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Clinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers : Recognizing Systemic Disease

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1st
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9781556427701

ISBN10:
1556427700
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Hardcover
Pub. Date:
2/15/2008
Publisher(s):
Slack Incorporated
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Summary

Written specifically for athletic trainers, the updated second edition ofClinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers: Recognizing Systemic Diseaseemphasizes practical knowledge; development of clinical skills, including evaluation and treatment; and development of clinical decision-making abilities. InsideClinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers, Second Edition, you will find an expanded discussion of the pathophysiology associated with general medical conditions, as well as case studies which facilitate the studentrs"s ability to formulate a differential diagnosis and make clinical decisions. Dr. Daniel P. Ors"Connor and Dr. A. Louise Fincher have incorporated all of the didactic and psychomotor competencies listed within the General Medical Conditions and Pathology of Injuries and Illness domains from theFourth Editionof theNATA Educational Competenciesinto this unique text. Competencies that are addressed throughout the text are conveniently listed at the beginning of each chapter in which they are referenced. Individual lab activities are included within some chapters to aid in the development of the psychomotor skills related to evaluating general medical illnesses. Instructors will enjoy new ancillary materials such as test bank questions and PowerPoint slides. Whatrs"s New in the Second Edition: bull; New chapters on pharmacology; dermatology; and eyes, ears, nose, throat, and mouth bull; Integration of NATA Position Statements and Consensus Statements bull; Expanded discussion on the physical exam, including detailed instructions for evaluation procedures bull; New illustrations and a color atlas bull; New icons throughout the text to represent action to be taken by the athletic trainer during an evaluation, such as physician referral or activation of emergency action plan Lab Activities Inside the Second Edition: bull; Use of Pharmacology Resources bull; Assessment of Temperature bull; Assessment of Vital Signs (heart rate, blood pressure, and respiration rate) bull; Cardiac Auscultation bull; Pulmonary Auscultation and Percussion bull; Peak Flow Expiratory Rate bull; Abdominal Auscultation, Percussion, and Palpation bull; Urinalysis bull; Assessment of Blood Glucose Levels bull; Use of the Otoscope bull; Use of the Ophthalmoscope bull; Sensory Function bull; Motor Function bull; Reflex Function bull; Cranial Nerve Assessment With expanded discussions and case studies, new chapters and lab activities, and an emphasis on the development of clinical skills, theSecond EditionofClinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers: Recognizing Systemic Diseaseis a must-have for today's athletic training students and clinicians.

Author Biography

Daniel P. OíConnor, PhD, ATC, has published numerous journal articles and book chapters in addition to the First Edition of Clinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers: Recognizing Systemic Disease. He has served as an adjunct faculty member at Rice University and Texas Womanís University and was the Director of the Joe W. King Orthopedic Institute in Houston, Texas for 7 years. Dan is currently an Assistant Professor in the Laboratory of Integrated Physiology and the Department of Health and Human Performance at the University of Houston. A. Louise Fincher, EdD, ATC, LAT, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and the Director of the Athletic Training Education Program at The University of Texas at Arlington. She also serves as the Associate Chair for the Department of Kinesiology. Lou has more than 23 years of experience as an athletic trainer and an educator. She has spent countless hours developing didactic and clinical education materials for both students and athletic training educators. Louís research publications are focused in the areas of orthopedic outcomes and the effectiveness of therapeutic modalities. Her other publications include a book chapter, a column series on the management of athletic injuries, and an article on the use of the otoscope in evaluating ear injuries and illnesses. She has served on several National Athletic Trainersí Association (NATA) and Southwest Athletic Trainersí Association (SWATA) committees and currently serves on the NATA Education Councilís Entry-Level Education Committee.

