Pathology For The Physical Therapist Assistant E Book

Author: Catherine C. Goodman
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323395481
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Understand the why behind diseases and disorders and how it affects what you do in everyday practice with Goodman and Fuller’s Pathology Essentials for the Physical Therapist Assistant, 2nd Edition. This reader-friendly book serves as both a great learning guide and reference tool as it covers all the pathology-related information that is most relevant to what you, the future or practicing physical therapy assistant, need to know. Each chapter takes a well-organized approach as it defines each pathology disorder; describes the appropriate physical therapy assessments, interventions, guidelines, precautions, and contraindications; and rounds out the discussion with relevant case study examples based on established practice patterns. This new edition also features new critical thinking questions and clinical scenarios on Evolve which bring the material to life and help you see how the information in the book can be applied to the day-to-day work of a physical therapist assistant. PTA-specific information and reading level provides easy-to-follow guidance that is specific to the role of the PTA in managing patients. Special Implications for the PTA sections offer a starting point when addressing a particular condition for the first time. Medical management section addresses diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis for each condition discussed. Easy-to-follow, consistent format features a well-organized approach that defines each disorder followed by sections on clinical manifestations and medical management. More than 700 full-color images help reinforce understanding of disease conditions and general pathology principles. Coverage of basic science information and the clinical implications of disease within the rehabilitation process gives readers a solid background in common illnesses and diseases, adverse effects of drugs, organ transplantation, laboratory values, and much more. Terminology and language from the Guide to Physical Therapy Practice is used throughout the text to familiarize readers with the standardized terminology that’s used in practice. Abundance of tables and boxes organize and summarize important points making it easy to access key information. Twelve e-chapters offer supplemental information in the areas of behavioral issues, the gastrointestinal system, vestibular disorders and more. NEW! Clinical scenarios on the Evolve companion website look at patients who have variety of comorbidities and the many factors to consider when evaluating and treating. NEW! Critical thinking questions on the Evolve companion website help users apply the knowledge gained from the text. NEW! Vocab builders set the stage by framing upcoming information in the text.

Pathology For The Physical Therapist Assistant

Author: Penelope J Lescher
Editor: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803626363
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With other texts written at either too high or too low a level, this book meets the needs of PTA students for usable, understandable pathology related to clinical application. Extensively illustrated, this book allows students to more easily comprehend and maintain interest in otherwise complicated pathological processes. The fourteen chapter format effectively fits within a chapter per week course structure, or each chapter may be used as a stand alone module within any course.

Pathology For The Physical Therapist Assistant

Author: Catherine C. Goodman
Editor: Saunders
ISBN: 9780323395496
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Understand the why behind diseases and disorders and how it affects what you do in everyday practice with Goodman and Fuller's Pathology Essentials for the Physical Therapist Assistant, 2nd Edition. This reader-friendly book serves as both a great learning guide and reference tool as it covers all the pathology-related information that is most relevant to what you, the future or practicing physical therapy assistant, need to know. Each chapter takes a well-organized approach as it defines each pathology disorder; describes the appropriate physical therapy assessments, interventions, guidelines, precautions, and contraindications; and rounds out the discussion with relevant case study examples based on established practice patterns. This new edition also features new critical thinking questions and clinical scenarios on Evolve which bring the material to life and help you see how the information in the book can be applied to the day-to-day work of a physical therapist assistant. PTA-specific information and reading level provides easy-to-follow guidance that is specific to the role of the PTA in managing patients. Special Implications for the PTA sections offer a starting point when addressing a particular condition for the first time. Medical management section addresses diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis for each condition discussed. Easy-to-follow, consistent format features a well-organized approach that defines each disorder followed by sections on clinical manifestations and medical management. More than 700 full-color images help reinforce understanding of disease conditions and general pathology principles. Coverage of basic science information and the clinical implications of disease within the rehabilitation process gives readers a solid background in common illnesses and diseases, adverse effects of drugs, organ transplantation, laboratory values, and much more. Terminology and language from the Guide to Physical Therapy Practice is used throughout the text to familiarize readers with the standardized terminology that's used in practice. Abundance of tables and boxes organize and summarize important points making it easy to access key information. Twelve e-chapters offer supplemental information in the areas of behavioral issues, the gastrointestinal system, vestibular disorders and more. NEW! Clinical scenarios on the Evolve companion website look at patients who have variety of comorbidities and the many factors to consider when evaluating and treating. NEW! Critical thinking questions on the Evolve companion website help users apply the knowledge gained from the text. NEW! Vocab builders set the stage by framing upcoming information in the text.

