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Introduction to physical therapy for physical therapist assistants / Olga Dreeben.

Dreeben, Olga. (Author).
Book Book


Location: IAHS STACKS RM705 .D74 2007
Barcode: 0134111505779
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780763730451
  • ISBN: 0763730459
  • Physical Description: x, 308 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: Sudbury, Mass. ; Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2007.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Development of the physical therapy profession -- The physical therapist assistant as a member of the health care team -- Musculoskeletal (orthopedic) physical therapy -- Neurologic and cardiopulmonary physical therapy -- Pediatric, geriatric, and integumentary physical therapy -- Ethics and professionalism -- Laws and regulations -- Communication basics -- Documentation and the medical record -- Teaching, learning and medical terminology -- Reimbursement and research -- Infection control, patient preparation, and vital signs -- Patient positioning, body mechanics and transfer techniques -- Wheelchairs, assistive devices, and gait training.
Subject: Physical therapy.
Physical therapy assistants.
Physical Therapy (Specialty)
Allied Health Personnel.
Physical Therapy Modalities.