Mobility in context : principles of patient care skills (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Mobility in context : principles of patient care skills

Author: Charity Johansson; Susan A Chinworth
Publisher: Philadelphia : F.A. Davis Company, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Mastering patient care skills will ground you in fundamental rehabilitation principles; help you establish a culture of patient-centered care; and teach you to foster habits of clinical problem solving and critical thinking. Youll also learn how to help your patients progress toward greater mobility and independence. Contains over 750 full-color photographs and illustrations. -- Adapted from publisher's website.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charity Johansson; Susan A Chinworth
ISBN: 9780803658172 0803658176
OCLC Number: 1010579942
Description: xxxiv, 520 pages : illustrations
Contents: Establishing the therapeutic alliance --
The mechanics of movement --
Special environments --
Keeping it clean : maintaining cleanliness in the clinical environment --
Assessing physiological status : vital signs --
Draping for minimum exposure and maximum dignity --
Positioning your patient for mobility --
Transferring dependent patients : safe patient handling and mobility --
Maintaining capacity for mobility through range of motion --
Bed mobility --
Manual lateral transfers : seated and pivot --
Vertical transfers : floor to chair and chair to plinth --
Seated mobility : sitting but not sitting still --
fitting and propelling a wheelchair --
Navigating the challenges of ambulating --
Implementing device-specific gait.
Responsibility: Charity Johansson, Susan A. Chinworth.

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