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Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists
  • Author : Jaime C Paz
  • Publsiher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 27 September 2013
  • ISBN : 1455728950
  • Pages : 528 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Review of body system basics and disease processes in each chapter provides concise information to help you better manage patients in a hospital setting.Familiarizes you with the acute care environment by explaining medical terminology, hospital protocol, and surgical workupsIncludes updated information on medications, laboratory and diagnostic tests, and surgical and invasive procedures pertinent to physical therapy practiceClinical tips throughout the text show you how to maximize safety, quality, and efficiency of care. Over 350 illustrations, tables, and boxed text highlight essential concepts and procedures for quick reference. Uses terminology consistent with the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second EditionFocuses on evidence-based practice to help you determine the best interventions including recent literature regarding rehabilitation in the critical care setting. NEW! Pertinent practice patterns from the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second Edition are included in each chapter. NEW! Additional illustrations to improve comprehension of the materialNEW! More pharmacologic implications for physical therapists, specifically concerning side effects and use of combination drugs. NEW! Additional decision-making algorithms facilitate critical thinking in the clinical setting. NEW! Updated surgical and invasive procedures include minimally invasive orthopedic surgery, bariatric procedures, and complete insight into circulatory assist devices. NEW! Expanded neurological chapter including vestibular dysfunction tests and measures, a discussion of dementia, and the latest in stroke evaluation and management. NEW! Revised appendices discuss the latest concepts in documentation standards, palliative care, and patient safety. NEW! Slimmer, larger format allows the book to lie open for easier reading. NEW! Improved design highlighting clinical tips and other key features lets you locate important information quickly in a busy clinical setting.


Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists
  • Author : Jaime C Paz,Michele P West
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 27 September 2013
GET THIS BOOKAcute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists

Review of body system basics and disease processes in each chapter provides concise information to help you better manage patients in a hospital setting.Familiarizes you with the acute care environment by explaining medical terminology, hospital protocol, and surgical workupsIncludes updated information on medications, laboratory and diagnostic tests, and surgical and invasive procedures pertinent to physical therapy practiceClinical tips throughout the text show you how to maximize safety, quality, and efficiency of care. Over 350 illustrations, tables, and boxed text highlight


Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists - E-Book

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists - E-Book
  • Author : Jaime C. Paz,Michele P. West
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 01 December 2013
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Familiarize yourself with the acute care environment with this essential guide to physical therapy practice in an acute care setting. Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists, 4th Edition helps you understand and interpret hospital protocol, safety, medical-surgical ‘lingo’, and the many aspects of patient are from the emergency department to the intensive care unit to the general ward. This restructured new edition streamlines the text into four parts— Introduction, Systems, Diagnoses, and Interventions to make the book even easier to


Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists
  • Author : Jaime C. Paz,Michele P. West
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann Medical
  • Release : 02 March 2021
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ACUTE CARE HANDBOOK FOR PHYSICAL THERAPIESTS was originally developed to provide clinicians with a handy reference for patient care in the hospital setting. It was created primarily for physical therapy students and clinicians unfamiliar with acute care. Because of the position comments and feedback to the first edition, this second edition was written to serve the same purpose with updated information. (Preface p. xiii).


Physical Therapy in Acute Care

Physical Therapy in Acute Care
  • Author : Daniel Joseph Malone,Kathy Lee Bishop Lindsay
  • Publisher : SLACK Incorporated
  • Release : 02 March 2021
GET THIS BOOKPhysical Therapy in Acute Care

Safe and effective management is a top priority for every physical therapy student or clinician involved with patients in the acute care setting. Physical Therapy in Acute Care: A Clinician's Guide is a user-friendly, pocket-sized, evidence-based text that guides and reinforces successful acute care patient management. Physical Therapy in Acute Care provides clinicians with an understanding of the basic physiological mechanisms underlying normal function of all major organ systems, contrasted with the pathophysiology of the disease and disorders that physical


Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists E-Book

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists E-Book
  • Author : Jaime C. Paz,Michele P. West
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 12 October 2019
GET THIS BOOKAcute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists E-Book

Get all the essential information you need to effectively treat and manage patients in a complex acute care setting with Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists, 5th Edition. This easy-to-follow guide is the perfect resource to help any rehabilitation professional better understand and interpret hospital protocol, safety, medical-surgical "lingo," and the many aspects of patient care in the hospital setting — from the emergency department to the intensive care unit to the general ward. And with extensively updated content reflecting the


Evidence Based Physical Therapy

Evidence Based Physical Therapy
  • Author : Linda Fetters,Julie Tilson
  • Publisher : F.A. Davis
  • Release : 26 October 2018
GET THIS BOOKEvidence Based Physical Therapy

Improve outcomes through evidence-based therapy. This practical, easy-to-use guide uses a five-step process to show you how to find, appraise, and apply the research in the literature to meet your patient’s goals. You'll learn how to 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 evidence. Then, you'll undertake a careful appraisal of the information; interpret the research; and synthesize the


Guccione's Geriatric Physical Therapy E-Book

Guccione's Geriatric Physical Therapy E-Book
  • Author : Dale Avers,Rita Wong
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 24 October 2019
GET THIS BOOKGuccione's Geriatric Physical Therapy E-Book

