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Clinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers : Recognizing Systemic Disease

ISBN: 9781556427701 | 1556427700
Edition: 2nd
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Slack Incorporated
Pub. Date: 2/15/2008

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Written specifically for athletic trainers, the updated second edition ofClinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers: Recognizing Systemic Diseaseemphasizes practical knowledge; development of clinical skills, including evaluation and treatment; and development of clinical decision-making abilities. InsideClinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers, Second Edition, you will find an expanded discussion of the pathophysiology associated with general medical conditions, as well as case studies which facilitate the studentrs"s ability to formulate a differential diagnosis and make clinical decisions. Dr. Daniel P. Ors"Connor and Dr. A. Louise Fincher have incorporated all of the didactic and psychomotor competencies listed within the General Medical Conditions and Pathology of Injuries and Illness domains from theFourth Editionof theNATA Educational Competenciesinto this unique text. Competencies that are addressed throughout the text are conveniently listed at the beginning of each chapter in which they are referenced. Individual lab activities are included within some chapters to aid in the development of the psychomotor skills related to evaluating general medical illnesses. Instructors will enjoy new ancillary materials such as test bank questions and PowerPoint slides. Whatrs"s New in the Second Edition: bull; New chapters on pharmacology; dermatology; and eyes, ears, nose, throat, and mouth bull; Integration of NATA Position Statements and Consensus Statements bull; Expanded discussion on the physical exam, including detailed instructions for evaluation procedures bull; New illustrations and a color atlas bull; New icons throughout the text to represent action to be taken by the athletic trainer during an evaluation, such as physician referral or activation of emergency action plan Lab Activities Inside the Second Edition: bull; Use of Pharmacology Resources bull; Assessment of Temperature bull; Assessment of Vital Signs (heart rate, blood pressure, and respiration rate) bull; Cardiac Auscultation bull; Pulmonary Auscultation and Percussion bull; Peak Flow Expiratory Rate bull; Abdominal Auscultation, Percussion, and Palpation bull; Urinalysis bull; Assessment of Blood Glucose Levels bull; Use of the Otoscope bull; Use of the Ophthalmoscope bull; Sensory Function bull; Motor Function bull; Reflex Function bull; Cranial Nerve Assessment With expanded discussions and case studies, new chapters and lab activities, and an emphasis on the development of clinical skills, theSecond EditionofClinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers: Recognizing Systemic Diseaseis a must-have for today's athletic training students and clinicians.

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