Physical Rehabilitation - E-Book: Evidence-Based Examination, Evaluation, and Intervention

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Apr 5, 2007 - Medical - 1120 pages
The only physical rehabilitation text modeled after the concepts of the APTA’s Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition, this detailed resource provides the most complete coverage of rehabilitation across the preferred practice patterns of physical therapy all in one place! Each chapter is consistently organized to make it easy to find the information you need, with clear guidelines, examples, and summaries based on the latest clinical evidence to help you improve quality of care and ensure positive patient outcomes.
  • In-depth, evidence-based coverage of more key content areas than any other rehabilitation resource of its kind, including orthopedics, neurology, and wound management, ensures a comprehensive understanding of rehabilitation supported by the latest clinical research.
  • More than 65 case studies present a problem-based approach to rehabilitation and detail practical, real-world applications.
  • Over 600 full-color illustrations clarify concepts and techniques.
  • A FREE companion CD prepares you for practice with printable examination forms and reference lists from the text linked to Medline abstracts and reinforces understanding through interactive boards-style review questions, and vocabulary-building exercises.
 

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Physical Rehabilitation is a well ordered and comprehensive text beneficial to students and practitioners. It would also be of use to patients who want to learn more about treatments they may be undertaking. The book is superbly organized and clearly illustrated. Read full review

Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
1
Chapter 2 EvidenceBased Practice
10
Musculoskeletal System
21
Neuromuscular System
300
Cardiopulmonary System
598
Integumentary System
733
Interventions Common To Many Conditions Requiring Rehabilitation
844
Index
937
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