Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Imaging

Author: Lynn N McKinnis
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803641079
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Here’s everything Physical Therapists need to know about medical imaging. This comprehensive guide helps you develop the skills and knowledge you need to accurately interpret imaging studies and understand written reports. Lynn McKinnis, 2009 winner of APTA’s Helen J. Hislop Award for Outstanding Contributions to Professional Literature, guides you every step of the way. Begin with a basic introduction to radiology; then progress to evaluating radiographs and advanced imaging from head to toe. Imaging for commonly seen traumas and pathologies, as well as case studies prepare you to meet the most common to complex challenges in clinical and practice.

Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Imaging

Author: Lynn N. McKinnis
Publisher: F A Davis Company
ISBN: 9780803638211
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This book for physical therapists, rehabilitation clinicians and other non-radiologists explains how to interpret imaging studies and understand written reports of musculoskeletal imaging. (Biochemistry)

Fundamentals of Musculoskeletal Imaging

Author: Lynn N. McKinnis
Publisher: F A Davis Company
ISBN: 9780803619463
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After introductory chapters on basic radiology, a chapter on how to evaluate radiographs and chapters on advanced medical imaging, the text is organized by anatomic regions and then by joints. At the heart of each anatomic chapter is a complete set of normal, routine radiographs that include tracings and point-by-point teaching observations. Each chapter ends with a discussion and offers imaging examples for commonly seen traumas and pathologies.

Fundamentals of Orthopedic Radiology

Author: Lynn N. McKinnis
Publisher: F A Davis Company
ISBN: 9780803601390
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This unique book teaches students how to read and interpret x-rays and other imaging techniques of the musculoskeletal system. 599 illustrations help the reader understand the capabilities, limitations, and diagnostic value of imaging. This book will help the reader: -- understand the capabilities, limitations, and diagnostic value of imaging -- read a radiologist's report -- integrate this information into the physical therapy evaluation -- differentiate between normal and abnormal anatomy and recognize age-related bone and joint changes -- recognize common disease progressions, acute musculoskeletal trauma, and fracture characteristics

MRI of the Musculoskeletal System

Author: Thomas H. Berquist
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451109180
Format: PDF, ePub
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MRI of the Musculoskeletal System, Sixth Edition, comprehensively presents all aspects of MR musculoskeletal imaging, including basic principles of interpretation, physics, and terminology before moving through a systematic presentation of disease states in each anatomic region of the body. Its well-deserved reputation can be attributed to its clarity, simplicity, and comprehensiveness. The Sixth Edition features many updates, including: New pulse sequences and artifacts in the basics chapters Over 3,000 high-quality images including new anatomy drawings and images FREE access to a companion web site featuring full text as well as an interactive anatomy quiz with matching labels of over 300 images.

Davis s Drug Guide for Rehabilitation Professionals

Author: Charles D Ciccone
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803640048
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A one-of-a-kind guide specifically for rehabilitation specialists! A leader in pharmacology and rehabilitation, Charles Ciccone, PT, PhD offers a concise, easy-to-access resource that delivers the drug information rehabilitation specialists need to know. Organized alphabetically by generic name, over 800 drug monographs offer the most up-to-date information on drug indications, therapeutic effects, potential adverse reactions, and much more! A list of implications for physical therapy at the end of each monograph helps you provide the best possible care for your patients. It’s the perfect companion to Pharmacology in Rehabilitation, 4th Edition!

Wellness and Physical Therapy

Author: Sharon Elayne Fair
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449658105
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The focus of Wellness and Physical Therapy will be the application of wellness, particularly fitness wellness, to the practice and profession of physical therapy. The book addresses all items related to wellness in the Normative Model of Physical Therapist Professional Education: Version 2004, the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, and APTA’s Education Strategic Plan. The text consists of foundational knowledge, theoretical models, empirical research and application of material to physical therapy practice. Evidence-based practice is emphasized through a mixed approach of formalist and reader-response. An important text for all physical therapy students! Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.

Pharmacology in Rehabilitation

Author: Charles D Ciccone
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803642083
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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For more than 25 years, Dr. Charles Ciccone has been the forerunner in helping physical therapists explore how medications affect patient rehabilitation. And he’s been updating his text ever since to make sure you stay on the brink of science and innovation as drug changes occur every day and expectations for your role continually evolve. With the 5th Edition, you’ll find even more case studies, review questions, information on vitamins and supplements, and expanded coverage of chemotherapy and cancer treatments.

Primary Care for the Physical Therapist E Book

Author: William G. Boissonnault
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437715435
Format: PDF
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Specifically designed to address the expanding role of physical therapists in primary care, the second edition of Primary Care for the Physical Therapist: Examination and Triage provides the information you need to become an effective primary care provider. Acquire the communication and differential diagnosis skills, technical expertise, and clinical decision-making ability to meet the challenges of a changing profession with this unparalleled resource. Emphasizes communication skills vital for establishing rapport and gathering data. Patient interview guides identify what data to collect and how to use it. Overview of the physical examination lays the foundation for different diagnosis and recognition of conditions. A section on Special Populations equips the PT to handle common problems encountered in primary care. Unique approach details pharmacology and diagnostic procedures from a PT perspective for clinically relevant guidance. New information enhances your understanding of the foundations of practice and how to screen and examine the healthy population. Content is reorganized and updated to reflect the current state of PT practice. Companion Evolve resources website enables you to independently review techniques from the text. Top 10 Medical Conditions to Screen For chapter details conditions that have major significance in incidence, mortality, and morbidity all in one place. Separate chapters on upper and lower quarter screening and a new chapter on symptom investigation by symptom help you screen medical conditions more effectively.

Musculoskeletal Imaging Handbook

Author: Lynn N McKinnis
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803644035
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Rely on this compendium of evidence-based criteria to confidently select the most appropriate imaging modality for the diagnostic investigation of the most commonly evaluated musculoskeletal conditions. Information on Radiographs, MRIs, CTs, and Diagnostic Ultrasound is condensed into easily understood bullet points, decision pathways, tables, and charts. The most valuable feature of this Handbook is the ability to see the entire spectrum of imaging available, and understand why one imaging modality is most appropriate at a given point in the diagnostic investigation. This Handbook includes all the evidence–based criteria currently available to guide a primary practitioner in the selection of the most appropriate imaging investigation for a given clinical condition: the American College of Radiology Appropriateness Criteria for Musculoskeletal Conditions, Western Australia’s Diagnostic Imaging Pathways for Musculoskeletal Conditions, and the Ottawa, Pittsburgh, and Canadian Clinical Decision Rules for ankle, knee, and cervical spine trauma.