Clinical Case Studies in Physiotherapy E-Book

A Guide for Students and Graduates

Author: Lauren Jean Guthrie

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 070203620X

Category: Medical

Page: 408

View: 9354

Starting a placement or rotation in an unfamiliar clinical area is exciting but can be daunting. CLINICAL CASE STUDIES IN PHYSIOTHERAPY provides invaluable advice and practical guidance on cases and problems encountered on a daily basis allowing you to work with ease and confidence. By adopting a problem solving approach to the cases through the use of questions and answers, the authors will help you to think constructively about each case within all the key specialities of physiotherapy. Starting a placement or rotation in an unfamiliar clinical area is exciting but can be daunting. CLINICAL CASE STUDIES IN PHYSIOTHERAPY provides invaluable advice and practical guidance on cases and problems encountered on a daily basis allowing you to work with ease and confidence. By adopting a problem solving approach to the cases through the use of questions and answers, the authors will help you to think constructively about each case within all the key specialities of physiotherapy. Hints and tips to get you ready for clinical placement How to secure your first physiotherapy post Case studies in the following clinical areas: respiratory, orthopaedics, neurology, musculoskeletal out-patients, care of the elderly, mental health and womens health Cases covering paediatrics also included
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Praxiswissen Physiotherapie

Das Taschenbuch für den Therapiealltag

Author: Karen Kenyon

Publisher: "Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag"

ISBN: 3437296035

Category: Medical

Page: 336

View: 2644

Schnell auf einen Blick – das Wichtigste zur Physiotherapie Die Physiotherapie ist ein bewährtes Mittel, um die Bewegungs- und Funktionsfähigkeit des menschlichen Körpers zu verbessern, zu erhalten oder wiederherzustellen. Neben den theoretischen Grundlagen ist aber vor allem die Anwendung in der Praxis wichtig – deswegen finden Physiotherapeuten, Schüler und Studierende der Physiotherapie in „Praxiswissen Physiotherapie" relevante Informationen, Fakten und Erklärungen, die sie häufig im Praxisalltag brauchen. Dabei sind die Ausführungen auf das Wesentliche beschränkt, mit knappen Definitionen, bieten aber mithilfe von anschaulichen Abbildungen einen guten Einstieg ins Thema. Das erwartet Sie in „Praxiswissen Physiotherapie": Anatomie des Bewegungsapparates: Muskulatur, nervale Versorgung, Dermatome, Myotome, Reflexe Schneller Zugang: Know-how zum schnellen Nachschlagen zur muskuloskelettalen, neurologischen und kardiorespiratorischen Physiotherapie Training und Belastbarkeit: von Immobilisation und Wundheilung bis hin zu Trainingsprinzipien und -zielen Umfassend: die häufigsten Krankheitsbilder in alphabetischer Reihenfolge Pharmakologie: Arzneimittel(klassen) mit Indikation, Wirkweise und Nebenwirkungen Wichtiges im Überblick: Verfahren der Elektrotherapie, funktionelle Assessments in der Geriatrie, gängige Symbole des Maitland-Konzepts u.a.
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Clinical Cases in Physical Therapy

Author: Mark A. Brimer,Michael L. Moran

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann Medical

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 206

View: 2615

In the second edition of this reference, students will learn the critical skill of clinical decision-making by reading about real-life case scenarios along with a description of the course of action to follow and direct insight into the process. With brand new cases covering both typical and rare issues, the readers can learn from the successes and mistakes of their colleagues. The content is presented in a format following the elements of patient/client management from Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition ("¦2001, APTA), the standard for physical therapy practice. Each example includes learning objectives, guiding questions, discussion, and references and corresponds to one or more of the four preferred practice patterns (Musculoskeletal, Neuromuscular, Cardiovascular/Pulmonary, and Integumentary) as outlined by the Guide. The variety in type of cases offered makes this resource appropriate for use with students over the span of a course as well as for clinicians wishing to work through more challenging patient scenarios. Content utilizing current terminology reflects trends in current practice and familiarizes readers with the structure of the Guide to Physical Therpist Practice, 2nd Edition. The real-life examples expose students to a range of both unusual and familiar clinical experiences they might not face in their studies, as well as enabling current clinicians to learn from their colleagues' experiences. Input from both a clinician and a professor provides a nice blend of clinical experience and educational insight. All cases are new, 46 in all, compiled from real-life scenarios experienced by physical therapy practitioners. Content includes more detailed information in areas such as patients, personal histories, culture, environment, and lifestyle. New topics encompass a broad range of issues, including documentation, women's health, clinical education, ethics, and assistive technology. Evidence-based examples and additional references meet the curriculum standards for physical therapy education. Pedagogical features, such as learning objectives, guiding questions, photos and illustrations, make the reference useful in the educational setting. In response to the guidelines featured in the Guide, cases are now formatted to follow elements of patient/client management, including physical therapy diagnoses stated as preferred practice patterns.
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Undergraduate Manual of Clinical Cases in Paediatrics

