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Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Secrets

Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Secrets Author Jeffrey D. Placzek
ISBN-10 9780323286831
Release 2016-09-10
Pages 704
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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.



Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Secrets

Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Secrets Author Jeffrey D. Placzek
ISBN-10 9781416068600
Release 2006-06-06
Pages 704
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Part of the popular Secrets series, this helpful reference presents basic physical therapy concepts and then introduces different healing modalities, specialties and orthopedic procedures typically prescribed for common injuries such as shoulders and extremities. Common diseases are included as well as more innovative diagnostic tools for physical therapists such as radiology. Each chapter features concise information that includes the author's tips, memory aids and "secrets." Bulleted lists, algorithms and illustrations provide a quick review of the specific topic discussed. The information is entirely evidence-based, outcome based and up-to-date. All chapters provide an emphasis on outcome studies and evidence-based practice and include the latest research for the concepts presented. Numerous charts, table and algorithms summarize and visually portray concepts covered in the chapters to provide additional information for clinical decision making. Chapters are written by well-known contributors, including some of the best-known physical therapists practicing in the field today. Provides important information on topics covered in the orthopedic specialty exam. Includes detailed information relevant to making an accurate shoulder assessment as well as the most common shoulder disorders. A comprehensive, heavily illustrated new chapter on orthopedic radiology provides a quick review on reading and interpreting radiographs of common orthopedic conditions. A new differential diagnosis chapter describes the process and the purpose of differential diagnosis for physical therapists who are practicing without referral and who need to expand their knowledge of medical problems that mimic musculoskeletal disease.



Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Secrets

Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Secrets Author Jeffrey D. Placzek
ISBN-10 1416068597
Release 2006-06-06
Pages 679
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Part of the popular Secrets series, this helpful reference presents basic physical therapy concepts and then introduces different healing modalities, specialties and orthopedic procedures typically prescribed for common injuries such as shoulders and extremities. Common diseases are included as well as more innovative diagnostic tools for physical therapists such as radiology. Each chapter features concise information that includes the author's tips, memory aids and "secrets." Bulleted lists, algorithms and illustrations provide a quick review of the specific topic discussed. The information is entirely evidence-based, outcome based and up-to-date.



Orthopaedic Physical Therapy

Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Author Robert A. Donatelli
ISBN-10 9781437715330
Release 2009-07-27
Pages 744
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Provide the best care for your patients by improving your technical and decision-making skills with this all-inclusive text. From basic sciences to detailed information on specific technologies and surgeries, this comprehensive resource has the content you need to expand your expertise in the treatment of musculoskeletal dysfunction. This 4th edition includes updated, revised, and new chapters to ensure you have the most helpful and clinically relevant information available. Coverage of surgical options and postsurgical rehabilitation for your patients with musculoskeletal disorders facilitates communication between therapists and physicians and improves the patient’s post-surgical rehabilitation. Updated content on orthopaedic surgical and rehabilitation procedures, including hyaline cartilage replacements, iliotibial band releases, ACL deficit knee, and much more puts the latest advances in the field at your fingertips. Case studies and clinical tips strengthen your problem-solving skills and maximize the safety, quality, and efficiency of care. Expert editors and contributors share their knowledge from years of practice and research in the field. Six new chapters, covering topics such as strength training, screening for referral, neuromuscular rehabilitation, reflect the latest physical therapy practice guidelines. Updated clinical photographs clearly demonstrate examination and treatment techniques. A user-friendly design highlights clinical tips and other key features important in the clinical setting. Terminology and classifications from the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition are incorporated throughout the text making descriptions easier to understand. An emphasis on treatment of the individual rather than the dysfunction reflects current practice in physical therapy. Video clips on the accompanying Evolve site demonstrate evaluation, exercise, and treatment techniques covered in the text.



Orthopedic Secrets

Orthopedic Secrets Author David E. Brown
ISBN-10 1560535415
Release 2004
Pages 450
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Comprehensive, yet concise, this updated and expanded best-seller in the proven question-and-answer format of the Secrets Series® covers virtually every area of orthopedics in its approximately 100 chapters. Perfect for clinicians as a refresher or for students as a review for oral exams. Powerful analyses of conditions commonly seen in orthopedic practice 10 sections that clearly divide material into general topics, congenital and developmental disorders, and specific anatomic regions Thought-provoking questions that provide succinct answers Presentation of a vast amount of information, but not overly simplistic New Chapters include: Bone Grafting, Hip Arthroscopy, Articular Cartilage Injury and Repair, and Unicondylar Knee Arthroplasty Current references and web sites



