Principles of Geriatric Physiotherapy

Front Cover
Jaypee Brothers Publishers, Dec 1, 2008 - Medical - 192 pages
1 Review
 

What people are saying - Write a review

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

very useful book for older patients

Contents

Introduction to Geriatric Physiotherapy
1
Physiological Response to Aging
7
Physiological Response to Exercise in Elderly
22
Principles of Geriatric Physical Therapy
33
Cardiorespiratory Disorders in Elderly
65
Musculoskeletal Disorders in Elderly
87
Falls in Elderly
105
Neurological Disorders in Elderly
114
Evaluation and Assessment
150
Management
151
Appendices
155
Instrumental Activities of Daily Livings IADLs
156
Modified PerformanceOriented Mobility Assessment POMA
157
MiniCog Assessment Instrument
160
Geriatric Depression Scale GDS
161
Physical Therapy Evaluation Performa for Geriatric Patients
162

Diabetes in Elderly
138
Cognitive Deficits and Dementia in Elderly
147
Causes of Dementia
148
Clinical Features
149
Dynamic Gait Index
164
Wisconsin Gait Scale WGS
168
Parkinsons Disease Evaluation Form
170
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information