Tidy's Physiotherapy E-Book


Author: Stuart Porter
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702049492
Category: Medical
Page: 576
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A classic textbook and a student favourite, Tidy’s Physiotherapy aims to reflect contemporary practice of physiotherapy and can be used as a quick reference by the physiotherapy undergraduate for major problems that they may encounter throughout their study, or while on clinical placement. Tidy’s Physiotherapy is a resource which charts a range of popular subject areas. It also encourages the student to think about problem-solving and basic decision-making in a practice setting, presenting case studies to consolidate and apply learning. In this fifteenth edition, new chapters have been added and previous chapters withdrawn, continuing its reflection of contemporary education and practice. Chapters have again been written by experts who come from a wide range of clinical and academic backgrounds. The new edition is complemented by an accompanying online ancillary which offers access to over 50 video clips on musculoskeletal tests, massage and exercise and an image bank along with the addition of crosswords and MCQs for self-assessment. Now with new chapters on: Reflection Collaborative health and social care / interprofessional education Clinical leadership Pharmacology Muscle imbalance Sports management Acupuncture in physiotherapy Management of Parkinson’s and of older people Neurodynamics Part of the Physiotherapy Essentials series – core textbooks for both students and lecturers! Covers a comprehensive range of clinical, academic and professional subjects Annotated illustrations to simplify learning Definition, Key Point and Weblink boxes Online access to over 50 video clips and 100’s of dowloadable images (http://evolve.elsevier.com/Porter/Tidy) Online resources via Evolve Learning with video clips, image bank, crosswords and MCQs! Log on and register at http://evolve.elsevier.com/Porter/Tidy Case studies Additional illustrations

Tidy's Physiotherapy


Author: Stuart B. Porter,A. M. Thomson
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann Medical
ISBN: 9780750632119
Category: Medical
Page: 578
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This classic text has been completely updated and revised to meet the needs of today's physical therapist. Coverage includes the latest therapies for treating disorders of the bones and joints, the respiratory system, the cardiovascular system, the nervous system, and more. Also discusses special considerations for pediatric, geriatric, and pregnant patients.

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.

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

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

The Anatomy Colouring and Workbook


Author: Stuart Porter
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0750675411
Category: Medical
Page: 288
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The 2nd edition of The Anatomy Colouring and Workbook retains many of the features that has made it so popular: memory aids and tips on how to pass exams, questions and answers, cartoons, mnemonics, study aids and self-directed learning activities. With added colouring pictures helping students to visualise internal anatomy, this is the perfect revision aid for students of physiotherapy and other health professions. - Mnemonics, word plays and other tricks to help you memorise key terms and concepts - Photographic atlas section of the book so you can relate internal structures to a real human body - 'Colour it in' pictures to help you fix images in your memory

Dictionary of Physiotherapy


Author: Stuart Porter
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 9780750688338
Category: Medical
Page: 413
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Much more than a traditional dictionary, this extensively illustrated collection of terms, concepts, and definitions is the first resource of its kind specific to physiotherapy. Expanding on key definitions, it discusses important themes and topics, further clarifying the information with illustrations, diagrams, notes, and web links. Detailed, physiotherapy-specific information equips readers with essential terminology for the classroom and for clinical practice. Many themes and topics related to physiotherapy are addressed, making the scope of this book much broader than a traditional dictionary. In-depth entries are provided for musculoskeletal and spinal terms, respiratory terms, neurological terms, psychosocial terms, electrotherapy terms, research terms, and general medical and surgical terms, as well as academic terms. A helpful appendix describes how to write academic essays and assignments. Common medical abbreviations, prefixes, and suffixes are listed for convenient reference. Vibrant illustrations clarify complex concepts and techniques.

