Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists   E Book Book

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists E Book


  • Author : Jaime C. Paz
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2013-12-01
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323227537

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Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists E Book Excerpt :

Familiarize yourself with the acute care environment with this essential guide to physical therapy practice in an acute care setting. Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists, 4th Edition helps you understand and interpret hospital protocol, safety, medical-surgical ‘lingo’, and the many aspects of patient are from the emergency department to the intensive care unit to the general ward. This restructured new edition streamlines the text into four parts— Introduction, Systems, Diagnoses, and Interventions to make the book even easier to use as a quick reference. Intervention algorithms, updated illustrations, and language consistent with the ICF model all help you digest new information and become familiar with new terminology. This comprehensive resource is just what you need to better manage the specific needs of your patients in the complex acute care environment. Intervention algorithms, tables, boxes, and clinical tips highlight key information about the acute care environment in a format that makes finding and digesting information easy. The major body system chapters provide the evidence-based information you need to understand the complex issues of patients in the acute care environment so you can optimally manage the needs of your patients. Current information on medications, laboratory tests, diagnostics, and intervention methods relevant to patients in the acute care environment illustrates how the acute care environment can impact these elements. Clinical tips highlight key points and provide access to the tips and tricks accumulated over a career by an experienced clinician. Language consistent with the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition offers common linguistic ground through the use of Guide standards. Lay-flat pages and uncluttered design make the book easier to use as a quick reference. NEW! Restructured table of contents helps you quickly locate information. NEW! Language from the International Classification of Functioning,

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists Book

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists


  • Author : Jaime C. Paz
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann Medical
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 974
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015054166114

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Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists Excerpt :

ACUTE CARE HANDBOOK FOR PHYSICAL THERAPIESTS was originally developed to provide clinicians with a handy reference for patient care in the hospital setting. It was created primarily for physical therapy students and clinicians unfamiliar with acute care. Because of the position comments and feedback to the first edition, this second edition was written to serve the same purpose with updated information. (Preface p. xiii).

Physical Therapy in Acute Care Book
Score: 5
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Physical Therapy in Acute Care


  • Author : Daniel Joseph Malone
  • Publisher : SLACK Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 686
  • ISBN 10 : 1556425341

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Physical Therapy in Acute Care Excerpt :

Safe and effective management is a top priority for every physical therapy student or clinician involved with patients in the acute care setting. Physical Therapy in Acute Care: A Clinician's Guide is a user-friendly, pocket-sized, evidence-based text that guides and reinforces successful acute care patient management. Physical Therapy in Acute Care provides clinicians with an understanding of the basic physiological mechanisms underlying normal function of all major organ systems, contrasted with the pathophysiology of the disease and disorders that physical therapists will most often encounter in an acute care environment. Inside the pages of Physical Therapy in Acute Care, Daniel Malone and Kathy Lee Bishop-Lindsay provide a comprehensive review of acute physical therapy best practice. This text builds upon fundamental knowledge by addressing important components of patient examination, discussing relevant medical tests, and listing diseases and diagnoses alphabetically with brief medical management. Some Chapter Topics Include: ? Cardiovascular, pulmonary, musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and neurological diseases and disorders ? The immune system and infectious disease ? Oncology rehabilitation ? Wound care ? Transplantation Each chapter highlights important physical therapy concerns, examination findings, and rehabilitation interventions. In addition, Physical Therapy in Acute Care includes numerous tables, figures, review questions, and case studies that highlight the physical therapy patient care model as outlined in the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice. Exciting Features: ? An in-depth description of laboratory tests and procedures incorporating the physiologic significance of abnormal findings ? Pharmacologic information for each organ system chapter including side effects of common medical interventions ? A chapter on deconditioning and bed rest effects in the acute care environment ? A discharge recommendation decision tree Whether y

Essentials of Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy   E Book Book

Essentials of Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy E Book


  • Author : Ellen Hillegass
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2016-03-22
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 736
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323340311

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Essentials of Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy E Book Excerpt :

