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Practical Evidence Based Physiotherapy E Book

Practical Evidence Based Physiotherapy   E Book Author Robert Herbert
ISBN-10 9780702047138
Release 2011-08-01
Pages 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

Practical Evidence based Physiotherapy

Practical Evidence based Physiotherapy Author Rob Herbert
ISBN-10 9780750688208
Release 2005
Pages 234
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Authored by an international team of experts especially for physiotherapists, this new, one-of-a-kind resource examines evidence-based practice in physiotherapy - defining what constitutes evidence and how to implement findings in the day-to-day clinical setting. It discusses government and professional requirements for evidence-based medicine and clinical reasoning, and offers easy-to-follow guidelines for finding and applying evidence. It also offers useful strategies for determining whether benefits provided by physiotherapy interventions are significant enough to make the intervention worthwhile. Written specifically for physiotherapists Step-by-step guide to practice of evidence-based physiotherapy Written at different levels depending on reader's expertise: highlighted critical points and text box summaries for readers new to these concepts detailed explanations in text for intermediate readers footnotes for advanced readers Detailed presentation of strategies for searching for evidence, including using the www, search engines and physiotherapy specific databases Extensive consideration of clinical practice guidelines

Rheumatology E Book

Rheumatology E Book Author Krysia Dziedzic
ISBN-10 9780702050657
Release 2010-02-22
Pages 376
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Rheumatology is an indispensable resource for physiotherapists, occupational therapists and other health professionals, offering practical approaches to the treatment and management of rheumatic musculoskeletal conditions. The text focuses on applying evidence-based understanding of these conditions to clinical context. The specific disease chapters cover: incidence and prevalence of the condition; clinical presentation and diagnosis; red flags; clinical assessment; important first treatments, early intermediate and long term management; prognosis and long term outcomes. Supporting case histories of increasing complexity and study activities illustrate the clinical relevance of the treatment and management approaches. • Multidisciplinary team approach • Practical solutions to management of conditions supported by the latest research • Case histories of increasing complexity consolidate understanding and develop clinical reasoning • Highlighted boxes throughout contain study tasks and key messages

Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy in Trauma

Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy in Trauma Author Heleen van Aswegen
ISBN-10 9781783266531
Release 2015-06-24
Pages 592
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Trauma is a serious public health problem worldwide and is the leading cause of death among adults and children. Physiotherapists play a key role in the interdisciplinary team caring for patients with physical injury after a traumatic event. Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy in Trauma offers valuable insight into the advanced trauma life support and acute care management of patients with trauma-related injuries, as well as physiotherapy treatment aims, intervention strategies and precautions to treatment. A variety of topics related to trauma are brought together in this practical volume, which shares information obtained from published research as well as the extensive clinical expertise of the authors. The dissemination of the authors' personal experience is key in cases where evidence to support the use of certain treatment techniques in patients with traumatic injury is still lacking. The book is thus an essential reference that encourages evidence-based practice for advanced undergraduate students, as well as graduate physiotherapists who work with trauma patients in the acute care setting. Contents: Physiological Response to Trauma (H van Aswegen)Not Just 'Small Adults': Paediatric Anatomy and Physiology in Relation to Trauma (B M Morrow)Trauma and Immunosuppressive Diseases (H van Aswegen and B M Morrow)Physiotherapy Modalities, Markers and Outcome Measures (B M Morrow and H van Aswegen)Blunt and Penetrating Injuries (H van Aswegen, B M Morrow and E van Aswegen)Burn Injuries (S Hanekom, M Wilson, B M Morrow and H van Aswegen)Multiple Orthopaedic Injuries (N Plani, H van Aswegen and B M Morrow)Spinal Cord Injury (W Mudzi, H van Aswegen and B M Morrow)Traumatic Brain Injury (R Roos, B M Morrow and H van Aswegen)Quality of Life of Survivors of Trauma (H van Aswegen) Readership: Physiotherapists who work in the acute care setting and manage adult and paediatric patients with traumatic injuries; Physiotherapy students studying towards Master of Science qualification (the topic is covered in the final two years of u/g cardiopulmonary physiotherapy courses); Researchers with an interest in rehabilitation of patients with traumatic injury in the acute care setting or after discharge from acute care setting. Undergraduate physiotherapy students for subjects related to cardiopulmonary physiotherapy treatment techniques, physiotherapy in critical care, traumatology and orthopaedics, graduate nurses, doctors and allied health practitioners may gain a better understanding of the role of a physiotherapist, as a member of the interdisciplinary team in the acute care setting, in the management of patients with traumatic injuries. Key Features:Written by expert physiotherapists for physiotherapistsProvides more detailed information on the advanced trauma life support, surgical and intensive care unit management of patients with various types of traumatic injury compared with information found in other cardiopulmonary physiotherapy textbooksProvides evidence-based information on the physiotherapy management of both adult and paediatric patients with traumatic injury in the acute care settingExtensive pedagogical features make this text easily digestible and accessible for undergraduates and new practitioners on the go i.e., 'key message' boxes and clinical case scenariosExercise therapy strategies for the rehabilitation of patients with traumatic injury in the acute care setting and after hospital discharge are also providedThe only truly comprehensive & pedagogical textbook on the topicInternational market — should be the book recommended in the UK and abroad (editors are based in South Africa)Keywords:Trauma;Cardiopulmonary;Physiotherapy;Injury;Rehabilitation