Table of Contents

Dedicationp. v
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
About the Authorsp. xv
Introductionp. xvii
Principles of Clinical Pathology and Decision Makingp. 1
Chapter Outline and Objectives
Introduction
Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Decision Making
Medical History
Symptoms
Physical Examination Techniques: Differentiating Normal and Abnormal Responses
Summary
References
Online Resources
Pathophysiologyp. 17
Chapter Outline and Objectives
Introduction
Cellular Physiology and Pathophysiology: Response to Cell Damage
Summary
References
Online Resources
Pharmacologyp. 31
Chapter Outline and Objectives
Introduction
Nomenclature
Classification of Drugs
Routes of Administration
Pharmacokinetics
Pharmacodynamics
Therapeutic Medications
Nutritional Supplements and Performance-Enhancing Products
Herbal Supplements
Storage and Management of Medications
Preventing and Managing Medication Poisoning
Drug Resources
Summary
Case Study
References
Online Resources
Lab Exercise
Immune Systemp. 63
Chapter Outline and Objectives
Introduction
Review of Physiology and Pathogenesis
Signs and Symptoms
Pain Patterns
Medical History and Physical Examination
Pathology and Pathogenesis
Pediatric Concerns
Summary
Case Study
References
Online Resources
Lab Exercise
Oncologyp. 81
Chapter Outline and Objectives
Introduction
Review of Physiology and Pathogenesis
Risk Factors
Signs and Symptoms
Pain Patterns
Medical History and Physical Examination
Diagnosis and Staging
Cancer Treatment Options
Pathology and Pathogenesis
Pediatric Concerns
Summary
Case Study
References
Online Resources
Cardiovascular and Hematological Systemsp. 93
Chapter Outline and Objectives
Introduction
Review of Physiology and Pathogenesis
Signs and Symptoms
Pain Patterns
Medical History and Physical Examination
Pathology and Pathogenesis
Pediatric Concerns
Summary
Case Study
References
Online Resources
Lab Exercises
Pulmonary Systemp. 137
Chapter Outline and Objectives
Introduction
Review of Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathogenesis
Signs and Symptoms
Pain Patterns
Medical History and Physical Examination
Pathology and Pathogenesis
Pediatric Concerns
Summary
Case Study
References
Online Resources
Lab Exercises
Gastrointestinal and Hepatic-Biliary Systemsp. 175
Chapter Outline and Objectives
Introduction
Review of Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathogenesis
Signs and Symptoms
Pain Patterns
Medical History and Physical Examination
Pathology and Pathogenesis
Summary
Case Study
References
Online Resources
Lab Exercise
Renal and Urogenital Systemsp. 205
Chapter Outline and Objectives
Introduction
Review of Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathogenesis
Signs and Symptoms
Pain Patterns
Medical History and Physical Examination
Pathology and Pathogenesis
Pediatric Concerns
Summary
Case Study
References
Online Resources
Lab Exercise
Endocrine and Metabolic Systemsp. 233
Chapter Outline and Objectives
Introduction
Review of Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathogenesis
Signs and Symptoms
Pain Patterns
Medical History and Physical Examination
Pathology and Pathogenesis
Pediatric Concerns
Summary
Case Study
References
Online Resources
Lab Exercise
Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat, and Mouth Disordersp. 265
Chapter Outline and Objectives
Introduction
Review of Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathogenesis
Signs and Symptoms
Pain Patterns
Medical History and Physical Examination
Pathology and Pathogenesis
Summary
Case Study
References
Online Resources
Lab Exercises
Dermatological Conditionsp. 293
Chapter Outline and Objectives
Introduction
Review of Anatomy and Physiology
Mechanical Trauma
Skin Infections
Summary
Case Study
References
Neurological Systemp. 323
Chapter Outline and Objectives
Introduction
Review of Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathogenesis
Signs and Symptoms
Pain Patterns
Medical History and Physical Examination
Pathology and Pathogenesis
Summary
Case Study
References
Online Resources
Lab Exercises
Psychological Disordersp. 373
Chapter Outline and Objectives
Introduction
Signs and Symptoms
Pain Patterns
Medical History and Physical Examination
Pathology and Pathogenesis
Pediatric Concerns
Summary
Case Study
References
Online Resources
Toll-Free Resources
Differentiation of Signs and Symptomsp. 391
Chapter Outline and Objectives
Introduction
Medical Emergency
Evaluating Seriousness of Condition
Assessment Algorithms for Key Symptoms
References
Glossaryp. 417
Normal Lab Valuesp. 427
Indexp. 429
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