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Rehabilitation for the Postsurgical Orthopedic Patient3

Rehabilitation for the Postsurgical Orthopedic Patient3 Book
Author : Lisa Maxey,Jim Magnusson
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2013
ISBN : 0323077471
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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With detailed descriptions of orthopedic surgeries, Rehabilitation for the Postsurgical Orthopedic Patient, 3rd Edition provides current, evidence-based guidelines to designing effective rehabilitation strategies. Coverage of each condition includes an overview of the orthopedic patient's entire course of treatment from pre- to post-surgery. For each phase of rehabilitation, this book describes the postoperative timeline, the goals, potential complications and precautions, and appropriate therapeutic procedures. New to this edition are a full-color design and new chapters on disc replacement, cartilage replacement, hallux valgus, and transitioning the running athlete. Edited by Lisa Maxey and Jim Magnusson, and with chapters written by both surgeons and physical therapists, Rehabilitation for the Postsurgical Orthopedic Patient provides valuable insights into the use of physical therapy in the rehabilitation process. Comprehensive, evidence-based coverage provides an overview of the orthopedic patient's entire course of treatment from pre- to post-surgery, including a detailed look at the surgical procedures and therapy guidelines that can be used to design the appropriate rehabilitation programs. Case study vignettes with critical thinking questions help you develop critical reasoning skills. Indications and considerations for surgery describe the mechanics of the injury and the repair process so you can plan an effective rehabilitation program. Therapy guidelines cover each phase of rehabilitation with specifics as to the expected time span and goals for each phase. Evidence-based coverage includes the latest clinical research to support treatment decisions. Overview of soft tissue and bone healing considerations after surgery helps you understand the rationale behind the timelines for the various physical therapy guidelines. A Troubleshooting section in each chapter details potential pitfalls in the recovery from each procedure. Over 300 photos and line drawings depict concepts, procedures, and rehabilitation. Detailed tables break down therapy guidelines and treatment options for quick reference. Expert contributors include surgeons describing the indications and considerations for surgery as well as the surgery itself, and physical or occupational therapists discussing therapy guidelines. New coverage of current orthopedic surgeries and rehabilitation includes topics such as disc replacement, cartilage replacement, hallux valgus, and transitioning the running athlete. New full-color design and illustrations visually reinforce the content. Updated Suggested Home Maintenance boxes in every chapter provide guidance for patients returning home. References linked to MEDLINE abstracts make it easy to access evidence-based information for better clinical decision-making.

Rehabilitation for the Postsurgical Orthopedic Patient

Rehabilitation for the Postsurgical Orthopedic Patient Book
Author : Lisa Maxey,Jim Magnusson
Publisher : Mosby
Release : 2007
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Presents detailed descriptions of each surgery with relevant rehabilitation guidelines. Evidence-based guidelines also include treatment programs and troubleshooting for various patient populations, such as geriatric, athletic, and pediatric. Each chapter includes vignettes and illustrations.

Rehabilitation for the Postsurgical Orthopedic Patient E Book

Rehabilitation for the Postsurgical Orthopedic Patient   E Book Book
Author : Lisa Maxey,Jim Magnusson
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2013-12-27
ISBN : 0323291392
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

With detailed descriptions of orthopedic surgeries, Rehabilitation for the Postsurgical Orthopedic Patient, 3rd Edition provides current, evidence-based guidelines to designing effective rehabilitation strategies. Coverage of each condition includes an overview of the orthopedic patient's entire course of treatment from pre- to post-surgery. For each phase of rehabilitation, this book describes the postoperative timeline, the goals, potential complications and precautions, and appropriate therapeutic procedures. New to this edition are a full-color design and new chapters on disc replacement, cartilage replacement, hallux valgus, and transitioning the running athlete. Edited by Lisa Maxey and Jim Magnusson, and with chapters written by both surgeons and physical therapists, Rehabilitation for the Postsurgical Orthopedic Patient provides valuable insights into the use of physical therapy in the rehabilitation process. Comprehensive, evidence-based coverage provides an overview of the orthopedic patient's entire course of treatment from pre- to post-surgery, including a detailed look at the surgical procedures and therapy guidelines that can be used to design the appropriate rehabilitation programs. Case study vignettes with critical thinking questions help you develop critical reasoning skills. Indications and considerations for surgery describe the mechanics of the injury and the repair process so you can plan an effective rehabilitation program. Therapy guidelines cover each phase of rehabilitation with specifics as to the expected time span and goals for each phase. Evidence-based coverage includes the latest clinical research to support treatment decisions. Overview of soft tissue and bone healing considerations after surgery helps you understand the rationale behind the timelines for the various physical therapy guidelines. A Troubleshooting section in each chapter details potential pitfalls in the recovery from each procedure. Over 300 photos and line drawings depict concepts, procedures, and rehabilitation. Detailed tables break down therapy guidelines and treatment options for quick reference. Expert contributors include surgeons describing the indications and considerations for surgery as well as the surgery itself, and physical or occupational therapists discussing therapy guidelines. New coverage of current orthopedic surgeries and rehabilitation includes topics such as disc replacement, cartilage replacement, hallux valgus, and transitioning the running athlete. New full-color design and illustrations visually reinforce the content. Updated Suggested Home Maintenance boxes in every chapter provide guidance for patients returning home. References linked to MEDLINE abstracts make it easy to access evidence-based information for better clinical decision-making.