Evidence based Physical Therapy for the Pelvic Floor

Evidence based Physical Therapy for the Pelvic Floor Author Kari Bø
ISBN-10 9780443101465
Release 2007
Pages 435
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This unique book bridges the gap between evidence-based research and clinical practice. Edited by Kari Bo who has done pioneering research in this area, each chapter focuses on the evidence, from basic studies (theories or rationales for the treatment) and RCTs (appraisal of effectiveness), to the implications of these for clinical practice, and finally in recommendations on how to start, continue and progress treatment. Detailed treatment strategies - pelvic floor muscle training, biofeedback, electrical stimulation. Information on pelvic floor dysfunction in specific groups - men, children, elite athletes, the elderly, pregnancy, neurological diseases. Detailed illustrations of pelvic floor anatomy and related neuroanatomy/neurophysiology. MRIs and ultrasounds showing normal and dysfunctional pelvic floor. Clinical practice guidelines. Critical appraisal of RCTs. Strategies to reduce drop-out in conservative treatment.

Guide to Evidence Based Physical Therapist Practice

Guide to Evidence Based Physical Therapist Practice Author Jewell
ISBN-10 9781284104325
Release 2017-08-15
Pages 470
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Evidence Based Physical Therapy

Evidence Based Physical Therapy Author Linda Fetters
ISBN-10 9780803637863
Release 2012-05-05
Pages 192
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The five steps of Evidence Based Practice (EBP) provide the foundation for this book that supports student learning to find, appraise, and apply evidence to improve patient outcomes. You will develop evidence-based questions specific to your clinical decisions and conduct efficient and effective searches of print and online sources to identify the most relevant and highest quality research evidence. Then, you learn to rigorously appraise and interpret the research and combine the research with your clinical expertise and your patients’ values and goals.

Evidence based Therapeutic Massage

Evidence based Therapeutic Massage Author Elizabeth A. Holey
ISBN-10 0702032298
Release 2011
Pages 283
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Now in its third edition, this practical clinical guide for both students and practitioners is further strengthened by the addition of online video clips which demonstrate how to apply a range of massage techniques. The text's research-base and references are fully updated, aiming to provide the reader with the most pertinent evidence to support the use of massage for particular injuries and conditions. New, improved and expanded chapter on Massage in Sport, including section on athletes with disabilities. Written by a sports specialist physiotherapist with experience of working with national teams at world and Olympic level Expanded chapters on Relaxation Massage (formerly Sedative Massage) & Reflex Therapies (formerly Specialized Techniques) Case studies throughout the chapters Evolve Resources - use your unique PIN code to access video clips of tutorials and demonstrations of massage techniques as identified in the book

Physiotherapy in Orthopaedics

Physiotherapy in Orthopaedics Author Karen Atkinson
ISBN-10 9780443074066
Release 2005
Pages 363
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Forlagets beskrivelse: The second edition to this textbook is for all physiotherapy students and newly qualified physiotherapists working in orthopaedics at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The authors have drawn on their many years of experience and clinical work in various orthopaedic settings to help students with clinical reasoning when faced with apparently diverse patient problems.

