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.

Key Features:-

  • Defines the terms "assessment" and "evaluation" according to the APTA Guide to Physical Therapist Pr
  • Provides an overview of the impairment/disability model found in the APTA Guide to Physical Therapis
  • Discusses interprofessional collaboration, including the roles of the PT and PTA in the health care
  • Offers suggestions for evaluating the home and workplace of a person with a disability.
  • Helps you develop problem-solving strategies needed to address real-world situations.
  • Detailed, full-color images demonstrate proper techniques and procedures, calling attention to impor

More Details about Principles and Techniques of Patient Care 4e (Paper Back)

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PublisherElsevier Science
BindingPaper Back
Publish YearJanuary 2008