and results of this model of expertise in a staff development program A Postscript "The Voices of our Experts 10 Years Later" where clinicians share the evolution of their expertise Two chapters on Inquiry into Expertise and Implications for Doctoral Level Education in Physical Therapy provide insights into the practical application of the core concepts of the physical therapy model of expertise and facilitate the continued development of expertise in physical therapy.

Transforming Practice Through Clinical Education, Professional Supervision, and Mentoring

Transforming Practice Through Clinical Education, Professional Supervision, and Mentoring
  • Author : Miranda Rose,Dawn Best
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2005
  • Total pages :369
  • ISBN : 9780443074547
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Summary : Looking at the role of clinical educators, professional supervisors and mentors in influencing the quality and evolution of professional practice, this text draws on contributions from a wide range of sources in order to address some of the key issues in the field.

Expertise in Physical Therapy Practice

Expertise in Physical Therapy Practice
  • Author : Gail M. Jensen,Jan M. Gwyer,Laurita M. Hack,Katherine F. Shepard
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2007
  • Total pages :323
  • ISBN : PSU:000063112245
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Summary : This comprehensive text examines what it takes to progress toward - and ultimately become - an expert in physical therapy. It explores multiple dimensions of expertise: how expert practitioners develop, what knowledge they use, where they acquire that knowledge, how they think and reason, how they make decisions, and how they perform in practice to demonstrate what it takes to progress and ultimately become an expert in physical therapy. Introduces the four core concepts that comprise the model of expertise: Knowledge, Clinical Reasoning, Movement, and Virtue A Data Collection Tools Appendix provides a step-by-step description of the process that the authors used to select, interview, and collect data from the experts in each case study to demonstrates the use of critical thinking and research-based analysis Contributed chapters on Expert Practice and Clinical Outcomes, Clinical Reasoning and Expert Practice, and Implications for Practice Implications for Practice chapter covers the implementation and results of this model of expertise in a staff development program A Postscript "The Voices of our Experts 10 Years Later" where clinicians share the evolution of their expertise Two chapters on Inquiry into Expertise and Implications for Doctoral Level Education in Physical Therapy provide insights into the practical application of the core concepts of the physical therapy model of expertise and facilitate the continued development of expertise in physical therapy.

Geriatric Physical Therapy - eBook

Geriatric Physical Therapy - eBook
  • Author : Andrew A. Guccione,Dale Avers,Rita Wong
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2011-03-07
  • Total pages :624
  • ISBN : 9780323072410
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Summary : Geriatric Physical Therapy offers a comprehensive presentation of geriatric physical therapy science and practice. Thoroughly revised and updated, editors Andrew Guccione, Rita Wong, and Dale Avers and their contributors provide current information on aging-related changes in function, the impact of these changes on patient examination and evaluation, and intervention approaches that maximize optimal aging. Chapters emphasize evidence-based content that clinicians can use throughout the patient management process. Six new chapters include: Exercise Prescription, Older Adults and Their Families, Impaired Joint Mobility, Impaired Motor Control, Home-based Service Delivery, and Hospice and End of Life. Clinically accurate and relevant while at the same time exploring theory and rationale for evidence-based practice, it’s perfect for students and practicing clinicians. It’s also an excellent study aid for the Geriatric Physical Therapy Specialization exam. Comprehensive coverage provides all the foundational knowledge needed for effective management of geriatric disorders. Content is written and reviewed by leading experts in the field to ensure information is authoritative, comprehensive, current, and clinically accurate. A highly readable writing style and consistent organization make it easy to understand difficult concepts. Tables and boxes organize and summarize important information and highlight key points for quick reference. A well-referenced and scientific approach provides the depth to understand processes and procedures. Theory mixed with real case examples show how concepts apply to practice and help you enhance clinical decision-making skills. Standard APTA terminology familiarizes you with terms used in practice. A new chapter, Exercise Prescription, highlights evidence-based exercise prescription and the role of physical activity and exercise on the aging process. A new chapter, Older Adults and Their Families, helps physical therapists understand the role spouses/partners and adult children can play in rehabilitation, from providing emotional support to assisting with exercise programs and other daily living activities. New chapters on Impaired Joint Mobility, Impaired Motor Control, Home-based Service Delivery, and Hospice and End of Life expand coverage of established and emerging topics in physical therapy. Incorporates two conceptual models: the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition, and the International Classification of Function, Disability, and Health (ICF) of the World Health Organization (WHO) with an emphasis on enabling function and enhancing participation rather than concentrating on dysfunction and disability A companion Evolve website includes all references linked to MEDLINE as well as helpful links to other relevant websites.

