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Dozens of realistic cases help students make transition from classroom to clinic The Physical Therapy Case Files series gives students realistic cases designed to help them make the transition from classroom to clinical work and is an outstanding review for the specialty topics included on the American Physical Therapy Association certification exams. This evidence-based series can stand alone or is the perfect complement to textbooks for enhanced learning in the context of real patients. Each case includes clinical tips, evidence-based practice recommendations, analysis, and review questions. These cases teach students how to think through evaluation, assessment, and treatment planning. Includes 42 realistic sports medicine cases A great clinical refresher for practitioners looking to brush up on their skills
"Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Q&A Review is a comprehensive active self-assessment tool for medical students, residents, and junior attending physicians in physical medicine and rehabilitation. The first question-and-answer review book in this field, it will help professionals quickly and efficiently review specific topics in PM&R. The book covers in detail the entire field of physical medicine and rehabilitation with more than 1,500 multiple-choice questions with answers and detailed rationales. Broken into 15 topic areas, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Q&A Review highlights all of the key concepts in the PM&R curriculum for learning and individual self-assessment. Designed to test recall and sharpen skills, the book addresses the fundamental components of PM&R training and practice. Suggested readings are provided at the end of each section for further study. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Q&A Review Features: Comprehensive coverage of the field of PM&R for self-assessment and review Over 1,500 multiple-choice questions with answers and detailed explanations Question-and-answer format facilitates the recall of must-know information and helps identify knowledge gaps for further attention Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Q&A is available as a print text, enhanced e-book, or mobile app for on-the-go study anywhere "
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation presents today’s best physiatry knowledge and techniques, ideal for the whole rehabilitation team. This trusted reference delivers the proven science and comprehensive guidance you need to offer every patient maximum pain relief and optimal return to function. In this new edition, Dr. Randall L. Braddom covers current developments in interventional injection procedures, the management of chronic pain, integrative medicine, recent changes in the focus of stroke and brain injury rehabilitation, and much more. Access the complete contents online along with 1000 self-assessment questions at www.expertconsult.com.Gain a clear visual understanding of important concepts thanks to 1400 detailed illustrations―1000 in full color. Find and apply the information you need easily with each chapter carefully edited by Dr. Braddom and his associates for consistency, succinctness, and readability. Access the fully searchable text online at www.experconsult.com, as well as 1000 self-assessment questions. Master axial and peripheral joint injections through in-depth coverage of the indications for and limitations of these therapies. Make optimal use of ultrasound in diagnosis and treatment. Get a broader perspective on your field from a new chapter on PM&R in the international community. PM&R, 4th Edition provides a truly integrative approach to pain management and rehabilitation across nervous and musculoskeletal disorders, driving enhanced patient outcomes.
Why waste time guessing at what you need to know for the physical medicine and rehabilitation board exam? Maximize your exam preparation time with this quick-hit question and answer review. The unique question and single-answer format eliminates the guesswork associated with traditional multiple-choice Q&A reviews and reinforces only the correct answers you'll need to know on exam day. Emphasis is placed on distilling key facts and clinical pearls essential for exam success. Great for certification and re-certification, this high-yield review for the boards is the perfect compliment to larger texts for intense, streamlined review in the days and weeks before your exam.
