Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists E Book

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, Disability, and Health (ICF) model adopted by the American Physical Therapy Association increases your familiarity with terminology. NEW! New intervention algorithms along with existing algorithms break clinical decision-making into individual steps and sharpens your on-the-spot critical-thinking skills. NEW! A quick-reference appendix covering abbreviations commonly found in the acute care environment supplies the translation tools you need, while flagging any abbreviations that may be harmful to the patient.

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  • Author : Jaime C. Paz
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Pages : 528 pages
  • ISBN : 0323227538
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Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists - E-Book

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists - E-Book
  • Author : Jaime C. Paz,Michele P. West
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 01 December 2013
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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

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists
  • Author : Jaime C Paz,Michele P West
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 27 September 2013
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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

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists

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  • Author : Jaime C. Paz,Michele P. West
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann Medical
  • Release : 21 January 2021
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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

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  • Author : Daniel Joseph Malone,Kathy Lee Bishop Lindsay
  • Publisher : SLACK Incorporated
  • Release : 21 January 2021
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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

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Geriatric Physical Therapy
  • Author : Andrew A. Guccione
  • Publisher : Mosby Incorporated
  • Release : 21 January 2021
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This valued resource for physical therapists provides a comprehensive overview of geriatric physical therapy for physical therapy students as well as practitioners. Thoroughly revised and updated, it provides the latest information on geriatric health care, such as managed care/Medicare/Medicaid, reimbursement issues, conservative pain management techniques, pharmacology, and new material on home care, osteoarthritis, nutrition, and family issues. It includes five new chapters: Ventilation and Respiratory Dysfunction in the Older Adult, Strength Training in the Elderly, Functional Training in

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  • Author : Erin Jobst
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Release : 05 April 2013
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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,

Spinal Cord Injuries - E-Book

Spinal Cord Injuries - E-Book
  • Author : Sue Ann Sisto,Erica Druin,Martha Macht Sliwinski
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 31 January 2008
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From a hospital admittance to discharge to outpatient rehabilitation, Spinal Cord Injuries addresses the wide spectrum of rehabilitation interventions and administrative and clinical issues specific to patients with spinal cord injuries. Comprehensive coverage includes costs, life expectancies, acute care, respiratory care, documentation, goal setting, clinical treatment, complications, and activities of daily living associated with spinal cord patients. In addition to physical therapy interventions and family education components, this resource includes content on incidence, etiology, diagnosis, and clinical features of spinal

Physical Therapy Professional Foundations

Physical Therapy Professional Foundations
  • Author : Kathleen A. Curtis
  • Publisher : SLACK Incorporated
  • Release : 21 January 2021
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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).

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  • Author : Helene Smith-Gabai
  • Publisher : American Occupational Therapy Association, Incorporated
  • Release : 21 January 2021
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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,

Physical Therapy Clinical Handbook for PTAs

Physical Therapy Clinical Handbook for PTAs
  • Author : Olga Dreeben-Irimia
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Release : 08 July 2008
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The diversity and the magnitude of information in regard to treatments and re-assessments is extremely challenging even for the most experienced physical therapist assistant. This concise clinical handbook will help guide physical therapist assistants and physical therapist assistant students in applying appropriate treatments and re-assessments in a safe manner in various physical therapy clinical settings. This clinical pocket size guide will serve as a convenient reference on safe and appropriate treatments and re-assessments applied by the physical therapist assistants and

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  • Author : Linda Fetters,Julie Tilson
  • Publisher : F.A. Davis
  • Release : 26 October 2018
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Improve outcomes through evidence-based therapy. This practical, easy-to-use guide uses a five-step process to show you how to find, appraise, and apply the research in the literature to meet your patient’s goals. You'll learn how to develop evidence-based questions specific to your clinical decisions and conduct efficient and effective searches of print and online sources to identify the most relevant and highest quality evidence. Then, you'll undertake a careful appraisal of the information; interpret the research; and synthesize the

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  • Author : Kenneth A. Olson
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 10 February 2015
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Master the techniques and problem-solving skills needed to manage spinal and TMJ disorders! Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine, 2nd Edition provides guidelines to manipulation, manual physical therapy examination, and treatment procedures of the spine and temporomandibular joint. Informed by evidence-based research, this text offers detailed instructions for reaching an accurate diagnosis and developing a plan of care. Written by well-known spinal manipulation expert Kenneth Olson, this resource provides the complete information you need to make sound decisions during clinical

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  • Author : Ian McConachie
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 12 January 2006
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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

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  • Author : Jan Mehrholz
  • Publisher : Thieme
  • Release : 23 May 2012
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Clinical evidence clearly demonstrates that physical therapeutic measures begun as soon as possible after a stroke, often within 24 to 48 hours, greatly increase everyday competence and quality of life. Physical Therapy for the Stroke Patient: Early Stage Rehabilitation covers all the issues that physical therapists must deal with in this critical period: assessment of patients abilities; care during the acute phase; early mobilization; effects of medication; risk factors; ethical questions; and much more. It provides complete guidelines on how to examine