Physical Therapy Management

Physical Therapy Management
  • Author : Ronald W. Scott,Christopher Petrosino
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2008
  • Total pages :226
  • ISBN : 9780323011143
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Summary : Discover what it takes to succeed in the "real world" of physical therapy practice, where you'll rely not only on your clinical skills, but on management skills such as budgeting, recruiting, professional development, and limiting your risk of liability. Expert authors Ron Scott and Christopher Petrosirio guide you through the essentials of practice management to help you understand and master these skills and more. You'll find ideas for marketing your practice, as well as advice and information on negotiation and dispute resolution, human resources management, quality and risk management, legal and ethical issues, and fiscal management. Specific case examples from the authors' own experiences illustrate important points throughout the book. Well-known author Ron Scott draws from his unique experiences as a physical therapist clinical manager, MBA, and health law attorney to provide a uniquely comprehensive and insightful overview of physical therapy practice management. An emphasis on human resources ("people") management offers effective strategies for recruiting, selecting, and retaining the best clinicians and support professionals in this increasingly competitive field. Case examples based on the authors' own experiences bring concepts to life. Engaging exercises - including group discussions, role-playing scenarios, and short answer - help you strengthen your critical thinking skills. Current terminology from the APTA Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition is used throughout.

Clinical Reasoning and Decision Making in Physical Therapy

Clinical Reasoning and Decision Making in Physical Therapy
  • Author : Gina Maria Musolino,Gail Jensen
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-10-15
  • Total pages :375
  • ISBN : 1630914088
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Summary : Clinical reasoning is an essential non-negotiable element for all health professionals. The ability of the health professional to demonstrate professional competence, compassion, and accountability depend on a foundation of sound clinical reasoning. The clinical reasoning process needs to bring together knowledge, experience, and understanding of people, the environment, and organizations along with a strong moral compass in making sound decisions and taking necessary actions. While clinical reasoning and the role of mentors has been a focus of the continued growth and development of residency programs in physical therapy, there is a critical need to have a broader, in-depth look at how educators across academic and clinical settings intentionally facilitate the development of clinical reasoning skills across one's career. Clinical Reasoning and Decision Making in Physical Therapy: Facilitation, Assessment, and Implementation fills this need by providing a comprehensive and in-depth focus on development of the patient-client management skills of clinical reasoning and clinical decision-making. It takes into account teaching and learning strategies, assessment, and technological applications across the continuum from novice to residents/fellows-in-training, along with academic and clinical faculty for both entry-level and specialist practice. Drs. Gina Maria Musolino and Gail Jensen have designed this comprehensive resource with contributions from professional colleagues. The text centers on life-long learning by encouraging the development of clinical reasoning abilities from professional education through residency education. The aim and scope of the text is directed for physical therapy education, to enhance clinical reasoning and clinical decision-making for developing professionals and post-professionals in both clinical and academic realms, and for the development of clinical and academic faculty. Clinical Reasoning and Decision Making in Physical Therapy uniquely offers both evidence-based approaches and pragmatic consultation from award-winning authors with direct practice experiences developing and implementing clinical reasoning/clinical decision-making in practice applications for teaching students, residents, patients, and clinical/academic faculty in classrooms, clinics, and through simulation and telehealth. Clinical Reasoning and Decision Making in Physical Therapy is the first of its kind to address this foundational element for practice that is key for real-world practice and continuing competence as a health care professional. Physical therapy and physical therapist assistant students, faculty, and clinicians will find this to be an invaluable resource to enhance their clinical reasoning and decision making abilities.

