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A Physiotherapist's Guide to Clinical Measurement E-Book


A Physiotherapist's Guide to Measurement is an essential tool for both the student and clinician who will gain ready access to a wide range of common measurement techniques.

This exclusive handy guide gives detailed images of the various measuring methods used in practice, such as goniometric measurement of all the main joints; lower and upper limb girth measurements; manual muscle testing of all major muscle groups; spinal measurements; spirometry (respiratory function); and many more! Each illustration is accompanied by concise but clear instructional text. Additionally, reference tables cover the aims, methodology and results of research, summarising studies on the reliability and validity of a particular measuring tool.

Part of the Physiotherapist's Toolbox Series - unlock your key skills! Perfect for use on placement and in the clinic.

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Key Features

    • Highly illustrated with clear step-by-step guidance
    • Anatomy reviews for each region
    • Observational checklist to facilitate peer review and student's performance
    • Space to record a simulated patient record and further notes
    • Spiral-binding allows for easy, lie-flat reference

Published Reviews

    "Fox and Day's book is a useful summary and reminder for those who have already been taught the required anatomy, and covers a broader range of measures, including spirometry for respiratory function."
    PMG, 2010 Vol. 27:1

Author Information

    By John Edward Fox, MSc MCSP, Lecturer, School of Healthcare Studies, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK and Richard Jasper Day, BSc(Hons), MCSP, Lecturer, School of Healthcare Studies, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK

Customer Reviews

A Physiotherapist
  • e-Book
  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-3610-1
  • Copyright: 2009