Documentation for Physical Therapist Assistants / Edition 2

Documentation for Physical Therapist Assistants / Edition 2

by Marianne Lukan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803608373

ISBN-13: 9780803608375

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: F. A. Davis Company

Finally, a documentation text written specifically for the physical therapist assistant. Documentation for Physical Therapist Assistants contains a historical perspective, information, theories, and guidelines for documenting and writing progress or interim notes in the medical record. It is written in a workbook format and contains review questions and practice…  See more details below

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Finally, a documentation text written specifically for the physical therapist assistant. Documentation for Physical Therapist Assistants contains a historical perspective, information, theories, and guidelines for documenting and writing progress or interim notes in the medical record. It is written in a workbook format and contains review questions and practice exercises after each chapter.

KEY FEATURES:

  • Revised extensively to reflect the language of the APTA Guide to Physical Therapist Practice
  • Focuses on the needs of PTAs, emphasizes the role of the PTA within the PT team, and covers major types of records (SOMR, POMR)
  • Teaches how to make notes (SOAP, narrative, computerized, predesigned)
  • Covers all documentation, including incident reports and phone conversations, and discusses reimbursement and legal issues
  • Includes new sample reports and many new practice exercises (with answers in the back of the book)
  • Contains chapter outlines, objectives, and review questions (with answers in the back of the book)
  • Chapter 7 expanded to differentiate between outcomes and goals and writing treatment session goals

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803608375
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.38(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1Why Document?1
Ch. 1Introduction to Documentation3
Ch. 2Documentation Content13
Ch. 3Organization and Presentation of the Content27
Pt. 2How to Document49
Ch. 4Writing the Content: Guidelines51
Ch. 5Writing the Content: Subjective Data61
Ch. 6Writing the Content: Objective Data75
Ch. 7Writing the Content: Diagnoses, Functional Outcomes, Goals, and Treatment Effectiveness95
Ch. 8Writing the Content: Intervention Plan113
Ch. 9Other Documentation Responsibilities119
Ch. 10Documentation Summary: Study Guide131
Bibliography157
Glossary158
App. A: Abbreviations162
App. B: Documenting Interventions165
App. C: Dictation Guidelines166
App. D: Answers to Review Exercises167
App. E: Answers to Practice Exercises174
App. F: Guidelines for Physical Therapy Documentation195
Index201

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