Educating Physical Therapists

Educating Physical Therapists
  • Author : Gail Jensen,Jan Gwyer, Ph.D.
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-10-15
  • Total pages :304
  • ISBN : 1630914118
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Summary : The Preparation for the Professions Program by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching focused on education in five professions (clergy, law, engineering, nursing, and medicine), but its influence has been felt throughout higher education and has inspired other professions to turn a critical eye to their own pedagogy. Modeled after the Carnegie Foundation's example, Drs. Gail Jensen, Elizabeth Mostrom, Laurita Hack, Terrence Nordstrom, and Jan Gwyer began an examination of the state of physical therapist education in the United States in their study, Physical Therapist Education for the Twenty First Century (PTE-21): Innovation and Excellence in Physical Therapist Academic and Clinical Education. With the same team of authors, Educating Physical Therapists documents this examination, detailing the key findings of the study and expanding on its implications. The text begins by looking at the current state of physical therapist education across the continuum, from professional education through residency, then continues by describing exemplars of excellence and best practices that were observed in academic and clinical settings. Through this survey of the profession, a conceptual model of excellence in physical therapist education is derived and presented with practical recommendations. Areas addressed: Elements that promote a culture of excellence Critical needs for advancing learning and the learning sciences Academic and clinical organizational imperatives The critical need for system-based reform Finally, after looking at the current state of physical therapy education, Educating Physical Therapists looks to the future, providing a reimagined vision for what professional education and the profession could be. These recommendations for growth come with commentary by international experts in physical therapy education, providing a wide range of perspectives. After an intensive examination of physical therapist education, Educating Physical Therapists is designed to change the way educators and administrators across academic and clinical settings prepare physical therapists for the future. From the Foreword... "The authors of this volume have much to teach us, and they have taught us well. We can accept their recommendations, or we can argue with them. To ignore them is impossible." -Lee S. Shulman, PhD, President Emeritus, The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

Handbook of Teaching for Physical Therapists - E-Book

Handbook of Teaching for Physical Therapists - E-Book
  • Author : Gail M. Jensen,Elizabeth Mostrom
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-09-02
  • Total pages :304
  • ISBN : 9781455706013
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Summary : Whether you are practicing in an in-patient or an out-patient facility, academic institution, or clinical residency program, this well-respected handbook gives you the background and guidance you need to effectively educate individuals across the continuum of physical therapy practice. Practical, real-life examples show you how to: incorporate health literacy and needs of the learner; assess and adapt to the various learning styles of patients; use simulations in education; facilitate the development of clinical reasoning skills; and assess learning outcomes and the effectiveness of your teaching. Plus, four all-new chapters and major revisions of all content throughout the book keep you on top of the latest research and best practices. Coverage of the theory and application of educational principles across the continuum of PT practice provides the information you need to improve your skills in the educational process both in academic and clinical settings. Two section format divides content into two parts: designing academic and clinical education programs and teaching students in academic and clinical settings; and teaching patients and families in clinical and community settings. Variety of teaching and teaching assessment methods expands your teaching, learning, and assessment repertoires. Case stories at the beginning of each chapter allow you to see the relevance of the information in the chapter. Threshold concepts highlight key ideas that are important to know. Annotated bibliography at end of each chapter provides resources for further study. NEW! Chapter on Authentic Assessment: Simulation-Based Education reflects the new ways to facilitate student learning through the use of human simulation models. NEW! Chapter on Strategies for Planning and Implementing Interprofessional Education covers the fundamental concepts of team-based care and interprofessional learning. NEW! Chapter on What Makes a Good Clinical Teacher? translates current research on clinical teaching into clinical education and practice. NEW! Chapter on Facilitating the Teaching and Learning of Clinical Reasoning helps you apply current research on clinical reasoning in rehabilitation to clinical education and teaching. NEW! Two combined chapters on Patient Education and Health Literacy (previously chapters 8 and 12) and Applied Behavioral Theory and Adherence: Models for Practice (previously chapters 9 and 10) provide focused presentations on current thinking and practical strategies for addressing health literacy issues in the clinical environment. NEW! Expanded chapter on Post-Professional Clinical Residency and Fellowship Education offers more information on models and trends in residency education and mentoring.

