Mobility in Context

Author: Charity Johansson
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 080365829X
Format: PDF, Docs
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Rely on this resource to help you navigate confidently in both common and complex clinical situations. Mastering patient care skills will ground you in fundamental rehabilitation principles; help you establish a culture of patient-centered care; and teach you to foster habits of clinical problem solving and critical thinking. YouÕll also learn how to help your patients progress toward greater mobility and independence. Over 750 full-color photographs and illustrations make every concept crystal clear.

Fundamentals of the Physical Therapy Examination

Author: Fruth
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284099628
Format: PDF
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Fundamentals of the Physical Therapy Examination: Patient Interview and Tests & Measures, Second Edition provides physical therapy students and clinicians with the necessary tools to determine what questions to ask and what tests and measures to perform during a patient exam. This text utilizes a fundamental, step-by-step approach to the subjective and objective portions of the examination process for a broad spectrum of patients. This edition has been updated and revised to reflect the new APTA Guide 3.0, and the Second Edition also includes new and extensive coverage of goniometry and manual muscle testing techniques with more than 300 new photographs.

Ther Ex Notes

Author: Carolyn Kisner
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803658559
Format: PDF, ePub
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Put the information you need at your fingertips with this handy, easy-to-use guide to the proper exercises for your patients. Each joint tab follows a consistent order—general exercises for the specific region, followed by common pathologies and surgeries, with specific interventions for each pathology or surgery. Crystal-clear photographs show you a wealth of different techniques, while a streamlined format makes the information extremely easy to understand.

Dental Assisting Notes

Author: Minas Sarakinakis
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803640994
Format: PDF, ePub
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From easy-to-scan charts of the teeth and detailed depictions of dental instruments to helpful tips on how to administer oxygen and assist patients with multiple medical conditions, this comprehensive, chairside guide is the perfect companion for any setting.

Adult Physical Conditions

Author: Amy J Mahle
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803689802
Format: PDF, Docs
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The go-to text/reference for class, clinical, and practice! A who’s who of experts and educators brings you practical, in-depth coverage of the most common adult conditions and the corresponding evidence-based occupational therapy interventions. Written for OTAs to meet their unique needs, this approach combines theory with the practical, evidence-based functional content that develops the critical-thinking and clinical-reasoning skills that are the foundation for professional, knowledgeable, creative, and competent practice.

Pedretti s Occupational Therapy E Book

Author: Heidi McHugh Pendleton
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 032333928X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Pedretti’s Occupational Therapy: Practice Skills for Physical Dysfunction, 8th Edition prepares you for occupational therapy practice with adults who have physical disabilities. This cornerstone text provides a foundation for the development of clinical reasoning skills in a comprehensive, case-based learning approach to physical dysfunction. New full color photos and helpful pedagogy, including threaded case studies, OT Practice Notes, ethical considerations, and end-of-chapter review questions, reinforce learning, enhance retention, and prompt you to apply principles in a clinical setting. UNIQUE! Threaded case studies, woven throughout each chapter, help you apply concepts to real-life clinical practice. UNIQUE! Ethical Considerations boxes highlight the key ethical concerns of treatment options so you can practice ethically. UNIQUE! OT Practice Notes convey important considerations for professional practice. Focuses on the occupational therapist’s role in health and wellness, which the OTA has identified as a key practice area in the 21st century. Information on prevention, rather than simply intervention or treatment, shows how OTs can take a proactive role in patient care. Evidence-based content included throughout, especially in regards to evaluation and intervention. Content on occupational therapy’s commitment to considering cultural and ethnic diversity in every chapter. Key terms, chapter outlines, chapter objectives lay out the information you can expect to learn from each chapter.

Measurement Of Joint Motion

Author: Cynthia C Norkin
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803658478
Format: PDF
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Measure joint range of motion with the manual that set the standard. Here is all of the guidance you need to identify impairments successfully and assess rehabilitation status effectively. Thoroughly updated and revised to reflect today’s most current and complete research, the 5th Edition of this classic book retains the unique features that have set this manual apart as the reference of choice. For each measurable joint in the body, you’ll find a consistent, easy-to-follow format and exceptional photographs that depict range of motion and alignment, making it easy for you to visualize the examination and technique for each joint motion and muscle length test.

Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing

Author: Sonya Clarke
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118438841
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing provides practitioners working in orthopaedic and musculoskeletal trauma settings with the essential evidence, guidance and knowledge required to underpin effective practice. This comprehensive and contemporary textbook explores the variety of adult and paediatric clinical settings where orthopaedic and trauma practitioners work, including acute wards, clinics, community hospitals, nursing homes and patients' homes. Divided into 5 sections, this book looks at: key issues in orthopaedic and musculoskeletal trauma care; specialist practice issues; common orthopaedic conditions and their care and management; musculoskeletal trauma care; and care of children and young people. Suitable for students at degree level as well as those clinicians practicing in more advanced orthopaedic and trauma care roles, Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing is a foremost authority on orthopaedic and musculoskeletal practice for both students and practitioners. Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing: Is strongly supported by the latest evidence, with chapters summarizing evidence, with reference to relevant and seminal research Offers practical guidance based on the relevant evidence Focuses on the perspective of the patient with patient narrative and case studies throughout Includes a section specifically dealing with children and young people

Evidence Informed Nursing with Older People

Author: Debbie Tolson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444340115
Format: PDF, ePub
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Evidence Informed Nursing with Older People is an essential text for nursing students and registered nurses working with older people who are seeking to make connections between theory, evidence and value based gerontological practice. The rapidly rising aging global population requires that more attention is given to the needs and requirements of older people. This textbook is a key resource for nursing students and registered nurses working with older people who wish to improve their practice. Evidence Informed Nursing with Older People takes a unique case-study approach, with individual chapters presenting nursing practice-based case studies on some of the most common areas of care faced by nurses working around the world with older people. Each case study illustrates the connections between practice, theory, evidence and values. User-friendly and accessible, this textbook includes key points, reflection activities, test points, and perspectives from older people throughout. Key features An up-to-date treatment of the nursing contribution to key geriatric syndromes International expert contributions from the UK, Sweden, Switzerland, Australia and China An evidence-based, case-study approach to the care of older people

Nursing Practice

Author: Ian Peate
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118496795
Format: PDF, ePub
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Nursing Practice is the essential, textbook to support you throughout your entire nursing degree, from your first year onwards. It explores all the clinical and professional issues that you need to know in one complete volume. Written in the context of the latest Nursing and Midwifery Council Standards for Pre-Registration Nursing Education and the Essential Skills Clusters, this book covers all fields of nursing: Adult, Child, Mental Health, Learning Disabilities and also Maternity care, in both acute and community settings. With full colour illustrations, and plenty of activities and user-friendly features throughout, this evidence-based text encompasses essential nursing theory and practice, providing students with information to support their success. Learning features in the book include: Hear it from the experts- tips and advice from real life nurses, patients and their carers, and student nurses Red Flags- alerting the student to potential dangers Primary Care Considerations- informs students about care issues in the community setting Fields boxes- giving further insight into other fields of nursing, making the book relevant to all fields of nursing practice Medicines Management boxes provide key information about medicines Self-assessment and activities throughout A companion website to this title is available at www.wileynursingpractice.com Here you’ll find a range of resources for both the student and the lecturer, including: Over 350 interactive multiple choice questions Flashcards Glossary Links to references and further reading Illustrations from the book Worksheets