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The physiotherapist's pocket book : essential facts at your fingertips

Author: Jonathan Kenyon; Karen Kenyon, BSc.
Publisher: Edinburgh ; New York : Churchill Livingstone, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A comprehensive aide-memoire for physiotherapy. This book provides information for physiotherapeutic assessment and development of safe treatment plans.


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Genre/Form: Handbooks
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Kenyon; Karen Kenyon, BSc.
ISBN: 044307318X 9780443073182
OCLC Number: 52937998
Description: xi, 280 pages : illustrations ; 16 cm
Contents: Section 1: Musculoskeletal Musculoskeletal anatomy illustrations Muscles listed by function Alphabetical listing of muscles Common postures Joint range of movement Closed packed positions and capsular patterns for selected joints Peripheral nerve pathways Dermatomes Myotomes Reflexes Common locations for palpation of pulses Musculoskeletal pathologies Common classifications of fractures Classification of ligament and muscle sprains Common musculoskeletal tests Signs and symptoms that may indicate possible vertebral-basilar artery problems Neurodynamic tests Diagnostic triage for back pain Yellow flags Musculoskeletal assessment Further reading Section 2: Neurology Neuroanatomy illustrations Signs and symptoms of cerebrovascular accident Signs and symptoms of injury to the lobes of the brain Signs and symptoms of haemorrhage to other areas of the brain Cranial nerves Key features of upper and lower motor neurone lesions Muscle innervation chart Functional implications of spinal cord injury Neurological pathologies Glossary of neurological terms Neurological assessment Neurological tests Further reading Section 3: Respiratory Respiratory anatomy illustrations Respiratory volumes and capacities Chest X-rays Auscultation Percussion note Interpreting blood gas values Respiratory failure Nasal cannula Sputum analysis Modes of mechanical ventilation Cardiorespiratory monitoring Biochemical and haematological studies Respiratory pathologies Treatment techniques Tracheostomies Respiratory assessment Further reading Section 4: Pharmacology Drug classes A-Z of drugs Prescription abbreviations Further reading Section 5: Appendices Electrotherapy Abbreviations Prefixes and suffixes Conversions and units Physiotherapy management of the spontaneously breathing, acutely breathless patient Adult basic life support Paediatric basic life support Laboratory values Index Inside back cover Normal values The Glasgow coma scale
Responsibility: Jonathan Kenyon, Karen Kenyon.


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