Author: Harish Pemde,Vikram Datta

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 813124525X

Category: Medical

Page: 341

View: 6476

Working up a ‘case’ for presentation to the examiner is an integral part of clinical learning. Case presentations give opportunity for applying the knowledge of diseases and the clinical skills for evaluation and management of a patient. This practical application (of theory and clinical skills) is tested in practical examination in clinical subjects like paediatrics. This book helps enabling the logical application of theoretical knowledge and clinical skills in real life situations. This book contains details of several real cases, which are common in this part of the world. Each case provides description in a standard format and answers to the questions commonly asked at various stages of case presentation. Important points for communication with parents/patients are given in every case, which will help in developing communication and counseling skills related to a particular disease or condition. It prepares the reader for other components of practical examination in paediatrics, including x-rays, instruments, laboratory reports, and drugs. Annexure includes almost all charts required for clinical workup of a paediatric patient. Very special feature are case related videos on various topics, MCQs, whiteboard lectures on clinical approach to common conditions. In addition, this book comes with complimentary access to enhanced e-book.
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The Physiotherapist's Pocket Guide to Exercise E-Book

Assessment, Prescription and Training

Author: Angela Jane Glynn,Helen Fiddler

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702039292

Category: Medical

Page: 227

View: 9749

This book is for therapists involved in exercise therapy for the prevention and treatment of disease. It covers exercise assessment, current prescription guidelines, precautions, exercise design and clinical case studies. The book also includes exercises to increase strength, power, local muscle endurance, range of movement and aerobic capacity and will be relevant to all areas of therapy practice. In addition to the general guidelines, considerations for exercise groups and exercise at home as well as exercise in special patient populations are addressed. This allows therapists who are expert in one area to become familiar with exercise prescription in another. The book underpins therapeutic exercise in general and also addresses specific considerations for particular clinical situations within current guidelines and practical considerations. Underpinning exercise physiology Physical principles of exercise design Guidelines for exercise training Clinical exercise prescription Limitations to exercise in common conditions Example case studies
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Clinical Cases in Tropical Medicine E-Book

Author: Camilla Rothe

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702058262

Category: Medical

Page: 190

View: 3060

Test your knowledge in tropical medicine with Clinical Cases in Tropical Medicine! Boasting an easily accessible, highly templated format and full-color photographs throughout, this medical reference book is designed to help anyone in the field better identify the tropical diseases they'll encounter. As a companion product to Manson's Tropical Diseases, Clinical Cases in Tropical Medicine offers over 75 cases covering today's most prevalent diseases. It's an ideal study tool for infectious diseases fellows, doctors preparing for exams, primary care doctors with patients returning from abroad, and global health nurses and practitioners alike. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Stay at the forefront of tropical medicine with in-depth coverage of the latest research, including tropical neurology and AIDS- and HIV-associated diseases and treatments. Study as efficiently as possible with help from a Q&A format and succinct summary boxes. Expand your knowledge concerning rare and neglected tropical diseases, as well as how diagnosis and treatment takes place in resource-poor settings. Gain a complete understanding of tropical diseases with this companion product to Manson's Tropical Diseases, 23rd Edition (ISBN: 978-0-7020-5101-2). A reading list at the end of each case will directly refer to a corresponding chapter in Manson's, further expediting study.
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Physiotherapy in Mental Health and Psychiatry E-Book

