Tidy's Physiotherapy

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A classic textbook and a student favourite, Tidy’s Physiotherapy aims to reflect contemporary practice of physiotherapy and can be used as a quick reference by the physiotherapy undergraduate for major problems that they may encounter throughout their study, or while on clinical placement. Tidy’s Physiotherapy is a resource which charts a range of popular subject areas. It also encourages the student to think about problem-solving and basic decision-making in a practice setting,...

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Overview

A classic textbook and a student favourite, Tidy’s Physiotherapy aims to reflect contemporary practice of physiotherapy and can be used as a quick reference by the physiotherapy undergraduate for major problems that they may encounter throughout their study, or while on clinical placement. Tidy’s Physiotherapy is a resource which charts a range of popular subject areas. It also encourages the student to think about problem-solving and basic decision-making in a practice setting, presenting case studies to consolidate and apply learning.

In this fifteenth edition, new chapters have been added and previous chapters withdrawn, continuing its reflection of contemporary education and practice. Chapters have again been written by experts who come from a wide range of clinical and academic backgrounds. The new edition is complemented by an accompanying online ancillary whichoffers access to over 50 video clips on musculoskeletal tests, massage and exercise and an image bank along with the addition of crosswords and MCQs for self-assessment.

Now with new chapters on:

Reflection
• Collaborative health and social care / interprofessional education
• Clinical leadership
• Pharmacology
• Muscle imbalance
• Sports management
• Acupuncture in physiotherapy
• Management of Parkinson’s and of older people
• Neurodynamics

Part of the Physiotherapy Essentials series - core textbooks for both students and lecturers!

• Covers a comprehensive range of clinical, academic and professional subjects
• Annotated illustrations to simplify learning
• Definition, Key Point and Weblink boxes
• Online access to over 50 video clips and 100’s of dowloadable images (http://evolve.elsevier.com/Porter/Tidy)

• Online resources via Evolve Learning with video clips, image bank, crosswords and MCQs! Log on and register at http://evolve.elsevier.com/Porter/Tidy
• Case studies
• Additional illustrations

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Editorial Reviews

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"This is a must have book as it covers most of the topics within the course and has a very clear and concise layout. The chapters cover core subjects, for example musculoskeletal assessment, biomechanics, neurological physiotherapy, management of respiratory disease and many more. Throughout the authors make key points in each of the chapters which were found to be useful when revising for a particular area. There are also case studies in the book which allows the reader to consolidate the information and to apply their skills to a particular scenario. The book also contains a DVD Rom which contains revision aids, musculoskeletal tests and student presentations. This book will be very useful at university and throughout your physiotherapy career." - Charlotte Barrett, Physiotherapy Student, Cardiff University, UK. “Tidy’s Physiotherapy is one of my favourite texts and often my first point of reference… This book is well set out and easy to understand as it’s not too complicated. It covers the principles, clinical features, physiotherapy management and complications of common problems. I would recommend this book to any physiotherapy student.” - Mayuri Butchart, Physiotherapy Student, King's College London, UK. "A good all-round resource that provides the basics of physiotherapy for either the new student or for those with limited experience. As you become more experienced it’s use becomes more limited, but still would be of benefit for those who perhaps need a reminder of an area that they haven’t practised in for while." - Linda Wilkinson, Physiotherapy Student, University of Southampton "I would recommend this text book to all physiotherapy students, especially 1st years, as it is up to date and informative and clearly demonstrates theory into practice/clinical use. I know I will make much use of this book throughout the remainder of my course and as a starting point for further reading/research. A great book to have as part of a reference collection and will in no doubt be well read during my practice placements. The DVD is also a very useful aid with plenty of info that can be used for revision." Ms. N.L. Benson, 2nd Year Physiotherapy Student, University of Central Lancashire "This breadth of information is superb for the new physiotherapist. For the more experienced, it is a healthy reminder of aspects and breadth of scope to physiotherapy." Nick Downing, Physiotherapy Student, University of Birmingham

"The book has an impressive list of contributors. The first chapter, which deals with the responsibilities of being a physiotherapist, is very good and could be an essential read for all prospective and starting students."

(Physical Therapy Reviews, October 2010.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780702043444
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 4/4/2013
  • Series: Physiotherapy Essentials Series
  • Edition number: 15
  • Pages: 682
  • Sales rank: 538,578
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Table of Contents

1. The responsibilities of being a physiotherapist

2. Collaborative health and social care, and the role of interprofessional education

3. Clinical leadership

4. Pharmacology

5. Reflection

6. Management of respiratory diseases

7. Adult spontaneous and conventional mechanical ventilation

8. Cardiac rehabilitation

9. Physiotherapy in thoracic surgery

10. Changing relationships for promoting health

11. Musculoskeletal assessment

12. The physiotherapy management of inflammation, healing and repair

13. Exercise in rehabilitation

14. Muscle imbalance

15. Biomechanics

16. Sports management

17. Pain

18. Acupuncture in physiotherapy

19. Electrotherapy

20. Physiotherapy for people with major amputation

21. Massage

22. An introduction to fractures

23. Joint arthroplasty

24. Physiotherapy management of Parkinson’s and of older people

25. Neurodynamics

26. Neurological physiotherapy

27. Physiotherapy in women’s health

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