Orthopedic Secrets E Book

Orthopedic Secrets E Book Author Surena Namdari
ISBN-10 9780323172851
Release 2014-10-21
Pages 472
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Quickly reference the answers you need to the most important clinical questions in orthopedics with Orthopedic Secrets. Fully updated throughout, this classic medical reference book covers the entire range of essential topics in orthopedics, organized by subspecialty, for rapid access to the knowledge you need for success both in practice and on board and recertification exams. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Zero in on key orthopedic information with a question-and-answer format, bulleted lists, mnemonics, and practical tips from the authors. Enhance your reference power with "Key Points" boxes and lists of useful websites. Review essential material efficiently with a "Top 100 Secrets" chapter, perfect for last-minute study or self-assessment. Take a fresh, updated approach to orthopedics with new editors and authors from the world-class orthopedic program at the University of Pennsylvania. Focus on the details most relevant to your needs through a new case-based approach that's perfect for student or resident reference/review, or for any practitioner looking for a broad overview of the field.



Neurologic Interventions for Physical Therapy

Neurologic Interventions for Physical Therapy Author Suzanne "Tink" Martin
ISBN-10 9781455740208
Release 2015-06-24
Pages 520
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Master the role of the physical therapist or physical therapist assistant in neurologic rehabilitation! Neurologic Interventions for Physical Therapy, 3rd Editionhelps you develop skills in the treatment interventions needed to improve the function of patients with neurologic deficits. It provides a solid foundation in neuroanatomy, motor control, and motor development, and offers clear, how-to guidelines to rehabilitation procedures. Case studies help you follow best practices for the treatment of children and adults with neuromuscular impairments caused by events such as spinal cord injuries, cerebral palsy, and traumatic brain injuries. Written by physical therapy experts Suzanne 'Tink' Martin and Mary Kessler, this market-leading text will help you prepare for the neurological portion of the PTA certification exam and begin a successful career in physical therapy practice. Comprehensive coverage of neurologic rehabilitation explores concepts in neuroanatomy, motor control and motor learning, motor development, and evidence-based treatment of adults and children with neuromuscular impairments.Over 700 photos and drawings clarify concepts, show anatomy, physiology, evaluation, and pathology, and depict the most current rehabilitation procedures and technology.Case studies demonstrate the patient examination and treatment process, and show how to achieve consistency in documentation.Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation chapter describes how PNF can be used to improve a patient's performance of functional tasks by increasing strength, flexibility, and range of motion - key to the treatment of individuals post stroke.Review questions are included at the end of each chapter, with answers at the back of the book.Illustrated step-by-step intervention boxes, tables, and charts highlight important information, and make it easy to find instructions quickly.Use of language of the APTA Guide to Physical Therapist Practice ensures that you understand and comply with best practices recommended by the APTA. NEW photographs of interventions and equipment reflect the most current rehabilitation procedures and technology.UPDATED study resources on the Evolve companion website include an intervention collection, study tips, and additional review questions and interactive case studies.



Hand Secrets

Hand Secrets Author Peter J. L. Jebson
ISBN-10 1560536233
Release 2006
Pages 368
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The Secrets Series® is breaking new ground again. This volume in the very popular Secrets Series® is back in an exciting, updated, and completely redesigned 3rd Edition. A new, two-color page layout, a more portable size, and a list of the "Top 100 Secrets" in hand surgery help readers to better meet the challenges they face today. Readers will still find all of the features they rely on the Secret Series® for-a question- and -answer format, lists, mnemonics, tables, and an informal tone that make reference fast and easy. No matter what questions arise, in practice or while preparing for the hand surgery boards, this 3rd Edition has the answers-in print and online. Uses bulleted lists, tables, short answers, and a highly detailed index to expedite reference. Features pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets" from the experts. Covers all of today's most common conditions and their treatment. Presents a list of the "Top 100 Secrets" to keep in mind during residency and practice. Features a new, more compact trim size (5 1/4" x 8 1/2") for enhanced portability. Makes information easier to find with a new, two-color page layout and "Key Points" boxes. Identifies useful websites to facilitate obtaining additional information on a specific topic, and provides live links in online version.



Saunders Q A Review for the Physical Therapy Board Examination E Book

Saunders  Q   A Review for the Physical Therapy Board Examination E Book Author Brad Fortinberry
ISBN-10 9781455727759
Release 2010-04-23
Pages 384
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With over 1,200 multiple choice review questions written to parallel the content and format of the National Physical Therapy Board Examination (NPTE), Saunders’ Q&A Review for the Physical Therapy Board Examination provides more NPTE practice than any other review resource available. Strengthen your understanding of core principles across the full spectrum of physical therapy practice with comprehensive exam practice from specialty experts. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. More than 1,200 multiple-choice questions test your understanding of key content across a variety of practice environments, including schools, hospitals, and communities. Organized by topic, it parallels the content and proportional question breakdown of the board examination to familiarize you with the testing format. Correct answers, detailed rationales, and specific references help you get more out of your study time.