a scientific and clinical based approach

Author: Michel Probst,Liv Helvik Skjaerven

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702072699

Category: Medical

Page: 348

View: 3570

A brand new and must have textbook for the students and practising physiotherapists which acts as a trusted guide on the different perspectives, contexts and approaches across the spectrum of mental health and psychiatry settings. Grounded in theory and clinical practice, it covers a range of widely-used evaluation tools and treatment methods for specific syndromes and pathologies which will help physiotherapists to signpost and identify the care needs of their patients within both individual and group therapeutic settings. Case studies ensure that the theory discussed is applied to various practical scenarios after which reflective exercises are used to reinforce learning and understanding. First internationally-relevant textbook for physiotherapists covering a range of mental health and psychiatry settings Ideal confidence booster for both students and practitioners new to the subject Contributed by world-leading academics, clinicians and researchers in the field Advocates a scientific and clinical based approach with patient at centre Concepts applied to practice with case studies Multi-perspective views and approaches to human movement and function In-text reflective learning exercises
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Physical Therapy Case Files: Acute Care

Author: Erin Jobst

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071768262

Category: Medical

Page: 464

View: 972

SHARPEN YOUR CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS AND PREPARE FOR REAL-WORLD PRACTICE WITH CLINICAL CASES New in the authoritative Case Files series, Physical Therapy Case Files: Acute Care gives you case studies that illustrate critical concepts you need to build and enhance your skills in physical therapy. Each case includes a discussion of the health condition, examination, evaluation, diagnosis, plan of care andinterventions, evidence-based practice recommendations, andreferences. NPTE-style review questions accompanying eachcase reinforce your learning. With Physical Therapy Case Files: Acute Care, everything you need to succeed in the clinic and on the NPTE is right here in your hands. 31 acute-care cases with National Physical Therapy Examination-style review questions help you learn best practices in the context of patient care Enhance your practice with evidence-based cases written by leading clinicians, researchers, and academics Includes evidence-based ratings for examination and treatment plans Perfect for coursework use and NPTE preparation
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Tidy's Physiotherapy E-Book

Author: Stuart Porter

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702049492

Category: Medical

Page: 576

View: 502

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 which offers 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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Clinical Case Studies in Home Health Care

Author: Leslie Neal-Boylan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111827816X

Category: Medical

Page: 504

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Home health care is an important aspect of community health anda growing area of healthcare services. Clinical Case Studies inHome Health Care uses a case-based approach to provide homehealthcare professionals, educators, and students with a usefultool for thoughtful, holistic care. The book begins with a thorough and accessible introduction to theprinciples of home health care, including a discussion ofsupporting theoretical frameworks and information on managingcomplexities, transitioning patients to home care, and preparationfor the home visit. Subsequent sections are comprisedentirely of case studies organized by body system. Though cases arediverse in content, each is presented in a consistent manner,incorporating relevant data about the patient and caregivers andthe approach to patient care and promoting a logical approach topatient presentation. Cases also include helpful tipsabout reimbursement practices, cultural competence, communityresources, and rehabilitation needs.
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Advanced Techniques in Musculoskeletal Medicine & Physiotherapy - E-Book

using minimally invasive therapies in practice

Author: Fermín Valera Garrido,Francisco Minaya Muñoz

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 070206498X

Category: Medical

Page: 544

View: 1064

Advanced Techniques in Musculoskeletal Medicine & Physiotherapy is a brand new, highly illustrated guide to the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders. It demonstrates how to safely and effectively use selected minimally invasive therapies in practice. In addition to more well-established techniques such as acupuncture or dry needling, this ground-breaking resource also covers techniques including intratissue percutaneous electrolysis, mesotherapy, percutaneous needle tenotomy, and high volume image guided injections. Other featured chapters include those on specific musculoskeletal ultrasound such as sonoanatomy and ultrasound-guided procedures. Each chapter describes the principles, indications and contraindications, mechanisms of action and detailed outlines of techniques with an emphasis throughout on accessible practical information. Additionally, methodologies, research results and summaries of studies for particular minimally invasive therapies are presented. The book is also supported by a companion website – www.advancedtechniquesonline.com – containing procedural video clips, a full colour image library and interactive multiple choice questions (MCQs). skills-based and clinically-oriented – reinforced by the latest contemporary scientific medical research chapters on outcomes in clinical practice indications and contraindications discussed clinical cases, key terms and key points boxes used throughout companion website – www.advancedtechniquesonline.com – containing procedural video clips, full colour image bank and interactive MCQs
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Tidy's Physiotherapy

