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Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists E Book

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists   E Book Book
Author : Jaime C. Paz,Michele P. West
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2008-11-05
ISBN : 1416069488
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Familiarize yourself with the acute care environment and confidently develop patient rehabilitation plans with this essential guide to physical therapy practice in a clinical setting. Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists, Third Edition helps you understand and interpret hospital protocol, medical terminology, and the medical–surgical aspects of acute care. Each chapter focuses on a body system and includes a review of basic structure and function, an overview of a medical–surgical workup, a review of pathophysiology, information on pharmacology, and guidelines for physical therapy intervention. This edition features a larger, slimmer design that highlights clinical tips, decision-making aids, and practice patterns throughout the text so that you can easily locate these tools and apply them to your practice. If you are unfamiliar with the complex acute care environment, this comprehensive resource is just what you need to become more comfortable and better able to manage the specific needs of your patients. 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 workups Includes updated information on medications, laboratory and diagnostic tests, and surgical and invasive procedures pertinent to physical therapy practice Clinical 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 Edition Focuses 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 material NEW! 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 E Book

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists   E Book Book
Author : Jaime C. Paz,Michele P. West
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2013-12-01
ISBN : 0323227538
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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 use as a quick reference. Intervention algorithms, updated illustrations, and language consistent with the ICF model all help you digest new information and become familiar with new terminology. This comprehensive resource is just what you need to better manage the specific needs of your patients in the complex acute care environment. Intervention algorithms, tables, boxes, and clinical tips highlight key information about the acute care environment in a format that makes finding and digesting information easy. The major body system chapters provide the evidence-based information you need to understand the complex issues of patients in the acute care environment so you can optimally manage the needs of your patients. Current information on medications, laboratory tests, diagnostics, and intervention methods relevant to patients in the acute care environment illustrates how the acute care environment can impact these elements. Clinical tips highlight key points and provide access to the tips and tricks accumulated over a career by an experienced clinician. Language consistent with the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition offers common linguistic ground through the use of Guide standards. Lay-flat pages and uncluttered design make the book easier to use as a quick reference. NEW! Restructured table of contents helps you quickly locate information. NEW! Language from the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) model adopted by the American Physical Therapy Association increases your familiarity with terminology. NEW! New intervention algorithms along with existing algorithms break clinical decision-making into individual steps and sharpens your on-the-spot critical-thinking skills. NEW! A quick-reference appendix covering abbreviations commonly found in the acute care environment supplies the translation tools you need, while flagging any abbreviations that may be harmful to the patient.

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists Book
Author : Jaime C. Paz,Michele P. West
Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann Medical
Release : 2002
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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).

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Author : Jaime C. Paz,Michele P. West
Publisher : W B Saunders Company
Release : 2013-09-27
ISBN : 9781455750283
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This is a Pageburst digital textbook; Familiarize yourself with the acute care environment and confidently develop patient rehabilitation plans with this essential guide to physical therapy practice in a clinical setting. Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists, Third Edition helps you understand and interpret hospital protocol, medical terminology, and the medical-surgical aspects of acute care. Each chapter focuses on a body system and includes a review of basic structure and function, an overview of a medical-surgical workup, a review of pathophysiology, information on pharmacology, and guidelines for physical therapy intervention. This edition features a larger, slimmer design that highlights clinical tips, decision-making aids, and practice patterns throughout the text so that you can easily locate these tools and apply them to your practice. If you are unfamiliar with the complex acute care environment, this comprehensive resource is just what you need to become more comfortable and better able to manage the specific needs of your patients. 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 workups Includes updated information on medications, laboratory and diagnostic tests, and surgical and invasive procedures pertinent to physical therapy practice Clinical 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 Edition Focuses 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 material NEW! 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 Book
Author : Jaime C Paz,Michele P West
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2013-09-27
ISBN : 1455728950
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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 E Book

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists E Book Book
Author : Jaime C. Paz,Michele P. West
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2019-10-12
ISBN : 0323639267
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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 latest evidence-based information, this new fifth edition contains everything you need to succeed in today’s fast-paced acute care environment. Evidenced-based information is woven throughout the guide to ensure you are equipped with the proven knowledge needed to manage the acuity of patients in the hospital environment. Up-to-date content on medications, laboratory tests, diagnostics, and intervention methods that is relevant to patients in the acute care environment helps you gain insight on how these aspects are affected by the acute care setting. Easy-to-read algorithms, tables, boxes, and clinical tips highlight key information and makes finding and understanding information easier. NEW! Revised content throughout the text reflects the latest information on the complex and fast-paced acute care setting. NEW! Expanded chapters on outcome measures, mechanical circulatory support, and chest pain. NEW! Redesigned airway clearance chapter. NEW! Reformatted nervous system chapter to enhance clinical integration of content. NEW! Enhanced access to information on lines and tubes.

