Neuromusculoskeletal Examination and Assessment

A Handbook for Therapists
Author: Nicola J. Petty
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 413
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A logical, systematic working guide to the examination and assessment of the neuromusculoskeletal system, combining a wide range of approaches used clinically around the world. It brings together as one process the examination and assessment of the structures involved: joints, nerve and muscle tissue. Each section follows the same logical, step by step sequence of illustrations and text. The book is designed for manual therapists requiring to identify and assess clinical problems in this area, whether student or clinician. Combines a wide range of commonly used approaches to examination and assessment Logical, repetitive structure from chapter to chapter Combines a wide range of commonly used approaches to examination and assessment Highly illustrated with specially commissioned photos and line drawings Written by an experienced lecturer in higher education who teaches the subject at both undergraduate and postgraduate level Well referenced Comprehensive but concise Logical, repetitive structure from chapter to chapter Written at a level suitable for undergraduate students in all the relevant specialties - easy to follow but does not "talk down" Chapters and references updated throughout. Updated photographs to make the text clearer for the reader. 224 new photographs. Second colour added to line drawings. Additional tables to improve clarity

Neuromusculoskeletal Examination and Assessment E-Book

A Handbook for Therapists
Author: Nicola J. Petty
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702046078
Category: Medical
Page: 466
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Now in its fourth edition, this core textbook continues to provide a comprehensive, systematic guide to the examination and assessment of patients with neuromusculoskeletal dysfunction. The new edition continues with Nicola Petty at the helm but she is now joined by a reputable team of specialized clinicians and academics who have contributed to individual chapters. Neuromusculoskeletal Examination and Assessment focuses on the development of technical and clinical reasoning skills involved in differential diagnosis of joint, nerve and muscle tissues. It is designed for physiotherapy/manual therapy students and their teachers but is also ideal for those in the first years of their practice as an educational support for patient care. Provides a logical approach to patient examination to enhance clinical reasoning Presents key concepts of leading therapists and researchers in the field of manual therapy Emphasizes a patient-centred approach Templated step-by-step sequence of illustrations and text creates an accessible tool for use in teaching and practice New 2-colour drawings and photographs visually demonstrate techniques

Maitland's Clinical Companion E-Book

An Essential Guide for Students
Author: Kevin Banks,Elly Hengeveld
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702042579
Category: Medical
Page: 672
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This reference is ideal for students who need support during their neuromusculoskeletal clinical practice in areas such as communication, clinical reasoning, examination and assessment. It is a vital source for understanding the role of mobilization and manipulation in helping to maximize the recovery, rehabilitation and functioning of patients with movement-related disorders. The principles of the Maitland Concept of Manipulative Physiotherapy are applied to each body region so as to guide the student through to the appropriate selection, application and progression of mobilization and manipulation techniques within the context of contemporary physiotherapeutic rehabilitation. A vital companion to the classic texts – Maitland's Vertebral Manipulation and Maitland's Peripheral Manipulation – which promotes a patient-centred approach to neuromusculoskeletal disorders. Learning objectives and self-assessment questions in every chapter enables students to reflect on their knowledge Case studies highlights key aspects of the concepts to clinical practice Clinical profiles for common neuromusculoskeletal conditions Techniques described and accompanied by over 500 images Picture key to identify types of examination, decision-making and techniques within the text

Special Tests in Musculoskeletal Examination E-Book

An evidence-based guide for clinicians
Author: Paul Hattam,Alison Smeatham
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702049344
Category: Medical
Page: 292
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The proliferation of special tests used in musculoskeletal examination has left the clinician with a vast array of physical tests at their disposal. Special Tests in Musculoskeletal Examination is a handy one-stop guide with over 150 peripheral tests. The clinical context and evidence base is thoroughly explored and the addition of clinical tips and expert opinion will enable the clinician to select the most appropriate tests and interpret the results meaningfully. Step-by-step description for each test Clear photographic illustrations 'At a glance' presentation of the background evidence Detailed clinical context Comprehensive referencing of orthopaedic special tests Clinical tips

Anatomy and Human Movement E-Book

Structure and function
Author: Nigel Palastanga,Roger W. Soames
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 070204749X
Category: Medical
Page: 736
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Over the past 22 years, Anatomy and Human Movement has grown into a classic textbook, helping students to understand and remember the mechanisms which allow movement to take place. Now in its sixth edition, the approach remains the same – each section of the body is presented systematically where readers are introduced to the bones, then guided through the muscles, joints , nervous system and blood supply. Anatomy of the musculoskeletal system is brought to life through simple full colour artwork following a colour key for clarity and accuracy. Detailed account of anatomy Stresses relationship between structure and function Summary Boxes used for quick revision aids or general overviews Over 800 full colour line drawings Over 50 photographs (including radiographs) Stimulates understanding and learning of anatomy and application to human movement Improved and new artwork Radiographs Expansion of joint replacement sections

