Written by physicians, General Pathology and Internal Medicine for Physical Therapists introduces the basic principles of general pathology and internal medicine clearly and comprehensively for physical therapy (PT) students and practitioners. With this user-friendly book at hand, they will have the knowledge to identify underlying medical conditions, develop individualized treatment plans that take these factors into account, achieve sound therapeutic goals, and refer patients to other resources where necessary.Special Features: The only book on general pathology and internal medicine for physical therapists written with the in-depth knowledge and experience of practicing MDs Organized in two logical sections: the first, General Pathology, provides a basic foundation in the origin and course of diseases, cardinal signs and symptoms, and diagnostic and therapeutic procedures; the second, Internal Medicine, presents the main diseases of the different organ systems with a short physiological introduction, the pathomechanisms, the clinical pictures, and the diagnostic and therapeutic management Offers nearly 300 full-color, didactic illustrations that serve as a superb visual aid to learning Includes numerous tables, chapter summaries, a glossary of medical terminology, and case studies that make every concept clear and accessible Assists in exam preparation by providing over 160 study questions Now a major part of the curriculum in undergraduate and graduate physical therapy programs, internal medicine and general pathology are part of the basic equipment of the physical therapist. For PT students, this book will be a training guide throughout their studies and a valuable review as they prepare for examinations. For practitioners of physical therapy and other allied health disciplines, it is a reliable and easy-to-use reference that will help them fully understand their patients’ medical conditions and provide the highest levels of care.
The most-trusted resource for physiatry knowledge and techniques, Braddom’s Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation remains an essential guide for the entire rehabilitation team. With proven science and comprehensive guidance, this medical reference book addresses a range of topics to offer every patient maximum pain relief and optimal return to function.In-depth coverage of the indications for and limitations of axial and peripheral joints through therapies enables mastery of these techniques. Optimize the use of ultrasound in diagnosis and treatment. A chapter covering PM&R in the international community serves to broaden your perspective in the field.Detailed illustrations allow you to gain a clear visual understanding of important concepts.New lead editor - Dr. David Cifu – was selected by Dr. Randall Braddom to retain a consistent and readable format. Additional new authors and editors provide a fresh perspective to this edition.Features comprehensive coverage of the treatment of concussions and military amputees.Includes brand-new information on rehabilitating wounded military personnel, the latest injection techniques, speech/swallowing disorders, head injury rehabilitation, and the rehabilitation of chronic diseases.New chapters on pelvic floor disorders and sensory impairments keep you at the forefront of the field.Reader-friendly design features an updated table of contents and improved chapter approach for an enhanced user experience.Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience gives access to the text, figures, over 2,500 references, 51 videos, and 750 self-assessment questions on a variety of devices.
Maximize your patients' independence, quality of life, mobility, and functional improvement with this evidence-based guide to physical medicine and rehabilitationLANGE Valuable to practicing physicians, residents,medical students, as well as recertifying physiatristsIncludes timely chapters on sports, trauma, cardiac, and spinal rehabilitationCovers therapeutic exercise and treatment modalitiesfor pain and dysfunction Presents a practical approach to the physical medicine and rehabilitation patient, including common pathologies and complications Focuses on the clinical aspects of physical medicine and rehabilitation with an emphasis on evidence-based medicine Lays down a foundation of anatomy, kinesiology, and biomechanics before progressing to therapeutic exercise and modalities Reviews diagnostic and therapeutic procedures performed by physicians such as electrodiagnostics, musculoskeletal ultrasound, and spine and joint injections Concludes with a comprehensive review of major primary care issues
The new and extended History and Physical Examination pocketcard Set represents a vital resource for recognizing signs and symptoms and diagnosing. This efficiently arranged reference card offers: History and physical examination with notes on ID,CC,HPI,PMH, allergies, current medications, SH,FH, and sexual history; in addition: GA,VS,MS, skin, lymph nodes, HEENT, neck, thorax, lungs, female breasts, CVS, abdomen, genitalia, rectum, musculoskeletal, neurologic, system and more & now with graphics for lung and heart auscultation and reflexes. For students, residents, nurses and all other healthcare professionals.
This book presents cases on the musculoskeletal system in clinical vignette format. Each case pertains to a specific diagnosis, and all cases are grouped according to the body region involved. It is our intention to present each case in a clear, concise, informative, and user-friendly manner. The purpose of this book is to provide medical students, PMR residents and young PMR attending preparing for their boards with a valuable resource for review, studying, and learning. We hope that we have succeeded in our goals, and that this book meets your educational needs.
This book offers the first comprehensive look at CPRs as they relate to PT practice. It's format is arranged so that the pertinent information is readily available to influence clinical decision making while also providing sufficient depth. CPR development level is provided, a quality assessment score is listed as well as a clinical bottom line paragraph to provide the reader with a summative statement. The predictor variables are well described and include multiple color pictures for clarity of explanation and ease of reproduction. To further assist the reader in their utilization of clinical prediction rules the authors have provided a decision making algorithm as well as multiple case studies demonstrating the inclusion of such rules into an evidence-based clinical scenario. CPRs are becoming more frequent in the PT literature and this book provides students and clinicians with a strong working knowledge of the rules most pertinent to PT practice.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pocket Companion is designed to meet the day-to-day needs of PM&R residents, practicing physiatrists, and physicians in other specialties seeing rehabilitation patients. Focused solely on clinical care delivery, this handy reference provides the tools necessary to navigate everything from PM&R team coordination to the tailoring of medical management to achieve functional goals. Divided into four sections, the book covers all rehabilitation topics and is packed with practical information useful in daily practice, including disease-specific order sets and tips for managing the wide range of issues that commonly occur during a patient's rehabilitation. The first section introduces the field of rehabilitation medicine, the second reviews the scope of practice of allied health professionals on the rehabilitation team, the third section discusses rehabilitation topics and practice areas, and the fourth is an extensive Appendix of 24 assessment and rating scales, tables, and algorithms, essential for daily clinical use. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pocket Companion is an indispensible resource that belongs in every white coat pocket. Features of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pocket Companion Include: Conciseness and Clinical Orientation: Presents only the key information needed for optimal case management Comprehensive coverage: All major topics in the field of PM&R are represented Consistent approach: Brief text and bulleted format makes information easy to find Order sets provided for most areas to drive clinical care Medication specifics: Covers medications with specific dosages Appendix collects key scales, tables, and algorithms for immediate access"
The gold-standard physical medicine and rehabilitation text is now in its Fourth Edition—with thoroughly updated content and a more clinical focus. More than 150 expert contributors—most of them new to this edition—address the full range of issues in contemporary physical medicine and rehabilitation and present state-of-the-art patient management strategies, emphasizing evidence-based recommendations. This edition has two separate volumes on Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine. Each volume has sections on principles of evaluation and management, management methods, major problems, and specific disorders. Treatment algorithms and boxed lists of key clinical facts have been added to many chapters.
The Manual of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is a unique, practical, clinical guide that focuses on the problems and management issues of patients with acute and chronic impairments.Concise form nicely complements larger, more comprehensive texts. "Washington Manual" type approach to PM&R Comprehensive, practical coverage of entire field of PM&R in easy-to-use format