Women's Health in Physical Therapy

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Overview

This book provides a framework and practical guidelines for managing women's health issues within the practice of physical therapy. It enables students to develop and implement customized patient care plans to deal with a broad range of disorders and health issues that either primarily affect women or manifest themselves differently in women. The book features a team of expert authors whose advice is based not only on a thorough investigation of the evidence, but also on their own firsthand experience as physical therapists specializing in women's health issues.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781744812
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 6/1/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 704
  • Sales rank: 537,576
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Part I. FOUNDATIONS IN WOMEN'S HEALTH

  • Chapter 1. Historical Perspective of Women's Health Care
  • Chapter 2. Patient Education in Women's Health
  • Chapter 3. Psychosocial Issues Associated with Women's Health Care
  • Chapter 4. Management and Marketing of Women's Health Physical Therapy Services
  • Chapter 5. Documentation of and Reimbursement for Women's Health Physical Therapy Services

Part II. PHYSICAL THERAPY IN GYNECOLOGIC CARE

  • Chapter 6. Clinical Anatomy of the Pelvis and Perineum
  • Chapter 7. Physical Therapy Management of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
  • Chapter 8. Physical Therapy Management of Pelvic Pain
  • Chapter 9. Chronic Pelvic Pain Disorders
  • Chapter 10. Physical Therapy Management Before and After Gynecologic Surgeries

Part III. PHYSICAL THERAPY IN OBSTETRIC CARE

  • Chapter 11. Physiological, Anatomical and Musculoskeletal Changes During the Childbearing Year
  • Chapter 12. Physical Therapy Management of Musculoskeletal Dysfunction During Pregnancy
  • Chapter 13. Physical Activity and Exercise During the Childbearing Year
  • Chapter 14. Prenatal and Perinatal Options: Informed Choices to Promote Normal Birth
  • Chapter 15. Physical Therapy Intervention During Labor & Delivery and Postpartum Care
  • Chapter 16. Medical Management and Physical Therapy Management of High-Risk Pregnancy

Part IV. MEDICAL AND MUSCULOSKELETAL LIFESPAN ISSUES IN WOMEN'S HEALTH

  • Chapter 17. The Adolescent Female
  • Chapter 18. Women in the Workplace
  • Chapter 19. Musculoskeletal Disorders During the Middle Years and Beyond
  • Chapter 20. Women and Heart Disease
  • Chapter 21. Osteoporosis: Physical Therapy Prevention and Intervention

Part V. ONCOLOGIC ISSUES WITHIN WOMEN'S HEALTH

  • Chapter 22. Management of Breast Cancer
  • Chapter 23. Lymphedema Management

Part VI. SPECIAL TOPICS WITHIN WOMEN'S HEALTH

  • Chapter 24. The Female Athlete
  • Chapter 25. Exercise Issues and Aging
  • Chapter 26. Aquatic Therapy Services in Women's Health
  • Chapter 27. Physical Therapy Management of Women with Long-Term Disabilities
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