Improve your understanding of the cardiopulmonary system with Essentials of Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy, 4th Edition. Based on best practices prescribed in The Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, this new edition provides comprehensive coverage of anatomy, physiology, and cardiopulmonary assessment, along with expanded chapters on the growing topics of early mobilization of the ICU patient and acute care management. Using a practical approach, expert author Ellen Hillegass also discusses pathophysiology, pharmacology, and interventions in the outpatient setting. Evidence-based content reflects the latest research in the field and incorporates the use of ICF. Material uses best practices defined by the American Physical Therapy Association. Clinical tips give you real-world hints and suggestions from practicing clinicians. NEW! Expanded chapters cover early mobilization of the ICU patient and acute care management. NEW! Updated references emphasize evidence-based information from the text. NEW! Full-color printing enhances text.

Occupational Outlook Handbook Book
Score: 5
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Occupational Outlook Handbook


  • Author : United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1976
  • Genre: Occupations
  • Pages : 822
  • ISBN 10 : MINN:319510028165522

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Physical Therapy Professional Foundations Book

Physical Therapy Professional Foundations


  • Author : Kathleen A. Curtis
  • Publisher : SLACK Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 310
  • ISBN 10 : 1556424116

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"This book was written to help preprofessional students make healthly choices about entering the field of physical therapy, to assist physical therapy students to establish sound habits and realistic expectiations, and to facilitate success for new graduates in the transition from the the academic setting to clinical practice. Clinical and academic faculty may also find these ideas useful in advising students at various stages in the professional education process." (Preface).

Wound Healing Book

Wound Healing


  • Author : Joseph M McCulloch
  • Publisher : F.A. Davis
  • Release Date : 2010-07-01
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 608
  • ISBN 10 : 9780803625259

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Wound Healing Excerpt :

This most complete resource is back in a full-color, thoroughly revised, updated, and significantly expanded 4th Edition that incorporates all of the many scientific and technological advances that are changing the scope of practice in this multidisciplinary field. Learned authors Joseph McCulloch and Luther Kloth have gathered world renown experts in wound management to present a comprehensive text that is evidence based, clinically focused and practical. Responding to the ever-changing field of wound management, the 4th Edition is far from a simple update; it is virtually a brand-new text. The committed and respected teams of authors and contributors have broadened the scope of this text and expanded it from 14 to 35 chapters.

Wound Care Book

Wound Care


  • Author : Carrie Sussman
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 786
  • ISBN 10 : 0781774446

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Designed for health care professionals in multiple disciplines and clinical settings, this comprehensive, evidence-based wound care text provides basic and advanced information on wound healing and therapies and emphasizes clinical decision-making. The text integrates the latest scientific findings with principles of good wound care and provides a complete set of current, evidence-based practices. This edition features a new chapter on wound pain management and a chapter showing how to use negative pressure therapy on many types of hard-to-heal wounds. Technological advances covered include ultrasound for wound debridement, laser treatments, and a single-patient-use disposable device for delivering pulsed radio frequency.

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists Book

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists


  • Author : Jaime C Paz
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2013-09-27
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 529
  • ISBN 10 : 9781455728954

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Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists Excerpt :

Review of body system basics and disease processes in each chapter provides concise information to help you better manage patients in a hospital setting.Familiarizes you with the acute care environment by explaining medical terminology, hospital protocol, and surgical workupsIncludes updated information on medications, laboratory and diagnostic tests, and surgical and invasive procedures pertinent to physical therapy practiceClinical tips throughout the text show you how to maximize safety, quality, and efficiency of care. Over 350 illustrations, tables, and boxed text highlight essential concepts and procedures for quick reference. Uses terminology consistent with the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second EditionFocuses on evidence-based practice to help you determine the best interventions including recent literature regarding rehabilitation in the critical care setting. NEW! Pertinent practice patterns from the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second Edition are included in each chapter. NEW! Additional illustrations to improve comprehension of the materialNEW! More pharmacologic implications for physical therapists, specifically concerning side effects and use of combination drugs. NEW! Additional decision-making algorithms facilitate critical thinking in the clinical setting. NEW! Updated surgical and invasive procedures include minimally invasive orthopedic surgery, bariatric procedures, and complete insight into circulatory assist devices. NEW! Expanded neurological chapter including vestibular dysfunction tests and measures, a discussion of dementia, and the latest in stroke evaluation and management. NEW! Revised appendices discuss the latest concepts in documentation standards, palliative care, and patient safety. NEW! Slimmer, larger format allows the book to lie open for easier reading. NEW! Improved design highlighting clinical tips and other key features lets you locate important information quickly in a busy clinical setting.

