Geriatric Physical Therapy: A Clinical Approach / Edition 1

Geriatric Physical Therapy: A Clinical Approach / Edition 1

by Carole Bernstein Lewis, Jennifer M. Bottomley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0838588751

ISBN-13: 9780838588758

Pub. Date: 11/22/1993

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838588758
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
11/22/1993
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
635
Product dimensions:
8.48(w) x 11.23(h) x 1.37(d)

Table of Contents

I. APPLIED GERONTOLOGICAL CONCEPTS.

1. Understanding Aging Demographics of an Aging Population.
2. Comparing and contrasting the Theories of Aging.
3. Comparing and Contrasting Age Related Changes in Biology Physiology and Anatomy.
4. Describing Psychosocial Aspects of Aging.
5. Pathological Manifestations of Aging.
6. Assessment Instruments.
7. Exploring Nutritional Needs.
8. Pharmacology.

II. PATIENT CARE CONCEPTS.

9. Principles and Practice in Geriatric Rehabilitation.
10. Patient Evaluation.
11. Orthopedic Treatment Considerations.
12. Neurological Treatment Considerations.
13. Cardiopulmonary Treatment Considerations.
14. Establishing Community Based Screening Programs.
15. Communication.

III. ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT.

16. Attitudes and Ethics.
17. Education Services: Learning, Memory, and Intelligence.
18. Administration of Geriatric Services.
19. Consultation.
20. Scientific Inquiry and Research.
21. Aging Network Resources.
Index.

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