Offering a comprehensive look at physical therapy science and practice, Guccione’s Geriatric Physical Therapy, 4th Edition is a perfect resource for both students and practitioners alike. Year after year, this text is recommended as the primary preparatory resource for the Geriatric Physical Therapy Specialization exam. And this new fourth edition only gets better. Content has been thoroughly revised to keep you up to date on the latest geriatric physical therapy protocols and conditions. Five new chapters have also been


The Muscle and Bone Palpation Manual with Trigger Points, Referral Patterns and Stretching

The Muscle and Bone Palpation Manual with Trigger Points, Referral Patterns and Stretching
  • Author : Joseph E. Muscolino
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 01 December 2008
GET THIS BOOKThe Muscle and Bone Palpation Manual with Trigger Points, Referral Patterns and Stretching

This new work by a renowned massage author takes a close look at palpation of muscle and bone, and includes content related topics including trigger points with their pain referral patterns, stretching, and body mechanics. The DVD features video demonstrations of palpation of all muscles. Illustrations.


Physical Therapy Case Files: Acute Care

Physical Therapy Case Files: Acute Care
  • Author : Erin Jobst
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Release : 05 April 2013
GET THIS BOOKPhysical Therapy Case Files: Acute Care

SHARPEN YOUR CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS AND PREPARE FOR REAL-WORLD PRACTICE WITH CLINICAL CASES New in the authoritative Case Files series, Physical Therapy Case Files: Acute Care gives you case studies that illustrate critical concepts you need to build and enhance your skills in physical therapy. Each case includes a discussion of the health condition, examination, evaluation, diagnosis, plan of care andinterventions, evidence-based practice recommendations, andreferences. NPTE-style review questions accompanying eachcase reinforce your learning. With Physical Therapy Case Files: Acute Care,


Physical Therapy Clinical Handbook for PTAs

Physical Therapy Clinical Handbook for PTAs
  • Author : Olga Dreeben-Irimia
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Release : 08 July 2008
GET THIS BOOKPhysical Therapy Clinical Handbook for PTAs

The diversity and the magnitude of information in regard to treatments and re-assessments is extremely challenging even for the most experienced physical therapist assistant. This concise clinical handbook will help guide physical therapist assistants and physical therapist assistant students in applying appropriate treatments and re-assessments in a safe manner in various physical therapy clinical settings. This clinical pocket size guide will serve as a convenient reference on safe and appropriate treatments and re-assessments applied by the physical therapist assistants and


Primary Care for the Physical Therapist - E-Book

Primary Care for the Physical Therapist - E-Book
  • Author : William G. Boissonnault
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 03 August 2010
GET THIS BOOKPrimary Care for the Physical Therapist - E-Book

Specifically designed to address the expanding role of physical therapists in primary care, the second edition of Primary Care for the Physical Therapist: Examination and Triage provides the information you need to become an effective primary care provider. Acquire the communication and differential diagnosis skills, technical expertise, and clinical decision-making ability to meet the challenges of a changing profession with this unparalleled resource. Emphasizes communication skills vital for establishing rapport and gathering data. Patient interview guides identify what data to


Occupational Therapy in Acute Care

Occupational Therapy in Acute Care
  • Author : Helene Smith-Gabai
  • Publisher : American Occupational Therapy Association, Incorporated
  • Release : 02 March 2021
GET THIS BOOKOccupational Therapy in Acute Care

Occupational therapy is an allied health profession with an underlying belief that engaging in occupations promotes both health and wellness. This comprehensive text lays the foundation for occupation-based practice and addresses the contextual issues of working within the acute care setting. The chapters help to demystify medical conditions and issues routinely encountered by occupational therapists working in this practice area. Detailed research covers the importance of occupational therapists' knowledge of how diseases affect the human body, including the cardiovascular, nervous,


Prevention Practice

Prevention Practice
  • Author : Catherine Rush Thompson
  • Publisher : SLACK Incorporated
  • Release : 02 March 2021
GET THIS BOOKPrevention Practice

The all-encompassing Prevention Practice: A Physical Therapist's Guide to Health, Fitness, and Wellness successfully details the impact health promotion, health protection, and the prevention of illness and disability have on increasing the quality and length of a healthy life for individuals across the lifespan. Dr. Catherine Thompson along with eight contributors, all with diverse backgrounds in physical therapy, rehabilitation, and healthcare, present the fundamental health, fitness, and wellness concepts that are critical for providing preventive care to healthy, impaired, and



Manual Therapy for Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes

Manual Therapy for Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes
  • Author : César Fernández-de-las-Peñas
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 17 June 2015
GET THIS BOOKManual Therapy for Musculoskeletal Pain Syndromes

The book is divided into 11 sections, covering evidence-informed techniques in massage, trigger points, neural muscle energy, manipulations, dry needling, myofascial release, therapeutic exercise and psychological approaches. In the general introduction, several authors review the epidemiology of upper and lower extremity pain syndromes and the process of taking a comprehensive history in patients affected by pain. In chapter 5, the basic principles of the physical examination are covered, while chapter 6 places the field of manual therapy within the context of contemporary pain