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A Physiotherapist's Guide to Clinical Measurement
     

A Physiotherapist's Guide to Clinical Measurement

by John Edward Fox, Richard Jasper Day
 

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ISBN-10: 044306783X

ISBN-13: 9780443067839

Pub. Date: 04/17/2009

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

A Physiotherapist's Guide to Measurement is an essential tool for both the student and clinician who will gain ready access to a wide range of common measurement techniques. This exclusive handy guide gives detailed images of the various measuring methods used in practice, such as goniometric measurement of all the main joints; lower and upper limb girth

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A Physiotherapist's Guide to Measurement is an essential tool for both the student and clinician who will gain ready access to a wide range of common measurement techniques. This exclusive handy guide gives detailed images of the various measuring methods used in practice, such as goniometric measurement of all the main joints; lower and upper limb girth measurements; manual muscle testing of all major muscle groups; spinal measurements; spirometry (respiratory function); and many more! Each illustration is accompanied by concise but clear instructional text. Additionally, reference tables cover the aims, methodology and results of research, summarising studies on the reliability and validity of a particular measuring tool.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443067839
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/17/2009
Series:
Physiotherapist's Tool Box Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgements Reliability and Validity of Measurement Tools

1 The Hip Joint 2 The Knee Joint 3 The Ankle Joint 4 The Shoulder Joint 5 The Elbow Joint 6 The Wrist/Carpal Joints 7 The Hand 8 The Spine 9 The Respiratory System

Appendix 1 The Visual Analogue Scale for Pain Appendix 2 Summary of Studies Assessing the Reliability and Validity of Measuring Tools in Physiotherapy Index

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