Introduction To Pathology For The Physical Therapist Assistant

Author: Jahangir Moini
Editor: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284179362
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Introduction to Pathology for the Physical Therapist Assistant, Second Edition offers an introduction to pathology for students enrolled in physical therapist assistant (PTA) programs.

Orthopedic Interventions For The Physical Therapist Assistant

Author: Maureen Raffensperg
Editor: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803658958
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First laying the foundation of the role of the PTA within the orthopedic plan of care, this text offers students the fundamental knowledge needed to best understand how the PT evaluates a patient. From principles of tissue healing to detailed descriptions of the most common pathologies, tests and interventions for each body region, this text prepares the PTA for best patient education and care.

Physical Rehabilitation For The Physical Therapist Assistant E Book

Author: Michelle H. Cameron
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323290930
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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.

Umphred S Neurorehabilitation For The Physical Therapist Assistant

Author: Rolando Lazaro
Editor: Slack
ISBN: 9781630915650
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"As the role of the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) expands in the area of intervention approaches for neurological rehabilitation, the Third Edition of Neurorehabilitation for the Physical Therapist Assistant offers a timely update to reflect these emerging changes. Inside Neurorehabilitation for the Physical Therapist Assistant, Second Edition Dr. Darcy Umphred and Dr. Rolando Lazaro include a more comprehensive explanation and discussion of intervention techniques used in both pediatric and adult patient/client populations. Also included is a more thorough discussion of examination tools and their application because of the growing need for the PTA to identify the progress of the intervention using the tools from the initial examination and to assist in completing the discharge examination. Faculty will welcome the new and expanded instructor's materials for the classroom that include an online video library illustrating selected examination tools and intervention approaches. In this Second Edition, there are several video clips with Dr. Umphred demonstrating several clinical techniques that can enhance PTA practice. Additionally, an expanded study guide that provides case studies and Q&A for each chapter can be found on www.efacultylounge.com Neurorehabilitation for the Physical Therapist Assistant, Second Edition now includes a new chapter on documentation to help the PTA develop the skills necessary for clear record keeping as well as ensuring optimal patient care and reimbursement for services provided. Features: A clear delineation of the differences between the frameworks used by medical practitioners, those used by the PT, and those directly related to the PTA Detailed descriptions of interventions, tests, and measures used by the PTA Access to a website that includes an online video library and case studies and questions for each chapter, with new book purchase. A focus on interactions between types of movement dysfunctions and intervention selection Neurorehabilitation for the Physical Therapist Assistant, Second Edition is the perfect resource for any physical therapist assistant faculty, student, or clinician interested in the physical therapy management of individuals with various types of neurological conditions"--

Orthopaedics For The Physical Therapist Assistant

Author: Mark Dutton
Editor: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 0763797553
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Orthopaedics for the Physical Therapist Assistant offers essential information on the anatomy and biomechanics of each major area of the body. This first-of-its-kind core text approaches the field from a variety of disciplines and perspectives, linking studies in anatomy, therapeutic exercise, and kinesiology to the study of joints As a practice, physical therapy continues to rely on physical examination, making accurate diagnosis especially important. Orthopaedics for the Physical Therapist Assistant provides evidence-based guidelines for assessing and rehabilitating patients. In addition to covering the basics of each joint, Orthopaedics for the Physical Therapist Assistant also contains dedicated chapters on pediatrics, geriatrics, manual therapy, and women's health.

Pocket Notes For The Physical Therapist Assistant

Author: Steven B. Skinner
Editor: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449653413
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A clinical guide for physical therapist assistant students and practicing physical therapist assistants, Pocket Notes for the Physical Therapist Assistant, Second Edition provides quick, convenient access to information on normal values, assessment techniques, treatment suggestions, pharmacology, and pathology descriptions. New content includes an expansion of gait topics, as well as the inclusion hydrotherapy/aquatic therapy, interferential current, mechanical spinal traction, and microelectrical neuromuscular stimulation. Also, information about balance and breathing activities has been added. With revised and updated information and references throughout, the Second Edition is a praised as a recommended resource for physical therapist assistant students and clinicians.

