Physical Therapy Examination and Assessment

Publication Date:
December 2014 
Edition:
1
Pages:
234
Illustrations:
360
Format:
Paperback/softback
Print ISBN:
9783131746412
E-Book ISBN:
9783131746511

Examination, clinical reasoning, therapeutic interventions, and the therapist-patient relationship all play an inseparable part in the physical therapy process. Physical Therapy and Assessment provides PT students with logical, step-by-step guidance on how to perform examinations, document findings, draw up individual treatment plans, and so help students gain a better understanding of this complex process.

Key Features include:

  • More than 350 high-quality color photos and illustrations that accompany detailed assessment descriptions
  • Specific guidance on: structures and functions of the musculoskeletal system; joint measurement based on the neutral zero method; testing intra-articular mobility; cardiopulmonary functions; cardiac stress; and exertion assessment
  • A chapter devoted to pain assessment and management, with access to free patient assessment forms on Thieme’s MediaCenter

All first-and second-year physical therapy students will find this book a valuable resource that enriches their learning experience and enables them to successfully examine and evaluate patients.

Examination, clinical reasoning, therapeutic interventions, and the therapist-patient relationship all play an inseparable part in the physical therapy process. Physical Therapy and Assessment provides PT students with logical, step-by-step guidance on how to perform examinations, document findings, draw up individual treatment plans, and so help students gain a better understanding of this complex process.

Examination, clinical reasoning, therapeutic interventions, and the therapist-patient relationship all play an inseparable part in the physical therapy process. Physical Therapy and Assessment provides PT students with logical, step-by-step guidance on how to perform examinations, document findings, draw up individual treatment plans, and so help students gain a better understanding of this complex process.

Key Features include:

  • More than 350 high-quality color photos and illustrations that accompany detailed assessment descriptions
  • Specific guidance on: structures and functions of the musculoskeletal system; joint measurement based on the neutral zero method; testing intra-articular mobility; cardiopulmonary functions; cardiac stress; and exertion assessment
  • A chapter devoted to pain assessment and management, with access to free patient assessment forms on Thieme’s MediaCenter

All first-and second-year physical therapy students will find this book a valuable resource that enriches their learning experience and enables them to successfully examine and evaluate patients.

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