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Expertise in Physical Therapy Practice

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ISBN-10: 0750690402

ISBN-13: 9780750690409

Edition: 1999

Authors: Gail M. Jensen, Ruth B. Purtilo, Jules M. Rothstein, Jan M. Gwyer, Laurita M Hack

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This text aims to give clinicians a guide to how experts develop what knowledge they use and how they make clinical decisions. Topics covered include practice in paediatrics, geriatrics, neurologic rehabilitation and orthopaedics.
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Book details

List price: $55.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 6/2/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Ruth B. Purtilo, Ph.D., is James Marsh Presidential Professor-at-Large at the University of Vermont and a professor emerita of the MGH Institute of Health Professions. Henk A.M.J. ten Have, M.D., Ph.D., is a professor of medical ethics at the University Medical Centre Nijmegen, the Netherlands, and director of the Division of Ethics of Science and Technology, UNESCO, Paris.

Studying Expertise: Rationale and Research Methods
Professional Life: Issues of Health Care
and Development
Expertise: What Does it Mean
Research Methods for Studying Expertise
Exploration of Physical Therapy Practice: A Grounded Theory Approach
Portraits of Expertise in Physical Therapy
Expert Practice in Pediatrics: When Work is Play
Expert Practice in Geriatrics: You're Never too Old
Experienced Practice in Neurologic Rehabilitation: Experts in the Making
Expert Practice in Orthopedics: Competence
Collaboration and Compassion
Expert Practice in Physical Therapy
Other Views of Expertise in Physical Therapy
Bringing the Worlds of Education and Practice
Implications for the Profession
Commentaries on Expert Practice: Words from the Wise
Lessons from the Experts: Implications for Practice and Education