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Pierson and Fairchild's principles & techniques of patient care

Author: Sheryl L Fairchild; Frank M Pierson
Publisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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"This illustrated resource demonstrates proper techniques and procedures to help you evaluate, treat, and care for patients in the physical therapy setting. In addition to clear, "how-to" information on positioning and draping the patient, patient transfer, ambulation activities, and much more, you'll gain insight into the rationales and physiologic principles explaining why specific techniques are used."--Publisher.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheryl L Fairchild; Frank M Pierson
ISBN: 9781455707041 145570704X
OCLC Number: 779245342
Notes: Revised edition of: Principles & techniques of patient care / Frank M. Pierson, Sheryl L. Fairchild.
Description: xiv, 400 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Preparation for Patient Care Activities --
Objectives --
Key Terms --
Introduction --
Interprofessional Collaboration --
Professional Collaboration --
Orientation --
Awareness of Cultural Diversity --
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act --
Advance Health Care Directives --
Informed Consent --
Principles of Documentation --
Problem-Oriented Medical Record Description --
Principles of Patient Management --
Differential Diagnosis --
Components of Differential Diagnosis --
Evidence-Based Practice --
Principles of Patient Examination and Evaluation --
Patient and Family Education --
Communication --
Communicating with a Person with an Impairment --
Safety Considerations --
Hospital Emergency Codes --
Medical Errors --
Joint Commission Standards --
Summary --
Self-Study Activities --
Problem Solving --
ch. 2 Approaches to Infection Control --
Objectives --
Key Terms --
Introduction --
Principles and Concepts --
Microorganisms and the Infection Cycle --
Aseptic Technique --
Infection Control --
Hand Hygiene --
Isolation Precautions --
Sterile Field --
Protective Garments --
Gloves --
Gowns --
Masks --
Protective Eyewear --
Application of Protective Garments --
Removal of Contaminated Protective Garments --
Disposal of Instruments and Clothing --
Sterilization --
Disinfection --
Decontamination --
Summary --
Self-Study Activities --
Problem Solving --
ch. 3 Assessment of Vital Signs --
Objectives --
Key Terms --
Introduction --
Body Temperature --
Assessment of Body Temperature --
Pulse --
Assessment of Pulse --
Pulse Oximetry --
Blood Pressure --
Assessment of Blood Pressure --
Respiration (Pulmonary Ventilation) --
Assessment of Respiration --
Pain --
Assessment of Pain --
Summary --
Self-Study Activities --
Problem Solving --
ch. 4 Body Mechanics --
Objectives --
Key Terms --
Introduction --
Principles and Concepts of Proper Body Mechanics --
Lifting Principles and Techniques --
Lift Techniques --
Pushing, Pulling, Reaching, and Carrying --
Posture and Body Control --
Summary --
Self-Study Activities --
Problem Solving --
ch. 5 Positioning and Draping --
Objectives --
Key Terms --
Introduction --
Principles and Concepts --
Positioning --
Restraints --
Supine Position --
Prone Position --
Side-Lying Position --
Sitting Position --
Positioning Summary --
Preventive Positioning --
Transfemoral Amputation --
Transtibial Amputation --
Hemiplegia --
Rheumatoid Arthritis --
Split-Thickness Burns and Grafted Burn Areas --
Orthopedic Surgical Conditions --
Draping --
Summary --
Self-Study Activities --
Problem Solving --
ch. 6 Basic Exercise: Passive and Active Range of Motion --
Objectives --
Key Terms --
Introduction --
Cardinal or Anatomic Planes of Motion --
Types of Exercise for Range of Motion --
Indications for Passive Range of Motion Exercise --
Indications for Active Range of Motion Exercise --
Preparation for Application of Passive Range of Motion and Active Range of Motion --
Principles of Passive Range of Motion Exercise --
Traditional Passive Range of Motion Movements --
Principles of Active Range of Motion Exercise --
Types of Muscle Contraction and Exercise --
Types of Active Exercise --
Isotonic Exercise Application --
Isometric Exercise Application --
Summary --
Self-Study Activities --
Problem Solving --
ch. 7 Features and Activities of Wheelchairs --
Objectives --
Key Terms --
Introduction --
Wheelchair Seating and Positioning --
Standard Wheelchair Measurements --
Confirmation of Fit --
Potential Adverse Effects of an Improper Fit --
Patient and Family Education --
Wheelchair Components and Features --
Armrests --
Wheels and Tires --
Wheel Locks --
Front Rigging, Leg Rest, and Footrest Components --
Body Restraints --
Reclining Wheelchairs --
Externally Powered Wheelchairs --
Sport, or Recreational, Wheelchairs --
Lightweight or Ultralight Wheelchairs --
Folding Wheelchairs --
Functional Activities --
Operation of Wheelchair Components --
Independent Propulsion --
Assisted Functional Activities --
Independent Functional Activities --
