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9781719642866

Mobility in Context: Principles of Patient Care Skills

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  • ISBN13:

    9781719642866

  • ISBN10:

    1719642869

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 2022-02-11
  • 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 develop essential your clinical problem-solving and critical-thinking skills. 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.

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An access code in new, printed texts unlocks 55 full-color narrated video clips online at FADavis.com that show you clinicians and patients performing key techniques described in the text. 

  • UPDATED & EXPANDED! Incorporating current research and today’s best evidence-based practices
  • NEW! Levels of assistance as defined by the Comprehensive Assessment Reporting Evaluation (CARE) tool, edema assessment methods, and expanded application of biomechanics principles to body mechanics for patients and clinicians
  • NEW! Intervention boxes
  • EXPANDED! More emphasis on clinical reasoning with a new decision-making algorithm to guide the clinician’s choice of mechanical and manual transfer methods
  • EXPANDED! More emphasis on diversity and distinguishing between recovery and compensation
  • EXPANDED! More information on neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, dementia, and spinal cord injury and how they relate to mobility concepts as well as the use of a wheelchair as a primary means of locomotion
  • Narrated video clips with closed captioning online at FADavis.com demonstrate must-know techniques.
  • A focus on developing the foundational knowledge, clinical expertise, and problem-solving skills required to work safely and effectively in both common and unexpected patient situations.
  • Organizational structure parallels the progression of patient intervention.
  • Icons throughout the text highlight important concepts and care skills.
  • “Watch Out!” “Keeping Current,” and “Clinical Tips” boxes cover important safety reminders, recent research, and pointers for effectiveness and efficiency in the clinic.
  • “Try This,” “Clinical Reality Check,” “Thinking It Through,” and “Pathophysiology” boxes provide additional learning enhancements.
  • A wealth of clinical examples mirror today’s patient populations.

Table of Contents

Establishing the Bar: An Introduction
Moving the Bar: Part 1 Preparing Yourself for Patient–Clinician Interaction
1. Establishing the Therapeutic Alliance
2. The Mechanics of Movement
3. Special Environments
Moving the Bar: Part 2 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
Moving the Bar: Part 3 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: Chair to Plinth and Floor to Chair
Moving the Bar: Part 4 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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