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Physical therapy aide : a worktext

Author: Roberta C Weiss
Publisher: Clifton Park, NY : Delmar, Cengage Learning, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Presents a basic understanding of the theory and clinical skills that are necessary to function as an entry-level physical therapy aide in different rehabilitation settings. This book discusses  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roberta C Weiss
ISBN: 9781418013172 141801317X
OCLC Number: 212850489
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 364 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: SECTION I: INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL THERAPY Chapter 1: The Profession of Physical Therapy Chapter 2: Career Opportunities for the Physical Therapy Aide Chapter 3: Ethical and Legal Issues Affecting the Physical Therapy Aide Chapter 4: Communicating Effectively Chapter 5: Medical Terminology and the Medical Record SECTION II: ADMINISTRATIVE ASPECTS OF PHYSICAL THERAPY Chapter 6: Administrative Role of the Physical Therapy Aide SECTION III: SCIENTIFIC PRINCIPLES Chapter 7: Basic Structure and Function of the Human body Chapter 8: Applied Anatomy and Physiology of the Musculoskeletal System SECTION III: MEDICAL DISORDERS AND PHYSICAL THERAPY Chapter 9: Using Physical Therapy to Treat Common Medical Disorders SECTION IV: PATIENT PREPARATION Chapter 10: Safety in the Working Environment Chapter 11: Preparation for Patient Care Chapter 12: Turning and Positioning the Patient Chapter 13: Transferring the Patient SECTION V: PHYSICAL THERAPY MODALITIES Chapter 14: Assisting with Ambulation and Gait Training Chapter 15: Therapeutic Exercises Chapter 16: Physical Therapy Agents and Modalities Chapter 17: Specialized Clinical Procedures SECTION VIII: GETTING AND KEEPING A JOB IN PHYSICAL THERAPY Chapter 18: Obtaining a Job as a Physical Therapy Aide Appendix A: The Human Skeleton Appendix B: Major Muscles of the Body Appendix C: Procedure Evaluations Appendix D: Billing / Insurance Processing Practice Sheets Appendix E: Examples of Resumes and Cover Letters Appendix F: Practice Evaluation Test Glossary Index
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SECTION I: INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL THERAPY Chapter 1: The Profession of Physical Therapy

 
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