Author: Stuart B. Porter

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0443103925

Category: Medical

Page: 649

View: 1315

For the first time the textbook includes a DVD ROM containing sections on musculoskeletal tests, massage and exercises, as well as high resolution graphics that can be used to aid revision, student presentations and teaching purposes.
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Physical Therapy in Acute Care

A Clinician's Guide

Author: Daniel Joseph Malone,Kathy Lee Bishop Lindsay

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556425349

Category: Medical

Page: 666

View: 7757

Safe and effective management is a top priority for every physical therapy student or clinician involved with patients in the acute care setting. Physical Therapy in Acute Care: A Clinician's Guide is a user-friendly, pocket-sized, evidence-based text that guides and reinforces successful acute care patient management. Physical Therapy in Acute Care provides clinicians with an understanding of the basic physiological mechanisms underlying normal function of all major organ systems, contrasted with the pathophysiology of the disease and disorders that physical therapists will most often encounter in an acute care environment. Inside the pages of Physical Therapy in Acute Care, Daniel Malone and Kathy Lee Bishop-Lindsay provide a comprehensive review of acute physical therapy best practice. This text builds upon fundamental knowledge by addressing important components of patient examination, discussing relevant medical tests, and listing diseases and diagnoses alphabetically with brief medical management. Some Chapter Topics Include: ? Cardiovascular, pulmonary, musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and neurological diseases and disorders ? The immune system and infectious disease ? Oncology rehabilitation ? Wound care ? Transplantation Each chapter highlights important physical therapy concerns, examination findings, and rehabilitation interventions. In addition, Physical Therapy in Acute Care includes numerous tables, figures, review questions, and case studies that highlight the physical therapy patient care model as outlined in the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice. Exciting Features: ? An in-depth description of laboratory tests and procedures incorporating the physiologic significance of abnormal findings ? Pharmacologic information for each organ system chapter including side effects of common medical interventions ? A chapter on deconditioning and bed rest effects in the acute care environment ? A discharge recommendation decision tree Whether you are a student of physical therapy, a physical therapist entering the acute care environment, or an experienced acute care physical therapist, Physical Therapy in Acute Care is the only resource for successful patient management you will need by your side.
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Clinical Cases: Medical-surgical nursing case studies

Author: Janine Bothe

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729584321

Category: Medical

Page: 250

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Perfect for: • Bachelor of Nursing Students. • Diploma of Nursing students. Apply theory to practice with the Clinical Cases textbook series! Janine Bothe’s Clinical Cases: Medical-Surgical Nursing Case Studies is part of the Clinical Cases textbook series, which offers nursing students a collection of scenarios that are common in a variety of practical settings. Some of the topics covered in Medical-Surgical Nursing Case Studies include: Cardiovascular, Gastrointestinal, Musculoskeletal and Respiratory in relation to medical-surgical nursing. The Medical-Surgical Nursing Case Studies textbook is complete with multiple choice questions throughout the chapters so you can revise and test your knowledge as you progress through the text. Best of all, use Bothe’s nursing textbook alongside Lewis’ Medical-Surgical Nursing, 3rd Edition by Diane Brown and Helen Edwards to really excel at your Diploma and Bachelor of Nursing courses. Benefit from the logical structure of this nursing textbook. Medical-Surgical Nursing Case Studies features a clear introduction that explores an existing condition and outlines its symptoms. Further details are then provided to help you form a more complete context, including: patient’s conditions, tests, medications and other considerations. Each case study within this nursing textbook provides a thorough conclusion that examines patient outcomes and the case’s key points. If you enjoy learning from real life cases, the Clinical Cases textbook series is the perfect educational suite to support your nursing education. Janine Bothe’s Clinical Cases: Medical-Surgical Nursing Case Studies is perfect for use during exam preparation or as a study tool, providing an engaging approach to learning and revision. Browse other titles in this series to enhance your knowledge of core nursing skills and theories. Other titles in this series: • Clinical Cases: Fundamentals of Nursing Case Studies by Natashia Scully and Damian Wilson • Clinical Cases: Nursing Care Case Studies by Margaret Webb and Ellie Kirov Other Formats This book is also available as an App via the Apple App Store (https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/clinical-cases-medical-surgical/id666477607?mt=8) • Easy-to-understand, logical layout. • 22 case studies covering the body systems. • Multiple choice questions to test your knowledge throughout the textbook. • Rationales provided for all answers. • References for further reading and research. • Designed as an exam preparation and revision tool.
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Physical Therapy Case Files: Orthopaedics

