Implications for the Physical Therapist 3rd Revised edition
Pathology by Catherine C. Goodman
Book DescriptionUnderstand how a patient's conditions might affect physical therapy and outcomes so that you can design safe and effective interventions. The only pathology textbook written specifically for physical therapists, "Pathology: Implications for the Physical Therapist, Third Edition", offers guidelines, precautions, and contraindications for interventions with patients who have musculoskeletal or neuromuscular problems as well as other conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, or pancreatitis. Learn about the cause of these conditions, the pathogenesis, medical diagnosis and treatment, and most importantly, the special implications for the therapist. In addition to addressing specific diseases and conditions, this text emphasizes health promotion and disease prevention strategies and covers issues with implications for physical therapy management, such as injury, inflammation, and healing; the lymphatic system; and, biopsychosocial-spiritual impacts on health care. With this practical and evidence-based text, now enhanced with full-color illustrations and the latest research, you'll know what to factor into your clinical decisions to achieve the best outcomes for your patients.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781416031185
(276mm x 216mm x 69mm)
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publish Date: 29-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Written by a leading expert in the field, this text enables users to properly screen for medical disease to make an informed differential diagnosis. It intends to teach the Physical Therapist how to determine if the patient has a true neuromuscular or musculoskeletal problem and to determine the specific dysfunction or impairment.
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