Physical Rehabilitation in Arthritis / Edition 2by Joan M. Walker, Antoine Helewa
Pub. Date: 01/27/2004
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
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
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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Table of Contents
Preface to 1st Edition
Preface to 2nd Edition
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
2. Health Status Assessment Instruments in Common Use
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