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Complementary Therapies for Physical Therapy E Book

Complementary Therapies for Physical Therapy   E Book Book
Author : Judith E. Deutsch,Ellen Z. Anderson
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2007-12-10
ISBN : 1416065431
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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With all the most relevant therapies you need to know discussed in detail, Complementary Therapies for Physical Therapy: A Clinical Decision-Making Approach includes the information you need to incorporate evidence-based complementary therapies into your PT practice. Organized and based on the National Center for Complimentary and Alternative Medicine’s classification system, this book begins with a basic overview of CAM therapies and progresses to clinical decision-making and integration of CAM therapies into physical therapy. Helpful boxes and tables throughout the book summarize literature searches, examination findings, and goals for treatment. Plus, case scenarios written by expert CAM practitioners help illustrate the practical uses of alternative therapies within the physical therapy setting to help you incorporate CAM therapies into your everyday practice. PICO (Population, Intervention, Comparison, Outcome) boxes summarize key information and save you time by providing a method for performing quick and accurate literature searches. Realistic case scenarios show you how various CAM modalities can be incorporated into treatment for therapeutic benefit. The use of the clinical decision-making model prepares you to implement critical-thinking skills across other CAM treatments. Well-referenced content with a focus on literature ensures that content is up-to-date and evidence-based to provide you with the tools you need to search additional areas and keep current with new literature in this constantly changing field. An emphasis on therapies most relevant to rehabilitation ensures you get the information you need to incorporate CAM into your practice. Winner of a 2008 PROSE Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence. Received top honors in the nursing and allied health book category from the Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American Publishers.

Complementary Therapies in Rehabilitation

Complementary Therapies in Rehabilitation Book
Author : Carol M. Davis
Publisher : SLACK Incorporated
Release : 2009
ISBN : 9781556428661
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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For over a decade, Dr. Carol Davis opened the minds of health care professionals worldwide to the idea of complementary therapies in rehabilitation. The pages of this renowned text covered evidence for efficacy in therapy, prevention, and wellness unlike any other text; it is the first of its kind published in the United States. As science continues to evolve and change, so does the expertise of Dr. Davis and the experienced therapists who join together in writing the various chapters in the Third Edition of Complementary Therapies in Rehabilitation. This evidence-based text includes an insightful review profiling the latest peer reviewed research of holistic approaches commonly used in rehabilitation. Students and practitioners are now able to evaluate the efficacy of these approaches from the evidence that is reported. New to the Third Edition: - The latest summary of findings in energy medicine and bio-energetics applied to rehabilitation therapies - Updates on randomized control trials - Reviews of evidence of efficiency - Energy techniques as a way of returning healing to health care Professionals will also be excited to have at their hands a new chapter describing the latest discoveries in the science that helps explain how these therapies may “work.” It appears that the future of health care will be based on this unfolding science of energy, medicine and vibration. Professor Davis reads the most updated reports of the latest quantum science and then translates this information into meaningful ideas that relate to what therapists observe every day with patients in their case. Complementary Therapies in Rehabilitation, Third Edition, is the perfect text for all rehabilitation professionals looking to deepen their understanding of various holistic modalities that are making a difference in rehabilitation, especially with patients who have “hit the wall” with the standard treatments that based on mechanistic science. This text provides the latest knowledge and description of rehabilitation professionals' experience with these therapies, and reports the latest peer reviewed evidence for efficiency in therapy, prevention, and wellness.

Complementary Therapies for Physical Therapy

Complementary Therapies for Physical Therapy Book
Author : Judith E. Deutsch,Ellen Zambo Anderson
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2008
ISBN : 0721601111
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

As CAM becomes widely accepted, rehabilitation professionals are incorporating CAM concepts and techniques into their own practice. This book will help them to gain an understanding of the field, and to acquire specific knowledge and skills which they can apply to the treatment of movement related disorders.

