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
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 illustrationsand 75 summary tables reinforce orthopedic concepts and procedures.
A focus on critical thinkingand application prepares you for the treatment room and for the clinical practicum portions of the curriculum.
Review questions at the end of each chapterprepare 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.
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 Womenchapter 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(R) abstracts.
Описание: Provides the physical therapist with the information they need to know about specific orthopedic surgeries and the rehabilitation techniques. This book includes descriptions of different surgeries, and presents rehabilitation protocols for each surgery along with ways to trouble shoot within various patient populations.
Описание: In a very concise and extremely well organized manner Orthopedic Traumatology discusses the important principles underlying the management of orthopedic trauma, which has undergone significant changes recently. The book will benefit residents in orthopedics as well as orthopedic surgeons in developed and developing countries. It will help educate trainees in orthopedic surgery, nursing, physiotherapy and rehabilitation medicine as well as medical students. The bookвЂ™s structure facilitates review of the material before board exams and the quick retrieval of information.
Описание: This comprehensive text covers not only every aspect of musculoskeletal system rehabilitation, but extends even further into such topics as alternative medicine, holistic therapies, acupuncture, neurophysiologic testing, overuse injuries, work assessment, and outcome measures. Each chapter covers the basic science of the subject, clinical assessments as well as rehabilitation options, methods, and their outcomes. While the information throughout the text is presented in highly structured and concise manner, the subjects are covered in extraordinary detail. This book will serve a wide community and be part of the required reading for healthcare professionals working in disciplines involving musculoskeletal rehabilitation, neuromuscular disorders, burn rehabilitation, and evaluation of pain and pain management.
Описание: This practical guide shows all the surgical techniques needed for surgical treatment of musculoskeletal complications of hemophilia. The book draws on the experience of numerous specialists worldwide, and is designed for use on the ward or in the office.
Описание: Gives you case studies that illustrate critical concepts you need to build and enhance your skills in orthopaedic physical therapy. This title features each case that includes a discussion of the health condition, examination, evaluation, diagnosis, plan of care and interventions, evidence-based practice recommendations, and references.
Описание: This book is an invaluable resource for improving the management of hip and pelvis injuries and presents a spectrum of treatment options.
Автор: Wolfgang Frobin Название: Orthopedic Biomechanics ISBN: 3131768223 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783131768223 Издательство: Thieme Verlagsgruppe Рейтинг: Цена: 9239 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: FOUR STARS from Doody's Star Ratings™This is an outstanding publication in its analysis of techniques for changing the effects on the skeleton through therapy, training, braces, behavior modification, and ergonomic adaptations....It is well written technically and readily comprehensible. -- Doody's Book Review (Score: 94)This book will make it possible to understand the structure and the function of the human locomotor apparatus, to understand the factors of wear, to try to prevent them, and then to correct them. -- European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & TraumatologyThe expanded and fully updated second edition of Orthopedic Biomechanics explains the effects of mechanical influences on the musculoskeletal system and highlights the importance of biomechanical knowledge in the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of orthopedic injuries and disorders. Clear and concise discussion of the forces acting on bones, tendons, and ligaments facilitates a solid understanding of current and past research, complex concepts, and technical information in orthopedic biomechanics. Readers will also find practical guidance for applying their knowledge to solving actual clinical problems.The book begins by summarizing the basic principles of biomechanics and mathematical theory, including biomaterials science, vector algebra, and movement in two and three dimensions. It then moves on to the mechanical properties of musculoskeletal tissues, with chapters devoted to muscle and muscle function; the modeling of joint loads; gait analysis; and the mechanical aspects of the hip, knee, spine, shoulder, and foot.Key Features:New "Solved Problems" chapter with clinically relevant biomechanical questions and their step-by-step solutions using mathematical and mechanical reasoningNew chapters on biomechanics of the foot and gait analysisDetailed descriptions of simplified model calculations for determining static and dynamic joint load-a fundamental issue in orthopedic biomechanicsEssential physics and mathematics only, with limited use of complex vector equationsMore than 300 line illustrationsReferences and suggestions for further reading at the end of each chapter, serving as an overview of scientific work on the topicOrthopedic Biomechanics, 2nd Edition, is an essential resource for practitioners and students of orthopedics, orthopedic surgery, prosthetics and orthotics, and physiotherapy. Comprehensive in scope but approachable in coverage, the book provides the insights and tools needed to make informed clinical decisions.
Описание: With detailed descriptions of orthopedic surgeries, this title provides evidence-based guidelines to designing effective rehabilitation strategies. It offers coverage of each condition that includes an overview of the orthopedic patient`s entire course of treatment from pre- to post-surgery.
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