Clinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers: Recognizing Systemic Disease / Edition 2

Clinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers: Recognizing Systemic Disease / Edition 2

by Daniel P. O'Connor, Louise Fincher
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1556427700

ISBN-13: 9781556427701

Pub. Date: 02/01/2008

Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated

Written specifically for athletic trainers, the updated second edition of Clinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers: Recognizing Systemic Disease emphasizes practical knowledge; development of clinical skills, including evaluation and treatment; and development of clinical decision-making abilities.

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Written specifically for athletic trainers, the updated second edition of Clinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers: Recognizing Systemic Disease emphasizes practical knowledge; development of clinical skills, including evaluation and treatment; and development of clinical decision-making abilities.

Inside Clinical 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 at the end of every chapter, which facilitate the student’s ability to formulate a differential diagnosis and make clinical decisions.

Dr. Daniel J. O’Connor and Dr. 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 the Fourth Edition of the NATA Educational Competencies into 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 the chapters to aid in the development of the psychomotor skills related to evaluating general medical illnesses.

What’s New in the Second Edition:
• New chapters on pharmacology; dermatology; and eyes, ears, nose, throat, and mouth
• Integration of NATA Position Statements and Consensus Statements
• Expanded discussion on the physical exam, including detailed instructions for evaluation procedures
• New illustrations and a color atlas

Lab Activities Inside the Second Edition:
• Use of Pharmacology Resources
• Assessment of Temperature
• Assessment of Vital Signs (heart rate, blood pressure, and respiration rate)
• Cardiac Auscultation
• Pulmonary Auscultation
• Pulmonary Percussion
• Peak Flow Expiratory Rate
• Abdominal Auscultation, Percussion, and Palpation
• Urinalysis
• Assessment of Blood Glucose Levels
• Use of Otoscope
• Use of the Opthalmoscope
• Sensory Function
• Motor Function
• Reflex Function
• Cranial Nerve Assessment

With expanded discussions and case studies, new chapters and lab activities, and an emphasis on the development of clinical skills, the Second Edition of Clinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers: Recognizing Systemic Disease is a must-have for today's athletic training students and clinicians.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556427701
Publisher:
SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/01/2008
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
460
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Dedication     v
Acknowledgments     xiii
About the Authors     xv
Introduction     xvii
Principles of Clinical Pathology and Decision Making     1
Chapter Outline and Objectives
Introduction
Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Decision Making
Medical History
Symptoms
Physical Examination Techniques: Differentiating Normal and Abnormal Responses
Summary
References
Online Resources
Pathophysiology     17
Chapter Outline and Objectives
Introduction
Cellular Physiology and Pathophysiology: Response to Cell Damage
Summary
References
Online Resources
Pharmacology     31
Chapter Outline and Objectives
Introduction
Nomenclature
Classification of Drugs
Routes of Administration
Pharmacokinetics
Pharmacodynamics
Therapeutic Medications
Nutritional Supplements and Performance-Enhancing Products
Herbal Supplements
Storage and Management of Medications
Preventing and Managing Medication Poisoning
Drug Resources
Summary
Case Study
References
Online Resources
Lab Exercise
Immune System     63
Chapter Outline and Objectives
Introduction
Review of Physiology and Pathogenesis
Signs and Symptoms
Pain Patterns
Medical History and Physical Examination
Pathology and Pathogenesis
Pediatric Concerns
Summary
Case Study
References
Online Resources
Lab Exercise
Oncology     81
Chapter Outline and Objectives
Introduction
Review ofPhysiology and Pathogenesis
Risk Factors
Signs and Symptoms
Pain Patterns
Medical History and Physical Examination
Diagnosis and Staging
Cancer Treatment Options
Pathology and Pathogenesis
Pediatric Concerns
Summary
Case Study
References
Online Resources
Cardiovascular and Hematological Systems     93
Chapter Outline and Objectives
Introduction
Review of Physiology and Pathogenesis
Signs and Symptoms
Pain Patterns
Medical History and Physical Examination
Pathology and Pathogenesis
Pediatric Concerns
Summary
Case Study
References
Online Resources
Lab Exercises
Pulmonary System     137
Chapter Outline and Objectives
Introduction
Review of Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathogenesis
Signs and Symptoms
Pain Patterns
Medical History and Physical Examination
Pathology and Pathogenesis
Pediatric Concerns
Summary
Case Study
References
Online Resources
Lab Exercises
Gastrointestinal and Hepatic-Biliary Systems     175
Chapter Outline and Objectives
Introduction
Review of Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathogenesis
Signs and Symptoms
Pain Patterns
Medical History and Physical Examination
Pathology and Pathogenesis
Summary
Case Study
References
Online Resources
Lab Exercise
Renal and Urogenital Systems     205
Chapter Outline and Objectives
Introduction
Review of Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathogenesis
Signs and Symptoms
Pain Patterns
Medical History and Physical Examination
Pathology and Pathogenesis
Pediatric Concerns
Summary
Case Study
References
Online Resources
Lab Exercise
Endocrine and Metabolic Systems     233
Chapter Outline and Objectives
Introduction
Review of Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathogenesis
Signs and Symptoms
Pain Patterns
Medical History and Physical Examination
Pathology and Pathogenesis
Pediatric Concerns
Summary
Case Study
References
Online Resources
Lab Exercise
Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat, and Mouth Disorders     265
Chapter Outline and Objectives
Introduction
Review of Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathogenesis
Signs and Symptoms
Pain Patterns
Medical History and Physical Examination
Pathology and Pathogenesis
Summary
Case Study
References
Online Resources
Lab Exercises
Dermatological Conditions     293
Chapter Outline and Objectives
Introduction
Review of Anatomy and Physiology
Mechanical Trauma
Skin Infections
Summary
Case Study
References
Neurological System     323
Chapter Outline and Objectives
Introduction
Review of Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathogenesis
Signs and Symptoms
Pain Patterns
Medical History and Physical Examination
Pathology and Pathogenesis
Summary
Case Study
References
Online Resources
Lab Exercises
Psychological Disorders     373
Chapter Outline and Objectives
Introduction
Signs and Symptoms
Pain Patterns
Medical History and Physical Examination
Pathology and Pathogenesis
Pediatric Concerns
Summary
Case Study
References
Online Resources
Toll-Free Resources
Differentiation of Signs and Symptoms     391
Chapter Outline and Objectives
Introduction
Medical Emergency
Evaluating Seriousness of Condition
Assessment Algorithms for Key Symptoms
References
Glossary     417
Normal Lab Values     427
Index     429

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