Postsurgical Orthopedic Sports Rehabilitation

Postsurgical Orthopedic Sports Rehabilitation Book
Author : Robert C. Manske
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2006
ISBN : 0323027024
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Written by well-known experts in a reader-friendly style, this is the only book to focus specifically on post-surgical guidelines for successful rehabilitation of the knee and shoulder for sports patients. Content covers basic concepts related to soft tissue healing, as well as core concepts in sports medicine rehabilitation, all of which lay the groundwork for discussions of specific protocols. Detailed descriptions of the latest post-surgical procedures for various knee and shoulder pathologies equip readers with essential knowledge needed to recommend the most effective treatment plans. Includes a separate section on multiple ligament knee injuries. Numerous photos and radiographs of topics discussed in the text serve as excellent visual references in the clinical setting. Detailed descriptions of the most current surgical protocols for various knee and shoulder pathologies help readers recommend the best treatment based on proven rehabilitation plans. The inflammatory response is described, with regard to its role in soft tissue healing following surgical procedures of the knee and shoulder. Protocols based on the most recent research available promotes evidence-based practice. A chapter on rotator cuff injuries includes authoritative, up-to-date information on this topic. A chapter on cartilage replacement focuses on the "nuts and bolts" of rehabilitation for this common injury, offering current, hands-on information about one of the fastest changing treatment protocols. Contributors are expert therapists and physicians - respected leaders in their field. Each chapter highlights post-op guidelines and protocols in a consistent format that's immediately accessible and easy to reference. Comprehensive information on soft tissue healing is presented. A separate section on multiple ligament knee injuries presents hard-to-find information that's rarely covered in other resources or literature.

Rehabilitation for the Postsurgical Orthopedic Patient

Rehabilitation for the Postsurgical Orthopedic Patient Book
Author : Lisa Maxey,Jim Magnusson
Publisher : Mosby Incorporated
Release : 2006-12-07
ISBN : 9780323092753
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This is a Pageburst digital textbook; the product description may vary from the print textbook. This text provides the physical therapist with the information they need to know about specific orthopedic surgeries and the rehabilitation techniques. Each chapter presents the indications and considerations for surgery; a detailed look at the surgical procedure, including the surgeon's perspective regarding rehabilitation concerns; and therapy guidelines to use in designing the rehabilitation program. In addition to including descriptions of each surgery, this book provides rehabilitation protocols for each surgery along with ways to trouble shoot within various patient populations (i.e. geriatric, athletic, pediatric, etc.). Unlike the more general orthopedic books, this book provides specific clinical information about individual orthopedic surgeries along with a chapter on soft tissue healing. Each chapter is written by an MD and PT or OT providing both surgical and rehabilitation information. Includes the latest, evidence-based therapy guidelines to help therapists design the most effective rehab programs for their patients. Every chapter includes case study vignettes with critical thinking questions to encourage students to use clinical reasoning. Provides detailed tables that break down therapy guidelines with rehab phases to give a quick resource to rehabilitation and therapy plans. Includes the indications and considerations of specific surgical procedures to demonstrate why surgery should or should not be considered. Describes surgeries in detail to give therapists a clear understanding of the surgical procedures used for various injuries and disorders so they can fashion the appropriate rehabilitation program. Includes coverage of commonly accepted therapy guidelines to allow therapists to design a home therapy program as well as what's needed immediately post surgery. Suggested Home Maintenance boxes, included in every chapter, provide guidance for the patient once they return home. Emphasizes the unique needs of the individual patient with suggested home maintenance guidelines and the entire treatment plan broken out by phase for every chapter. Over 300 photos and line drawings provide invaluable teaching tools for instructors and references to the practitioners. Content provided by well-known contributors from around the country. Four new chapters: Pathogenesis of Soft Tissue and Bone Repair, Total Shoulder Replacement, Surgery and Rehabilitation for Primary Flexor Tendon Repair in the Digit, and Cervical Spine Fusion. Includes new information within the appendices on transitioning the running and jumping athlete (e.g. basketball player) back to court and the mini invasive anterior approach to total hip replacement. New authors and editors bring fresh perspective to the topics covered in the text. Each chapter is thoroughly revised with the most current information available on orthopedic surgeries and therapy. Evaluations and guidelines are designed more specifically to the surgical diagnoses for the postsurgical patient. Companion CD-ROM includes the suggested home maintenance boxes in a printable and editable form as well as anatomical and surgical animations on important procedures and anatomical areas.