Fundamental Orthopedic Management For The Physical Therapist Assistant E Book

Author: Robert C. Manske
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323291376
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Master the role and the skills of the physical therapist assistant! Fundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant, 4th Edition helps you apply the principles of orthopedic science to physical therapy interventions. First you will learn how to assess flexibility, strength, endurance, and balance, and then you’ll become a more valuable PTA by learning the essentials of tissue healing, gait and manual therapy, biomechanics and kinesiology, and the management of orthopedic patients by region and condition. This edition includes a new full-color design and illustrations, and broadens its scope with new chapters on topics such as musculoskeletal imaging and women’s issues related to physical rehabilitation. Written by clinician and educator Robert Manske, along with a team of expert contributors, this text is your complete guide to success in physical therapist assisting! Comprehensive coverage addresses not only core concepts related to orthopedic care, but also includes biomechanics, pharmacology, in-depth reviews of the types of tissue healing, and the PTA's role in physical assessment and interventions. Over 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 the curriculum. Review questions at the end of each chapter prepare you for the kind of critical thinking you will be required to do in practice. Key terms and learning objectives begin each chapter, serving as checkpoints for understanding and helping you study effectively for examinations. 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 Differential Diagnosis and Emergent Conditions chapter shows how similar symptoms can mask potentially dangerous pathologies and conditions, and may require re-evaluation by the supervising therapist. NEW Musculoskeletal Imaging chapter explains in basic terms the various types of musculoskeletal imaging used when examining musculoskeletal injuries. NEW Orthopedic Management Concepts Specific to Women chapter covers the issues, pathology, and progression of women’s health issues as they relate to physical rehabilitation. NEW! Full-color design and illustrations add clarity to anatomy and procedural drawings and make it easier to learn important concepts. NEW! Important Concepts highlight useful tips and tricks of patient practice. NEW student resources on the Evolve companion website include critical thinking applications, weblinks to related sites, and references with links to Medline® abstracts.

Physical Rehabilitation For The Physical Therapist Assistant

Author: Michelle H. Cameron
Editor: Saunders
ISBN: 9781437708066
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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.

Prevention Practice

Author: Catherine Rush Thompson
Editor: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 9781556426179
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The all-encompassing Prevention Practice: A Physical Therapist's Guide to Health, Fitness, and Wellness successfully details the impact health promotion, health protection, and the prevention of illness and disability have on increasing the quality and length of a healthy life for individuals across the lifespan. Dr. Catherine Thompson along with eight contributors, all with diverse backgrounds in physical therapy, rehabilitation, and healthcare, present the fundamental health, fitness, and wellness concepts that are critical for providing preventive care to healthy, impaired, and at-risk populations as outlined in the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice and Healthy People 2010. Prevention Practice includes screening tools for determining risk factors associated with common medical problems as well as resources for implementing prevention practice in clinical and community-based settings, including planning and marketing a prevention practice. Additionally, this unique guide offers suggestions for providing appropriate interventions (consultation, referral, education, resources, and program development). Some topics covered include: • Overview of holistic versus traditional medicine • A comparison of isometric, isotonic, and isokinetic exercises • Comprehensive physical health screening • Musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, cardiopulmonary, and integumentary impairments and developmental disabilities • Tips, letters, and “do's and don'ts” for providing advocacy to those in need of guidance Perfect for clinicians, students, allied health professionals, rehabilitation specialists, physical medicine specialists, and recreation therapists, Prevention Practice is a valuable resource for everyone in the areas of health, fitness, and wellness. Additional features: • Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance table • Lifestyle Behaviors Screening questionnaire • Pathology-specific signs and symptoms • Women's health issues • Risk of injury based upon age, gender, and race • Nutrition screening for older adults

The Orthopedic Workbook For Physical Therapy

Author: Wanda Peresic
Editor: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763736460
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"Designed to help physical therapist and physical therapist assistant students apply the basics of anatomy and progress through the evaluation, tests and measures, and interventions pursuant to the Guide to physical therapy practice."--Preface, p. vii.