Orthopedics

Author: Jason Brumitt,Erin Jobst

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071768270

Category: Medical

Page: 464

View: 8697

SHARPEN YOUR CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS AND PREPARE FOR REAL-WORLD PRACTICE WITH CLINICAL CASES New in the authoritative Case Files series, Physical Therapy Case Files: Orthopaedics gives you case studies that illustrate critical concepts you need to build and enhance your skills in orthopaedic physical therapy. Each case includes a discussion of the health condition, examination, evaluation, diagnosis, plan of care and interventions, evidence-based practice recommendations, and references. NPTE-style review questions accompanying each case reinforce your learning. With Physical Therapy Case Files: Orthopaedics, everything you need to succeed in the clinic and on the NPTE is right here in your hands. 34 orthopaedic cases with National Physical Therapy Examination-style review questions help you learn best practices in the context of patient care Enhance your practice with evidence-based cases written by leading clinicians, researchers, and academics Includes evidence-based ratings for treatment plans Perfect for coursework use and NPTE preparation
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Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy - E-Book

Evidence to Practice

Author: Donna Frownfelter,Elizabeth Dean

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323291171

Category: Medical

Page: 832

View: 9759

Providing a solid foundation in cardiovascular and pulmonary physiology and rehabilitation, Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy: Evidence and Practice, 5th Edition uses the latest scientific literature and research in covering anatomy and physiology, assessment, and interventions. A holistic approach addresses the full spectrum of cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy from acute to chronic conditions, starting with care of the stable patient and progressing to management of the more complex, unstable patient. Both primary and secondary cardiovascular and pulmonary disorders are covered. In this edition, updates include new, full-color clinical photographs and the most current coverage of techniques and trends in cardiopulmonary physical therapy. Edited by Donna Frownfelter and Elizabeth Dean, recognized leaders in cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation, this resource is ideal for clinicals and for practice. Evidence-based practice is demonstrated with case studies, and the latest research supports PT decision-making. Real-life clinical cases show the application of concepts to evidence-based practice. Holistic approach supports treating the whole person rather than just the symptoms of a disease or disorder, covering medical, physiological, psychological, psychosocial, therapeutic, practical, and methodological aspects. Coverage includes both primary and secondary cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions. An integrated approach to oxygen transport demonstrates how the cardiovascular and pulmonary systems function together. Emphasis on the terminology and guidelines of APTA's Guide to Physical Therapist Practice keeps the book consistent with the standards for practice in physical therapy. Key terms and review questions in each chapter focus your learning on important concepts. The Evolve companion website includes additional resources such as a case study guide, Archie animations, color images, video clips, WebLinks, and references with links to MEDLINE abstracts. Full-color photos and illustrations enhance your understanding of the book's concepts. Two new Mobilization and Exercise chapters cover physiologic principles along with application to practice. Information on airway clearance techniques is revised and condensed into one comprehensive chapter. New reference style makes it easier to find resources by replacing the old author-date references with numbered superscripts linked to MEDLINE abstracts.
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250 Cases in Clinical Medicine E-Book

Author: Ragavendra R. Baliga

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702050261

Category: Medical

Page: 928

View: 9705

A new, fully updated edition of Baliga's very popular collection of short cases arranged by clinical area, emphasising the key diagnostic features of clinical conditions as commonly presented in the short-case part of the Final MB and MRCP examinations. Also included are likely instructions or commands expected from the examiner for each condition, and the key points which the candidate must tell the examiner. A must-have for the final-year undergraduate and trainee doctor. From customer reviews of the previous edition: 'This book is the most useful guide that money can buy for the final exams in the current MBChB undergraduate course. It covers important areas of clinical medicine in a question based format and highlights classical scenarios. The questions raised are classical of examiners in the long and short case examinations. This is a must buy for any undergraduate medical student!!!' 'The book is a must during the period that the young doctor or student is on the wards. It allows one to focus on the important physical findings and the relavant clinical pearls associated with the different medical conditions met... It discusses important physical findings and their diagnostic importance. I have found it useful in preparing for attending ward rounds and also for sharpening my clinical skills. The discussion section is well organised such that undergraduates as well as postgraduates can benefit and the material is up to date with good references for further reading.' 'Excellent preparation for finals as well the MRCP ...MUST HAVE before MRCP PACES.' Features Ideal for use in the ward. Each of the 250 cases presents a disease or topic which is covered consistently to address:● salient features ● history ● examination ● diagnosis ● questions covering investigations and differentiations ● advanced-level questions ● management. New to this edition: Over 350 new images Enhanced advanced-level questions Many more tables
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Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy

Management and Case Studies

Author: W. Darlene Reid,Frank Chung,Kylie Hill

Publisher: Slack

ISBN: 9781617110290

Category: Medical

Page: 469

View: 6863

Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy: Management and Case Studies, Second Edition is a unique and succinct textbook for the classroom that blends clinical notes on assessment and management together with case-based instructional approaches to cardiopulmonary care for acute and ambulatory care patients. This one-of-a-kind text describes current approaches that cover traditional physical therapist management strategies and includes evidence-based chapters on early mobilization and exercise training on a wide range of cardiopulmonary patient groups. The updated Second Edition presents twenty-four cases that were designed to complement each chapter topic and represent the most common pulmonary, cardiac, and neurological conditions that are typically managed in cardiopulmonary care. These cases have been carefully selected and developed over several years to illustrate a spectrum of clinical issues essential for the preparation of the entry-level therapist. The very interactive nature of the case history approach is engaging and provides the opportunity to work through many of the steps of the clinical decision-making process. Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy: Management and Case Studies, Second Edition also includes answer guides for the questions posed in the assessment and management chapters, as well as for the twenty-four cases. New in the Second Edition: · Twenty-four carefully selected evidence-based cases designed to go "hand-in-hand" with chapter topics · An international perspective that is relevant to physical therapy practice in several countries · Detailed chapter on noninvasive ventilation and mechanical ventilation · Several chapters describe early mobilization and exercise training for a range of cardiopulmonary patient groups including those admitted to an intensive care unit · Faculty will benefit from the "Talk Me Through" PowerPoint slides, which provide a great opportunity for independent learning and complement classroom teaching The two-fold evidence and case-based learning approach used by Dr. W. Darlene Reid, Frank Chung, and Dr. Kylie Hill allows for a more engaging experience. The inclusion of interactive materials will allow students to learn and develop skills to prepare themselves for their professional transition while clinicians can use the text as a reference tool.
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Practical Evidence-Based Physiotherapy - E-Book

Author: Robert Herbert,Gro Jamtvedt,Kåre Birger Hagen,Judy Mead,Sir Iain Chalmers

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702047139

Category: Medical

Page: 240

View: 6020

Evidence-based practice has become a central part of physiotherapy today, but it is still an area which is constantly expanding and being updated. Written by an international team of experts, this second edition continues to outline the basic definitions of evidence-based practice and clinical reasoning, while detailing how to find and critically appraise evidence and clinical practice guidelines and the steps to follow in the implementation and evaluation of evidence. For those struggling to understand both the concepts and how to implement them, this book will prove to be an invaluable and practical guide. Considers how both quantitative and qualitative research can be used to answer clinical questions Written for readers with different levels of expertise Highlighted critical points and text box summaries (basic) Detailed explanations in text (intermediate) Footnotes (advanced) Presents detailed strategies for searching physiotherapy-relevant databases Extensive consideration of clinical practice guidelines Chapter asking the question: When and how should new therapies be introduced into clinical practice? Search strategies Evaluating quality of interventions Placebo effects Meta-regression
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The Student's Companion to Physiotherapy E-Book

A Survival Guide

Author: Nick Southorn

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702050679

Category: Medical

Page: 170

View: 9058

The Student's Companion to Physiotherapy is a comprehensive guide to help ease the stresses and strains of studying physiotherapy. It puts a lighter spin on a very challenging time but is very informative, identifying the vital facts in anatomy and physiology; neurological physiotherapy; electrotherapy; respiratory physiotherapy; musculoskeletal physiotherapy; pharmacology; bio-psychosocial approach; paediatrics; portfolio development; and methods of work/assessment. The content here is orchestrated by students wanting to share their knowledge with fellow students and this book will be a trusty companion for all budding physiotherapists. Offers students unique learning and study skills needed for physiotherapy Specifies useful ways to study and offers advice on portfolio development and communication as a clinician Anecdotes, "top tips" boxes and cartoons Handy hints on portfolio development, research and job applications
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