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists E Book Book

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists E Book


  • Author : Jaime C. Paz
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2019-10-12
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 560
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323639262

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Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists E Book Excerpt :

Get all the essential information you need to effectively treat and manage patients in a complex acute care setting with Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists, 5th Edition. This easy-to-follow guide is the perfect resource to help any rehabilitation professional better understand and interpret hospital protocol, safety, medical-surgical "lingo," and the many aspects of patient care in the hospital setting — from the emergency department to the intensive care unit to the general ward. And with extensively updated content reflecting the latest evidence-based information, this new fifth edition contains everything you need to succeed in today’s fast-paced acute care environment. Evidenced-based information is woven throughout the guide to ensure you are equipped with the proven knowledge needed to manage the acuity of patients in the hospital environment. Up-to-date content on medications, laboratory tests, diagnostics, and intervention methods that is relevant to patients in the acute care environment helps you gain insight on how these aspects are affected by the acute care setting. Easy-to-read algorithms, tables, boxes, and clinical tips highlight key information and makes finding and understanding information easier. NEW! Revised content throughout the text reflects the latest information on the complex and fast-paced acute care setting. NEW! Expanded chapters on outcome measures, mechanical circulatory support, and chest pain. NEW! Redesigned airway clearance chapter. NEW! Reformatted nervous system chapter to enhance clinical integration of content. NEW! Enhanced access to information on lines and tubes.

Physical Therapy Case Files  Acute Care Book

Physical Therapy Case Files Acute Care


  • Author : Erin Jobst
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Release Date : 2013-04-05
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN 10 : 9780071768269

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Physical Therapy Case Files Acute Care Excerpt :

SHARPEN YOUR CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS AND PREPARE FOR REAL-WORLD PRACTICE WITH CLINICAL CASES New in the authoritative Case Files series, Physical Therapy Case Files: Acute Care gives you case studies that illustrate critical concepts you need to build and enhance your skills in physical therapy. Each case includes a discussion of the health condition, examination, evaluation, diagnosis, plan of care andinterventions, evidence-based practice recommendations, andreferences. NPTE-style review questions accompanying eachcase reinforce your learning. With Physical Therapy Case Files: Acute Care, everything you need to succeed in the clinic and on the NPTE is right here in your hands. 31 acute-care cases with National Physical Therapy Examination-style review questions help you learn best practices in the context of patient care Enhance your practice with evidence-based cases written by leading clinicians, researchers, and academics Includes evidence-based ratings for examination and treatment plans Perfect for coursework use and NPTE preparation

Occupational Therapy in Acute Care Book

Occupational Therapy in Acute Care


  • Author : Helene Smith-Gabai
  • Publisher : American Occupational Therapy Association, Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 754
  • ISBN 10 : 1569002711

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Occupational Therapy in Acute Care Excerpt :

