Physical Rehabilitation in Arthritis / Edition 2

Physical Rehabilitation in Arthritis / Edition 2

by Joan M. Walker, Antoine Helewa
     
 

Updated and expanded to be even more comprehensive, this text explains how to manage various arthritic conditions. The information included in this book spans a wide range, assisting a reader in any kind of clinical or academic setting. The content is divided into seventeen well-organized chapters, and the author provides thorough evidence-based documentation and… See more details below

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Updated and expanded to be even more comprehensive, this text explains how to manage various arthritic conditions. The information included in this book spans a wide range, assisting a reader in any kind of clinical or academic setting. The content is divided into seventeen well-organized chapters, and the author provides thorough evidence-based documentation and references when available.

  • The multidisciplinary approach makes this text relevant to all practitioners of physical rehabilitation: PT, OT, and Physical Medicine.
  • Includes patient-first terminology suggested in The Guide to Physical Therapy, intended to reinforce client-friendly language.
  • Proven evidence used to document this book will ensure accurate and safe client care.
  • Case studies teach the readers assessment and discharge based on real-life examples.
  • Discussions provide the resources practitioners need to communicate with clients about intimacy issues caused by arthritis.
  • Management algorithms guide the reader through the assessment and discharge process.
  • Text boxes make key points more memorable, helping students to study and practitioners to be quickly notified of procedures that will help clients.

  • The expanded glossary enables readers to quickly look up definitions for key terms.
  • New information on families of arthritis drugs allows practitioners to safely prescribe the latest drugs.
  • The up-to-date appendices include web sites and peer-reviewed journals, giving the reader access to the most current literature in this ever-changing field.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721695389
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/27/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
8.38(w) x 10.16(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to 1st Edition
Preface to 2nd Edition
Foreword

1. The Historical Record: Paleopathology and Physical Rehabilitation in Management
2. Epidemiology and Economics of Arthritis
3. Pathophysiology of Inflammation, Repair, and Immobility
4. Diagnosis & Management
5. Assessment of Joint Disease
6. Pharmacology & Considerations for Physical Rehabilitation
7. Surgical Interventions
8. Management of the Child & Adolescent with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
9. Management of Persons with Rheumatoid Arthritis & Other Inflammatory Conditions
10. Management of Persons with Ankylosing Spondylitis
11. Management of Persons with Osteoarthritis
12. Management of Persons with Muscle Pain Syndromes
13. Cardiovascular Health & Physical Fitness for the Person with Multiple Joint Involvement
14. Splinting, Orthotics and Lifestyle Factor
15. Psychosocial Factors in Arthritis
16. Community-Based Physical Rehabilitation
17. Special Topics in Clinical Research and Health Status Instruments

Appendices
1. Resources
2. Health Status Assessment Instruments in Common Use
3. Bibliography
4. Glossary

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