Examination in Physical Therapy Practice

Examination in Physical Therapy Practice
  • Author : William G. Boissonnault
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1995
  • Total pages :443
  • ISBN : UOM:39015034429939
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Summary : This text provides therapists with all the necessary skills to screen patients for symptoms that may need a physician's expertise and to ensure that patients receive appropriate and timely medical care. It aims to enhance professional communication between therapists and physicians, facilitating the referral of patients from therapists to physicians. Facilitates communication between therapist and physician Allows for more effective and accurate referral of the patient/client Enhances patient/client care Covers specific diseases -- but concentrates on the most commonly encountered Adds to the knowledge base and skills of the therapist

Clinical Reasoning in the Health Professions E-Book

Clinical Reasoning in the Health Professions E-Book
  • Author : Joy Higgs,Mark A Jones,Stephen Loftus,Nicole Christensen
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2008-02-18
  • Total pages :520
  • ISBN : 9780702037672
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Summary : Clinical reasoning is the foundation of professional clinical practice. Totally revised and updated, this book continues to provide the essential text on the theoretical basis of clinical reasoning in the health professions and examines strategies for assisting learners, scholars and clinicians develop their reasoning expertise. key chapters revised and updated nature of clinical reasoning sections have been expanded increase in emphasis on collaborative reasoning core model of clinical reasoning has been revised and updated

Evidence into Practice

Evidence into Practice
  • Author : Laurita M Hack,Jan Gwyer
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-01-03
  • Total pages :350
  • ISBN : 9780803639256
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Summary : The first text to provide comprehensive coverage of the three areas integral to evidence-based practice—clinical expertise, understanding patient values and circumstances, and analyzing evidence from the literature! This integration is the heart of the optimal practitioner-patient relationship and the path to the very best patient care.

Clinical Education in the Health Professions

Clinical Education in the Health Professions
  • Author : Clare Delany,Elizabeth Molloy
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2009-09-28
  • Total pages :304
  • ISBN : 9780729579001
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Summary : Clinical settings are dynamic educational spaces that present both opportunities and barriers to learning and teaching. Designed to inform, challenge and educate health professionals about the evidence underpinning clinical education practices and outcomes, this multi-disciplinary book brings together important concepts in healthcare education and addresses context and processes of learning, professional identity and socialisation, feedback and assessment, ethics, and inter-professional education. The authors encourage teaching and learning practices based on research findings, expertise and innovation, and the development of individual teaching methods and styles from a theoretical base that provides relevant principles, direction and support. With clear links between theory, research and practice, collaboration from a broad range of clinical disciplines, and models for learning and teaching grounded in empirical research, Clinical Education in the Health Professions will become a standard reference for all health professionals and educators. examines patterns of practice in clinical education in the health professions, using a qualitative research focus identifies the roles of university and clinical educators, students, peers and patients in clinical education highlights implicit tensions in clinical education practice and presents strategies to identify and address such tensions challenges the reader to consider new approaches to clinical education that may optimise students’ learning and enculturation into the health professions Despite claims that clinical education lies at the heart of health care education, little empirical research has explored what constitutes effectiveness in clinical teaching and learning. This book draws on the research, ideas and expertise of researchers who have observed and researched different aspects of clinical education. Their research has spanned clinical education topics including professional identity and socialisation, assessment and feedback, pedagogical methods, clinical reasoning, dealing with ambiguity, dealing with diversity and interprofessional education. This book has been designed to synthesise empirical clinical education research and ideas about the context, value, processes and outcomes of clinical education. Each chapter presents a research based facet of clinical education as a platform from which knowledge and future research in clinical education can occur. The authors entice the reader to reconceptualise facets of their own teaching and learning practices based on research findings, expertise and innovation.

