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Physical Rehabilitation is the comprehensive, curriculum-spanning text for physical therapy students and a key reference for practicing physical therapists and other rehabilitation professionals. Focusing on the rehabilitation management of adult patients, it integrates pathophysiological, medical, and therapeutic concepts to assist in the development of appropriate examination procedures, goals, outcomes, and plan of care. This updated 5th edition: Has been revitalized with a new two-color design and more photographs, illustrations, and tables resulting in a more user-friendly presentation. Integrates current research in basic and clinical sciences with physical therapy examination and intervention. Supporting evidence-based practice, many chapters include Evidence Summary Boxes that examine current research on chapter-specific topics. Book jacket.
Table of Contents
Introduction to Patient Care: Decision Making, Psychosocial Factors, and Values
Clinical Decision Making
Influence of Psychosocial Factors on Rehabilitation
Influence of Values on Patient Care: Foundation for Decision Making
Examination of Sensory Function
Examination of Coordination
Examination of Motor Function: Motor Control and Motor Learning
Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Velocity Tests
Examination of Gait
Examination of Functional Status and Activity Level
Examination of the Environment
Intervention Strategies for Rehabilitation
Strategies to Improve Motor Function
Chronic Pulmonary Dysfunction
Vascular, Lymphatic, and Integumentary Disorders
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury
Cognitive and Perceptual Dysfunction
Neurogenic Disorders of Speech and Language
Orthotics, Prosthetics, and the Prescriptive Wheelchair
The Prescriptive Wheelchair
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