Documentation For Physical Therapist Assistants

Author: Marianne Lukan
Editor: F. A. Davis Company
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An intermediate graduate text in algebraic topology preparing students to study recent developments in stable homotopy theory. The volume, based on lectures given by the author at The Fields Institute in fall of 1995, explains and illustrates the basic concepts of bordism characteristic classes, Adams spectral sequences, Brown-Peterson spectra, and the computation of stable stems. The results for each exposition are proven, and some of the methods for computing stable stems have not been published previously. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Neurologic Interventions For Physical Therapy E Book

Author: Suzanne Tink Martin
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323661769
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Whether your goal is to be a physical therapist or a physical therapist assistant, this book’s comprehensive content will give you in-depth knowledge on the role of neurologic rehabilitation in the treatment of adults and children with neuromuscular impairments and explores concepts in neuroanatomy, motor control and motor learning, and motor development. Neurologic Interventions for Physical Therapy, 4th Edition provides a current framework for neurologic practice and focuses on the precise links between the pathophysiology of neurologic conditions and possible interventions to improve movement outcomes. The text also includes a new chapter on Autism Spectrum Disorder. Helpful learning aids in each chapter include objectives and summaries, open-ended review questions, line drawings and photos, step-by-step illustrated intervention boxes, tables, and charts. Comprehensive content on the role of neurologic rehabilitation focuses on the treatment of adults and children with neuromuscular impairments and explores concepts in neuroanatomy, motor control and motor learning, and motor development. Open-ended review questions at the end of each chapter allow you to test your knowledge of material covered in the chapter. Case studies include subjective and objective observation, assessment, planning, and critical decision-making components, and provide context for you regarding the patient examination and treatment process. The text uses the language of the APTA Guide to Physical Therapist Practice to ensure you are complying with the APTA best practices. Over 700 illustrations and photographs detailing anatomy, physiology, evaluation, pathology, and treatment enhance your learning resources. UPDATED! Best evidence for interventions; clear, concise tables; graphics and pictures; and current literature engage you in the spectrum of neurologic conditions and interventions. NEW! Autism Spectrum Disorder chapter covers clinical features, diagnosis, and intervention, with a special focus on using play and aquatics, to support the integral role of physical therapy in working with children and families with autism. NEW! Common threads throughout the Children section focus on motor competence as a driving force in a child’s cognitive and language development and highlight how meaningful, fun activities with family and friends encourage children with disabilities to participate. UPDATED! Neuroanatomy chapter provides a more comprehensive review on nervous system structures and their contributions to patient function and recovery after an injury or neurologic condition. UPDATED! Adult chapters feature updated information on medical and pharmacological management. NEW! The Core Set of Outcome Measures for Adults with Neurologic Conditions assists you in measuring common outcomes in the examination and evaluation of patients. NEW! Emphasis on the evidence for locomotor training, dual-task training, and high intensity gait training are included in the intervention sections.

Neurologic Interventions For Physical Therapy

Author: Suzanne "Tink" Martin
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455740209
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Master the role of the physical therapist or physical therapist assistant in neurologic rehabilitation! Neurologic Interventions for Physical Therapy, 3rd Editionhelps you develop skills in the treatment interventions needed to improve the function of patients with neurologic deficits. It provides a solid foundation in neuroanatomy, motor control, and motor development, and offers clear, how-to guidelines to rehabilitation procedures. Case studies help you follow best practices for the treatment of children and adults with neuromuscular impairments caused by events such as spinal cord injuries, cerebral palsy, and traumatic brain injuries. Written by physical therapy experts Suzanne 'Tink' Martin and Mary Kessler, this market-leading text will help you prepare for the neurological portion of the PTA certification exam and begin a successful career in physical therapy practice. Comprehensive coverage of neurologic rehabilitation explores concepts in neuroanatomy, motor control and motor learning, motor development, and evidence-based treatment of adults and children with neuromuscular impairments.Over 700 photos and drawings clarify concepts, show anatomy, physiology, evaluation, and pathology, and depict the most current rehabilitation procedures and technology.Case studies demonstrate the patient examination and treatment process, and show how to achieve consistency in documentation.Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation chapter describes how PNF can be used to improve a patient's performance of functional tasks by increasing strength, flexibility, and range of motion - key to the treatment of individuals post stroke.Review questions are included at the end of each chapter, with answers at the back of the book.Illustrated step-by-step intervention boxes, tables, and charts highlight important information, and make it easy to find instructions quickly.Use of language of the APTA Guide to Physical Therapist Practice ensures that you understand and comply with best practices recommended by the APTA. NEW photographs of interventions and equipment reflect the most current rehabilitation procedures and technology.UPDATED study resources on the Evolve companion website include an intervention collection, study tips, and additional review questions and interactive case studies.