Postsurgical Rehabilitation Guidelines for the Orthopedic Clinician E Book

Postsurgical Rehabilitation Guidelines for the Orthopedic Clinician   E Book Book
Author : HSS,JeMe Cioppa-Mosca,Janet B. Cahill,Carmen Young Tucker
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2006-06-08
ISBN : 0323059007
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Designed to help therapists provide post-surgical rehabilitation based on best practices and evidence-based research, this comprehensive reference presents effective guidelines for postsurgical rehabilitation interventions. Its authoritative material is drawn from the most current literature in the field as well as contributions from expert physical therapists, occupational therapists, and athletic trainers affiliated with the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS). A DVD accompanies the book, featuring over 60 minutes of video of patients demonstrating various therapeutic exercises spanning the different phases of postsurgical rehabilitation. Examples include hand therapy procedures, working with post-surgical patients with cerebral palsy, sports patient injuries, and pediatric procedures for disorders such as torticollis. Material represents the best practices of experts with the Hospital of Special Surgery, one of the best known and most respected orthopedic hospitals. Phases of treatment are defined in tables to clearly show goals, precautions, treatment strategies and criteria for surgery. Many of the treatment strategies are shown in videos on the accompanying DVD, enabling the user to watch the procedure that is discussed in the text. Information on pediatric and geriatric patients explores differing strategies for treating these populations. Treatments specific to sports injuries are presented, highlighting the different rehabilitation procedures available for athletes. An entire section on hand rehabilitation provides the latest information for hand specialists. Information on the latest treatment strategies for hip replacement presents complete information on one of the most common procedures. Easy-to-follow guidelines enable practitioners to look up a procedure and quickly see the recommended rehabilitation strategy. A troubleshooting section provides solutions for common problems that may occur following each phase of the rehabilitation process. Broad coverage addresses both traditional techniques as well as newer methods in a single resource. Clear photos and illustrations show how to correctly perform the techniques described in the book.

Special Procedures in Foot and Ankle Surgery

Special Procedures in Foot and Ankle Surgery Book
Author : Amol Saxena
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2012-08-13
ISBN : 1447141032
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Foot and ankle surgery has grown rapidly within the last 20 years, due to international collaboration between podiatric, orthopaedic, and trauma surgeons from around the globe. This book aims to provide trainees with a general overview of topics encountered in foot and ankle surgery, by presenting the general surgery section published originally within International Advances in Foot and Ankle Surgery. While this book does not exclude scientific background, it emphasizes a practical, hands-on approach. To meet the demand of all foot and ankle surgeons, the book encompasses forefoot and rearfoot deformities as well as reconstructive surgery of the diabetic foot. This book will appeal to trainees who have yet to specialise, but need access to an easy reference companion within general foot and ankle surgery.

Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery of the Foot and Ankle

Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery of the Foot and Ankle Book
Author : Amol Saxena
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2012-08-04
ISBN : 1447141067
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Sports Medicine is now a specialty in its own right. The Olympics are coming to the UK which has focused interest in the field, and pain in elite sport is an unresolved issue. Sports Medicine is an area that has expanded dramatically in the last 5 years, and demand for educational materials to help bridge the gap in the literature are highly sought-after. This book utilises the excellent sports medicine section originally published within International Advances in Foot and Ankle Surgery and present it in a quick reference format for residents and trainees in orthopedic sports medicine. The information presented covers current accepted techniques with scientific rationale and will appeal to all surgeons and health care professionals with an interest in sports medicine. This is a truly international, multidisciplinary manual of foot and ankle surgery in sports medicine by the specialty's leaders and most experienced surgeons. Current up to date trends and techniques using a scientific approach including evidence based guidelines where applicable are included. The reader will be exposed to a step-by-step approach to each procedure presented.

