9781416031185

Pathology: Implications for the Physical Therapist

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  • ISBN13:

    9781416031185

  • ISBN10:

    1416031189

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/29/2008
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science
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Summary

"Understand how your patients' pathologic conditions affect their therapy and treatment outcomes with this innovative, practical resource designed especially for physical therapists. You can conveniently access essential information on common illnesses, diseases, adverse drug effects, organ transplantation, laboratory values, and more to ensure the most reliable and effective therapy for all of your patients. 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."--BOOK JACKET.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Introduction to Concepts of Pathology
Behavioral, Social, and Environmental Factors Contributing to Disease and Dysfunction
The Psychosocial-Spiritual Impact on Health Care
Environmental and Occupational Medicine
Problems Affecting Multiple Systems
Injury, Inflammation, and Healing
Clinical Medicine
The Immune System
Infectious Disease
Oncology
The Integumentary System
The Endocrine and Metabolic Systems
The Cardiovascular System
The Lymphatic System
The Hematologic System
The Respiratory System
The Gastrointestinal System
The Hepatic, Pancreatic, and Biliary Systems
The Renal and Urologic Systems
The Male Genital/Reproductive System
The Female Genital/Reproductive System
Transplantation
Pathology of the Musculoskeletal System
Introduction to Pathology of the Musculoskeletal System
Genetic and Developmental Disorders
Metabolic Disorders
Infectious Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System
Musculoskeletal Neoplasms
Soft Tissue, Joint and Bone Disorders
Pathology of the Nervous System
Introduction to Central Nervous System Disorders
Infectious Disorders of the Central Nervous System
Central Nervous System Neoplasms
Degenerative Diseases of the Central Nervous System
Stroke
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury
Cerbral Palsy
Epilepsy
Headache
Vestibular Disorders
The Peripheral Nervous System
Laboratory Tests and Values
Summary of Standard Precautions
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