Evidence-Based Practice Across the Health Professions

Evidence-Based Practice Across the Health Professions
  • Author : Tammy Hoffmann,Sally Bennett,Christopher Del Mar
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-04-15
  • Total pages :432
  • ISBN : 9780729582278
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Summary : An expanded and revised new E-book edition of the respected evidence-based practice (EBP) foundation text. Evidence-based Practice across the Health Professions, 2nd Edition E-book provides health professions students with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to become evidence-based clinicians. Years after its 2009 publication, Evidence-based Practice across the Health Professions remains one of the few truly multidisciplinary evidence-based practice textbooks meeting the needs of undergraduate and postgraduate students enrolled in inter-professional courses. Fully revised and expanded, the second edition of this key health textbook picks up where the first left off: demystifying the practice of finding and using evidence to inform decision-making across a range of professions and roles within the healthcare sector. Evidence-based Practice across the Health Professions, 2nd Edition E-book covers an additional three health disciplines - now totalling 12 - and features a new chapter on the important role of organisations in promoting evidence-based practice. Additional new content includes a greater emphasis on reflection, new clinical scenarios and additional examples of systematic reviews. The authors’ focused, user-friendly approach helps students understand the importance and implications of evidence-based practice, and addresses the growing importance of collaborative practice and the reality of multidisciplinary health teams in the overall healthcare environment. Worked examples of a wide range of case scenarios and appraised papers (some are discipline-specific and others are multidisciplinary). Designed to be used by students from a wide range of health professions, thus facilitating the student’s ability to understand the needs of multi-disciplinary health-care teams in a real-life setting. Includes a detailed chapter on implementing evidence into practice and other topics that are not typically addressed in other texts, such as a chapter about how to communicate evidence to clients and another that discusses the role of clinical reasoning in evidence-based practice. Summary points at the end of each chapter. Supported by an Evolve resource package that contains revision questions that utilize a range of question formats. Three new health disciplines covered - human movement & exercise science, pharmacy and paramedicine - with new clinical scenarios. New chapter - Embedding evidence-based practice into routine clinical care. Elsevier’s Evolve - an expanded suite of online assets to provide additional teaching and student resources. New examples of appraising and using systematic reviews of qualitative evidence (meta-synthesis). Nine new contributors including paramedicine, CAMS, qualitative EBP and nursing. New larger format and internal design.

Starting & Managing Your Own Physical Therapy Practice

Starting & Managing Your Own Physical Therapy Practice
  • Author : Samuel H. Esterson
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2005
  • Total pages :188
  • ISBN : 0763726311
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Summary : This book is designed to present the fundamental concepts of electromagnetic field theory as they relate to modern engineering applications. As an up-to-date reference it can be used by practicing engineers, or as a text/supplement in standard university courses in electromagnetics or electromagnetic fields theory. The book has been designed for self-study with a problem-solving approach. Numerous examples with complete, worked-out solutions guide the reader through the concepts under discussion. Beginning with a review on vectors and coordinate systems, the book covers basic Coulomb's law in vector form up through the propagation of the electromagnetic wave in wave guides. Maxwell's equations which form the central theme are developed from the historical approach wherein relevant experimental laws are gradually introduced and manipulated with the help of steadily increasing knowledge of vector calculus. These equations are identified as and when they occur for static and time varying fields. In the last two chapters these equations are then explored in a collective way.

Professionalism in Physical Therapy

Professionalism in Physical Therapy
  • Author : Laura Lee Swisher,Catherine G. Page
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2005
  • Total pages :226
  • ISBN : 9781416003144
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Summary : This concise book provides information on every vital area important to professionalism: documentation, law and ethics, and leadership all in the context of the five roles of the physical therapist as defined by the APTA s Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition. Readers will find information on the history of professionalism in physical therapy, the five roles of the physical therapist (Patient/Client Manager, Consultant, Critical Inquirer, Educator, and Administrator), the role of the physical therapist in today's health care system, and professional leadership and development. Case studies, how to lists and tips from the field encourage critical thinking and provide strategies for various issues. (Midwest).

