Physical Rehabilitation

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Edition: 7th
Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 2019-01-25
Publisher(s): F.A. Davis Company
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This book is every Physical Therapy Students Bible. If ... “you purchase this book during your first semester of PT school, it will help you immensely! Don't wait until Neuro PT to purchase this book. Use this book as a guide for every PT class from Integumentary to Pediatrics to Neuroanatomy!”—Amazon Reviewer

A must-have for all PT's, PTA's and PT/PTA students...“Basically Wikipedia for physical therapy only has a lot more specific information pertaining to client/patient care and doesn't require a computer.”—Alex N., Amazon Reviewer

Five Stars. “This book is very comprehensive and contains almost everything you need to know for the NPTE exam.”—Laura M., Amazon Reviewer

Rely on this comprehensive, curriculum-spanning text and reference now and throughout your career! You’ll find everything you need to know about the rehabilitation management of adult patients… from integrating basic surgical, medical, and therapeutic interventions to how to select the most appropriate evaluation procedures, develop rehabilitation goals, and implement a treatment plan.

Online you’ll find narrated, full-color video clips of patients in treatment, including the initial examination, interventions, and outcomes for a variety of the conditions commonly seen in rehabilitation settings.

Table of Contents

Section One: Clinical Decision Making and Examination
1. Clinical Decision Making
2. Examination of Vital Signs
3. Examination of Sensory Function
4. Musculoskeletal Examination
5. Examination of Motor Function: Motor Control and Motor Learning
6. Examination of Coordination and Balance
7. Examination of Gait
8. Examination of Function
9. Examination and Modification of the Environment

Section Two: Intervention Strategies for Rehabilitation
10. Strategies to Improve Motor Function
11. Strategies to Improve Locomotor Function
12. Chronic Pulmonary Dysfunction
13. Heart Disease
14. Vascular, Lymphatic, and Integumentary Disorders
15. Stroke
16. Multiple Sclerosis
17. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
18. Parkinson’s disease
19. Traumatic Brain Injury
20. Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury
21. Vestibular Disorders
22. Amputation
23. Arthritis
24. Burns
25. Chronic Pain
26. Psychosocial Issues in Physical Rehabilitation
27. Cognitive and Perceptual Dysfunction
28. Neurogenic Disorders of Speech and Language
29. Promoting Health and Wellness

Section Three: Orthotics, Prosthetics, and Seating and Wheeled Mobility
30. Orthotics
31. Prosthetics
32. Seating and Wheeled Mobility

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