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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: Sec. 1. Introduction to physical therapy. The profession of physical therapy --
Career opportunities for the physical therapy aide --
Ethical and legal issues affecting the physical therapy aide --
Communicating effectively --
Medical terminology and the medical record --
Administrative role of the physical therapy aide. Sec. 2. Scientific principles. Basic structure and function of the human body --
Applied anatomy and physiology of the musculoskeletal system. Sec. 4. Patient preparation. Safety in the working environment --
Preparation for patient care --
Turning and positioning the patient --
Transferring the patient. Sec. 5. Physical therapy modalities. Assisting with ambulation and gait training --
Therapeutic exercises --
Physical therapy agents and modalities --
Specialized clinical procedures.
Responsibility: Roberta C. Weiss.

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SECTION I: INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL THERAPY Chapter 1: The Profession of Physical Therapy

 
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