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Recent Advances in Physiotherapy

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Like Partridge: Neurological Physiotherapy: Bases of Evidence for Practice, each chapter in Recent Advances in Physiotherapy features a case report provided by a team of clinicians based on details from a real patient. This book of recent advances provides readers with a way of keeping up-to-date with recent work in the discipline of physiotherapy, based on the evidence for current practice.

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Overview

Like Partridge: Neurological Physiotherapy: Bases of Evidence for Practice, each chapter in Recent Advances in Physiotherapy features a case report provided by a team of clinicians based on details from a real patient. This book of recent advances provides readers with a way of keeping up-to-date with recent work in the discipline of physiotherapy, based on the evidence for current practice.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470025420
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/11/2007
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 268
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.04 (h) x 0.59 (d)

Meet the Author

Cecily Partridge is an Honorary Reader in the Centre for Health Services Studies at the University ofKent at Canterbury and an Emeritus Reader of London University. Her research and clinical interests have been mainly in neurological physiotherapy and the use of appropriate research methods in physiotherapy. She set up the first UK MSc degree in Research Methods for therapists in 1980, and founded the journal Physiotherapy Research International in 1996 and was editor until 2006. Centre for Health Service Studies, Cornwallis Building, The University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NF email: cecily.partridge@virgin.net

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Table of Contents

Contributors.

Introduction (Cecily Partridge).

I CARDIORESPIRATORY.

1 Physiotherapy and the Adult with Non-Cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis (Jennifer A. Pryor).

2 Coordinated Management of a Patient in ICU with Cardiorespiratory Failure (Elizabeth Dean).

II SURGICAL.

3 Abdominal Surgery: The Evidence for Physiotherapy Intervention (Linda Denehy and Laura Browning).

III NEUROLOGICAL.

4 Practice and Feedback for Training Reach-to-Grasp in a Patient with Stroke (Paulette M. Van Vliet and Katherine Durham).

5 ImprovingWalking After Stroke Using a Treadmill (Louise Ada and Catherine M. Dean).

6 Treatment of the Upper Limb Following Stroke: A Critical Evaluation of Constraint Induced Movement Therapy (Martine Nadler).

IV PAIN MANAGEMENT.

7.1 An Introduction to Current Concepts of Pain (Lester Jones).

7.2 Non-Specific Arm Pain (Lester Jones).

7.3 Recurrent Lumbar Pain after Failed Spinal Surgery (Lester Jones and Audrey Wang).

V MUSCULOSKELETAL.

8 Evidence for Exercise and Self-Management Interventions for Lower Limb Osteoarthritis (Nicola Walsh).

9 Using Evidence-Based Practice for Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Disorders (Joy C. MacDermid).

VI ORTHOPAEDIC.

10 Physiotherapy Rehabilitation Following Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty (Justine Naylor, Alison Harmer and Richard Walker).

Index.

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