Author: Lyn D. Weiss,Harry J. Lenaburg,Jay Weiss

Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing

ISBN: 9781620701256

Category: Medical

Page: 528

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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Contributors -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Share Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Q&A Review, Second Edition -- Chapter 1: Anatomy -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 2: Musculoskeletal -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 3: Electrodiagnostics -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 4: Speech -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 5: Neuromuscular Disorders -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 6: Brain Injury -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 7: Spinal Cord Medicine -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 8: Medical Rehabilitation (Cardiac, Pulmonary, Cancer, Burn, and Wound) -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 9: Prosthetics, Orthotics, Assistive Devices, and Gait -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 10: Joint and Connective Tissue Disorders -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 11: Exercise/Modalities -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 12: Legal and Ethics -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 13: Pediatrics -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 14: Industrial Rehabilitation -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 15: Pain -- Questions -- Answers -- Chapter 16: Ultrasound and Regenerative Medicine -- Questions -- Answers -- Index
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Author: Sara Cuccurullo

Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing

ISBN: 1620700395

Category: Medical

Page: 1000

View: 4754

" Doody's Core Title 2013! ""This book does an excellent job and is currently the only known review book for physiatrists. The author has done it again, producing an excellent, concise resource that provides clinicians with an optimal solution for studying for the written board examination."" --Doodys Reviews This third edition of the incomparable review bible for the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Examination has been completely updated to reflect current practice and the core knowledge tested on the exam. Known for its organization, consistency, and clarity, the book distills the essentials and provides focused reviews of all major topics. Coverage is expanded in the third edition to include dedicated sections on pain management, medical ethics, and ultrasound that reflect new board requirements. Written in outline format for readability and easy access to information, content is modeled after the topic selection of the AAPMR Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program used by residents nationwide. To aid in information retention, ìPearlsî are designated with an open-book icon to highlight key concepts and stress clinical and board-eligible aspects of each topic. The text is divided into major subspecialty areas written by authors with clinical expertise in each subject area, and content is reviewed by senior specialists to ensure the utmost accuracy. More than 500 high-quality illustrations clarify and reinforce concepts. The book also provides updated epidemiologic and statistical data throughout and includes a section on biostatistics in physical medicine and rehabilitation. In addition to its proven value as a resource for exam preparation, the book is also a must-have for practicing physiatrists seeking recertification, and for PM&R instructors helping trainees to prepare for the exam. New to the Third Edition: Thoroughly reviewed, revised, and updated to reflect current practice and core knowledge tested on Boards Improved organization, clarity, and consistency Presents new chapters/sections on pain management, medical ethics, and ultrasound Key Features: Board""Pearlsî are highlighted with an open-book icon throughout the text to flag key concepts and stress high-yield aspects of each topic Models the table of contents after the topic selection of the AAPMR Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program used by residents nationwide Authored by physicians with special interest and clinical expertise in their respective areas and reviewed by senior specialists in those areas Organizes information in outline format and by topic for easy reference Includes over 500 illustrations to clarify concepts Provides updated epidemiologic and statistical data throughout Contains a section on biostatistics in physical medicine & rehabilitation Praise for the First Edition: ì... there is no other comparable text in PM&R. The key resource for facts needed to pass boards and useful for those in clinical practice for day to day use as well. - -Doody's Reviews ""I congratulate the editors and authors for coming up with such incredible and concise work...I think that this book is a must for all residents undergoing training in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation."" -Saudi Medical Journal ""Over the years many residents have confronted the problem of what to study for the boards...This elegant volume will finally fulfill this critical void"" - From the foreword by Ernest W. Johnson, M.D. "
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A Practical Guide

Author: Adrianne E. Avillion,Barbara B. Mirgon

Publisher: Aspen Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 190

View: 7480

Now you can save months of time developing a quality assurance program on your own. with Quality Assurance in Rehabilitation Nursing, you'll find it easy to set up, implement, monitor, and evaluate a QA program specific to rehabilitation. All stages of the process are covered, with sample forms, questionnaires, and charts you can photocopy and use or adapt to your facility.
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Author: Keith Rome,Peter McNair

