Written by a practicing physical therapist, this comprehensive textbook provides the conceptual framework necessary to understand every aspect of physical therapy and eventually perform physical therapy intervention. Includes a companion DVD that provides video coverage of more than fifty techniques discussed in the book.--From publisher description
DVD player required to access accompanying DVD
Includes bibliographical references and index
The profession -- Healthcare policy -- Evidence-informed practice -- Foundations of movement -- Patient/client management -- Movement dysfunction -- Correcting movement dysfunction -- Preparation for patient care -- Monitoring vital signs -- Bed mobility, patient positioning, and draping -- Range of motion -- Manual muscle testing -- Patient transfers and mobility -- Gait training -- Appendix A: Standards of practice for physical therapy -- Appendix B: Criteria for standards of practice for physical therapy -- Appendix C: Code of ethics -- Appendix D: Standards of ethical conduct for the physical therapist assistant
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