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Pierson and Fairchild s Principles Techniques of Patient Care E Book

Pierson and Fairchild s Principles   Techniques of Patient Care   E Book Author Sheryl L. Fairchild
ISBN-10 9780323445900
Release 2017-03-24
Pages 432
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Master the basics of rehab patient care with Pierson and Fairchild’s Principles & Techniques of Patient Care, 6th Edition. This proven text not only provides clear "how-to" information on everything from positioning and draping to patient transfers and ambulation activities, but it also includes easy-to-understand rationales explaining the "why" behind these proven techniques. This new edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the most current accepted patient care standards, principles, and techniques. Plus, additional video clips and expanded learning resources will help ensure you have a solid mastery of patient care in the rehabilitation setting. Content based on the World Health Organization’s ICF model (International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health) — the model currently endorsed by the APTA and AOTA — ensures you are referencing information that stems from the most current theories and practice guidelines of physical and occupational therapy. Procedures boxes with clear written instructions are accompanied by full-color illustrations on performing a variety of proven techniques and patient care tasks such as proper lifting techniques, patient transfers, basic wound care, and assessment of vital signs. Insights into the rationales and physiological principles explain why specific techniques and procedures are used. More than 800 full color photographs clearly demonstrate proper performance of techniques and procedures used in the assessment and management of patients in the rehabilitation setting. Guidelines, principles, and precautions boxes throughout the text offer additional tips for optimal assessment and management of patients in the rehabilitation setting. Self-study and problem solving (case study) activities conclude each chapter to help you understand important concepts and improve your decision-making and problem solving skills. Video clips on companion Evolve website demonstrate the techniques and procedures described in the text. Content on professionalism and the concept of professional values and ethics reinforce existing workplace guidelines and how to apply those guidelines to your patient interactions. Online user resources on the companion Evolve website feature video clips and additional activities for you to hone your skills. (What additional activities?) NEW! Procedures index lists all of the procedures covered in the text to help you quickly locate procedure descriptions while working in the clinical setting. NEW! Additional video clips demonstrate patient transfers, ambulation with aids, donning and doffing PPE, and maneuvering a wheelchair. NEW! Video clip table of contents lists over 30 video clips in the front matter of the text.



Pierson and Fairchild s Principles and Techniques of Patient Care

Pierson and Fairchild s Principles and Techniques of Patient Care Author Sheryl L. Fairchild
ISBN-10 0323445845
Release 2017-06-01
Pages 432
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Master the basics of rehab patient care with Pierson and Fairchild's Principles & Techniques of Patient Care, 6th Edition. This proven text not only provides clear "how-to" information on everything from positioning and draping to patient transfers and ambulation activities, but it also includes easy-to-understand rationales explaining the "why" behind these proven techniques. This new edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the most current accepted patient care standards, principles, and techniques. Plus, additional video clips and expanded learning resources will help ensure you have a solid mastery of patient care in the rehabilitation setting. Content based on the World Health Organization's ICF model (International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health) - the model currently endorsed by the APTA and AOTA - ensures you are referencing information that stems from the most current theories and practice guidelines of physical and occupational therapy. Procedures boxes with clear written instructions are accompanied by full-color illustrations on performing a variety of proven techniques and patient care tasks such as proper lifting techniques, patient transfers, basic wound care, and assessment of vital signs. Insights into the rationales and physiological principles explain why specific techniques and procedures are used. More than 800 full color photographs clearly demonstrate proper performance of techniques and procedures used in the assessment and management of patients in the rehabilitation setting. Guidelines, principles, and precautions boxes throughout the text offer additional tips for optimal assessment and management of patients in the rehabilitation setting. Self-study and problem solving (case study) activities conclude each chapter to help you understand important concepts and improve your decision-making and problem solving skills. Video clips on companion Evolve website demonstrate the techniques and procedures described in the text. Content on professionalism and the concept of professional values and ethics reinforce existing workplace guidelines and how to apply those guidelines to your patient interactions. Online user resources on the companion Evolve website feature video clips and additional activities for you to hone your skills. (What additional activities?) NEW! Procedures index lists all of the procedures covered in the text to help you quickly locate procedure descriptions while working in the clinical setting. NEW! Additional video clips demonstrate patient transfers, ambulation with aids, donning and doffing PPE, and maneuvering a wheelchair. NEW! Video clip table of contents lists over 30 video clips in the front matter of the text.



Fundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant

Fundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant Author Robert C. Manske
ISBN-10 9780323291378
Release 2015-05-22
Pages 632
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Master the role and the skills of the physical therapist assistant! Fundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant, 4th Edition helps you apply the principles of orthopedic science to physical therapy interventions. First you will learn how to assess flexibility, strength, endurance, and balance, and then you’ll become a more valuable PTA by learning the essentials of tissue healing, gait and manual therapy, biomechanics and kinesiology, and the management of orthopedic patients by region and condition. This edition includes a new full-color design and illustrations, and broadens its scope with new chapters on topics such as musculoskeletal imaging and women’s issues related to physical rehabilitation. Written by clinician and educator Robert Manske, along with a team of expert contributors, this text is your complete guide to success in physical therapist assisting! Comprehensive coverage addresses not only core concepts related to orthopedic care, but also includes biomechanics, pharmacology, in-depth reviews of the types of tissue healing, and the PTA's role in physical assessment and interventions. Over 600 illustrations and 75 summary tables reinforce orthopedic concepts and procedures. A focus on critical thinking and application prepares you for the treatment room and for the clinical practicum portions of the curriculum. Review questions at the end of each chapter prepare you for the kind of critical thinking you will be required to do in practice. Key terms and learning objectives begin each chapter, serving as checkpoints for understanding and helping you study effectively for examinations. Glossaries in each chapter make it easy to find definitions of key terminology. Useful appendices provide a quick reference to information such as commonly used medications, fracture eponyms, and reference ranges for lab tests. NEW Differential Diagnosis and Emergent Conditions chapter shows how similar symptoms can mask potentially dangerous pathologies and conditions, and may require re-evaluation by the supervising therapist. NEW Musculoskeletal Imaging chapter explains in basic terms the various types of musculoskeletal imaging used when examining musculoskeletal injuries. NEW Orthopedic Management Concepts Specific to Women chapter covers the issues, pathology, and progression of women’s health issues as they relate to physical rehabilitation. NEW! Full-color design and illustrations add clarity to anatomy and procedural drawings and make it easier to learn important concepts. NEW! Important Concepts highlight useful tips and tricks of patient practice. NEW student resources on the Evolve companion website include critical thinking applications, weblinks to related sites, and references with links to Medline® abstracts.



Neurologic Interventions for Physical Therapy E Book

Neurologic Interventions for Physical Therapy  E Book Author Suzanne Tink Martin
ISBN-10 9780323291385
Release 2015-06-10
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 Edition helps 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.



Nursing Interventions Clinical Skills

Nursing Interventions   Clinical Skills Author Anne Griffin Perry
ISBN-10 9780323241151
Release 2015-01-08
Pages 888
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Master nursing skills with this guide from the respected Perry, Potter & Ostendorf author team! The concise coverage in Nursing Interventions & Clinical Skills, 6th Edition makes it easy to master the clinical skills required in everyday nursing practice. Clear guidelines address 159 basic, intermediate, and advanced skills — from measuring body temperature to insertion of a peripheral intravenous device — and step-by-step instructions emphasize the use of evidence-based concepts to improve patient safety and outcomes. Its friendly, easy-to-read writing style includes a streamlined format and an Evolve companion website with review questions and handy checklists for each skill. Coverage of 159 skills and interventions addresses basic, intermediate, and advanced skills you'll use every day in practice. UNIQUE! Using Evidence in Nursing Practice chapter provides the information needed to use evidence-based practice to solve clinical problems. Safe Patient Care Alerts highlight unusual risks in performing skills, so you can plan ahead at each step of nursing care. Delegation & Collaboration guidelines help you make decisions in whether to delegate a skill to unlicensed assistive personnel, and indicates what key information must be shared. Special Considerations indicate additional risks or accommodations you may face when caring for pediatric or geriatric patients, and patients in home care settings. Documentation guidelines include samples of nurses’ notes showing what should be reported and recorded after performing skills. A consistent format for nursing skills makes it easier to perform skills, always including Assessment, Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation. A Glove icon identifies procedures in which clean gloves should be worn or gloves should be changed in order to minimize the risk of infection. Media resources include skills performance checklists on the Evolve companion website and related lessons, videos, and interactive exercises on Nursing Skills Online. NEW coverage of evidence-based techniques to improve patient safety and outcomes includes the concept of care bundles, structured practices that have been proven to improve the quality of care, and teach-back, a new step that shows how you can evaluate your success in patient teaching. NEW! Coverage of HCAHPS (Hospital Care Quality Information from the Consumer Perspective) introduces a concept now widely used to evaluate hospitals across the country. NEW! Teach-Back step shows how to evaluate the success of patient teaching, so you can be sure that the patient has mastered a task or consider trying additional teaching methods. NEW! Updated 2012 Infusion Nurses Society standards are incorporated for administering IVs, as well as other changes in evidence-based practice. NEW topics include communication with cognitively impaired patients, discharge planning and transitional care, and compassion fatigue for professional and family caregivers.



Fundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant E Book

Fundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant   E Book Author Gary A. Shankman
ISBN-10 9780323291590
Release 2014-04-25
Pages 536
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Designed to meet the unique needs of physical therapist assistants, Fundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant, 3rd Edition focuses on critical thinking and helps you apply fundamental orthopedic principles in physical therapy interventions. Clear explanations cover basic concepts such as the PTA's role in physical assessment of flexibility, strength, endurance, and balance, along with the specifics of tissue healing; medications; gait and joint mobilization; and an introduction to biomechanics. It also describes the application of therapeutic interventions for many orthopedic conditions by region and affliction. Edited by two experienced clinicians, Gary A. Shankman and Robert C. Manske, and written by contributors who are experts in their respective fields, this is your one-stop source for PTA practice in orthopedics.



Emergency Nursing Procedures E Book

Emergency Nursing Procedures E Book Author Jean A. Proehl
ISBN-10 9781437725599
Release 2008-03-10
Pages 976
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Written by expert emergency nurses across the country, EMERGENCY NURSING PROCEDURES, 4th Edition includes 193 step-by-step emergency procedures, including four new procedures — umbilical vessel cannulation, pelvic splinting, peripheral nerve stimulator (twitch monitoring), and methotrexate for ectopic pregnancy. Detailed illustrations visually reinforce techniques and clearly show steps to procedures — making this handbook an essential and comprehensive resource for any emergency professional. Includes pediatric and geriatric information, with procedures when appropriate, to help you treat these specialized patient populations. Consistent format and handy, portable size make this handbook ideal for everyday quick reference. Emphasis on research-based practice helps you provide the best care possible according to the latest evidence. Focused on the most essential, practical information, this handbook provides all the information you’ll need on a day-to-day basis. Introduction includes The Joint Commission’s latest patient safety requirements related to emergency procedures. Thoroughly updated content reflects changes in practice to keep you up-to-date on emergency care guidelines. Four procedures have been added: umbilical vessel cannulation, pelvic splinting, peripheral nerve stimulator (twitch monitoring), and methotrexate for ectopic pregnancy. Redesigned index allows for easy access and retrieval of information — perfect for the fast-paced emergency environment.



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.



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.



American Book Publishing Record

American Book Publishing Record Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015066043129
Release 2003
Pages
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American Book Publishing Record has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from American Book Publishing Record also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full American Book Publishing Record book for free.



Fundamentos de Enfermagem

Fundamentos de Enfermagem Author Patricia Potter
ISBN-10 9788535268508
Release 2014-09-05
Pages 1424
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A nova edição possui conteúdo preciso e atualizado, com as últimas pesquisas baseadas em evidências para favorecer os estudantes de enfermagem nas aulas e no competitivo campo profissional. Escrito por experts da área, o livro tem uma abordagem didática e estudo integrado à prática, facilitando a compreensão e construção do raciocínio clínico no cuidado do paciente. Adaptado à Realidade Brasileira, destacando-se as políticas de saúde do SUS, como a estratégia de Saúde da Família e assistência à saúde do idoso no Brasil. Além de informações sociodemográficas e epidemiológicas, código de Ética de Enfermagem, Legislações Brasileiras, medicamentos, informações da Anvisa e Procedimentos. Apresenta quadros de Construção de Competências, práticas baseadas em evidências e educação do paciente e estudos de casos clínicos com mais de 725 questões de revisão para praticar os conceitos de plano de cuidado e mapas conceituais. Inclui mais de 55 demonstrações de habilidade para guiar você passo a passo para a realização de cuidados de enfermagem com total segurança e modelos de raciocínio crítico que demonstram como aplicar o processo de enfermagem para resultados clínicos bem sucedidos. Resultados NOC, intervenções NIC e os mais recentes diagnósticos NANDA incorporados aos Planos de Cuidados refletem os padrões de cuidados que você encontrará na prática. Glossário de enfermagem que fornece acesso rápido e conveniente através de definições de todos os termos-chave.



Forthcoming Books

Forthcoming Books Author R.R. Bowker Company. Department of Bibliography
ISBN-10 00158119
Release 2002
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Library Journal

Library Journal Author Melvil Dewey
ISBN-10 UCAL:$B631530
Release 1953
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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Issued also separately.



Library Journal

Library Journal Author
ISBN-10 UVA:X030231872
Release 1947-07
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Books in Print Supplement

Books in Print Supplement Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105025417838
Release 2002
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Aviation Cases

Aviation Cases Author
ISBN-10 UCAL:B4307064
Release 1960
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The National Cyclopedia of American Biography

The National Cyclopedia of American Biography Author
ISBN-10 OSU:32435030032007
Release 1927
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