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Differential Diagnosis For Physical Therapists

Author : Catherine C. Goodman
ISBN : 9780323266338
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Following the standards for competency established by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) related to conducting a screening examination, Differential Diagnosis for Physical Therapists, 5th Edition gives you a consistent way to screen for systemic diseases and medical conditions that can mimic neuromuscular and musculoskeletal problems. This comprehensive text centers on a 5-step screening model that covers past medical history, risk factor assessment, clinical presentation, associated signs and symptoms, and review of symptoms for each client. 5-Step screening model for differential diagnosis includes past medical history, risk factor assessment, clinical presentation, associated signs and symptoms, and review of symptoms. Systems-based approach to the physical therapy screening interview provides a consistent way to screen for systemic disease and medical conditions that can mimic neuromuscular and musculoskeletal problems. Three sections of content present material in a logical way that covers: An introduction to the screening process Viscerogenic causes of neuromusculoskeletal pain and dysfunction System origins of neuromusculoskeletal pain and dysfunction Cognitive processing and reasoning orientation approach encourages you to gather and analyze data, pose and solve problems, infer, hypothesize, and make clinical judgments. Case examples and case studies give real-world examples of hot to integrate screening information into the diagnosis process. Screening tools in the book and on the Evolve companion website feature forms and checklists used in professional practice. Introductory information on medical screening concepts set the stage for how screening is presented in the rest of the book. Reference values for common clinical laboratory tests offer easy access to pertinent information references in a screening exam. Red flag histories, risk factors, clinical presentation, signs and symptoms, helpful screening clues, and guidelines for referral bring your attention to the important information a therapist needs to be aware of during the screening process. NEW! Full-color design, photos, and illustrations clearly demonstrate pathologies and processes. NEW and UPDATED! Evolve resources include printable screening tools and checklists, practice test questions, and more to enhance your learning. NEW! Hot topics keep you informed on rehabbing patients in the dawn or more current surgeries.

Differential Diagnosis For Physical Therapists

Author : Catherine C. Goodman
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Differential Diagnosis for Physical Therapists

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Author : Catherine C. Goodman
ISBN : 0323185258
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Differential Diagnosis In Physical Therapy

Author : Catherine Cavallaro Goodman
ISBN : UOM:39015047741486
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"This third edition of DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS IN PHYSICAL THERAPY reflects the availability of a complete pathology textbook for physical therapists and has been revised to accomplish its original purpose: to provide a guide for the physical therapist to use in screening for medical diseases. This material has been incorporated into the curriculum of many physical therapy programs in Canada and the United States. Our design in this thrid edition is to provide a synthesis text that can be used throughtout the student's education, in the newly developing synthesis courses presented as seminars in the final coursework, as well as into clinical practice. (Preface, p. ix).

Primary Care For The Physical Therapist

Author : William G. Boissonnault
ISBN : 9781437715439
Genre : Medical
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Specifically designed to address the expanding role of physical therapists in primary care, the second edition of Primary Care for the Physical Therapist: Examination and Triage provides the information you need to become an effective primary care provider. Acquire the communication and differential diagnosis skills, technical expertise, and clinical decision-making ability to meet the challenges of a changing profession with this unparalleled resource. Emphasizes communication skills vital for establishing rapport and gathering data. Patient interview guides identify what data to collect and how to use it. Overview of the physical examination lays the foundation for different diagnosis and recognition of conditions. A section on Special Populations equips the PT to handle common problems encountered in primary care. Unique approach details pharmacology and diagnostic procedures from a PT perspective for clinically relevant guidance. New information enhances your understanding of the foundations of practice and how to screen and examine the healthy population. Content is reorganized and updated to reflect the current state of PT practice. Companion Evolve resources website enables you to independently review techniques from the text. Top 10 Medical Conditions to Screen For chapter details conditions that have major significance in incidence, mortality, and morbidity all in one place. Separate chapters on upper and lower quarter screening and a new chapter on symptom investigation by symptom help you screen medical conditions more effectively.

Diagnosis For Physical Therapists

Author : Todd E. Davenport
ISBN : 0803615280
Genre : Medical
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The first diagnosis book written by PTs for PTs that is based on how patients come into the clinic…by their presenting symptom, not by organ system! A pioneering team of practitioners and educators address the growing need for PTs to determine whether a patient's condition is appropriate for physical therapy…to identify the relevant underlying pathology…and to ensure that a serious condition has not been overlooked. Practical, well organized, and easy to use, it's a resource that you'll consult every day when evaluating and formulating treatment plans for both adults and children. Click below to watch two of the authors discuss the book:

Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Secrets

Author : Jeffrey D. Placzek
ISBN : 9780323286831
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Whether you’re preparing for the OCS or just want to brush up on your orthopedic knowledge, you don’t want to be without Placzek and Boyce’s new third edition of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy SECRETS. As with previous editions, SECRETS covers a variety of different physical therapy concepts, healing modalities, specialties, and orthopedic procedures to ensure you are well-prepared to pass the OCS and provide the best orthopedic therapy options for today’s patients. Common diseases are included as well as more innovative diagnostic tools. Each chapter features thoroughly updated content that’s entirely evidence-based and outcome-based. This ebook also features insightful anecdotes — including clinical tips, memory aids, and secrets — and helpful review tools — such as bulleted lists, algorithms and illustrations — to help you thoroughly master all aspects of orthopedic physical therapy practice. Coverage of topics found on the orthopedic specialty exam makes this a useful review resource for those studying for the exam. Clinical tips provide insightful guidance on a variety of clinical situations and tasks. Charts, tables, and algorithims simplify information into logical frameworks. Evidence-based content supports the latest orthopedic research. Strong chapter on the shoulder and hand succinctly presents important information on this complex topic. Annotated references provide a useful tool for research. NEW! Completely updated content reflects the latest physical therapy guidelines. NEW! Electronic-only format makes this study tool completely portable and accessible on a variety of devices such as the Kindle, Nook, iPad, and more.

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