Orthopedic Physical Assessment E Book

Orthopedic Physical Assessment   E Book Author David J. Magee
ISBN-10 9781455709755
Release 2014-03-25
Pages 1184
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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.



Orthopedic Clinical Examination

Orthopedic Clinical Examination Author Reiman, Michael P.
ISBN-10 9781492523758
Release 2016-03-08
Pages 1152
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Orthopedic Clinical Examination (Enhanced Version) provides current and future athletic trainers and physical therapists fundamental knowledge for developing proficiency at performing orthopedic evaluations and diagnosing conditions. Michael P. Reiman, who is internationally respected for his teaching, clinical practice, and research focused on orthopedic assessment and treatment methods, presents an evidence-based guide on the process of conducting tests and making diagnoses. This enhanced e-book takes a structured approach, moving from broad to focused, that guides clinicians in making proper diagnoses. With this setup, the dynamic text and video combination presents specific components of the examination in the same sequence, ensuring repetition and improved consistency in learning. Screenings are used early in the examination sequence not only to determine the appropriateness of performing an orthopedic examination but also to rule out other potential pain generators and thereby narrow the focus of the examination. Orthopedic Clinical Examination emphasizes evidence-based practice and therefore focuses on tests that are clinically relevant, providing students and clinicians with the most appropriate testing options rather than listing tests with no regard for their clinical value. Both treatment-based and pathological-based diagnostic styles are covered in detail so that readers will gain a thorough understanding of both approaches and be able to implement them separately or in tandem. In addition to body part examination, the text provides information on including subjective history, observation, diagnostic imaging, systems and neurological screening, and performance-based measures in making a complete diagnosis. Orthopedic Clinical Examination includes learning tools that enhance comprehension and engagement: - Full-color photographs and illustrations demonstrate anatomy, patient conditions, and clinician positioning to serve as a visual reference and ensure proper testing techniques. - Fifty integrated videos provide students with visual demonstrations of assessments and treatments. - Color-coding graphics throughout chapters help readers quickly discern whether evidence supporting the reported finding is ideal, good, or less than good. - Overviews of common orthopedic conditions for each body region are in the 12 applied chapters. - Twenty-four case studies guide users in the proper questions to ask and steps to take in evaluation and diagnosis. - Links to abstracts of articles provide additional clinical learning scenarios. With Orthopedic Clinical Examination, current and future clinicians will gain the knowledge and confidence they need in performing examinations and making diagnoses in clinical settings.



Treatment and Rehabilitation of Fractures

Treatment and Rehabilitation of Fractures Author Stanley Hoppenfeld
ISBN-10 0781721970
Release 2000
Pages 606
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Written by leading orthopaedists and rehabilitation specialists, this volume presents sequential treatment and rehabilitation plans for fractures of the upper extremity, lower extremity, and spine. The book shows how to treat each fracture--from both an orthopaedic and a rehabilitation standpoint--at each stage of healing. Each chapter on an individual fracture is organized by weekly postfracture time zones. For each time zone, the text discusses bone healing, physical examination, dangers, x-rays, weight bearing, range of motion, strength, functional activities, and gait/ambulation. Specific treatment strategies and rehabilitation protocols are then presented. More than 500 illustrations complement the text.



The 3 Minute Musculoskeletal Peripheral Nerve Exam

The 3 Minute Musculoskeletal   Peripheral Nerve Exam Author Alan Miller, MD
ISBN-10 9781935281245
Release 2008-08-13
Pages 216
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With over 200 techniques available for examining different muscles and joints, it is impractical to accurately remember them all. But now there is a shortcut: The 3-Minute Musculoskeletal & Peripheral Nerve Exam is a clear, concise, and accessible reference for conducting a thorough musculoskeletal and peripheral nerve examination in a clinical setting. With a consistent presentation of each examination technique, this pocket-sized guide is both a tutorial for students and a reference for experienced practitioners. Each examination includes detailed photographs of models with labeled structures, and a standard format that covers: What action the patient performs What action the examiner performs Findings that indicate a positive test What the positive test signifies Covering a comprehensive collection of the conditions for which a patient would seek medical care, The 3-Minute Musculoskeletal & Peripheral Nerve Exam features: Small, discreet trim size, perfect for quick review prior to seeing a patient Extensive use of detailed photographs for each exam A section on the American Spinal Cord Injury Association examination and classification protocols An illustrative tutorial on gait and posture A comprehensive table of clinically relevant muscles and their action, location for EMG/Botox needle placement and nerve/root innervation A quick reference guide to all of these conditions and procedures The 3-Minute Musculoskeletal & Peripheral Nerve Exam will aid in the evaluation of joint problems through physical exam maneuvers and will teach the detection of muscle weakness and the examination of peripheral nerves and reflexes. It is an essential means of quick reference for residents and clinicians in physiatry, neurology, pain medicine, orthopedics, internal medicine, and family practice.



