Physical Rehabilitation

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-08-21
  • Publisher: F a Davis Co
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Physical Rehabilitation is the comprehensive, curriculum-spanning text for physical therapy students and a key reference for practicing physical therapists and other rehabilitation professionals. Focusing on the rehabilitation management of adult patients, it integrates pathophysiological, medical, and therapeutic concepts to assist in the development of appropriate examination procedures, goals, outcomes, and plan of care. This updated 5th edition: Has been revitalized with a new two-color design and more photographs, illustrations, and tables resulting in a more user-friendly presentation. Integrates current research in basic and clinical sciences with physical therapy examination and intervention. Supporting evidence-based practice, many chapters include Evidence Summary Boxes that examine current research on chapter-specific topics. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Patient Care: Decision Making, Psychosocial Factors, and Valuesp. 1
Clinical Decision Makingp. 3
Influence of Psychosocial Factors on Rehabilitationp. 27
Influence of Values on Patient Care: Foundation for Decision Makingp. 65
Examinationp. 79
Vital Signsp. 81
Examination of Sensory Functionp. 121
Musculoskeletal Examinationp. 159
Examination of Coordinationp. 193
Examination of Motor Function: Motor Control and Motor Learningp. 227
Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Velocity Testsp. 273
Examination of Gaitp. 317
Examination of Functional Status and Activity Levelp. 373
Examination of the Environmentp. 401
Intervention Strategies for Rehabilitationp. 469
Strategies to Improve Motor Functionp. 471
Locomotor Trainingp. 523
Chronic Pulmonary Dysfunctionp. 561
Heart Diseasep. 589
Vascular, Lymphatic, and Integumentary Disordersp. 643
Strokep. 705
Multiple Sclerosisp. 777
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosisp. 819
Parkinson's Diseasep. 853
Traumatic Brain Injuryp. 895
Traumatic Spinal Cord Injuryp. 937
Vestibular Disordersp. 999
Amputationp. 1031
Arthritisp. 1057
Burnsp. 1091
Chronic Painp. 1117
Cognitive and Perceptual Dysfunctionp. 1149
Neurogenic Disorders of Speech and Languagep. 1189
Orthotics, Prosthetics, and the Prescriptive Wheelchairp. 1211
Orthoticsp. 1213
Prostheticsp. 1251
The Prescriptive Wheelchairp. 1287
Glossaryp. 1325
Indexp. 1351
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