Combined Movement Theory E-Book

Combined Movement Theory E-Book
  • Author : Christopher McCarthy
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-03-19
  • Total pages :226
  • ISBN : 9780702050664
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Summary : This new title expands on the widely used concept of combined movements and incorporates both grade IV- manipulative thrust techniques and muscle energy / proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation techniques. It is the first to include chapters on cervical artery dysfunction (VBI) and upper cervical instability with clinical chapters on the regional management of spinal dysfunction. The first section discusses the underlying theoretical concepts underpinning combined movements theory and manipulation, with the second section offering a comprehensive manual of tests and treatments for each region of the spine. Revision multiple choice tests are at the ends of the theoretical chapters. A chapter on home exercise is included along with a website of video clips and clinical reasoning form http://booksite.elsevier.com/9780443068577 . The book will provide readers with a comprehensive resource to start using combined movements theory immediately and is a real substitute to attending a course on the method. The book is an update, expansion and development of the Manual of Combined Movements published by Brian Edwards. Website with over 60 video clips of tests and techniques http://booksite.elsevier.com/9780443068577 Chapter on premanipulative – premobilisation screening and Cervical Artery Dysfunction Chapter on Upper Cervical Instability and assessment Update on the biomechanics of each region of the spine Multiple choice tests Integration of mobilisation, manipulation and muscle energy techniques

Orthopedic Rehabilitation Clinical Advisor - E-Book

Orthopedic Rehabilitation Clinical Advisor - E-Book
  • Author : Derrick Sueki,Jacklyn Brechter
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2009-10-27
  • Total pages :984
  • ISBN : 9780323072526
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Summary : Access the information you need to confidently diagnose and treat musculoskeletal disorders at a glance! With a "5-books-in-1" approach, this essential clinical reference provides up-to-date diagnostic and therapeutic information on over 200 orthopedic conditions in a bulleted, quick-reference format ideal for both students and practitioners. Content is written entirely by orthopedic physical therapists and is logically organized to promote accurate, efficient differential diagnosis and intervention. '5-books-in-1' format combines essential content on foundational knowledge, clinical reasoning, orthopedic pathologies, common clinical questions, and pharmacology all in one place for fast, efficient reference. UNIQUE: Expert insight and decision-making strategies for the rehabilitation of musculoskeletal pathologies help you apply sound clinical reasoning to determine the needs of patients with musculoskeletal disorders. UNIQUE: Succinct, bulleted text organizes information consistently for easy access. Clinician-oriented profiles cover 200 orthopedic pathologies with considerations specific to your needs in orthopedic rehabilitation practice. 51 drug class monographs detail indications, dosages, contraindications and physical therapy implications to help you better understand drug interactions and more effectively manage patients.

Saunders Manual of Physical Therapy Practice

Saunders Manual of Physical Therapy Practice
  • Author : Rose Sgarlat Myers
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1995
  • Total pages :1397
  • ISBN : UOM:49015002272848
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Summary : A clinically oriented manual that provides a comprehensive knowledge of physical therapy, this text covers examination, diagnosis, and treatment organized by body system. It discusses general considerations such as oncology, the immune system, and age-related concerns, and presents extensive coverage of the neurologic and neuromuscular system. It is fully illustrated and written by over 40 leading experts.

Dutton's Introduction to Physical Therapy and Patient Skills, Second Edition

Dutton's Introduction to Physical Therapy and Patient Skills, Second Edition
  • Author : Mark Dutton
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-10-09
  • Total pages :800
  • ISBN : 9781260457964
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Summary : Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. A comprehensive intro to the art,science, and practice of physical therapy With Dutton's Introduction to Physical Therapy and Patient Skills, Second Edition, you get complete and well-rounded coverage of the practice of physical therapy (PT). This comprehensive introduction provides the conceptual framework you need to build a solid foundation in PT—including a historical perspective of the profession, an introduction to healthcare policy, and in-depth coverage of evidence-informed practice. The book describes how movement evolves, how it becomes skilled, and how dysfunction can occur; illustrates the necessary skills you need to successfully practice PT; explains how to development areas of expertise,including how to enhance a patient's function in such tasks as bed mobility,transfers, and gait training; and much more. The author emphasizes both patient and clinician safety through the use of correct body mechanics, application of assistive and safety devices, and infection control procedures.