Physical Agents in Rehabilitation

Physical Agents in Rehabilitation Author Michelle H. Cameron
ISBN-10 9781455728480
Release 2012-10-05
Pages 437
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Presenting a variety of treatment choices supported by the latest clinical research, Physical Agents in Rehabilitation: From Research to Practice, 3rd Edition is your guide to understanding how, when, and why to apply physical agents in rehabilitation. This valuable resource details the most up-to-date information on thermal agents, ultrasound, electrical currents, hydrotherapy, traction, compression, lasers, and other forms of electromagnetic radiation, and provides straightforward, full-color explanations that make it easy to integrate physical agents into your patients' overall rehabilitation plans. Comprehensive discussion of the basis for and research on all physical agents generally used by rehabilitation clinicians. Contraindication and precaution boxes for every physical agent highlight vital information for safely applying treatments. Application technique boxes in each chapter provide helpful tips and guidelines for effective treatment. Clinical case studies sharpen your decision-making skills and are presented in each chapter and on the Evolve website searchable by physical agent or by Preferred Practice Patterns from the APTA's Guide to Physical Therapy Practice, 2nd Edition. Handy, quick-reference page on the inside back cover provides commonly-used abbreviations and acronyms, and commonly-used units of measure. Evolve companion website provides additional study tools to reinforce concepts from the text. Electronic versions of the application techniques, glossaries, and Electrical Stimulation, Ultrasound, and Laser Light Handbook offer customizable quick-reference study guides. A full chapter detailing the latest research and clinical application recommendations for laser light therapy. Electrical Stimulation, Ultrasound, and Laser Light Handbook now presented in full color and included in this book and on the companion Evolve website for quick, convenient access to application parameters for these modalities. The companion Evolve website now also includes printable application techniques so you can create your own "how-to? manual for use in daily practice. Clinical pearls highlight and emphasize important content. Glossaries for every chapter introduce and explain new terms to make learning and understanding easier. Updated study questions provide an opportunity to test your knowledge of content from the book with boards-style questions. Engaging new learning resources on the Evolve website help you review glossary terms and practice figure labeling and table completion. Full-color design presents photos and illustrations in vivid detail.

Physiotherapy for Children

Physiotherapy for Children Author Teresa Pountney
ISBN-10 9780750688864
Release 2007
Pages 360
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Examines the theoretical and clinical aspects of physiotherapy provision for children and young adults including: neurology, cardio-respiratory musculoskeletal oncology and palliative care, mental health, and acquired brain injury. This title describes the changing needs of children with long term conditions.

Pharmacology Handbook for Physiotherapists

Pharmacology Handbook for Physiotherapists Author Jackie Reznik
ISBN-10 9780729584630
Release 2016-09-20
Pages 384
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Endorsed by Australian Physiotherapy Association! APA is the national body for physiotherapy in Australia and is a not for profit membership organisation with 24.4K members. The APA and Elsevier work together on reviewing and endorsing physiotherapy publications that are then promoted to the membership. Pharmacology Handbook for Physiotherapists is an essential quick-reference guide to common medications, designed specifically for student and professional physiotherapists to assist in their everyday practice. Providing practical and accessible evidence-based information, the handbook will equip physiotherapists with the right knowledge to maximise the benefit of pharmacology and physiotherapy treatments. Written by a multidisciplinary team of specialists, the text is designed to be comprehensive and easy-to-read, set out by body system format to allow quick retrieval of useful information related to the particular condition and medications involved. Written specifically for physiotherapists to assist their understanding of pharmacology principles in conjunction with physiotherapy treatment Each chapter is written by 3 experts in their field: a physiotherapist, a physician and a pharmacist ‘Physiotherapy practice points’ explain the effects that drugs may have on treatment and provide valuable information on the actions of medications and how this interacts with physiotherapy treatment 11 chapters covering basic pharmacology principles, legal and ethical issues, the body systems, women and men’s health, as well as a final chapter on medication issues in the young and elderly Includes eBook version on VitalSource

Evidence Based Practice Across the Health Professions

Evidence Based Practice Across the Health Professions Author Tammy Hoffmann
ISBN-10 9780729582278
Release 2013-04-15
Pages 432
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An expanded and revised new E-book edition of the respected evidence-based practice (EBP) foundation text. Evidence-based Practice across the Health Professions, 2nd Edition E-book provides health professions students with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to become evidence-based clinicians. Years after its 2009 publication, Evidence-based Practice across the Health Professions remains one of the few truly multidisciplinary evidence-based practice textbooks meeting the needs of undergraduate and postgraduate students enrolled in inter-professional courses. Fully revised and expanded, the second edition of this key health textbook picks up where the first left off: demystifying the practice of finding and using evidence to inform decision-making across a range of professions and roles within the healthcare sector. Evidence-based Practice across the Health Professions, 2nd Edition E-book covers an additional three health disciplines - now totalling 12 - and features a new chapter on the important role of organisations in promoting evidence-based practice. Additional new content includes a greater emphasis on reflection, new clinical scenarios and additional examples of systematic reviews. The authors’ focused, user-friendly approach helps students understand the importance and implications of evidence-based practice, and addresses the growing importance of collaborative practice and the reality of multidisciplinary health teams in the overall healthcare environment. Worked examples of a wide range of case scenarios and appraised papers (some are discipline-specific and others are multidisciplinary). Designed to be used by students from a wide range of health professions, thus facilitating the student’s ability to understand the needs of multi-disciplinary health-care teams in a real-life setting. Includes a detailed chapter on implementing evidence into practice and other topics that are not typically addressed in other texts, such as a chapter about how to communicate evidence to clients and another that discusses the role of clinical reasoning in evidence-based practice. Summary points at the end of each chapter. Supported by an Evolve resource package that contains revision questions that utilize a range of question formats. Three new health disciplines covered - human movement & exercise science, pharmacy and paramedicine - with new clinical scenarios. New chapter - Embedding evidence-based practice into routine clinical care. Elsevier’s Evolve - an expanded suite of online assets to provide additional teaching and student resources. New examples of appraising and using systematic reviews of qualitative evidence (meta-synthesis). Nine new contributors including paramedicine, CAMS, qualitative EBP and nursing. New larger format and internal design.