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Acute Care Handbook for Physical Thetherapists Passcode Book
Author : Jaime C. Paz,Michele P. West
Publisher : W B Saunders Company
Release : 2008-12-22
ISBN : 9781455735686
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This is a Pageburst digital textbook; Familiarize yourself with the acute care environment and confidently develop patient rehabilitation plans with this essential guide to physical therapy practice in a clinical setting. Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists, Third Edition helps you understand and interpret hospital protocol, medical terminology, and the medical-surgical aspects of acute care. Each chapter focuses on a body system and includes a review of basic structure and function, an overview of a medical-surgical workup, a review of pathophysiology, information on pharmacology, and guidelines for physical therapy intervention. This edition features a larger, slimmer design that highlights clinical tips, decision-making aids, and practice patterns throughout the text so that you can easily locate these tools and apply them to your practice. If you are unfamiliar with the complex acute care environment, this comprehensive resource is just what you need to become more comfortable and better able to manage the specific needs of your patients. 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 workups Includes updated information on medications, laboratory and diagnostic tests, and surgical and invasive procedures pertinent to physical therapy practice Clinical 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 Edition Focuses 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 material NEW! 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.

Physical Therapy in Acute Care

Physical Therapy in Acute Care Book
Author : Daniel Joseph Malone,Kathy Lee Bishop Lindsay
Publisher : SLACK Incorporated
Release : 2006
ISBN : 9781556425349
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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 therapists will most often encounter in an acute care environment. Inside the pages of Physical Therapy in Acute Care, Daniel Malone and Kathy Lee Bishop-Lindsay provide a comprehensive review of acute physical therapy best practice. This text builds upon fundamental knowledge by addressing important components of patient examination, discussing relevant medical tests, and listing diseases and diagnoses alphabetically with brief medical management. Some Chapter Topics Include: ? Cardiovascular, pulmonary, musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and neurological diseases and disorders ? The immune system and infectious disease ? Oncology rehabilitation ? Wound care ? Transplantation Each chapter highlights important physical therapy concerns, examination findings, and rehabilitation interventions. In addition, Physical Therapy in Acute Care includes numerous tables, figures, review questions, and case studies that highlight the physical therapy patient care model as outlined in the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice. Exciting Features: ? An in-depth description of laboratory tests and procedures incorporating the physiologic significance of abnormal findings ? Pharmacologic information for each organ system chapter including side effects of common medical interventions ? A chapter on deconditioning and bed rest effects in the acute care environment ? A discharge recommendation decision tree Whether you are a student of physical therapy, a physical therapist entering the acute care environment, or an experienced acute care physical therapist, Physical Therapy in Acute Care is the only resource for successful patient management you will need by your side.

Physical Therapy Clinical Handbook for PTAs

Physical Therapy Clinical Handbook for PTAs Book
Author : Olga Dreeben-Irimia
Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release : 2012-04-02
ISBN : 1449647588
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Physical Therapy Clinical Handbook for PTAs, Second Edition, is a concise and condensed clinical pocket guide designed specifically to help physical therapist assistants and physical therapist assistant students easily obtain helpful evidence-based information. This succinct, summarizing pocket-guide covers the evaluative as well as interventional aspect of physical therapy and offers immediate guidance concerning physical therapy data collection and interventions in various clinical settings including musculoskeletal, neurologic, cardiopulmonary, integumentary, geriatric, pediatric and acute care. With its portable and user-friendly format, this handbook is a valuable resource for physical therapist assistant students during the education training program and throughout clinical practice. The Second Edition features a new and unique look at physical therapy in acute care provided by PTAs. Acute care topics include musculoskeletal and neurological acute care, as well as the significant factors in acute care to consider while applying physical therapy to patients with endocrine, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and oncological disorders/diseases. The Second Edition contains physical therapy terminology reflecting current physical therapy practice according to the APTA’s “Guide to Physical Therapist Practice” and also includes guidelines from the CDC and JCAHO. Appendices contain helpful balance assessment forms, and cardiac and integumentary patient education forms.

