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Pierson and Fairchild's Principles & Techniques of Patient Care - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 5th Edition

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New to This Edition

    • NEW! Video clips and skills activities on companion Evolve site illustrate the techniques and procedures described in the text.
    • NEW! Content based on the ICF model, the model currently endorsed by the APTA and AOTA, reflects the current theories and practice guidelines of physical and occupational therapy.
    • NEW! Information on professionalism teaches about the guidelines that currently exist and how to apply those guidelines to patient interactions.

Key Features

    • Clearly written instructions and full-color illustrations on patient care techniques and procedures cover topics such as proper lifting, patient transfers, basic wound care, and assessment of vital signs.
    • Insight into rationales and physiological principles explain why specific techniques and procedures are used.
    • More than 700 full-color photographs vividly demonstrate proper performance of techniques and procedures used in the assessment and management of patients in the rehabilitation setting.
    • Procedure boxes throughout the text offer additional tips for optimal assessment and management of patients in the rehabilitation setting.
    • Self-study and problem solving activities promote decision-making and problem solving skills.

Author Information

    By Sheryl L. Fairchild, BS, PT, Director, Rehab/Wellness, Memorial Hermann Northeast, Humble, TX

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Pierson and Fairchild
  • e-Book
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • Copyright: 2012