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Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists / Edition 1
     

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists / Edition 1

by Michele P. West, Jaime Paz
 

ISBN-10: 0750698225

ISBN-13: 9780750698221

Pub. Date: 01/28/1997

Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750698221
Publisher:
Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
698
Product dimensions:
5.58(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.48(d)

Table of Contents

Contributing Authors ix
Preface xi
Acknowledgments xiii
1. Cardiac System 1
2. Respiratory System 89
3. Orthopedics 157
4. Nervous System 233
5. Oncology 303
6. Vascular System and Hematology 347
7. Burns and Wounds 399
8. Gastrointestinal System 443
9. Genitourinary System 483
10. Infectious Diseases 519
11. Endocrine System 553
Appendixes 591
I. Medical Record Review 591
II. Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances 593
III-A. Supplemental Oxygen Delivery Systems 597
III-B. Mechanical Ventilation 601
III-C. Life Support Devices 611
IV-A. Peripheral and Central Lines and Intracranial Pressure Monitoring 615
IV-B. Tubes 621
IV-C. Chest Tubes 623
V. Postsurgical Physical Therapy Considerations 627
VI. Pain Management 631
VII. Lower-Extremity Amputation 637
VIII. Postural Drainage Positions 643
IX. Six-Minute Walk Test 649
X. Physical Therapy Considerations for Patients Who Complain of Chest Pain 653
Index 655

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