Introduction to Physical Therapy / Edition 3

Introduction to Physical Therapy / Edition 3

by Michael A. Pagliarulo
     
 

Introduction to Physical Therapy, 4e by Michael Pagliarulo provides a comprehensive description of the profession and practice of physical therapy.

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  • The only introductory textbook that includes an overview of the profession and clinical

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Introduction to Physical Therapy, 4e by Michael Pagliarulo provides a comprehensive description of the profession and practice of physical therapy.

  • NEW! Evolve website with a test bank, PowerPoint presentations, and image collection.
  • The only introductory textbook that includes an overview of the profession and clinical information
  • Chapter on reimbursement introduces the fiscal aspect of health care and reimbursement for physical therapy services.
  • Chapter on communication and cultural competence helps the PT and PTA understand behavior due to cultural differences.
  • EXPANDED! Numerous learning aides, including chapter outlines, key terms, learning objectives, questions to ask, boxes, tables, summaries and up to date references, suggested readings, and reviewe questions.
  • The lastest information on current trends in health care and the profession of physical therapy keeps the students current on latest issues.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323032841
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
07/28/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

1Profession of physical therapy : definition and development3
2Roles and characteristics of physical therapists25
3Physical therapist assistant54
4Communication in physical therapy in the 21st century79
5Laws, regulations, and policies106
6Financing and reimbursing health care in physical therapy125
7Current issues : physical therapy in evolution146
8America physical therapy association169
9Physical therapy for musculoskeletal conditions187
10Physical therapy for neuromuscular conditions228
11Physical therapy in cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions246
12Physical therapy for integumentary conditions282
13Physical therapy for pediatric conditions306
14Physical therapy for the older adult337

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