Physical Rehabilitation for the Physical Therapist Assistant E Book

Physical Rehabilitation for the Physical Therapist Assistant   E Book Book
Author : Michelle H. Cameron,Linda Monroe
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2014-04-14
ISBN : 0323290930
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Prepare for practice with the book tailored specifically for physical therapist assistants! Physical Rehabilitation for the Physical Therapist Assistant provides a clear, easy-to-read, evidence-based guide to the PTA's role in patient management, covering the core concepts related to physical rehabilitation and emphasizing the PTA's role in intervention. A treatment-oriented focus addresses each of the four categories of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Preferred Practice Patterns: musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, cardiopulmonary, and integumentary. The final section of the book addresses interventions which overlap many practice patterns. Written by rehabilitation experts Michelle Cameron, MD, PT and Linda Monroe, MPT, in consultation with Susan Schmidt, a practicing PTA, and Carla Gleaton, the director of a PTA education program, this text will be a valuable resource both in the classroom and in professional practice. Comprehensive, evidence-based coverage of rehabilitation includes sections on pathology; examination; evaluation, diagnosis, and prognosis; clinical signs, and intervention -- emphasizing the PTA's role in intervention. Unique! A consistent, organized approach covers physical therapy intervention by disorder, with full discussions of each condition found in a single chapter. Format follows the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition so you become familiar with the terminology used in therapy practice. Clinical Pearls highlight key information. Unique! Full-color illustrations clearly demonstrate pathologies and interventions. Case studies with discussion questions guide you through specific patient interactions to build your clinical reasoning skills. Glossaries in each chapter define key terms to build your clinical vocabulary. Unique! Student resources on the companion Evolve website enhance your learning with vocabulary-building exercises, boards-style practice test questions, examples of commonly used forms, and references from the book linked to Medline.

Physical Rehabilitation E Book

Physical Rehabilitation   E Book Book
Author : Michelle H. Cameron,Linda Monroe
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2007-04-05
ISBN : 1416065318
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

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.

International Advances in Foot and Ankle Surgery

International Advances in Foot and Ankle Surgery Book
Author : Amol Saxena
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2011-09-28
ISBN : 0857296094
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

A comprehensive textbook of some of the most common and difficult to deal with pathologies. The first truly international, multidisciplinary manual of foot and ankle surgery by the specialty’s leaders and most experienced surgeons. The management of various conditions in the foot and ankle will be approached by authors in different parts of the world. Authors will be invited to provide radiographs, diagrams, and intra-operative pictures to illustrate the procedures described. Current up to date trends and techniques using a scientific approach including evidence based guidelines where applicable. The reader will be exposed to a step-by-step approach to each procedure presented. No outcome research has been performed in this area, and the book may serve as a reference in this respect.

Handbook of Postsurgical Rehabilitation Guidelines for the Orthopedic Clinician

Handbook of Postsurgical Rehabilitation Guidelines for the Orthopedic Clinician Book
Author : HSS
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2008-02-08
ISBN : 0323079504
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Providing a wealth of guidelines and background information on postsurgical rehabilitation of the orthopedic patient in a convenient format, this portable reference is the therapist’s first choice for a quick overview of the rehabilitation plan following orthopedic surgery. Easy-to-follow phase-guideline boxes encapsulate crucial information for over 45 surgeries into phases of healing and rehabilitation covering goals, precautions, treatment strategies, and criteria for advancement — perfect for the busy clinical setting. Quickly find and review the information you need with convenient bulleted rehabilitation guideline tables. Succinct overviews of surgical procedures help you remember key details of surgical procedures. Brief overviews of rehabilitation plans let you quickly review the principles and strategies of rehabilitation that promote healing and recovery from orthopedic surgical procedures. Criteria for advancement help you determine when your patient is ready to advance to the next phase of rehabilitation. Editors and contributors from one of the world’s most prestigious orthopedic hospitals provide authoritative guidance on orthopedic rehabilitation.

