Primary Care for the Physical Therapist: Examination and Triage (2nd Revised edition)

Primary Care for the Physical Therapist: Examination and Triage (2nd Revised edition)

By: William G. Boissonnault (author)Hardback

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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.

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Contents

SECTION I FOUNDATIONS 1. Primary Care: Physical Therapy Models 2. Evidence-Based Examination of Diagnostic Information 3. Cultural Competence: An Essential Element of Primary Health Care 4. Pharmacologic Considerations for the Physical Therapist 5 .The Patient Interview: The Science Behind the Art SECTION II EXAMINATION/EVALUATION Prologue 6. Symptom Investigation Part I-Chief Complaint by Body Region 7. Symptom Investigation: Part II-Chief Complaint by Symptom 8. Patient Health History Including Identifying Health Risk Factors 9. Review of Systems 10. The Patient Interview: The Physical Examination Begins! 11. Systems Review for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Systems and Vital Signs 12. Upper Quadrant Screening Examination 13. Lower Quadrant Screening Examination 14. Diagnostic Imaging 15. Laboratory Tests and Values SECTION III SPECIAL POPULATIONS 16. The Adolescent Population 17. The Obstetric Client 18. The Geriatric Population 19. A Health and Wellness Perspective in Primary Care 20. Top 10 Medical Conditions to Screen For: The Do-Not-Want-to Miss List

Product Details

  • publication date: 03/08/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781416061052
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 432
  • ID: 9781416061052
  • weight: 1202
  • ISBN10: 1416061053
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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