The Physiotherapist's Pocket Book

Essential Facts at Your Fingertips
Author: Karen Kenyon,Jonathan Kenyon
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0080449840
Category: Medical
Page: 369
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"The Physiotherapist's Pocket Book" is an exceptionally comprehensive, handy reference that is ideal for clinicians in their daily practice and students on core clinical placements - musculoskeletal, neurology, respiratory. The second edition of this extremely popular book has been updated and expanded to make it even more invaluable during clinical practice. It is designed to be a useful aide memoir during assessment and treatment planning with instant access to key facts and figures.

Physiotherapy for Respiratory and Cardiac Problems

Adults and Paediatrics
Author: Jennifer A. Pryor,Ammani S Prasad
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702039748
Category: Medical
Page: 640
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Now in it’s fourth edition, Physiotherapy for Respiratory and Cardiac Problems continues to be an essential textbook and reference source for undergraduate and postgraduate students, and for the clinician working with patients with cardiac and respiratory problems. It strengths lie in integrating the evidence with clinical practice and in covering the whole patient lifespan - infants, children, adolescents and adults. new chapters on: critical care, surgery, and psychological aspects of care expanded evidence for clinical practice case studies multi-contributed chapters written by internationally recognised experts extensively revised text with new illustrations and photographs comprehensive reference lists which directs the reader to further sources of information Part of the Physiotherapy Essentials series - core textbooks for both students and lecturers Online image bank now available! Log on to http://evolve.elsevier.com/Pryor/physiotherapy and type in your unique pincode for access to over 300 downloadable images

Differential Diagnosis for Physical Therapists- E-Book


Author: Catherine C. Goodman,John Heick,Rolando T. Lazaro
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323478484
Category: Medical
Page: 784
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Learn how to screen for red flags and when to refer clients to a medical specialist! Differential Diagnosis for Physical Therapists: Screening for Referral, 6th Edition provides a step-by-step approach to screening for systemic disease and medical conditions that can mimic neuromuscular and musculoskeletal problems. It describes both red flags and yellow flags, so you can recognize the signs and symptoms for conditions outside the scope of physical therapy practice. This edition includes new information on women’s health issues. Written by experienced PT practitioner Catherine Cavallaro Goodman, this book helps you determine whether a client’s symptoms require physical therapy or physician referral! UNIQUE! Five-step screening model is systems- and symptoms-based, and follows the standards for competency established by the American Physical Therapy Association, covering past medical history, risk factor assessment, clinical presentation, associated signs and symptoms, and review of symptoms. UNIQUE! Case studies are based on clinical experience and give real-world examples of how to integrate screening information into the diagnostic process and when to treat or refer. Evidence for the screening process is based on peer-reviewed literature, reporting on the sensitivity, specificity, and likelihood ratios of yellow (cautionary) and red (warning) flags. Key Points to Remember boxes at the end of each chapter provide quick, bulleted summaries of critical information. Quick-reference summaries include tables, boxes, follow-up questions, clinical signs and symptoms, and case examples. Screening tools and checklists are found in the book and on the Evolve website, and are downloadable and printable for use in the clinic. Quick response (QR) codes that can be scanned on a smartphone, tablet, or other mobile device provide links to valuable screening tools such as lists of questions for screening specific problems, checklists, intake forms, and assessment tests New content on women’s health expands coverage of this important topic. UPDATES reflect the most current information on screening for referral. New associate editors — John Heick and Rolando Lazaro — bring fresh insight, as respected physical therapy educators. New! Color tabs make it easier to locate chapters and topics.