Cardiorespiratory Assessment of the Adult Patient - E-Book

A clinician's guide
Author: Mary Ann Broad,Matthew Quint,Sandy Thomas,Paul Twose
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702051977
Category: Medical
Page: 212
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This new innovative resource aims to give physiotherapy students and those new to respiratory care a simple, easy-to-use guide to the process and procedures used in the assessment of adult respiratory patients. Cardiorespiratory Assessment of the Adult Patient begins by identifying the scope of respiratory physiotherapy and listing some key aims of assessment with an overview of different approaches. It then goes on to provide a selection of ‘assessment checklists’ for the main clinical settings which the physiotherapist is likely to encounter. Chapter 3 provides a selection of ‘assessment tools’ given alphabetically, including those that physiotherapists may be expected to carry out themselves and those where they only need to interpret the assessment findings. These tools include a systematic guide to the procedure involved (where relevant) and an explanation of the key findings and their significance for the physiotherapist. In the final section, individuals can apply their knowledge using case scenarios and suggested solutions are also provided. Part of the Physiotherapist’s Toolbox Series – unlock your key skills! Perfect for use on placement and in the clinic. Assessment checklists for main clinical settings – ideal for aide memoires Assessment tools listed alphabetically Tools include clear step-by-step guidance for relevant procedures Key points boxes help to prioritize and identify what to focus on in each setting Spiral-binding allows for easy, lie-flat reference Pull-out bookmark of normal values and common abbreviations for easy reference

Physiotherapy in Obstetrics and Gynaecology


Author: Margaret Polden,Jill Mantle
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann Medical
ISBN: 9780750600163
Category: Medical
Page: 441
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The first of its kind, this distinctive and contemporary new book is set to become the classic physiotherapy text for undergraduate students, junior physiotherapists and practitioners specializing in gynaecology. For until now, no one definitive volume for physiotherapists has existed in this field.

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.

Pathophysiology for the Health Professions - E- Book


Author: Karin C. VanMeter,Robert J Hubert
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323414346
Category: Medical
Page: 704
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Learn the essential concepts of major diseases/disorders and disease processes. Gould’s Pathophysiology for the Health Professions, 6th Edition is a concise, easy-to-understand introduction to the fundamentals of pathophysiology. Continuing in its well-known tradition of readability and vivid, full-color illustrations, the text is updated with the latest research and trends in human disease. Disorders are described by body system, with coverage of the interactions between systems, and special features help you to apply the material to real-life situations. No matter which healthcare field you may enter, this book provides solid preparation for the conditions you may encounter in clinical practice. Updated graphics help you recognize and identify various concepts and specific disorders through enhanced flowcharts, photos, and illustrations. Concise and readable approach includes the information you need without overwhelming you, even if you have a limited scientific background. Format for individual disorder discussions includes 1) background, 2) pathophysiology, 3) etiology, 4) signs and symptoms, 5) diagnoses, 6) possible related complications/disorders, and 7) treatments/research. UNIQUE! Apply Your Knowledge questions ask you to use what you’ve learned to predict What can go wrong with this structure or system, transitioning you from normal anatomy and physiology into pathophysiology. UNIQUE! Think About questions alert you to important points and help with self-evaluation, test preparation, and review. Warning Signs boxes help in identifying the pre-emptive signs of physiologic events such as strokes. Emergency Treatment boxes give step-by-step instructions to follow for emergencies such as shock, cardiac arrest, and pneumothorax. Research boxes discuss new developments, problem areas of pathophysiology, and complications associated with research. Key terms, learning objectives, and bulleted chapter summaries help you focus on key concepts and information. NEW! All chapters updated to include new data on major diseases and other changes in guidelines and the literature, reflecting latest developments in pathophysiology including, updated drug therapy content, expanded coverage of viruses, new cancer treatments, new research on the links between mental health and biochemical/physiologic factors, and much more! NEW! Streamlined narrative content enhances the readability of imperative information.

Practical Evidence-Based Physiotherapy - E-Book


Author: Robert Herbert,Gro Jamtvedt,Kåre Birger Hagen,Judy Mead,Sir Iain Chalmers
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702047139
Category: Medical
Page: 240
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Evidence-based practice has become a central part of physiotherapy today, but it is still an area which is constantly expanding and being updated. Written by an international team of experts, this second edition continues to outline the basic definitions of evidence-based practice and clinical reasoning, while detailing how to find and critically appraise evidence and clinical practice guidelines and the steps to follow in the implementation and evaluation of evidence. For those struggling to understand both the concepts and how to implement them, this book will prove to be an invaluable and practical guide. Considers how both quantitative and qualitative research can be used to answer clinical questions Written for readers with different levels of expertise Highlighted critical points and text box summaries (basic) Detailed explanations in text (intermediate) Footnotes (advanced) Presents detailed strategies for searching physiotherapy-relevant databases Extensive consideration of clinical practice guidelines Chapter asking the question: When and how should new therapies be introduced into clinical practice? Search strategies Evaluating quality of interventions Placebo effects Meta-regression

