Physiology: The Basis of Clinical Practice

Physiology: The Basis of Clinical Practice

by Glenn Irion, S. Jerome, Kimberly Taylor
     
 

Physiology: The Basis of Clinical Practice presents an in-depth discussion of clinically related topics in an integrated manner specific to rehabilitation professionals. This book covers important principles of skeletal muscle performance and neurologic control of motor systems. Descriptions of therapeutic interventions used in physiology along withSee more details below

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Physiology: The Basis of Clinical Practice presents an in-depth discussion of clinically related topics in an integrated manner specific to rehabilitation professionals. This book covers important principles of skeletal muscle performance and neurologic control of motor systems. Descriptions of therapeutic interventions used in physiology along with the related physiologic principles are included to create a line between basic science and clinical practice. Chapters in the book highlight disease processes common to rehabilitation, and describe the physiologic basis of evaluation and common lab tests. This text also discusses rehabilitation protocols, and assists clinicians in modifying treatment plans.

Special Features

  • Objectives outlined in each chapter.
  • Review questions in each chapter.
  • Laboratory exercises to reinforce material.

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A textbook explicitly aimed at the concerns of students in the field of physical therapy. Because of this focus, Irion (physical therapy, U. of Central Arkansas has emphasized the material skeletal muscle performance and neurological control of motor systems, although other chapters are included on the physiology of homeostasis, the integumentary system, the cardiopulmonary system, and small chapters on the gastrointestinal and reproductive systems. Throughout, laboratory exercises that relate to clinical practice are included. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556423802
Publisher:
SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/2000
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.30(h) x 1.30(d)

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