Complementary Therapies for Physical Therapy

Complementary Therapies for Physical Therapy Book
Author : Judith E. Deutsch,Ellen Z. Anderson
Publisher : W B Saunders Company
Release : 2007-12-10
ISBN : 9781455734078
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This is a Pageburst digital textbook; With all the most relevant therapies you need to know discussed in detail, Complementary Therapies for Physical Therapy: A Clinical Decision-Making Approach includes the information you need to incorporate evidence-based complementary therapies into your PT practice. Organized and based on the National Center for Complimentary and Alternative Medicine's classification system, this book begins with a basic overview of CAM therapies and progresses to clinical decision-making and integration of CAM therapies into physical therapy. Helpful boxes and tables throughout the book summarize literature searches, examination findings, and goals for treatment. Plus, case scenarios written by expert CAM practitioners help illustrate the practical uses of alternative therapies within the physical therapy setting to help you incorporate CAM therapies into your everyday practice. PICO (Population, Intervention, Comparison, Outcome) boxes summarize key information and save you time by providing a method for performing quick and accurate literature searches. Realistic case scenarios show you how various CAM modalities can be incorporated into treatment for therapeutic benefit. The use of the clinical decision-making model prepares you to implement critical-thinking skills across other CAM treatments. Well-referenced content with a focus on literature ensures that content is up-to-date and evidence-based to provide you with the tools you need to search additional areas and keep current with new literature in this constantly changing field. An emphasis on therapies most relevant to rehabilitation ensures you get the information you need to incorporate CAM into your practice. Winner of a 2008 PROSE Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence. Received top honors in the nursing and allied health book category from the Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American Publishers.

Complementary Therapies for Physical Therapists

Complementary Therapies for Physical Therapists Book
Author : Robert A. Charman
Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann Medical
Release : 2000
ISBN : 9780750640794
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Univ. of Wales, Cardiff, UK. Provides a research-based overview of the therapy. Includes a working hypothesis and specific research/clinical evidence. Methods of application in physiotherapy practice are discussed and case histories illustrate the therapy in practice. For therapists. (Product description).

Complementary Therapies for Physical Therapy

Complementary Therapies for Physical Therapy Book
Author : Judith E. Deutsch,Ellen Z. Anderson
Publisher : W B Saunders Company
Release : 2007-12-01
ISBN : 9781416065425
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Winner of a 2008 PROSE Award for Professional and Scholarly Excellence. Received top honors in the nursing and allied health book category from the Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American Publishers.

Complementary Therapies and Wellness

Complementary Therapies and Wellness Book
Author : Jodi L. Carlson
Publisher : Pearson
Release : 2003
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Carlson (Putnam Hospital Center, Carmel, NY), an occupational therapist, introduces the paradigm, concepts, and therapeutic options of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). The other contributors discuss specific therapies and applications. Chapters include case studies, focus boxes on key issues, study questions, and resources. Appends National Institute of Health classifications of CAM therapies, descriptions of other therapies, and answers to study questions. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.

Complementary Therapies in Rehabilitation

Complementary Therapies in Rehabilitation Book
Author : Carol M. Davis
Publisher : Slack
Release : 1997
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Complementary Therapies in Rehabilitation: Holistic Approaches for Prevention and Wellness was written and developed by therapists with various backgrounds who offer insightful descriptions and applications of certain alternative therapies. Each of the chapters provides you with the author's experience and expertise for an individual approach to help you better understand the background, benefit, and method used. This book will help explain the differences and benefits of these alternative therapies vs. traditional medical interventions. It gives you the essential background and historical development of these approaches to better understand their emerging value. As more and more therapists and their patients explore the possibilities of complementary medicine, Complementary Therapies in Rehabilitation opens the door to explaining the impact of these concepts. Examples of approaches described include; Tai Chi, Myofascial Therapy, Yoga, and Rolfing. Each chapter offers a basic description and how they are employed into practice by the author as complementary to traditional therapy. Carol Davis, EdD, PT has invited several experts to provide to you, in their own words, the value and impact these approaches have on their patients. This text will focus on the importance of therapeutic presence, including wholism, energy and the mind/body connection and how these concepts can be used to enhance current rehabilitation practice such as exercise, mobilization, prevention, and the use of physical agents. A primary goal of this book is to help you become more familiar with these approaches, and recognize their therapeutic value for the patient.

