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Physical agents in rehabilitation : an evidence-based approach to practice / Michelle H. Cameron.

Book Book


Location: IAHS STACKS RM700 .C276 2018
Barcode: 30731101217358
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780323445672
  • ISBN: 0323445675
  • Physical Description: xi, 448 pages : color illustrations, portraits ; 28 cm
  • Edition: Fifth edition.
  • Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier, 2018

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction to physical agents. The physiology of physical agents -- Physical agents in clinical practice -- Pathology and patient problems. Inflammation and tissue repair -- Pain and pain management -- Tone abnormalities -- Motion restrictions -- Thermal agents. Introduction to thermal agents -- Superficial cold and heat -- Ultrasound -- Diathermy -- Electrical currents. Introduction to electrotherapy -- Electrical currents for muscle contractions -- Electrical currents for pain control -- Electrical currents for soft tissue healing -- Electromyographic (EMG) Biofeedback -- Electromagnetic Agents. Lasers and light -- Ultraviolet therapy -- Mechanical agents. Hydrotherapy -- Traction -- Compression.
Summary, etc.:
Provides support for how physical agent modalities are discussed in the classroom and used in clinical rehabilitation practice to improve patient outcomes. This new edition brings the ideal balance of evidence and practical instruction to the learning and practice of physical agents in rehabilitation.
Subject: Physical Therapy Modalities.
Physical Therapy Modalities > instrumentation.
Rehabilitation > methods.
Evidence-Based Practice.
Physical therapy.
Medicine, Physical.