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
     
 

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.

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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
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Preface
Foreword
Ch. 1Principles of Clinical Pathology and Decision-Making1
Ch. 2Pathophysiology19
Ch. 3Cardiovascular and Hematological Systems31
Ch. 4Pulmonary System57
Ch. 5Gastrointestinal and Hepatic-Biliary Systems77
Ch. 6Renal and Urogenital Systems95
Ch. 7Endocrine and Metabolic Systems111
Ch. 8Neurological System131
Ch. 9Psychological Conditions151
Ch. 10Immunology167
Ch. 11Oncology191
Ch. 12Differentiation of Signs and Symptoms203
Lab Activities231
Glossary243
Index255

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