Primary Care for the Physical Therapist - E-Book

Primary Care for the Physical Therapist - E-Book
  • Author : William G. Boissonnault
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010-08-03
  • Total pages :432
  • ISBN : 9781437715439
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Summary : Specifically designed to address the expanding role of physical therapists in primary care, the second edition of Primary Care for the Physical Therapist: Examination and Triage provides the information you need to become an effective primary care provider. Acquire the communication and differential diagnosis skills, technical expertise, and clinical decision-making ability to meet the challenges of a changing profession with this unparalleled resource. Emphasizes communication skills vital for establishing rapport and gathering data. Patient interview guides identify what data to collect and how to use it. Overview of the physical examination lays the foundation for different diagnosis and recognition of conditions. A section on Special Populations equips the PT to handle common problems encountered in primary care. Unique approach details pharmacology and diagnostic procedures from a PT perspective for clinically relevant guidance. New information enhances your understanding of the foundations of practice and how to screen and examine the healthy population. Content is reorganized and updated to reflect the current state of PT practice. Companion Evolve resources website enables you to independently review techniques from the text. Top 10 Medical Conditions to Screen For chapter details conditions that have major significance in incidence, mortality, and morbidity all in one place. Separate chapters on upper and lower quarter screening and a new chapter on symptom investigation by symptom help you screen medical conditions more effectively.

Maitland's Vertebral Manipulation E-Book

Maitland's Vertebral Manipulation E-Book
  • Author : Elly Hengeveld,Kevin Banks
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-08-22
  • Total pages :472
  • ISBN : 9780702054587
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Summary : The legacy of Geoff Maitland and his seminal work, Vertebral Manipulation, continues in this eighth edition, with Elly Hengeveld and Kevin Banks leading an international team of experts who demonstrate how to manage vertebral neuromusculoskeletal disorders using the principles and practice of the Maitland Concept. Together, they ensure the heart of the Concept beats on by promoting collaborative decision-making with the patient at centre and emphasizing the art and science of observation, listening, palpation and movement skills. A key feature of the new edition focuses on a more evidence-based and analytical view of the role of mobilization and manipulation in clinical practice The authors have written in a way that reflects their application of the Maitland Concept and how they have integrated techniques in the light of advancement in professional knowledge. Each chapter stands alone as a ‘master class’. The text is systematically arranged focusing on detailed assessment, clinical reasoning and re-assessment to determine the physical dysfunction and efficacy of manipulative physiotherapy techniques, while also advocating continuous communication and interaction. Techniques of passive mobilization are also described, specifically designed around the individual patient’s condition. All the chapters are written from a clinical perspective and review the evidence which informs how to deal with and manage spinal and pelvic pain as they present to the practitioner. Furthermore, each vertebral region (cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacroiliac/pelvic) is considered from the point of view of best practice in analysing and hypothesising subjective data, examination, treatment and management of spinal pain conditions. Brand new to the eighth edition is the addition of a companion website – Maitland’s Manipulation eResources (www.maitlandsresources.com) – providing access to a range of valuable learning materials which include videos, MCQs, interactive case studies, research links, and bonus chapters World-leading experts provide evidence relating the Maitland Concept to clinical practice Evidence supporting practice Covers both subjective and physical examination Best practice management using mobilization and manipulation Case studies – how and when to integrate the Maitland Concept into clinical practice Chapter-based learning outcomes, keywords and glossaries Companion website – Maitland’s Manipulation eResources (www.maitlandsresources.com) Expert perspectives and supporting evidence Case studies Companion website – www.maitlandsresources.com – containing: Video Bank of over 480 video clips showing examination and treatment techniques Image Bank of over 1,000 illustrations Interactive case studies Over 200 MCQs Bonus chapters on additional principles and techniques of examination / treatment Weblink references to abstracts