Clinical Prediction Rules: A Physical Therapy Reference Manual

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Oct 25, 2010 - Medical - 248 pages
This book offers the first comprehensive look at CPRs as they relate to PT practice. It’s format is arranged so that the pertinent information is readily available to influence clinical decision making while also providing sufficient depth. CPR development level is provided, a quality assessment score is listed as well as a clinical bottom line paragraph to provide the reader with a summative statement. The predictor variables are well described and include multiple color pictures for clarity of explanation and ease of reproduction. To further assist the reader in their utilization of clinical prediction rules the authors have provided a decision making algorithm as well as multiple case studies demonstrating the inclusion of such rules into an evidence-based clinical scenario. CPRs are becoming more frequent in the PT literature and this book provides students and clinicians with a strong working knowledge of the rules most pertinent to PT practice.
 

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Contents

Chapter 2 How to Use This Book
19
Chapter 3 Statistics
23
Chapter 4 Screening
35
Chapter 5 Cervicothoracic Region and Temporomandibular Joint
93
Chapter 6 Upper Extremities
119
Chapter 7 Lumbopelvic Region
145
Chapter 8 Lower Extremities
179
Chapter 9 Case Studies
215
CPR Quality Scores of Level IV Prognostic Studies
237
CPR Quality Scores of Level IV Intervention Studies
238
Quality Assessment of Diagnostic CPRs
240
CPR Quality Scores of Interventional Validation Studies
241
CPR DecisionMaking Algorithm
242
Index
243
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Staff Physical Therapist, Rehabilitation Department, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton, Massachusetts

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