Pathology: Implications for the Physical Therapist / Edition 1

Pathology: Implications for the Physical Therapist / Edition 1

by Catherine C. Goodman, William G. Bossonnault
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721656366

ISBN-13: 9780721656366

Pub. Date: 03/28/1998

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The first pathology text designed specifically for physical therapists, now updated in this 2nd edition! Remarkably practical and easy to use, a body-system organization and at-a-glance format presents the basic science and the clinical implications of disease within the rehabilitation process. Easily look up common illnesses, diseases, adverse effects of drugs, organ

Overview

The first pathology text designed specifically for physical therapists, now updated in this 2nd edition! Remarkably practical and easy to use, a body-system organization and at-a-glance format presents the basic science and the clinical implications of disease within the rehabilitation process. Easily look up common illnesses, diseases, adverse effects of drugs, organ transplantation, laboratory values, and much more to see how the patient's conditions might affect therapy and outcomes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721656366
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/28/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
899
Product dimensions:
8.85(w) x 11.37(h) x 1.52(d)

Table of Contents

Section 1 Introduction
2 Biopsychosocial Concepts Related to Health Care
3 Environmental and Occupational Medicine
4 Problems Affecting Multiple Systems

Section 2 Clinical Medicine
5 The Immune System
6 Infectious Disease
7 Oncology
8 The Integumentary System
9 The Endocrine and Metabolic Systems
10 The Cardiovascular System
11 The Hematologic System
12 The Respiratory System
13 The Gastrointestinal System
14 The Hepatic, Pancreatic, and Biliary Systems
15 Urinary Tract Disorders
16 The Male Genital/Reproductive System
17 The Female Genital/Reproductive System

Section 3 Pathology of the Musculoskeletal System
18 Introduction to Pathology of the Musculoskeletal System
19 Genetic and Developmental Disorders
20 Metabolic Disorders
21 Infectious Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System
22 Musculoskeletal Neoplasms
23 Joint and Muscle Disorders

Section 4 Pathology of the Nervous System
24 Introduction to Central Nervous System Disorders
25 Infectious Disorders of the Central Nervous System
26 Central Nervous System Neoplasms
27 Degenerative Diseases of the Central Nervous System
28 Stroke
29 Traumatic Brain Injury
30 Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury
31 Epilepsy
32 Headache
33 Vestibular Dysfunction
34 The Peripheral Nervous System
35 Laboratory Tests and Values
Appendix A Summary of Universal Precautions
Appendix B Guidelines for Activity and Exercise
Index

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