Mobility in Context

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 2018-02-05
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis Company
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Maximize patient care skills
Rely on this state-of-the-art, multimedia 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. You’ll 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.

See the techniques in action
Fifty-five full-color narrated video clips online at DavisPlus show you clinicians and patients performing key techniques described in the text.

Table of Contents

Establishing the Bar: An Introduction
The Fundamentals of Progressive Mobility

I. Moving the Bar: Preparing Yourself for Patient-Clinician Interaction
1. Establishing the Therapeutic Alliance
2. The Mechanics of Movement
3. Special Environments

II. Moving the Bar: Initiating Mobility
4. Keeping It Clean: Maintaining Cleanliness in the Clinical Environment
5. Assessing Physiological Status: Vital Signs
6. Draping for Minimum Exposure and Maximum Dignity
7. Positioning Your Patient for Mobility
8. Transferring Dependent Patients: Safe Patient Handling and Mobility

III. Moving the Bar: Engaging the Patient in Early Functional Mobility
9. Maintaining Capacity for Mobility Through Range of Motion
10. Bed Mobility
11. Manual Lateral Transfers: Seated and Pivot
12. Vertical Transfers: Floor to Chair and Chair to Plinth

IV. Moving the Bar: Locomotion
13. Seated Mobility: Sitting But Not Sitting Still–Fitting and Propelling a Wheelchair
14. Navigating the Challenges of Ambulating
15. Implementing Device-Specific Gait


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