Mosby s Field Guide to Physical Therapy

Mosby s Field Guide to Physical Therapy Book
Author : Mosby
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2009
ISBN : 0323063861
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Ideal for clinical settings, this unique, handheld reference provides the most vital details of assessment diagnosis and treatment in a portable, lay-flat format. The convenient organization with color-coded sections and information broken down into charts, tables, and lists makes it easy to find information quickly. With content compiled, created and reviewed by experts in PT practice and education, you'll have all of the information you depend on for academic and clinical success in one convenient reference! Coverage of preferred practice pattern key areas - including musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, cardiovascular and pulmonary, and integumentary - prepare you for situations you'll encounter in practice. Charts, tables, lists, and figures offer easy access to critical information, perfect for fast access in the field. Content on adult, pediatric and geriatric populations prepare you to provide the best care for each patient. Drug monographs include essential information on drugs that may affect physical therapy intervention. Tools for Practice section features important tools for clinical use including content on vital signs, lab values, common ICD-9 codes, American Sign Language, Spanish terminology, and drug monographs. A vibrant, full-color, user-friendly design with over 130 illustrations and color-coded sections makes it easy to find and understand information. Convenient, take-along format lays flat for easy reference in the busy clinical setting.

Mobility in Context

Mobility in Context Book
Author : Charity Johansson,Susan A Chinworth
Publisher : F.A. Davis
Release : 2018-01-30
ISBN : 080365829X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Rely on this resource to help you navigate confidently in both common and complex clinical situations. Mastering patient care skills will ground you in fundamental rehabilitation principles; help you establish a culture of patient-centered care; and teach you to foster habits of clinical problem solving and critical thinking. YouÕll also learn how to help your patients progress toward greater mobility and independence. Over 750 full-color photographs and illustrations make every concept crystal clear.

Evidence Based Management of Low Back Pain E Book

Evidence Based Management of Low Back Pain   E Book Book
Author : Simon Dagenais,Scott Haldeman
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2011-02-11
ISBN : 0323079245
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Covering all commonly used interventions for acute and chronic low back pain conditions, Evidence-Based Management of Low Back Pain consolidates current scientific studies and research evidence into a single, practical resource. Its multidisciplinary approach covers a wide scope of treatments from manual therapies to medical interventions to surgery, organizing interventions from least to most invasive. Editors Simon Dagenais and Scott Haldeman, along with expert contributors from a variety of clinical and academic institutions throughout the world, focus on the best available scientific evidence, summarizing the results from the strongest to the weakest types of studies. No other book makes it so easy to compare the different interventions and treatment approaches, giving you the tools to make better, more informed clinical decisions. A multidisciplinary approach covers treatments from manual therapies to medical interventions to surgery, and many others in between. An interdisciplinary approach enables health care providers to work together. A logical, easy-to-follow organization covers information by intervention type, from least invasive to most invasive. Integration of interventions provides information in a clinically useful way, so it's easier to consider more than one type of treatment or intervention for low back pain, and easier to see which methods should be tried first. 155 illustrations include x-rays, photos, and drawings. Tables and boxes summarize key information. Evidence-based content allows you to make clinical decisions based on the ranking the best available scientific studies from strongest to weakest. Patient history and examination chapters help in assessing the patient's condition and in ruling out serious pathology before making decisions about specific interventions. Experienced editors and contributors are proven authors, researchers, and teachers, and practitioners, well known in the areas of orthopedics, pain management, chiropractic, physical therapy, and behavioral medicine as well as complementary and alternative medicine; the book's contributors include some of the leading clinical and research experts in the field of low back pain. Coverage based on The Spine Journal special issue on low back pain ensures that topics are relevant and up to date. A systematic review of interventions for low back pain includes these categories: patient education, exercise and rehabilitation, medications, manual therapy, physical modalities, complementary and alternative medicine, behavioral modification, injections, minimally invasive procedures, and surgery. Surgical interventions include decompression, fusion, disc arthroplasty, and dynamic stabilization. Additional coverage includes patient education and multidisciplinary rehabilitation.

Neuropathic Pain New Insights for the Healthcare Professional 2013 Edition

Neuropathic Pain  New Insights for the Healthcare Professional  2013 Edition Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : ScholarlyEditions
Release : 2013-07-22
ISBN : 148166087X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Neuropathic Pain: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2013 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ book that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Diagnosis and Screening. The editors have built Neuropathic Pain: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2013 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Diagnosis and Screening in this book to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Neuropathic Pain: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2013 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

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.