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702060763

Category: Medical

Page: 288

View: 8132

Bridging the gap between undergraduate and postgraduate knowledge and experience, this new full colour resource uses an interdisciplinary approach to help manage chronic conditions – osteoarthritis, Achilles tendinopathy, gout, rheumatic diseases, forefoot/rearfoot entities, stress fractures/reactions, cerebral palsy – in the lower limb and foot. Each chapter includes sections on predisposing factors, diagnosis, impairments, function, quality of life and management strategies while highlighting any complex features of a condition which may present. The latest advances are discussed with suggestions for new paths of research – ‘future directions’. The text is further supported by additional commentaries from internationally renowned researchers who highlight the key elements of the work and provide a supplementary perspective of the particular clinical condition. A general view of the patient’s needs is offered throughout, connecting clinical realities to real-world patient experiences. Management of Chronic Conditions in the Foot and Lower Leg is a comprehensive, practical tool that can be used to inform daily decision making in practice as well as to support those who build policy and management strategies in the clinical areas covered. Clear content and structure supported by full colour illustrations Includes less discussed conditions such as gout and cerebral palsy Focus on pain, impairment, function, quality of life and management strategies Critical reflections by experts highlight current clinical practice and thinking in research Provides a sound interpretation of research findings Features patient-reported outcome measures and health related behaviour strategies
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Liability Issues and Risk Management in Caring for Older Persons

Author: Marshall B. Kapp, JD, MPH, FCLM

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826115799

Category: Medical

Page: 230

View: 2070

Health care and human service professionals often experience anxiety about potential adverse legal repercussions for actions taken or not taken in the course of caring for patients or clients. In this volume, professionally distinguished and diverse authors discuss both the real and perceived legal liability context within which health and human service delivery to older persons takes place. The benefits and costs of litigious, legislative, and regulatory interventions on the quality of care and the quality of life for recipients of geriatric services is evaluated. Most important, chapters present suggestions for ways to effectively reduce or manage legal risks and anxieties while improving patient care. This volume fills a gap in the literature by providing careful and accurate analysis of legal issues rarely translated into practical and useful advice for health care and human service professionals.
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Examination and Triage

Author: William G. Boissonnault

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437715435

Category: Medical

Page: 432

View: 8965

Specifically designed to address the expanding role of physical therapists in primary care, the second edition of Primary Care for the Physical Therapist: Examination and Triage provides the information you need to become an effective primary care provider. Acquire the communication and differential diagnosis skills, technical expertise, and clinical decision-making ability to meet the challenges of a changing profession with this unparalleled resource. Emphasizes communication skills vital for establishing rapport and gathering data. Patient interview guides identify what data to collect and how to use it. Overview of the physical examination lays the foundation for different diagnosis and recognition of conditions. A section on Special Populations equips the PT to handle common problems encountered in primary care. Unique approach details pharmacology and diagnostic procedures from a PT perspective for clinically relevant guidance. New information enhances your understanding of the foundations of practice and how to screen and examine the healthy population. Content is reorganized and updated to reflect the current state of PT practice. Companion Evolve resources website enables you to independently review techniques from the text. Top 10 Medical Conditions to Screen For chapter details conditions that have major significance in incidence, mortality, and morbidity all in one place. Separate chapters on upper and lower quarter screening and a new chapter on symptom investigation by symptom help you screen medical conditions more effectively.
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A Practitioner's Guide to Setting Up a QA System Using Three Models

Author: Barbara E. Joe

Publisher: Amer Occupational Therapy Assn

ISBN: N.A

Category: Occupational therapy

Page: 100

View: 8356

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Aspen Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 289

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Quality Assurance for Home Health Care provides the facts home health care professionals need to understand, design, and support an effective QA program. It is recommended for purchase in Nursing Outlook, the official journal of the American Academy of Nursing.
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Standards

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780866882644

Category: Long-term care facilities

Page: 181

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 289

View: 6580

No matter where you work, as a PT you must know how to document your services! Proper documentation is essential because the majority of payment for PT services comes from third-party payors -- and proper documentation promotes quality care. Count on this vital resource for all the information you need to document your work effectively! * Case studies clearly demonstrate both appropriate and poor documentation * Practical tips help you expedite the claims process and guarantee a successful outcome
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Proceedings and Debates of the ... Congress

Author: United States. Congress

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: N.A

View: 8083

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Myofasziale Leitbahnen (für Manual- und Bewegungstherapeuten)

Author: Thomas W. Myers

Publisher: Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag

ISBN: 3437597698

Category: Medical

Page: 376

View: 9317

Das Buch geht auf die funktionellen Zusammenhänge der Muskel-Faszien-Ketten ein. Zum leichten Verständnis benutzt der Autor dazu die Metapher von Schienen bzw. Eisenbahnlinien, die miteinander korrespondieren müssen. Außerdem: Informationen und Hinweise zur Begutachtung von Haltungs- und Bewegungsmustern, praxisbezogene Anwendungstipps für die Behandlung der myofaszialen Meridiane. Neu in der 2. Auflage: • Über 450 farbige Abbildungen (anatomische Zeichnungen, Fotos von anatomischen Präparaten, Fotos + erklärende Zeichnungen, Patientendarstellungen) • durchgehend vierfarbig gestaltet
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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medicine

Page: N.A

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First multi-year cumulation covers six years: 1965-70.
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