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Pierson and Fairchild's Principles and Techniques of Patient Care

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ISBN-10: 145570704X

ISBN-13: 9781455707041

Edition: 5th 2012

Authors: Sheryl L. Fairchild

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This illustrated resource demonstrates proper techniques and procedures to help you evaluate, treat, and care for patients in the physical therapy setting. In addition to clear, "how-to" information on positioning and draping the patient, patient transfer, ambulation activities, and much more, you'll gain insight into the rationales and physiologic principles explaining why specific techniques are used.Defines the terms "assessment" and "evaluation" according to the APTA Guide to Physical Therapist Practice and Normative Model of Physical Therapist Professional Education, clarifying how these terms are used throughout the book.Provides an overview of the impairment/disability model found in…    
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Book details

List price: $61.99
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 4/27/2012
Binding: Comb Bound 
Pages: 416
Size: 9.25" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.838
Language: English

Preparation Patient Care Activities
Approaches to Infection Control
Assessment of Vital Signs
Body Mechanics
Positioning and Draping
Chapter Basic Exercise: Passive and Active
Features and Activities of Wheeled Mobility Aids
Transfer Activities
Ambulation Aids, Patterns, and Activities
Special Equipment and Patient Care Environments
Basic Wound Care and Specialized Interventions
Incidents and Emergencies
Americans with Disabilities Act: A Review