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Title Physical therapist's clinical companion / Peter H. Johnson, editor ; Priscilla DeWitt, Jaime Stockslager, Pamela Wingrod, copy editor ; Joseph John Clark, Donna S. Morris, designer
Published Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (477 pages) : illustrations
Series Springhouse Clinical Companion Series
Springhouse Clinical Companion Series
Contents Cover; copyright; Editor; Foreword; contents; Chapter 1 General assessment: Reviewing the techniques; Chapter 2 Signs and symptoms: Evaluating their significance; Chapter 3 Outcome measurement: Documenting the path to recovery; Chapter 4 Diagnostic tests: Findings and implications; Chapter 5 Understanding rhythm strips: Tracing cardiac function; Chapter 6 Common disorders: Responding to patient needs; Chapter 7 Traumatic injury: Restoring function without complications; Chapter 8 Cardiac rehabilitation: Increasing endurance; Chapter 9 Therapeutic exercise: Restoring strength and flexibility
Chapter 10 Gait problems: Assessing and interveningChapter 11 Prostheses and orthoses: Ensuring fit and function; Chapter 12 Wheelchair fit Matching the patient's needs; Chapter 13 Common modalities Focusing physical energy on healing; Chapter 14 Wound care Managing the healing process; Chapter 15 Medications Augmenting physical therapies; Appendix A: Guide to skeletal muscles; Appendix B: Understanding the Americans with Disabilities Act; Appendix C: English-Spanish words and phrases; Appendix D: Common abbreviations and acronyms; Selected references; Index
Summary This uniquely convenient reference offers important focus on motor dysfunction, hundreds of illustrations and easy-scan charts, patient-teaching points, and expert advice for unusual clinical situations, and women's health. Contents include general assessment, signs and symptoms, outcome measurement, diagnostic tests, rhythm strip interpretation, common disorders, traumatic injury, cardiac rehabilitation, therapeutic exercise, gait problems, wheelchair selection, common procedures, wound care, medications, a review of the Americans with Disabilities Act, English-Spanish words and phrases, sele
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed May 9, 2014)
Subject Physical Therapy Modalities -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Physical therapy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Clark, Joseph John, designer
DeWitt, Priscilla, editor
Johnson, Peter H., editor
Morris, Donna S., designer
Stockslager, Jaime, editor
Wingrod, Pamela, editor
ISBN 1469873753 (e-book)
9781469873756 (e-book)