New York/Stuttgart –Examination, clinical reasoning, therapeutic interventions, and the therapist–patient relationship play an inseparable role in the physical therapy process. Physical Therapy Examination and Assessment, recently published by Thieme, provides PT students with logical, step-by-step guidance on how to perform examinations, document findings, and draw up individual treatment plans.
“The overall aim of this book is to clarify that a physical therapeutic diagnosis is a prerequisite for treating patients individually and effectively in order to help them to enjoy the best possible participation in life in the best-case scenario.” – From the Preface
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.
Physical Therapy Examination and Assessment
Thieme Publishers, New York, Stuttgart. 2014
238 pp, 360 illustrations
eBook - Available from ebookstore.thieme.com, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iTunes
About the Authors
Antje Hueter-Becker is a physical therapy teacher and physical therapist in Neckargemünd, Germany.
Mechthild Doelken, PT, is a physical therapist at the School for Physical Therapists, Mannheim, Germany.
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