Primary Care for the Physical Therapist E Book

Primary Care for the Physical Therapist   E Book Author William G. Boissonnault
ISBN-10 9781437715439
Release 2010-08-03
Pages 432
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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.



Direct Access to Physical Therapy the Secret Revealed

Direct Access to Physical Therapy the Secret Revealed Author Michelle Wolpov PT DPT MBA ATC CSCS
ISBN-10 1975886194
Release 2017-09-20
Pages 132
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50% of American adults suffer from chronic pain (more than cancer, diabetes and heart disease combined), which means that YOU or someone you know is in pain... right now. Physical therapy has been proven to treat pain faster, more affordably and with better outcomes than traditional pain treatments like medications, injections or surgery... so why are only 8% of us using it? Perhaps because the "secrets" you're about to discover in this book have only been shared among industry professionals... until now. Direct Access to Physical Therapy was written to educate the public about the benefits of self-referral to physical therapy for pain treatment. Dr. Michelle Wolpov, esteemed physical therapist, practice owner and industry expert, has leveraged her thirty years of experience to combine clinical research, insights and personal anecdotes that are sure to resonate with patients and professionals alike. In this book, you'll learn: Why your physical therapist is the most qualified to treat your How direct access saves you time, money and gets better results How to start treatment today, without a physician referral Given all the recent changes in physical therapy access, healthcare and the expected changes to come, the timing of this book is perfect. Direct Access to Physical Therapy supports the vision of the physical therapy profession to transform society.



Starting and Managing Your Own Physical Therapy Practice

Starting and Managing Your Own Physical Therapy Practice Author Samuel H. Esterson
ISBN-10 0763726311
Release 2005
Pages 188
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This Basic Handbook On How To Start Up A Private Physical Therapy Practice Is A Hands-On Guide For Any Physical Therapist Who Is Contemplating Or Preparing To Go Out On His/Her Own. Starting & Managing Your Own Physical Therapy Practice Is A One-Of-A-Kind Guide That Offers Insight Into The How’S, What’S, And Where’S Of Private Business And Gives The Practitioner Enough Information And Insight To Veer Him/Her In The Proper Direction. This Book Is A Guide Map, A Tool Developed To Open Your Eyes To What Is Necessary To Open And Run Your Own, Successful Practice.



Physical Therapy Documentation

Physical Therapy Documentation Author Mia Erickson
ISBN-10 1556427824
Release 2008
Pages 209
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Complete and accurate documentation is one of the most essential skills for a physical therapist to develop and use effectively. Necessary for both new and experienced practitioners, Physical Therapy Documentation: From Examination to Outcome will teach and explain physical therapy documentation from A to Z. Physical Therapy Documentation covers all of the fundamentals for prospective physical therapists preparing to work in the clinic or clinicians looking to refine and update their skills. Dr. Mia Erickson along with Rebecca McKnight and Dr. Ralph Utzman discuss documentation issues while providing a framework for the actual documentation format. In addition, Physical Therapy Documentation draws comparisons between the familiar, traditional documentation formats and contemporary models to provide a foundation for clinicians and students to use when documenting in any practice setting. Practice exercises and case studies are provided throughout the text demonstrating note-writing across the continuum of care. This text will allow the student or clinician to produce quality documentation consistent with current standards of practice. The Guide to Physical Therapist Practice is referenced throughout the text as the model for patient/client management. What's Inside: • Disablement models • Reasons for documentation • Documentation formats • Documentation and patient-client management • Discussion of reimbursement issues • Discussion of legal issues • Practical tips for note writing Throughout Physical Therapy Documentation, The World Health Organization's International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) language is used. The text is also correlated with the Nagi Model, which is well-known to most physical therapists, to help provide a bridge from the older model to the contemporary model. Physical Therapy Documentation provides physical therapy students, educators, and clinicians with a valuable reference tool for documentation within contemporary physical therapy practice.