With the most up-to-date information on assessment techniques, normal and abnormal findings, and the assessment of patients with specific diseases and disorders, Mosby’s Expert Physical Exam Handbook: Rapid Inpatient and Outpatient Assessments, 3rd Edition is an essential resource for the medical-surgical setting. Detailed instructions and tips help you effectively apply your physical examination skills. From basic examination techniques to step-by-step guides for examining each body region and system, this handbook has everything you need to perform quick and thorough physical examinations.UNIQUE! Action Stats identify immediate actions for critical situations and explain what to do for a patient with a potentially life-threatening condition.UNIQUE! Disorder Close-Ups enable you to identify abnormalities and determine when further analysis or treatment is needed. Normal Findings summarize characteristic findings and acceptable variations based on age, sex, and condition of the patient. UNIQUE! Interpreting Abnormal Findings helps you analyze irregular findings and determine their causes. A chapter on documentation highlights key information to record during the initial assessment, with guidelines for documenting findings for over 20 selected conditions. Examination Tips save you time with practical advice on how to examine patients more efficiently. Lifespan Considerations provide guidelines for assessing patients of all ages to help you individualize exams. Cultural Considerations include valuable information on variations in findings and transcultural considerations for the increasingly multicultural population. Anatomy Reviews with detailed anatomical illustrations refresh your knowledge of anatomy for more accurate physical examinations. A chapter covering health history, equipment, examination techniques, and procedures provides a solid foundation for learning to conduct more effective exams. UNIQUE! The easy-to-follow, step-by-step format covers all aspects of physical examination – inspection, palpation, percussion, and auscultation – promoting an efficient and logical approach to physical exams. Interview questions and guidelines help you hone your interviewing skills to focus your physical assessments. How-to tips on individualizing the physical exam for patients with handicaps, pain, and serious illnesses enable you to effectively and accurately assess patients with special situations. UNIQUE! Expert Exam Checklists available in the book and on the companion Evolve website provide handy reminders for assessing each body region.Thoroughly updated content reflects the latest research findings and evidence-based practice for techniques, normal and abnormal findings, and more. More illustrations and photographs than ever before clearly show normal anatomy, as well as normal and abnormal assessment findings. Dual-function table of contents, with body systems cross-referencing in addition to a body regions organization, helps you quickly find the information you need. Spanish/English assessment terms enable you to accurately communicate with Spanish-speaking patients.
MANUAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION encompasses the most concise review of all physical medicine and rehabilitation in authoritative, definitive, and up-to-date coverage. Information on pharmacology, joint and soft tissue injections, nerve blocks, and trigger point therapy are included. This approach is multidisciplinary, offering information needed for the physiatrist, physical therapist, neurologist, orthopaedist, and occupational therapist.* Encompasses the most concise review of all of physical medicine and rehabilitation. * Written in easy-to-read outline format with material categorized in logical predictable way. * The book has a small trim size and flexbinding, ideal for clinical quick reference. * Written by a physiatrist who is also a physical therapist.
Arranged by anatomic region, Atlas of Interventional Pain Management provides pain medicine specialists in practice and in training with the most up-to-date and practical guide to over 160 interventional pain management techniques. High-quality photographs, procedural videos, and 19 brand-new chapters combine to offer the detailed guidance you need to implement safe, effective treatments and achieve the best possible outcomes in Pain Medicine. "The comprehensive coverage of blocks throughout the body is impressive, and if you wish to own only one textbook on the subject, this is probably the one." Reviewed by British Journal of Anaesthesia, Jun 2015Maximize your success rate and reduce complications with CPT codes for each procedure, as well as indications, relevant anatomy, technique, side effects and complications, and clinical pearls.Integrate interventional techniques into your practice with lavish, detailed illustrations that highlight the key steps in each procedure.View line drawings paired with CT, MR and/or radiographic images to illustrate relevant points in the text.Stay current on the latest injection techniques with 19 brand-new chapters including: Brachial Plexus Block - Infraclavicular Approach; Transverse Abdominis Plane Block; Anterior Cutaneous Nerve Block; Lumbar Grey Ramus Communicans Block; Lumbar Grey Ramus Communicans Block - Radiofrequency Lesioning; and more.Expand the breadth of procedures you perform by focusing on the "how" rather than the "why" of various pain-relieving techniques. Increase needle-placement precision and find the exact location to deliver the nerve block with significantly expanded fluoroscopy- and ultrasound-guided content.Visualize proper needle placement with help from an increased number of high-quality photographs.Understand how techniques are performed by watching procedural videos that cover Cervical Translaminar Epidural Block; Cervical Paravertebral Medical Branch Block; Percutaneous Facet Fusion; Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Block; and more. View online-only chapters accessible via Expert Consult, as well as additional online-only figures, key terms, and abstract sections. Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, references, and videos from the book on a variety of devices.
The focus of Wellness and Physical Therapy will be the application of wellness, particularly fitness wellness, to the practice and profession of physical therapy. The book addresses all items related to wellness in the Normative Model of Physical Therapist Professional Education: Version 2004, the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, and APTA’s Education Strategic Plan. The text consists of foundational knowledge, theoretical models, empirical research and application of material to physical therapy practice. Evidence-based practice is emphasized through a mixed approach of formalist and reader-response. An important text for all physical therapy students! Available resources include PowerPoints for instructors.