Complementary Therapies in Rehabilitation

Complementary Therapies in Rehabilitation Book
Author : Carol M. Davis
Publisher : Slack Incorporated
Release : 2004
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Complementary Therapies in Rehabilitation has been revised and updated to include the latest information about holistic therapies and evidence of their efficacy. This comprehensive edition makes complementary therapies easy to understand and assess for rehabilitation practitioners, students, and health care professionals interested in keeping pace with this new trend and its emerging importance. Written by experienced therapists who have been studying and practicing these holistic methods, this evidence-based text includes an insightful review profiling the research of holistic approaches commonly used in rehabilitation. Students and practitioners are now able to evaluate the efficacy of these approaches from the evidence that is reported. The clearly written chapters cover an array of topics including myofascial release, t'ai chi, yoga therapeutics, and Pilates rehabilitation. Each of the various therapies is described from a historical and theoretical base, and clinical applications are made using case studies. Complementary Therapies in Rehabilitation, Second Edition is a must have for all rehabilitation professionals eager to restore sincere helping and healing to the health care community. Additional Topics Include: Therapeutic massage and rehabilitation Craniosacral therapy Biofeedback The Alexander technique Reiki Magnets

Complementary Therapies in Geriatric Practice

Complementary Therapies in Geriatric Practice Book
Author : Ann Burkhardt,Jodi Carlson
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2014-01-02
ISBN : 1317788745
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Use these techniques to promote the wellness of your elderly clients! This book explores current trends in alternative therapy and geriatric rehabilitation and the use of complementary and alternative medical (CAM) techniques in physical and occupational treatment sessions with older adults. According to editor Ann Burkhardt, ”Rehabilitation and the complementary medicine movement are intrinsically compatible since they both tend to view people holistically-as more than the sum of their component parts. Each philosophy emphasizes quality of life and empowers people to participate in life change and health enhancement.” In addition to describing the science behind alternative and complementary therapies and discussing indications and contraindications, Complementary Therapies in Geriatric Practice presents a number of different therapeutic approaches, including: energy therapies Tai Chi mental rehearsal incorporating spirituality into occupational therapy practice occupational therapy as a means to wellness for the elderly By providing information about these topics and more, Complementary Therapies in Geriatric Practice will help you expand the possibilities of your geriatric rehabilitation practice and bring about more positive outcomes for your patients!

Complementary Medicine in Clinical Practice

Complementary Medicine in Clinical Practice Book
Author : David Rakel,Nancy Faass
Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release : 2006
ISBN : 9780763730659
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The resources in this book are offered to empower you with greater access to the therapies of complementary medicinethose supported by research evidence and most widely accepted by physicians and consumers. Expanding the continuum of care to include lifestyle and complementary therapies can provide additional tools to address the health concerns that challenge our patients.

Alternative Complementary Therapies

Alternative   Complementary Therapies Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2000
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Download Alternative Complementary Therapies book written by , available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Perceptions of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Physical Therapy

Perceptions of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Physical Therapy Book
Author : Kayla Anne Lahr
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2009
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Download Perceptions of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Physical Therapy book written by Kayla Anne Lahr, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

The Complete Guide to Complementary Therapies in Cancer Care

The Complete Guide to Complementary Therapies in Cancer Care Book
Author : Barrie R. Cassileth
Publisher : World Scientific
Release : 2011
ISBN : 9814335665
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

With recent clinical advances, millions of people survive many years after a cancer diagnosis. And while their physicians deliver conventional, evidence-based therapies to treat the cancer, sometimes the cancer patient and his or her symptoms are not treated with equal skill. To manage their physical and emotional symptoms and promote health and well-being, most cancer patients and survivors use complementary therapies: Naturopathy, Ayurveda, herbalism, homeopathy, hypnosis, yoga, acupuncture, music therapy, macrobiotics, chelation therapy, colonics, hydrotherapy and many, many more. But OC are they safe? Are they effective? What problems do they address? What are the risks? When can they help? This unique and comprehensive book guides the way through the often confusing maze of complementary and alternative therapies promoted to cancer patients and survivors. The functions, benefits, backgrounds and risks are clearly presented. Learning when, if and how to use them provides medical professionals, cancer patients and survivors with the information they need to better control the symptoms and side effects of cancer and its treatment. Unfortunately, using some of these therapies without this expert guidance can lead to medical complications, or worse. The Complete Guide to Complementary Therapies in Cancer Care is an invaluable resource in making educated health care decisions for managing life during and after cancer. Through the wise and informed use of these approaches, cancer patients OCo whether just-diagnosed, during treatment or throughout Survivership are better able to manage the physical and emotional stresses that accompany cancer, leading to symptom control and improved quality of life."