Occupational therapy is an allied health profession with an underlying belief that engaging in occupations promotes both health and wellness. This comprehensive text lays the foundation for occupation-based practice and addresses the contextual issues of working within the acute care setting. The chapters help to demystify medical conditions and issues routinely encountered by occupational therapists working in this practice area. Detailed research covers the importance of occupational therapists' knowledge of how diseases affect the human body, including the cardiovascular, nervous, and endocrine systems. Chapters review the evaluation process, including chart review, measures, and interpretations and recommendations for intervention to ensure the ultimate level of independence for each patient. Occupational Therapy in Acute Care is designed specifically for therapists working in a hospital setting to acquire better knowledge of the various body systems, common conditions, diseases, and procedures. Students and educators will find this new publication to be the most useful text available on the topic. The book features color illustrations of the human body's systems and functions, as well as tables delineating the signs and symptoms for various diseases. HIGHLIGHTS include: * Evaluation of the Acute Care Patient * The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) * The Cardiac System * The Vascular System * The Pulmonary System * The Nervous System * Orthopedics and Musculoskeletal Disorders * The Endocrine System * The Gastrointestinal System * The Genitourinary System * Oncology * Infectious Diseases and Autoimmune Disorders * Dysphagia * Transplantation * Burns * Appendices -- Common diagnostic tests, medications, deconditioning and immobility, energy conservation, patients with altered mental status, low vision, bariatrics, vertigo, safe patient handling, pain management, evidence-based practice, ethics, discharge planning, blood disorde

Handbook of ICU Therapy Book
Score: 3
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Handbook of ICU Therapy


  • Author : Ian McConachie
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2006-01-12
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 456
  • ISBN 10 : 0521682479

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Handbook of ICU Therapy Excerpt :

This new, expanded and updated edition of Handbook of ICU Therapy builds on the success of the first edition and continues to provide concise information on a broad spectrum of issues relating to care of the critically ill patient. There are also several new, topical chapters. As with the first edition, it is equally applicable to anaesthetists, intensivists, operating department practitioners and anaesthetic/theatre/recovery nurses, and the heart of the book focuses on providing practical information in a readable and easily accessible format. All of the authors are directly involved in ICU practice and/or research and are familiar with the most recent developments in this fast-moving area of medicine.

Primary Care for the Physical Therapist Book

Primary Care for the Physical Therapist


  • Author : William G. Boissonnault
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2020-01-01
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323638982

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Specifically designed to address the expanding role of physical therapists in primary care, Primary Care for the Physical Therapist: Examination and Triage, 3rd Edition covers all the information and skills you need to be successful in the field. Updated content throughout the text helps you stay up to date on the best practices involving patient examination, medical screening, patient management, and communication. This new third edition also features a new chapter on electrodiagnostic testing, a new chapter on patients with a history of trauma, and updated information on how to screen and examine the healthy population. It’s a must-have resource for any physical therapist wanting to obtain the technical expertise and clinical decision-making abilities to meet the challenges of a changing profession. Tailored content reflects the specific needs of physical therapists in primary care. Emphasis on communication skills underscores this essential aspect of quality patient care. Overview of the physical examination is provided in the text to ground therapists in the basis for differential diagnosis and recognizing conditions. NEW! Updated content throughout the text reflects the current state of primary care and physical therapy practice. NEW! New chapter on electrodiagnostic testing helps familiarize physical therapists with indications for electrodiagnostic testing and implications of test results to their clinical decision-making. NEW! New chapter on patients with a history of trauma emphasizes the red flags that physical therapists need to recognize for timely patient referral for appropriate tests. NEW! Updated information on how to screen and examine the healthy population enhances understanding of the foundations of practice and the role that physical therapists can fill in primary care models.

The Clinical Practice of Pediatric Physical Therapy Book

The Clinical Practice of Pediatric Physical Therapy


  • Author : Mark Drnach
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 379
  • ISBN 10 : 0781790638

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The Clinical Practice of Pediatric Physical Therapy Excerpt :

This comprehensive text explains the physical therapist's role across the full range of practice settings, including neonatal intensive care units, rehabilitation programs, early intervention programs, the educational system, pediatric hospices, and intermediate care facilities. This text and reference prepares readers for the demands and challenges faced as the practitioner of choice for children with disabilities. Features include Case Studies and Parent Perspectives. Chapter appendices offer examples of data collection tools and methods, evaluations, and documents used in patient/client management. Sample evaluations show how this information is used in clinical settings.