Handbook of Neurological Physical Therapy

Handbook of Neurological Physical Therapy Author P Shanmuga Raju
ISBN-10 9789350255537
Release 2012
Pages 154
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Handbook of Neurological Physical Therapy has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Handbook of Neurological Physical Therapy also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Handbook of Neurological Physical Therapy book for free.

Exercise and Fitness Training After Stroke E Book

Exercise and Fitness Training After Stroke   E Book Author Gillian E Mead
ISBN-10 9780702052064
Release 2012-09-27
Pages 240
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This brand new book is the first of its kind dedicated to exercise and fitness training after stroke. It aims to provide health and exercise professionals, and other suitably qualified individuals, with the necessary information to design and evaluate exercise and fitness programmes for stroke survivors that are safe and effective. The content is based on current evidence and aligned with national clinical guidelines and service frameworks, highlighting the importance of physical activity in self-management after stroke. The book has also been written for stroke survivors and carers who may be interested in physical activity after stroke. Exercise and Fitness Training After Stroke comprehensively discusses the manifestations of stroke and how stroke is managed, the evidence for exercise and fitness training after stroke, how to design, deliver, adapt and evaluate exercise, as well as how to set up exercise services and specialist fitness training programmes for stroke survivors. Includes detailed background in stroke pathology, stroke management and how post-stroke problems may affect the ability to participate in exercise Dedicated to evidence-based exercise prescription with special considerations, cautions and therapy-based strategies for safe practice Covers issues of a professional nature, including national occupational standards, exercise referral pathways, as well as risk assessment and management related to stroke survivors Quality content from a highly qualifi ed, experienced and respected multidisciplinary team

Neurorehabilitation in Parkinson s Disease

Neurorehabilitation in Parkinson s Disease Author Marilyn Trail
ISBN-10 1556427719
Release 2008
Pages 361
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This book contains: An Evidence-Based Treatment Model provides a comprehensive theoretical and clinical reference for the treatment of patients with Parkinson's disease and clinical case studies and vignettes highlight evidence-based practice and provide practitioners with clinically relevant tools for treatment. In addition to providing comprehensive treatment models for occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech-language pathology, this text contains chapters devoted to psychosocial issues affecting patients with Parkinson's disease, assistive technology specifically for patients with Parkinson's disease, and home programs for physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech-language pathology that will be valuable aids for clinicians working with this patient population.

Evidence Based Practice Manual for Nurses E Book

Evidence Based Practice Manual for Nurses   E Book Author Jean V. Craig
ISBN-10 9780702046681
Release 2011-08-11
Pages 398
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The Evidence-based Practice Manual successfully breaks down the skills for evidence-based nursing into manageable components. The reader will learn how to find, critically read and interpret a range of research studies, and will discover optimal approaches to helping patients reach decisions that are informed by the best-available evidence. The more-strategic concepts of developing an organisational evidence-based culture and making evidence-based changes at organisational level are the focus of the final section. Step-by-step guide to finding, appraising and applying research evidence in nursing Teaches skills for successfully reviewing published literature: formulating a focused question developing a search strategy for efficient retrieval of relevant studies appraising the retrieved studies All examples are relevant to nurses and nursing Reflects contemporary nursing issues A new chapter on ‘Using research evidence in making clinical decisions with the individual patient’ provides practical guidance and tools for decision-making A new chapter on ‘Using evidence from qualitative studies’ explains the complexities of qualitative methodologies and methods in a simple, easily understood way Online exercises and solutions Help the reader test out and consolidate newly acquired skills and knowledge Provide an opportunity to critically appraise studies with the following range of designs: qualitative research a randomised controlled trial a cohort study a case control study a diagnostic test accuracy study a systematic review a clinical guideline Example solutions are provided, all written by experts in the field.