Neurology for the Non Neurologist

Author: William J. Weiner
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451153414
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book is a practical guide for primary care physicians, psychiatrists, and other non-neurologist clinicians who encounter patients with neurologic problems. The book begins with overviews of neurologic symptoms, the neurologic examination, diagnostic tests, and neuroradiology, and then covers the full range of neurologic disorders that non-neurologists encounter. Chapters follow a consistent structure with key elements highlighted for quick scanning. Each chapter begins with Key Points and includes Special Clinical Points, Special Considerations in the Hospitalized Patient, and When a Non-neurologist Should Consider Referring to a Neurologist. Each chapter ends with an Always Remembersection emphasizing the most important practical issues and a series of self-study questions.

Neuro Notes

Author: Claudia R Fenderson
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803622775
Format: PDF, Docs
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Whatever the practice setting—acute care, rehabilitation, outpatient, extended care, or in a school—turn to this handy guide to the neurological examination. It covers all of the common neuromuscular conditions, disorders, and diseases you might encountered in patients throughout their lifespans. Thumb tabs and nearly 240 illustrations insure you can find just what you’re looking for.

Orthotics and Prosthetics in Rehabilitation

Author: Michelle M. Lusardi
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437719368
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Inside you'll find: comprehensive coverage of rehabilitation in a variety of environments, including acute care, long-term care, home health care, and outpatient settings; authoritative information from the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd edition is incorporated throughout to keep you up to date with the recognized standard in the field; WHO International Classification of Function model provides consistent language and an international standard to describe and measure health and disability from a biopsychosocial perspective; case studies present real-life scenarios that demonstrate how key concepts apply to clinical decision making and evidence-based practice; and a visually appealing 2-color design and a wealth of tables and boxes highlight vital information for quick reference and ease of use.

Primary Neurologic Care

Author: Jeannine Millette Petit
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Docs
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PRIMARY NEUROLOGIC CARE is designed to help the nurse practitioner working in a primary care setting provide care for patients who present with neurologic symptoms or who require ongoing management of chronic, stable neurologic conditions. Using a symptom-oriented approach, Primary Neurologic Care covers the symptoms and disorders most likely to be seen in a primary care setting, including headaches, back and neck pain, epilepsy, dementia, multiple sclerosis, neuropathies, and dizziness. For each disorder, the book covers background and etiology, expected signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests, pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment, prevention and education. For chronic conditions, emphasis is on the control of symptoms and management of the condition. Indications for referral to a specialist are included where appropriate. Chapters on the neurologic examination and diagnostic tests assist the reader in effectively performing the examination and understanding test results.

Pathology for the Physical Therapist Assistant E Book

Author: Catherine C. Goodman
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437708935
Format: PDF, Docs
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No other textbook provides coverage of the essential concepts of disease processes and disorders with the specific needs of the physical therapy assistant in mind. Pathology for the Physical Therapist Assistant provides coverage of disease processes and systemic disorders as well as guidelines, precautions, and contraindications for physical therapy interventions. Catherine Goodman, Kenda Fuller, and Robbie O’Shea share their expertise in a consistent, well-organized approach that defines each disorder, describes the appropriate physical therapy assessment and intervention, and rounds out the discussion with relevant case study examples based on established practice patterns. Chapters follow a consistent organization, first defining a disorder and then describing the appropriate physical therapy assessment and intervention. Full-color art throughout clearly depicts pathologies and interventions. Case studies provide examples of physical therapy applications to help you connect theory and practice and build strong clinical reasoning skills. Special boxes highlight Clinical Signs, Interventions, and Case Studies to alert you to important information within the text. Terminology and language from the Guide to Physical Therapy Practice is used throughout to familiarize you with standardized terminology used in practice. A companion Evolve website provides additional online learning activities including online chapters, references linked to Medline, case studies, and self-test questions.

Clinical Case Studies in Physiotherapy E Book

Author: Lauren Jean Guthrie
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 070203620X
Format: PDF
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Starting a placement or rotation in an unfamiliar clinical area is exciting but can be daunting. CLINICAL CASE STUDIES IN PHYSIOTHERAPY provides invaluable advice and practical guidance on cases and problems encountered on a daily basis allowing you to work with ease and confidence. By adopting a problem solving approach to the cases through the use of questions and answers, the authors will help you to think constructively about each case within all the key specialities of physiotherapy. Starting a placement or rotation in an unfamiliar clinical area is exciting but can be daunting. CLINICAL CASE STUDIES IN PHYSIOTHERAPY provides invaluable advice and practical guidance on cases and problems encountered on a daily basis allowing you to work with ease and confidence. By adopting a problem solving approach to the cases through the use of questions and answers, the authors will help you to think constructively about each case within all the key specialities of physiotherapy. Hints and tips to get you ready for clinical placement How to secure your first physiotherapy post Case studies in the following clinical areas: respiratory, orthopaedics, neurology, musculoskeletal out-patients, care of the elderly, mental health and womens health Cases covering paediatrics also included

ASTNA Patient Transport E Book

Author: ASTNA
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323066135
Format: PDF
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Whether you’re caring for patients on the ground or in the air, this trusted, one-of-a-kind resource is an essential tool for your success in transport nursing. The 4th edition has been extensively revised to keep you up to date with the latest technological advances and help you meet the ever-changing needs of this critical nursing field. Comprehensive overviews familiarize you with the most common diseases and injuries encountered in practice, accompanied by important management considerations to help you ensure the most effective communication and the safest patient care in all transport settings. Case studies presented at the end of each clinical chapter demonstrate how to apply concepts to scenarios similar to those you’ll encounter in practice. Special Populations Unit helps you meet the unique care needs of pregnant, neonatal, pediatric, and military patients. Competencies listed at the beginning of each chapter help you identify key components of effective patient care. Collaborative, multidisciplinary focus meets the educational and reference needs of all transport health care providers and emphasizes the importance of teamwork in ensuring successful patient outcomes. 3 new chapters highlight emerging trends in transport care: The Use of Technology During Transport, including ventricular assist devices, a chapter devoted to Mechanical Ventilation, and Military Transport with EnRoute care. Updated content throughout provides a balance of ground and air coverage and reflects the recently published Flight and Ground Transport Nursing Core Curriculum to help you prepare for the CTRN or CFRN examination. Expanded disaster management coverage addresses front-line response to major disasters. Expanded disaster management coverage addresses important concerns for improving front-line response to major disasters. Additional pathophysiology content helps you better understand the effects of diseases and injuries on the body’s normal physiologic processes. Clear instructions for reading radiographs and CT scans simplify the use of these diagnostic tools and help you improve related outcomes. Information based on the latest updates from the Federal Aviation Association and the National Transportation Safety Board alerts you to important safety regulations. Obesity considerations included in the Patient Assessment and Preparation for Transport chapter outline special challenges and possible solutions for the care of obese patients.