Improving Functional Outcomes in Physical Rehabilitation

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F.A. Davis Company, 2009 - Medical - 336 pages
  • An extensive program of photographs and figures illustrates the narrative descriptions of the intervention strategies.
  • Discussions address the foundational context for clinical decision-making and the conceptual framework for developing a comprehensive plan of care.
  • Detailed coverage examines strategies and interventions to promote enhanced motor function and independence in key functional skills.
  • Laboratory practice activities focus on task analysis and acquisition of psychomotor skills.
  • Tables summarize the content, while also functioning as concise study guides.
  • "Clinical Notes" highlight key points and specific or unique aspects of an intervention.
  • "Red Flags" identify potential patient problems or precautions.
  • Ten video segments on the DVD, corresponding to the ten case studies in the book, present sample elements of the initial examination, interventions, and outcomes for a variety of the commonly seen clinical conditions in rehabilitation settings.
  • Case Study Guiding Questions are used to present challenges to your decision making process.

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