Handbook of Postsurgical Rehabilitation Guidelines for the Orthopedic Clinician

Handbook of Postsurgical Rehabilitation Guidelines for the Orthopedic Clinician Book
Author : JeMe Cioppa-Mosca,Janet B. Cahill,Carmen Young Tucker
Publisher : Mosby Incorporated
Release : 2008-01-01
ISBN : 9780323049399
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Providing a wealth of guidelines and background information on postsurgical rehabilitation of the orthopedic patient in a convenient format, this portable reference is the therapist's first choice for a quick overview of the rehabilitation plan following orthopedic surgery. Easy-to-follow phase-guideline boxes encapsulate crucial information for over 45 surgeries into phases of healing and rehabilitation covering goals, precautions, treatment strategies, and criteria for advancement - perfect for the busy clinical setting. Quickly find and review the information you need with convenient bulleted rehabilitation guideline tables. Succinct overviews of surgical procedures help you remember key details of surgical procedures. Brief overviews of rehabilitation plans let you quickly review the principles and strategies of rehabilitation that promote healing and recovery from orthopedic surgical procedures. Criteria for advancement help you determine when your patient is ready to advance to the next phase of rehabilitation. Editors and contributors from one of the world's most prestigious orthopedic hospitals provide authoritative guidance on orthopedic rehabilitation.

Fundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant E Book

Fundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant   E Book Book
Author : Robert C. Manske
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2021-07-15
ISBN : 0323661726
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Master the PTA’s role in orthopedic care — from the examination to treatment planning and interventions! Fundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant, 5th Edition helps you understand and apply the principles of orthopedic science to clinical practice. First you will learn the basics of assessing flexibility, strength, endurance, and balance, and then you’ll become a more valuable PTA by learning the essentials of tissue healing, gait and movement, kinesiology, and the management of orthopedic patients by region and condition. This edition reflects the latest, evidence-based practice and adds updates to the Evolve website. Written by clinician and educator Robert Manske, along with a team of expert contributors, this book describes how to work effectively with a supervising physical therapist! Comprehensive coverage addresses not only core concepts related to orthopedic care, but also includes biomechanics, pharmacology, imaging, in-depth reviews of the types of tissue healing, and the PTA's role in physical assessment and interventions. More than 600 illustrations and 75 summary tables reinforce orthopedic concepts and procedures. A focus on critical thinking and application prepares you for the treatment room and for the clinical practicum portions of your PTA program. Important Concepts highlight useful tips to remember in patient practice. Key terms and learning objectives begin each chapter, serving as checkpoints for understanding and helping you study effectively for examinations. Review questions at the end of each chapter prepare you for the kind of critical thinking you will be required to do in practice. Glossaries in each chapter make it easy to find definitions of key terminology. Useful appendices provide a quick reference to information such as commonly used medications, fracture eponyms, and reference ranges for lab tests. NEW! Updated content and references are added throughout the book to reflect changes in practice patterns. NEW! Expanded full-color illustrations add clarity to anatomy and procedural drawings and make it easier to learn important concepts NEW! Updated chapter summaries highlight essential, need-to-know information. NEW! Updated educator and student resources on the Evolve website provide tools to make teaching and learning easier.

Interventional Spine E Book

Interventional Spine E Book Book
Author : Curtis W. Slipman,Richard Derby,Frederick A. Simeone,Tom G. Mayer
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2007-11-19
ISBN : 1437721664
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

As many as 80% of patients will suffer from back pain at some point in their lifetime. It is the most common form of disability, and the second largest cause of work absenteeism. An early, proactive management approach offers the best route to minimizing these conditions. Renowned authority Curtis W. Slipman, MD and a team of multidisciplinary authorities present you with expert guidance on today's best non-surgical management methods, equipping you with the knowledge you need to offer your patients optimal pain relief. Refresh your knowledge of the basic principles that must be understood before patients with spinal pain can be properly treated. Know what to do when first-line tests and therapies fail, using practice-proven diagnostic and therapeutic algorithms. Offer your patients a full range of non-surgical treatment options, including pharmacology, physical therapy, injection techniques, ablative procedures, and percutaneous disc decompression. Make an informed surgical referral with guidance on indications, contraindications, methods, and postoperative rehabilitation. Better understand key techniques and procedures with visual guidance from more than 500 detailed illustrations.