Obstetric and Gynecologic Care in Physical Therapy / Edition 2

Obstetric and Gynecologic Care in Physical Therapy / Edition 2

by Rebecca J. Stephenson, Linda J. O'Connor
     
 

ISBN-10: 1556424159

ISBN-13: 9781556424151

Pub. Date: 01/01/2000

Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated

Obstetric and Gynecologic Care in Physical Therapy, Second Edition, is a definitive text on women's health. Designed for the physical therap ist in OB/GYN, this edition covers recent changes in the field of phys ical therapy as it pertains to the treatment of women. The three sect ions of the text describe the foundation for physical therapy practice in womenFs health

Overview

Obstetric and Gynecologic Care in Physical Therapy, Second Edition, is a definitive text on women's health. Designed for the physical therap ist in OB/GYN, this edition covers recent changes in the field of phys ical therapy as it pertains to the treatment of women. The three sect ions of the text describe the foundation for physical therapy practice in womenFs health and the role of the physical therapist in gynecolog ic and obstetric care, respectively. Chapters have been updated, strea mlined and reorganized, as well as expanded to reflect the evolution o f this specialty practice. Chapters cover topics on womenFs health car e in physical therapy, anatomical considerations, maternal physiology, and postpartum care. There are also new chapters on special pregnanci es (including high risk and women with chronic illness and disabilitie s), evaluation and treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction, and on the a ging female's needs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556424151
Publisher:
SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/2000
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
322
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Contents 

Section I: Foundation for Physical Therapy Practice in Women’s Health
Chapter 1: Women’s Health Care in Physical Therapy
Chapter 2: Anatomical Considerations 

Section II: Role of Physical Therapy in Gynecologic Care
Chapter 3: Physical Therapy and the Female Client: Evaluation and Treatment 

Section III: Role of Physical Therapy in Obstetric Care
Chapter 4: Maternal Physiology
Chapter 5: Maternal Disorders and Diseases
Chapter 6: Physical Therapy Care in High-Risk Pregnancies
Chapter 7: Evaluation and Treatment of Maternal Musculoskeletal Disorders
Chapter 8: Care of the Fetus: Preconception to Birth
Chapter 9: Physical Therapy Care During Labor
Chapter 10: Physical Therapy Care During Labor
Chapter 11: Physical Therapy and Post-Partum Care Conclusion 

Appendix A: Suggested Reading by Topic
Appendix B: Product Information and Resources
Appendix C: Suggestions for the use of the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice 

Glossary
Index

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