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Primary Care for the Physical Therapist Examination and Triage

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ISBN-10: 1416061053

ISBN-13: 9781416061052

Edition: 2nd 2011

Authors: William G. Boissonnault

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Specifically designed to address the expanding role of physical therapists in primary care, the second edition of Primary Care for the Physical Therapist: Examination and Triage provides the information you need to become an effective primary care provider. Acquire the communication and differential diagnosis skills, technical expertise, and clinical decision-making ability to meet the challenges of a changing profession with this unparalleled resource. Emphasizes communication skills vital for establishing rapport and gathering data.Patient interview guides identify what data to collect and how to use it.Overview of the physical examination lays the foundation for different diagnosis and…    
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Book details

List price: $93.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 8/3/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 432
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 3.058
Language: English

Foundations
Primary Care: Physical Therapy Models
Evidence-Based Examination of Diagnostic Information
Cultural Competence: An Essential Element of Primary Health Care
Pharmacologic Considerations for the Physical Therapist
.The Patient Interview: The Science Behind the Art
Examination/Evaluation
Prologue
Symptom Investigation Part I-Chief Complaint by Body Region
Symptom Investigation: Part II-Chief Complaint by Symptom
Patient Health History Including Identifying Health Risk Factors
Review of Systems
The Patient Interview: The Physical Examination Begins!
Systems Review for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Systems and Vital Signs
Upper Quadrant Screening Examination
Lower Quadrant Screening Examination
Diagnostic Imaging
Laboratory Tests and Values
Special Populations
The Adolescent Population
The Obstetric Client
The Geriatric Population
A Health and Wellness Perspective in Primary Care
Top 10 Medical Conditions to Screen For: The Do-Not-Want-to Miss List