Mobility in Context

Author: Charity Johansson
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 080365829X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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.

Evidence Based Physical Therapy

Author: Linda Fetters
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803637861
Format: PDF, Docs
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The five steps of Evidence Based Practice (EBP) provide the foundation for this book that supports student learning to find, appraise, and apply evidence to improve patient outcomes. You will develop evidence-based questions specific to your clinical decisions and conduct efficient and effective searches of print and online sources to identify the most relevant and highest quality research evidence. Then, you learn to rigorously appraise and interpret the research and combine the research with your clinical expertise and your patients’ values and goals.

Physical Agents Theory and Practice

Author: Barbara J Behrens
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803640803
Format: PDF
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Develop the clinical decision-making skills you need to be a successful PTA. This easy-to-follow approach helps you learn how to successfully relate thermal, mechanical, and electrical modalities with specific therapeutic goals while understanding all of the physiologic ramifications

Professionalism in Physical Therapy

Author: Laura Lee Swisher
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1416003142
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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).

Communication from the Inside Out

Author: Karen Mueller
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803625278
Format: PDF, Docs
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You’ll begin with a thorough analysis of your internal communication, which includes self talk related to personal esteem, resilience, and outlook. Next, you’ll explore how to build effective and satisfying alliances with others (your external communication), which includes the development of skills related to negotiation, social awareness and emotional intelligence. Finally, you will be guided to develop your instrumental communication, which includes skills related to effective teaching, advocacy and leadership.

Fundamentals of the Physical Therapy Examination

Author: Stacie J. Fruth
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284142701
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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.

Manual Therapy of the Extremities

Author: Eric Shamus
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1284036707
Format: PDF, ePub
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Manual Therapy of the Extremities presents manual therapy techniques from a variety of perspectives. The presentation of multiple techniques for each joint restriction is a unique feature of this book that provides students with a comprehensive and well-rounded approach to mobilization. The consistent format in the presentation of techniques makes for an easy-to-use resource for students and practicing physical therapists. Additionally, the majority of manual therapy books on the market focus on the spine, whereas this book focuses on the upper and lower extremities.

Clinical Decision Making for the Physical Therapist Assistant

Author: Rebecca A Graves
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 080363854X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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From common to complex, thirteen real-life case studies represent a variety of practice settings and age groups. Identify, research, and assess the pathologies and possible treatments. Photographs of real therapists working with their patients bring concepts to life. Reviewed by 16 PT and PTA experts, this comprehensive resource ensures you are prepared to confidently make sound clinical decisions.

Writing Patient Client Notes

Author: Ginge Kettenbach
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 080365846X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Master the hows and whys of documentation! This is the ideal resource for any health care professional needing to learn or improve their skills—with simple, straight forward explanations of the hows and whys of documentation. It also keeps pace with the changes in Physical Therapy practice today, emphasizing the Patient/Client Management and WHO’s ICF model.

Wound Healing

Author: Joseph M McCulloch
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803625251
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This most complete resource is back in a full-color, thoroughly revised, updated, and significantly expanded 4th Edition that incorporates all of the many scientific and technological advances that are changing the scope of practice in this multidisciplinary field. Learned authors Joseph McCulloch and Luther Kloth have gathered world renown experts in wound management to present a comprehensive text that is evidence based, clinically focused and practical. Responding to the ever-changing field of wound management, the 4th Edition is far from a simple update; it is virtually a brand-new text. The committed and respected teams of authors and contributors have broadened the scope of this text and expanded it from 14 to 35 chapters.