Pathology Implications for the Physical Therapist

ISBN-10: 1416031189

ISBN-13: 9781416031185

Edition: 3rd 2009

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Description: Understand how a patients conditions might affect physical therapy and outcomes so that you can design safe and effective interventions. The only pathology textbook written specifically for physical therapists, Pathology: Implications for the Physical Therapist, Third Edition, offers guidelines, precautions, and contraindications for interventions with patients who have musculoskeletal or neuromuscular problems as well as other conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, or pancreatitis. Learn about the cause of these conditions, the pathogenesis, medical diagnosis and treatment, and most importantly, the special implications for the therapist. In addition to addressing specific diseases and conditions, this text emphasizes health promotion and disease prevention strategies and covers issues with implications for physical therapy management, such as injury, inflammation, and healing; the lymphatic system; and biopsychosocialspiritual impacts on health care. With this practical and evidence-based text, now enhanced with full-color illustrations and the latest research, youll know what to factor into your clinical decisions to achieve the best outcomes for your patients. Incorporates the Medical Model, the Disablement Model, and the ICF Model Incorporates Preferred Practice Patterns from the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second Edition throughout the text Presents key information in at-a-glance format that is organized by body system for easy reference Provides the basic science information and the clinical implications of disease within the rehabilitation process, covering common illnesses and diseases, adverse effects of drugs, organ transplantation, laboratory values, and much more Focuses on health promotion and disease prevention throughout Special Implications for the Therapist sections present the most likely practice patterns associated with each disease or disorder and address precautions, contraindications, and considerations specific to PTs. Current information on conditions, medical testing and treatment, and practice models keeps you up-to-date on the latest research findings and recent changes in the field. Companion Evolve site provides easy access to articles referenced in the text with links to Medline. Tables and text boxes throughout the text summarize important information and highlight key points. Full color interior design, photos, and illustrations Chapter on Behavioral, Social, and Environmental Factors Contributing to Disease and Dysfunction includes clinical models of health, variations in client populations, and lifestyle factors that are important to consider when treating a patient. A Therapists Thoughts offers personal and clinical insights from experienced therapists specializing in cystic fibrosis, lymphedema, and psychological problems. Now covers the World Health Organizations International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF), a model that includes the level of participation in desired activities as a criterion for establishing status and goals UPDATED! Evidence-based content with over 6,000 references EXPANDED chapter on the lymphatic system features additional sections on lymphatic diseases plus exercise guidelines, education, and a home program for patients with a compromised lymphatic system. UPDATED chapter on lab values features new information on potassium levels and exercise, albumin levels related to nutrition and wound healing, and coagulation studies in relation to exercise. EXPANDED chapter on PsychosocialSpiritual Impact on Health Care offers new information on fear avoidance behaviors, substance abuse, malingering, personality disorders, abuse, eating disorders, and the impact of nonphysical trauma to health and disease as well as combat trauma, torture, and the effects of war. Appendi

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Book details

List price: $125.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 10/29/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1760
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.25" long x 2.50" tall
Weight: 8.624
Language: English

Introduction
Introduction to Concepts of Pathology
Behavioral, Social, and Environmental Factors Contributing to Disease and Dysfunction
The Psychosocial-Spiritual Impact on Health Care
Environmental and Occupational Medicine
Problems Affecting Multiple Systems
Injury, Inflammation, and Healing
Clinical Medicine
The Immune System
Infectious Disease
Oncology
The Integumentary System
The Endocrine and Metabolic Systems
The Cardiovascular System
The Lymphatic System
The Hematologic System
The Respiratory System
The Gastrointestinal System
The Hepatic, Pancreatic, and Biliary Systems
The Renal and Urologic Systems
The Male Genital/Reproductive System
The Female Genital/Reproductive System
Transplantation
Pathology of the Musculoskeletal System
Introduction to Pathology of the Musculoskeletal System
Genetic and Developmental Disorders
Metabolic Disorders
Infectious Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System
Musculoskeletal Neoplasms
Soft Tissue, Joint and Bone Disorders
Pathology of the Nervous System
Introduction to Central Nervous System Disorders
Infectious Disorders of the Central Nervous System
Central Nervous System Neoplasms
Degenerative Diseases of the Central Nervous System
Stroke
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury
Cerbral Palsy
Epilepsy
Headache
Vestibular Disorders
The Peripheral Nervous System
Laboratory Tests and Values
Summary of Standard Precautions
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