Speech Language Pathology And Related Professions In The Schools

Author: Robert J. Lowe
Editor: Allyn & Bacon
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Fundamental Orthopedic Management For The Physical Therapist Assistant

Author: Gary A. Shankman
Editor: Mosby Incorporated
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While other texts emphasize only technical application of the basic principles of orthopedic science, this text demands critical thinking and enhanced awareness of principles and application of the foundations of orthopedic science. Tailored to the needs of the PTA, each chapter builds on previous information and is complete with challenging review questions. The 2nd edition also includes a stronger emphasis on the fundamentals on exercise science with focus on tissue healing, orthopedic injury, and how to bridge the gap between basic science and physical healing. It also includes six new chapters and the addition of seven appendices. Part I: Basic Concepts of Orthopedic Management begins with the essential concepts of teamwork and shared responsibility within the Physical Therapy team and then develops an understanding in the basic areas of flexibility, strength, endurance, balance, and coordination Part II: Review of Tissue Healing, introduces appropriate concepts of injury and repair of musculoskeletal tissue. Part III: Common Medications in Orthopedics, focuses on common medications used in orthopedics. Knowledge of the actions and side effects of medications and their possible impact on treatment is important for the PTA who is treating patients. Part IV: Gait and Joint Mobilization, provides information that will improve the PTA's ability to treat a patient with gait disability. Part V: Biomechanical Basis for Movement, deals with the basis of human movement. This section's presentation of introductory mechanics precedes orthopedic pathologies and therapeutic interventions by pulling together essential basics of anatomy, physiology, tissue healing, kinesiology, and principles of therapeutic exercise. Part VI: Management of Orthopedic Conditions, serves as the foundation of the text, covering the ankle, foot, and toes; the knee; the hip and pelvis; the lumbar, thoracic, and cervical spine; the shoulder; the elbow; and the wrist and hand. Each chapter is complete with challenging review questions that include substantial fill-in, essay questions, short answer, and important critical thinking applications. More than 530 photos and illustrations help readers understand new concepts and procedures. A unique new chapter, The Role of the Physical Therapist Assistant in Physical Assessment, offers a critical review of essential knowledge related to systems of the body and includes a systems approach to physical assessment specifically applied to PTA. Another unique new chapter, Physical Agents Used in the Treatment of Common Musculoskeletal Conditions, bridges the gap between basic science, assessment, and clinical utility of physical agents. The addition of a chapter on Orthopedic Biomechanics and Kinesiology helps broaden the scope of and enhance the clinical application of kinesiology. The new chapters Composition and Function of Connective Tissue and Neurovascular Healing and Thromboembolic Disease contain new and updated relevant information on ligament healing, bone healing (substantial increase), cartilage healing, and muscle and tendon healing. This new information is critical for the transition to applied principles of orthopedic injury and rehabilitation techniques. The new chapter on Concepts of Orthopedic Pharmacology is designed to enhance the knowledge base of a PTA dealing with patients on anti-inflammatory medications and antibiotics. This chapter introduces information concerning routes of drug administration, bioavailability, antibacterial classifications of drugs and related offending organisms, infections with total joint arthroplasty and fractures, as well as an introduction to anti-inflammatory medications. The addition of appendices broadens the knowledge base of the PTA student and assists in improving the PTA student's learning capacity and skills/knowledge in practice. They also provide enhanced knowledge of orthopedic and neurovascular anatomy. The 2nd edition has new illustrations, tables, and charts related to orthopedic and neurovascular anatomy in each chapter related to specific orthopedic injury and rehabilitation. The addition of Answers to Review Questions reinforces learning for the student and improves the PTA's skills/knowledge in practice. The glossary is enhanced with new terms and includes new information on biomechanics, biomaterials, medications, and names of surgical procedures.

Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy

Author: Scot Irwin
Editor: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN:
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In this new edition, integrated cardiac and pulmonary coverage provides a cohesive understanding of how the body functions. Each of the eight practice patterns identified in the Cardiovascular/Pulmonary section of the APTA's Guide to Physical Therapis Practice is covered in its own separate chapter. Case studies feature real-life situations that focus on functional disabilities and their treatment, and up-to-date pharmacology coverage promotes the safe and effective use of drugs and builds an understanding of drug reactions and contraindications during a client's physical therapy treatment.