Orthopedic Physical Assessment


Author: David J. Magee
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0721605710
Category: Medical
Page: 1138
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Newly updated, this full-color text offers a rich array of features to help you develop your musculoskeletal assessment skills. Orthopedic Physical Assessment, 6th Edition provides rationales for various aspects of assessment and covers every joint of the body, as well as specific topics including principles of assessment, gait, posture, the head and face, the amputee, primary care, and emergency sports assessment. Artwork and photos with detailed descriptions of assessments clearly demonstrate assessment methods, tests, and causes of pathology. The text also comes with an array of online learning tools, including video clips demonstrating assessment tests, assessment forms, and more. Thorough, evidence-based review of orthopedic physical assessment covers everything from basic science through clinical applications and special tests. 2,400 illustrations include full-color clinical photographs and drawings as well as radiographs, depicting key concepts along with assessment techniques and special tests. The use of icons to show the clinical utility of special tests supplemented by evidence - based reliability & validity tables for tests & techniques on the Evolve site The latest research and most current practices keep you up to date on accepted practices. Evidence-based reliability and validity tables for tests and techniques on the EVOLVE site provide information on the diagnostic strength of each test and help you in selecting proven assessment tests. A Summary (Précis) of Assessment at the end of each chapter serves as a quick review of assessment steps for the structure or joint being assessed. Quick-reference data includes hundreds of at-a-glance summary boxes, red-flag and yellow-flag boxes, differential diagnosis tables, muscle and nerve tables, and classification, normal values, and grading tables. Case studies use real-world scenarios to help you develop assessment and diagnostic skills. Combined with other books in the Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation series - Pathology and Intervention, Scientific Foundations and Principles of Practice, and Athletic and Sport Issues - this book provides the clinician with the knowledge and background necessary to assess and treat musculoskeletal conditions. NEW! Online resources include video clips, assessment forms, text references with links to MEDLINE® abstracts, and more. NEW! Video clips demonstrate selected movements and the performance of tests used in musculoskeletal assessment. NEW! Text references linked to MEDLINE abstracts provide easy access to abstracts of journal articles for further review. NEW! Forms from the text with printable patient assessment forms can be downloaded for ease of use. NEW! Updated information in all chapters includes new photos, line drawings, boxes, and tables. NEW! The use of icons to show the clinical utility of special tests supplemented by evidence - based reliability & validity tables for tests & techniques on the Evolve site.

Fundamentals of the Physical Therapy Examination


Author: Fruth
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284099628
Category: Medical
Page: 550
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Fundamentals of the Physical Therapy Examination: Patient Interview and Tests & Measures, Second Edition provides physical therapy students and clinicians with the necessary tools to determine what questions to ask and what tests and measures to perform during a patient exam. This text utilizes a fundamental, step-by-step approach to the subjective and objective portions of the examination process for a broad spectrum of patients. This edition has been updated and revised to reflect the new APTA Guide 3.0, and the Second Edition also includes new and extensive coverage of goniometry and manual muscle testing techniques with more than 300 new photographs.

Management of Spinal Cord Injuries

A Guide for Physiotherapists
Author: Lisa Harvey (Ph. D.)
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0443068585
Category: Medical
Page: 297
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The author provides an innovative 5-step approach to the physiotherapy management of people with spinal cord injury. Based on the International Classification of Functioning, this approach emphasises the importance of setting goals which are purposeful and meaningful to the patient. These goals are related to performance of motor tasks analysed in terms of 6 key impairments. Dr Harvey develops readers' problem-solving skills equipping them to manage all types of spinal cord injuries.

Palpation Techniques

Surface Anatomy for Physical Therapists
Author: Bernhard Reichert
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 3131468513
Category: Medical
Page: 416
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This lavishly illustrated guide to palpation techniques provides readers with a solid understanding of topographic anatomy using clear, step-by-step descriptions that teach how to first identify, and then distinguish between, the various body structures.Full-color photographs feature models with detailed drawings of muscles, bones, and tendons sketched directly onto their skin, indicating exactly where and how to palpate. Complementary color drawings show the functional significance of each anatomic region.Features In-depth coverage of the entire body -- upper extremities, lower extremities, and the head and trunk -- all in one comprehensive volume Over 850 full-color photographs and illustrations enhance the text, making it especially useful for the visual learner Easy-to-reference text boxes contain tips and tricks, including advice on finger placement, pressure application levels, and more Study questions at the end of each chapter aid readers in self-assessment and review of the material Palpation Techniques: Surface Anatomy for Physical Therapists will enable students and practitioners of physical therapy or osteopathy to develop their anatomic knowledge and optimize patient care.

Physical Management for Neurological Conditions E-Book

[Formerly Physical Management in Neurological Rehabilitation E-Book]
Author: Maria Stokes,Emma Stack
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702047120
Category: Medical
Page: 448
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The third edition of this popular textbook - formerly Physical Management in Neurological Rehabilitation and now renamed Physical Management for Neurological Conditions - maintains its scientific and research base with extensive use of references and case studies. It is the only book for physiotherapists that offers a comprehensive overview of the basic principles of neurological rehabilitation, specific neurological / neuromuscular conditions and the related physiotherapy treatment approaches used. Important areas which feature throughout are discussed in relation to the different neurological conditions and include: a non-prescriptive, multidisciplinary, problem-solving approach to patient management involvement of the patient and carer in goal-setting and decision-making (client-centred practice) use of outcome measures to evaluate the effects of treatment in everyday practice use of case studies to illustrate clinical practice scientific evidence of treatment effectiveness Additional specialist editor – Dr Emma Stack Refined content but with the inclusion of 4 brand new chapters: an introductory chapter on rehabilitation in practice one on respiratory management and two covering self management and falls under the section entitled Skill Acquisition and Learning 11 new expert contributors join the reduced contributor team of 31

Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy

Adults and Paediatrics
Author: Eleanor Main,Linda Denehy
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
ISBN: 9780702047312
Category:
Page: 810
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Previous edition published with title: Physiotherapy for respiratory and cardiac problems, Churchill Livingston, 2008.

Principles of Musculoskeletal Treatment and Management - Volume 2

A Handbook for Therapists
Author: Kieran Barnard
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780702067198
Category: Medical
Page: 368
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Now in its third edition, this core textbook continues to provide a comprehensive, evidence-enhanced guide to the principles of treatment and management of the musculoskeletal system. Nicola Petty is joined by Kieran Barnard in editing this new edition which also sees an expanded number of specialist clinicians and academics contributing individual chapters. Principles of Musculoskeletal Treatment and Management provides both students and experienced practitioners with an invaluable guide to the principles applied in contemporary musculoskeletal therapy. Provides theory and research knowledge to underpin treatment and management strategies for patients with musculoskeletal conditions Provides a rationale to support clinical decision-making Offers an up-to-date evidence-enhanced approach to patient treatment and management Emphasizes the importance of communication and clinical reasoning, as well as hands-on and rehabilitation skills Brand-new chapter on the principles of communication and its application to clinical reasoning Brand-new chapter on the principles of exercise rehabilitation Highlights the health benefits of some treatment approaches References updated throughout

Neurological Physiotherapy Pocketbook E-Book


Author: Sheila Lennon,Gita Ramdharry,Geert Verheyden
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702077240
Category: Medical
Page: 248
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The second edition of the Neurological Physiotherapy Pocketbook is the only book for physiotherapists that provides essential evidence-based information in a unique and easy-to-use format, applicable to clinical settings. Written by new international editors and contributors, this pocketbook provides quick and easy access to essential clinical information. Pocketbook size for when out on clinical placement or working in clinical practice Revised and brand new chapters on neurological rehabilitation and essential components Concentrates on the six most common conditions: including stroke, traumatic brain, and spinal cord injury Key messages highlighted for assessment, treatment, and measurement of the most common neurological conditions

Science, Theory and Clinical Application in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy: Scientific Therapeutic Exercise Progressions (STEP): The Neck and Upper Extremity


Author: Ola Grimsby,Jim Rivard
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 0615257690
Category:
Page: 348
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This long awaited textbook, and its companion texts, from The Ola Grimsby Institute provide decades of clinical experience and reasoning, with both historical and current evidence, with rationale for active treatments in orthopaedic manual therapy. Practical guidelines for exercise rehabilitation are presented with this logical and exciting work. Incorporating experience and science, this book provides new approaches and treatment principles to make what you already do more effective. Extensive Content: Over 332 pages and 455 illustrations, photographs and tables Ola Grimsby and his co-authors have compiled a significant resource for the practicing physical therapist and manual therapist. Ideal for both the classroom and clinic.

Clinical Case Studies in Physiotherapy E-Book

A Guide for Students and Graduates
Author: Lauren Jean Guthrie
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 070203620X
Category: Medical
Page: 408
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Starting a placement or rotation in an unfamiliar clinical area is exciting but can be daunting. CLINICAL CASE STUDIES IN PHYSIOTHERAPY provides invaluable advice and practical guidance on cases and problems encountered on a daily basis allowing you to work with ease and confidence. By adopting a problem solving approach to the cases through the use of questions and answers, the authors will help you to think constructively about each case within all the key specialities of physiotherapy. Starting a placement or rotation in an unfamiliar clinical area is exciting but can be daunting. CLINICAL CASE STUDIES IN PHYSIOTHERAPY provides invaluable advice and practical guidance on cases and problems encountered on a daily basis allowing you to work with ease and confidence. By adopting a problem solving approach to the cases through the use of questions and answers, the authors will help you to think constructively about each case within all the key specialities of physiotherapy. Hints and tips to get you ready for clinical placement How to secure your first physiotherapy post Case studies in the following clinical areas: respiratory, orthopaedics, neurology, musculoskeletal out-patients, care of the elderly, mental health and womens health Cases covering paediatrics also included