Principles and Techniques of Patient Care / Edition 1

Principles and Techniques of Patient Care / Edition 1

by Frank M. Pierson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721637191

ISBN-13: 9780721637198

Pub. Date: 05/28/1994

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This simple, step-by-step book helps you master the procedures you will need to evaluate and assess patients from your very first day of clinicals. Detailed instructions and clear photographs provide demonstrations of each technique or procedure. Build your confidence for early clinical encounters with this guide written specifically for PTs, PTAs, and other health…  See more details below

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This simple, step-by-step book helps you master the procedures you will need to evaluate and assess patients from your very first day of clinicals. Detailed instructions and clear photographs provide demonstrations of each technique or procedure. Build your confidence for early clinical encounters with this guide written specifically for PTs, PTAs, and other health professionals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721637198
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
05/28/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
279
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction to Patient Care Activities1
2Approaches to Infection Control25
3Assessment of Vital Signs47
4Body Mechanics67
5Positioning and Draping83
6Basic Exercise: Passive and Active95
7Transfer Activities127
8Wheelchair Features and Activities167
9Ambulation Aids, Patterns, and Activities213
10Special Equipment and Patient Care Environments273
11Basic Wound Care and Specialized Interventions295
12Incidents and Emergencies325
13Americans with Disabilities Act: A Review347
Bibliography357
Index361

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