Acute Care Physical Therapy

Acute Care Physical Therapy Book
Author : Daniel J. Malone,Kathy Lee Bishop
Publisher : Slack
Release : 2019-10-15
ISBN : 9781617119866
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"The goal of Acute Care Physical Therapy: A Clinician's Guide, Second Edition is to provide the acute care practitioner with the necessary knowledge to improve patients' structural impairments and activity limitations so they can more successfully participate in life. Nothing could be more challenging and rewarding. Inside, authors Daniel Malone and Kathy Lee Bishop-Lindsay provide a comprehensive review of acute physical therapy best practice. This text builds upon fundamental knowledge by addressing important components of patient examination, discussing relevant medical tests, and listing diseases and diagnoses alphabetically with brief medical management"--

Physical Therapy Case Files Acute Care

Physical Therapy Case Files  Acute Care Book
Author : Erin Jobst
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
Release : 2013-04-05
ISBN : 0071768262
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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, everything you need to succeed in the clinic and on the NPTE is right here in your hands. 31 acute-care cases with National Physical Therapy Examination-style review questions help you learn best practices in the context of patient care Enhance your practice with evidence-based cases written by leading clinicians, researchers, and academics Includes evidence-based ratings for examination and treatment plans Perfect for coursework use and NPTE preparation

Physical Therapy Case Files Acute Care

Physical Therapy Case Files  Acute Care Book
Author : Erin Jobst
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
Release : 2013-03-12
ISBN : 0071763805
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Realistic acute care cases help physical therapy students make the transition from classroom to clinic Physical Therapy Case Files: Acute Care delivers 35 acute-care cases that help students sharpen their critical thinking skills and prepare them for real-world practice. Clinicians will find the book to be a valuable refresher. Each case includes clinical tips, evidence-based practice recommendations, analysis, and references. Features National Physical Therapy Examination-style review questions accompany each case to prepare students for the boards Provides students with practical experience before working with patients Spares instructors from having to create their own cases Analysis of case includes remediation content, saving students the necessity of having to go a textbook for answers

Quick Reference to Physical Therapy

Quick Reference to Physical Therapy Book
Author : Julie A. Pauls,Kathlyn L. Reed
Publisher : Pro Ed
Release : 2004
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Provides a synopsis of the diseases, disorders and dysfunctions referenced in the physical therapy literature. The format used gives all therapists, whether, they are students, clinicians, educators, or researchers, quick access to the information needed to asess, educate, and treat clients.

Therapist as Supervisor and Coach

Therapist as Supervisor and Coach Book
Author : Gary A. Morse
Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann Medical
Release : 1998
ISBN : 9780750670951
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A guide specifically from the perspective of rehabilitation specialists, providing occupational therapists, physical therapists, and speech-language pathologists with the skills to form interdisciplinary teams. Informal, lively, and spiced with earthy advice and anecdotes. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.

Primary Care for the Physical Therapist E Book

Primary Care for the Physical Therapist E Book Book
Author : William G. Boissonnault,William Raymond Vanwye
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2020-01-01
ISBN : 0323638988
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Specifically designed to address the expanding role of physical therapists in primary care, Primary Care for the Physical Therapist: Examination and Triage, 3rd Edition covers all the information and skills you need to be successful in the field. Updated content throughout the text helps you stay up to date on the best practices involving patient examination, medical screening, patient management, and communication. This new third edition also features a new chapter on electrodiagnostic testing, a new chapter on patients with a history of trauma, and updated information on how to screen and examine the healthy population. It’s a must-have resource for any physical therapist wanting to obtain the technical expertise and clinical decision-making abilities to meet the challenges of a changing profession. Tailored content reflects the specific needs of physical therapists in primary care. Emphasis on communication skills underscores this essential aspect of quality patient care. Overview of the physical examination is provided in the text to ground therapists in the basis for differential diagnosis and recognizing conditions. NEW! Updated content throughout the text reflects the current state of primary care and physical therapy practice. NEW! New chapter on electrodiagnostic testing helps familiarize physical therapists with indications for electrodiagnostic testing and implications of test results to their clinical decision-making. NEW! New chapter on patients with a history of trauma emphasizes the red flags that physical therapists need to recognize for timely patient referral for appropriate tests. NEW! Updated information on how to screen and examine the healthy population enhances understanding of the foundations of practice and the role that physical therapists can fill in primary care models.

Bulletin of the Medical Library Association

Bulletin of the Medical Library Association Book
Author : Medical Library Association
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2000
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Bulletin of the Medical Library Association book written by Medical Library Association, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

The Australian Journal of Physiotherapy

The Australian Journal of Physiotherapy Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1998
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download The Australian Journal of Physiotherapy book written by , available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Examination Preparation

Examination Preparation Book
Author : Scott M. Giles,Ronda Sanders
Publisher : Scorebuilders
Release : 2003
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Exam review for the National Physical Therapy Examinations. Includes info on the content outline, test taking strategies, study planning and over 400 practice test questions.

The Cumulative Book Index

The Cumulative Book Index Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1998
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

A world list of books in the English language.