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Specifically designed to address the expanding role of physical therapists in primary care, the second edition of Primary Care for the Physical Therapist: Examination and Triage provides the information you need to become an effective primary care provider. Acquire the communication and differential diagnosis skills, technical expertise, and clinical decision-making ability to meet the challenges of a changing profession with this unparalleled resource.

New to This Edition

    • New information enhances your understanding of the foundations of practice and how to screen and examine the healthy population.
    • Content is reorganized and updated to reflect the current state of PT practice.
    • Companion Evolve resources website enables you to independently review techniques from the text.
    • Top 10 Medical Conditions to Screen For chapter details conditions that have major significance in incidence, mortality, and morbidity all in one place.
    • Separate chapters on upper and lower quarter screening and a new chapter on symptom investigation by symptom help you screen medical conditions more effectively.

Key Features

    • Emphasizes communication skills vital for establishing rapport and gathering data.
    • Patient interview guides identify what data to collect and how to use it.
    • Overview of the physical examination lays the foundation for different diagnosis and recognition of conditions.
    • A section on Special Populations equips the PT to handle common problems encountered in primary care.
    • Unique approach details pharmacology and diagnostic procedures from a PT perspective for clinically relevant guidance.

Author Information

    By William G. Boissonnault, PT, DPT DHSc, FAAOMPT, FAPTA, Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Program in Physical Therapy, Madison, WI; Assistant Professor, University of St. Augustine Center of Health Sciences, St. Augustine, FL; Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Tennessee-Memphis College of Allied Health Sciences, Memphis, TN; Adjunct Faculty, Massachusetts General Hospital, Institute of Health Professions, Boston, MA; Instructor, Krannert Graduate School of Physical Therapy, University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN

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Primary Care for the Physical Therapist - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource, 2nd Edition
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  • Imprint: Saunders
  • Copyright: 2011