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

Orthopedic Manual Therapy

Assessment and Management
Author: Jochen Schomacher
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 3131714611
Category: Medical
Page: 328
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Orthopedic Manual Therapy presents a systematic, step-by-step guide to manual therapy for disorders of the extremities and spine. Readers will find detailed examination and treatment techniques, the newest scientific and clinical advances, and updates on pain physiology, biomechanics, neurodynamics, and the biopsychosocial model of disease as the foundation for manual therapy. Special Features Describes every procedure in well structured, logical sequences of assessment, classification, and intervention, including core questions for patients Covers examination and treatment of all joints, from the toes to the shoulder girdle, with new information on the sacro-iliac joint tests, as well as additional new techniques for the wrist and the hindfoot Provides more than 500 full-color, step-by-step photographs that illustrate every technique for treating functional disorders of the locomotor system Explains the important topic of arthrokinematics (movement of the adjacent joint surfaces) and its role in the mechanics of manual therapy Offers a practical documentation template for recording each articulation and communicating findings to colleagues or physicians Access to 20 instructive videos on the Thieme MediaCenter that demonstrate procedures in real-life clinical situations Complete with case studies, checklists, and study questions, this practical, didactic book is ideal as both a textbook and a reference. Students and practitioners of physical and manual therapy will find it essential for gaining the knowledge and decision-making skills to treat any musculoskeletal disorder related to posture and movement.

Nurse Anesthesia Secrets


Author: Mary Karlet
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323031448
Category: Medical
Page: 569
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Nurse Anesthesia Secrets, part of the Nursing Secrets series, provides certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) and nurse anesthesia students with a comprehensive review of topics relevant to nurse anesthesia practice. Organized in an easily accessible question & answer format, the text includes clinically relevant topics, such as equipment, anesthetic management for patients with specific disorders, pharmacology, anesthetic considerations for specific surgical procedures and many more. This format also provides an easy-to-use and comprehensive reference that helps everyone from the busy practitioner researching a case management issue to the student researching and preparing a plan of care. Lists 50 Top Secrets of nurse anesthesia practice in the front matter for quick reference. Features Key Points boxes to emphasize the most important material in the chapter. Provides Internet Resources in each chapter for further studying and reference. Uses an effective two-color layout to provide answers to the most commonly asked questions regarding nurse anesthesia practice. Designed for nurse anesthesia students and CRNA practitioners. Highlights intraopertive monitoring, anesthesia techniques, anesthesia implications of specific disorders, and anesthetic management for specific surgeries. Section I. Anesthesia Equipment and Monitors describes important concepts for safe monitoring and patient positioning during anesthesia. Section II. Clinical Pharmacology describes common medications used or encountered in the perioperative period. Indications, mechanisms of action, and side effects are highlighted. Section III. Disorders and Disease States describes physiologic principles and anesthesia principles associated with specific systems. The anesthetic management of patients with specific disorders is also covered. Section IV. Surgical Procedures describes common surgical procedures and their anesthetic management. Section V. Special Patient Populations describes important anesthetic management concepts for selected patient groups, including geriatric, obese, and pediatric patients. Section VI. Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management describes commonly used regional anesthesia techniques and key concepts regarding pain management. Section VII. Special Considerations describes miscellaneous concepts that are relevant to nurse anesthesia practice, including professional structure, legal terminology, and latex allergy.

Anatomy and Human Movement Pocketbook


Author: Nigel Palastanga,Roger Soames,Dot Palastanga
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780443069123
Category: Medical
Page: 246
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At last a concise pocketbook covering all the essential anatomy you need to prepare for your exams and clinical placements. All the areas of the body are covered by region and include bones, muscles, joints as well as movement, palpation, origin, insersion, and nerve supply. Common injuries, radiographs, MRI scans, CAT scans showing normal vs abnormal graphs are also included. Sections are covered in bite size chunks with easy navigation should you need to look up something in a hurry - an essential book to have in your pocket.