Alternative Medicine of Sport Stars Scientifically proven Physical Vascular Therapy

Alternative Medicine of Sport Stars  Scientifically proven Physical Vascular Therapy Book
Author : Peter Kopp
Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Release : 2020-09-30
ISBN : 3749418640
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Alternative Medicine Of Sport Stars: Scientifically proven Physical Vascular Therapy International Champions Use It - Improve Your Health Too Therapy: with many different kinds, it's hard to know where to start. One therapy that is being used more and more is sports therapy. Used by those who occasionally play sports, to professional athletes who play regularly and are injured often. Another type of therapy is physical therapy, used by many different people who have medical conditions, illnessesor injuries that limit their regular ability to move and function. Do you want to know how therapy works? How will you know what is right for you? Start by reading 'Alternative Medicine Of Sport Stars: Scientifically proven Physical Vascular Therapy' to learn all you need to know so you can make that decision with confidence, and learn why it is so beneficial. With information on different kinds of therapies, how they work, additional information on alternative therapies, and bonus information: 10 ways therapy can benefit you - you will be equipped with all you need to know. Read NOW and take control of your health!

Complementary Alternative Therapies in Nursing

Complementary   Alternative Therapies in Nursing Book
Author : Ruth Lindquist, PhD, RN, FAAN,Mariah Snyder, PhD, RN, FAAN,Mary Fran Tracy, PhD, RN, CCNS, FAAN
Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
Release : 2013-11-05
ISBN : 0826196349
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Sixth Edition Designated a Doodyís Core Title! "[C]onsistently offers easily accessible and timely information on how complementary therapies influence the health, comfort, and well-being of patients in a variety of clinical settings. It is an influential resource for nurses in practice, education, and research." --Janice Post-White, PhD, RN, FAAN Praise for the Sixth Edition "Complementary and alternative therapies are increasingly popular and this book provides an informative and up-to-date introduction to the more commonly used treatments."--IAHPC Newsletter (International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care) The seventh edition of this highly acclaimed book continues to deliver evidence-based practice guidelines for the use of complementary and alternative therapies in nursing. It is the only book about complementary/alternative therapies that is focused on nursing, has chapters that examine specific therapies along with guidance for their implementation, and addresses therapies through a cultural/international lens. It reflects the rapid expansion of research on many complementary therapies and the exponential increase in the use of these therapies in the United States and globally. This new edition satisfies the recent requirement by the AACN for knowledge of complementary therapies as essential content for BA and Post-BA programs and will assist students in their study for NCLEX-RN test items regarding complementary therapies. New to this edition are the contributions of a new editor, Dr. Mary Frances Tracy, who is a recognized expert in the use of complementary therapies in both research and practice settings. In addition to the updating of all research-related content, the book now includes a focus on the use of alternative therapies outside of the U.S. and content on cultural therapies that nurses may encounter in clinical agencies. The book incorporates the most up-to-date information from the National Center for Complementary/Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), the relationship of technology to complementary therapies, updated information about precautions to be taken or interactions to note when using these therapies, instructions for the use of various therapies, and available resources and legal aspects related to the use of complementary therapies. The book includes an interactive PDF. New to the Seventh Edition: Completely updated research-related contents A focus on the international use of alternative/complementary therapies Incorporates new information from the National Center for Complementary/Alternative Medicine including their most recent classifications for complementary therapies New content on cultural therapies that nurses may encounter Technology and complementary therapies New information on precautions and potential interactions Instruction techniques for each therapy in exhibit form Legal concerns regarding the use of complementary therapies New references providing cutting edge content

Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy

Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy Book
Author : Donna L. Frownfelter,Elizabeth Dean,Elizabeth W. Dean
Publisher : Mosby
Release : 2006
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Uniquely balanced in its coverage of cardiac and pulmonary systems in health and dysfunction, this student-friendly text includes a new holistic perspective on providing care. Based on the latest scientific literature and research, the text sets the foundation with strong A&P, assessment and intervention coverage. The focus of the rehabilitation section is on the patient, detailing therapy guidelines for patients with acute, chronic and critical care conditions, while also addressing special patient population, such as pediatrics and the elderly. The fourth edition expands its coverage of secondary conditions and has additional content on health care trends related to evidence-based management to promote cost-effective management. The concept of oxygen transport is interwoven throughout. Integrates real-life, clinical cases within the textbook to enable the reader to apply concepts covered in the chapter. Content covers the spectrum from acute to long-term conditions. Covers secondary cardiovascular/cardiopulmonary conditions as well as primary conditions. Special topics are highlighted at the end to keep abreast of new directions and initiatives in the specialty. Focuses on evidence-based medicine to bridge the gap between the importance of research to reimbursement. “/li> Evolve Learning Resources Website includes an Electronic Image Collection with all the images from the book for instructors. For students, a Clinical Case Study Guide provides additional cases to develop problem-solving and clinical reasoning skills. Emphasizes the global perspective of health to make students more aware of the cross-cultural and global view of health care. Expanded section on health psychology and living a healthy lifestyle. Expanded section on secondary cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions shows that "every patient" is a cardiovascular and pulmonary patient. Integrates oxygen transport throughout to demonstrate how cardiac and pulmonary function together. Focuses on evidence-based medicine to bridge the gap between the importance of research and reimbursement Uses case vignettes as models of evidence-based practice and clinical decision making to help the student apply real-life scenarios to evidence-based practice and the process of decision making. Pharmacology chapter has been substantially revised and updated to show the importance of pharmacology to cardiopulmonary care. Incorporates The Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition, which sets the standard in physical therapy. New appendix with a prototype for a cardiac rehabilitation program and a pulmonary rehabilitation program enables the readers to understand how rehabilitation programs work. Expanded section on community and home care. New information on noninvasive mechanical ventilation.

Physical Rehabilitation in Arthritis

Physical Rehabilitation in Arthritis Book
Author : Joan Marion Walker,Antoine Helewa
Publisher : W B Saunders Company
Release : 2004
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The complete, broad-ranging coverage and multidisciplinary approach of this book make it an ideal resource for both clinicians and students of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Family and Physical Medicine. It includes case studies and management of algorithms related to assessment and discharge, new information on arthritis drug families, discussions and resources to help the reader communicate with clients about intimacy issues caused by arthritis, text boxed that emphasize key points, and client-first terminology to reinforce the use of client-friendly language.

Integrating Conventional Alternative Therapies

Integrating Conventional   Alternative Therapies Book
Author : Charlotte Eliopoulos
Publisher : Mosby Incorporated
Release : 1999
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Your patients hear about alternative therapies for chronic conditions from a wide range of sources - some reputable and some not. Here's your opportunity to become well-informed on a variety of therapies, helping your patients take charge of their own care and outcomes, and enhancing their overall quality of life. Offers an accessible, practical reference for nurses who work with the chronically ill. Presents key concepts and principles of chronic care to help the nurse understand the unique aspects of chronic care. Approaches care of the chronically ill in a holistic manner, exploring the many variables affecting physical, emotional, and spiritual health and well-being of persons who live with chronic conditions. Describes the use, benefits, and risks of popular alternative and complementary therapies to aid the nurse in understanding the appropriateness and effectiveness of these therapies for specific conditions. Includes Care Plans for common chronic conditions that integrate alternative and complementary therapies in with the conventional therapies. Dedicates a chapter to reviewing the most common alternative and complementary therapies in use for promoting health and managing chronic disease.