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Patient Care Skills

ISBN-10: 0131113828
ISBN-13: 9780131113824
Edition: 5th 2006
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Description: A revision of a highly successful text that demonstrates proper positioning techniques and other patient care competencies that a physical therapist must master. New features in this edition, which will be completely redesigned include: Key Terms,  More...

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Book details

List price: $76.60
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 9/2/2005
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 464
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

A revision of a highly successful text that demonstrates proper positioning techniques and other patient care competencies that a physical therapist must master. New features in this edition, which will be completely redesigned include: Key Terms, Procedure boxes, new photos and Video CD-ROM. Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy students and professionals.

Patient/Client Management Process
Learning Objectives
Key Terms
Introduction
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Guide to Physical Therapist Practice
Examination
Chart Review
Interview
Tests and Measures
Evaluation
Diagnosis
Prognosis
Plan of Care
Documentation (Medical Records)
Formats of Medical Records
Note Formats
Requirements for Adequate Documentation
Audit of Patient Care
Review Questions
Suggested Activities
Case Study
References
Preparation for Patient Care
Learning Objectives
Key Terms
Introduction
Management of the Environment
Instructions and Verbal Commands
Patient Preparation
Transporting
Review Questions
Suggested Activities
Case Study
Aseptic Techniques
Learning Objectives
Key Terms
Introduction
Definitions
Introduction to Infection Control
Isolation Precautions in Hospitals
Rationale Modes of Transmission
Tiers of Isolation Precautions
Recommendations
Apparel
Sterile Field
Requirement 1
Requirement 2
Requirement 3
Requirement 4
Requirement 5
Requirement 6
Requirement 7
Requirement 8
Handwashing
Procedures Scrubbing
Wound Dressings
Purpose
Evaluation
Types of Dressings
Materials
Preparation
Review Questions
Suggested Activities
References
Vital Signs
Learning Objectives
Key Terms
Introduction
Heart Rate
Purpose
Methods
Norms Blood Pressure
Purpose
Method
Site
Norms Respiration
Purpose Methods
Norms
Temperature
Purpose
Methods
Sites
Norms
Pain
Purpose
Method
Site
Norms
Review Questions
Suggested Activities
Case Study
References
Turning and Positioning
Learning Objectives
Key Terms
Introduction
Goals
Time in Positions
Supine Position
Prone Position
Review Questions
Suggested Activities
Case Studies
Rangeof MotionExercise
Learning Objectives
Key Terms
Introduction
Methods
Anatomical Planes of Movement
Diagonal Patterns of Movement
Review Questions
Suggested Activities
Case Studies
References
Wheelchairs
Learning Objectives
Key Terms
Introduction
Wheelchair Components
Wheel Locks
Pelvic Positioners
Caster Wheels
Drive (Push) Wheels Armrests
Front Rigging
Wheelchair Types
Folding Wheelchair
Standard Wheelchair
Fixed Frame Wheelchair
Reclining-Back Wheelchair
Tilt-in-Space Wheelchair
One-Arm DriveWheelchair
Amputee Wheelchair
Companion Wheelchair Motorized Wheelchairs and Scooters
Standard Wheelchair Sizes
Review Questions
Suggested Activities
Case Studies
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