General Care and Maintenance of a Wheelchair --
Summary --
Self-Study Activities --
Problem Solving --
ch. 8 Transfer Activities --
Objectives --
Key Terms --
Introduction --
Organization of Patient Transfers --
Before the Transfer --
During the Transfer --
Safety Concerns in Transfers --
Conditions Requiring Special Precautions --
Types of Transfers --
Standing, Dependent Pivot --
Standing, Assisted Pivot --
Standing, Standby Pivot --
Standing, Independent Pivot --
Sitting or Lateral Assisted Transfer --
Sitting, Independent Transfer --
Sitting, Dependent Lift --
Recumbent, Dependent Lift --
Mobility Activities --
Dependent or Assisted Mobility Activities --
Independent Mobility Activities --
Transfer Activities --
Transfers, Wheelchair and Bed --
Transfers, Wheelchair and Floor --
Mechanical Equipment --
Manually Operated Lift --
Wheelchair to Bed --
Electrical Lift --
Other Types of Transfers --
Totally Dependent Patient: Stretcher to Bed or Bed to Stretcher --
Patient with a Total Hip Replacement --
Patient with One Non-Weight-Bearing Lower Extremity, Standing Transfer --
Summary --
Self-Study Activities --
Problem Solving --
ch. 9 Assistive Devices, Patterns, and Activities --
Objectives --
Key Terms --
Introduction --
Muscle Activity --
Organization of Ambulation Activities --
Assistive Devices --
Preambulation Devices --
Parallel Bars --
Tilt Table --
Supported Suspension Ambulatory Aid --
Measurement and Fit of Assistive Devices --
Walkers --
Axillary Crutches --
Forearm Crutches --
Canes --
Confirmation of Fit --
Weight-Bearing Status --
Safety Considerations and Precautions --
Preambulation Functional Activities --
Parallel Bar Activities --
Basic Gait Patterns --
Preambulation Instruction --
Standing and Sitting Activities --
Guarding During Gait Training on Curbs, Stairs, and Ramps --
Ambulation Functional Activities --
Backward Movement --
Sideward Movement --
Turning Movement --
Curbs and Stairs --
Doors --
Ascending or Descending Ramps, Inclines, or Hills --
Elevator Access --
Automobile Access --
Transferring to the Floor from Crutches --
Rising from the Floor to Standing --
Falling Techniques --
Summary --
Self-Study Activities --
Problem Solving --
ch. 10 Special Equipment and Patient Care Environments --
Objectives --
Key Terms --
Introduction --
Orientation to the Special Intensive Care Unit --
Types of Beds --
Standard Adjustable Bed --
Turning Frame (Stryker Wedge Frame) --
Air-Fluidized Support Bed (Clinitron) --
Post-trauma Mobility Beds (Keane, Roto-Rest) --
Low Air Loss Therapy Bed --
Life Support and Monitoring Equipment --
Mechanical Ventilators --
Types of Ventilators --
Modes of Ventilation --
Monitors --
Reference Laboratory Values --
Anticoagulation --
Feeding Devices --
Urinary Catheters --
Oxygen Therapy Systems --
Chest Drainage Systems --
Ostomy Devices --
Traction --
Types of Skeletal Traction --
Patient-Controlled Analgesia --
Dialysis Treatment --
Summary --
Self-Study Activities --
Problem Solving --
ch. 11 Basic Wound Care and Specialized Interventions --
Objectives --
Key Terms --
Introduction --
Wound Management --
Phases of Healing --
Processes of Healing --
Wound Classification --
Pressure Ulcers --
Peripheral Vascular Conditions --
Dressings and Bandages --
Girth Measurement --
Volumetric Measurement --
Lymphedema --
Lymphedema Certification --
Compression Garments --
Intermittent Vasopneumatic Compression Devices --
Chest Physical Therapy --
Amputations --
Lower Extremity Amputations --
Taping Strategies --
Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow) Wrap --
Plantar Fasciitis Wrap --
Kinesiology Taping --
Summary --
Self-Study Activities --
Problem Solving --
ch. 12 Incidents and Emergencies --
Objectives --
Key Terms --
Introduction --
Principles and Concepts --
Emergency Care --
Support Devices --
Bandage Materials --
Types of Bandages --
Emergency Care for Specific Conditions --
Allergic Reactions --
Lacerations --
Shock --
Orthostatic (Postural) Hypotension --
Falls --
Fractures --
Burns --
Convulsions/Seizures --
Choking --
Heat-Related Illnesses --
Insulin-Related Illnesses --
Autonomic Hyperreflexia (Dysreflexia) --
Cardiac Arrest/Death --
Summary --
Self-Study Activities --
Problem Solving --
ch. 13 Americans with Disabilities Act and Environmental Assessments --
Objectives --
Key Terms --
Introduction --
Definitions --
General Aspects of the Americans with Disabilities Act --
Compliance and Implementation of Regulations --
Assessing the Environment --
Assessment Process --
Summary --
Self-Study Activities --
Problem Solving.
Other Titles: Pierson and Fairchild's principles and techniques of patient care
Principles & techniques of patient care
Patient care
Responsibility: Sheryl L. Fairchild.

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Demonstrates proper techniques to help you evaluate, treat, and care for patients in physical therapy setting. Providing how-to information on positioning and draping the patient, patient transfer,  Read more...

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