Comprehensive, evidence-based coverage of rehabilitation includes sections on pathology; examination; evaluation, diagnosis, and prognosis; clinical signs, and intervention -- emphasizing the PTA's role in intervention.
Unique! A consistent, organized approach covers physical therapy intervention by disorder, with full discussions of each condition found in a single chapter.
Format follows the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition so you become familiar with the terminology used in therapy practice.
Clinical Pearlshighlight key information.
Unique! Full-color illustrations clearly demonstrate pathologies and interventions.
Case studies with discussion questions guide you through specific patient interactions to build your clinical reasoning skills.
Glossaries in each chapter define key terms to build your clinical vocabulary.
Unique! Student resources on the companion Evolve website enhance your learning with vocabulary-building exercises, boards-style practice test questions, examples of commonly used forms, and references from the book linked to Medline.
By Michelle H. Cameron, MD, PT, OCS, Oregon Health and Science University, Department of Neurology; Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR and Linda Monroe, MPT, OCS, John Muir Health, Walnut Creek, CA
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