Explores bones, muscles, innervations, muscle attachments, bony landmarks, and joints. Includes the origin, action, insertion, and innervation on the back of each card. Features a full-color drawing of the muscle, attached to the bone, on the front of each card. Organizes cards by body region to make focusing review on specific muscles easier.
Presents the name of the muscle at the top on the front of each card.
Clinical Kinesiology and Anatomy
Kinesiology in action pre- and post-lesson tests practice activities for every lesson text and audio generation exercises critical-thinking video exercises gradebook to track your progress Discussion forum Video library more than 70 videos showing normal and abnormal movement and palpation, animations, and biomechanical principles Easy to understand explanations of axes of planes, torque, and flashcards Clinical Kinesiology and Anatomy Introductory chapters that present an essential foundation in body systems, and the many grasping functions of the hand Well-designed charts in each chapter that summarize companion movements and prime movers Use of analogies throughout the text to make concepts comprehensible and memorable Points to Remember, and leverage, Summary of Muscles, terminology, Summary of Muscle Innervation, and Summary of Muscle Action tables End-of-chapter review questions to help you retain and understand the human body from a clinical and functional perspective.
Laboratory Manual for Clinical Kinesiology and Anatomy
Includes functional anatomy questions to help you understand where muscles are placed in the body and how they work together. Each joint of an extremity is analyzed for the same functional task. Follows the organization of Clinical Kinesiology and Anatomy, 6th Edition, chapter by chapter. Explores the basic structure and function of the human body, bones and bony landmarks, blood vessels, ligaments, nerves, including joints, muscle origin and insertion.
Features an analysis of a functional task in the upper and lower extremity chapters to determine what movements are needed, what muscles are working, and the type of contractions the muscles are performing. Offers photographs in the palpations sections to assist in locating muscles and landmarks. Provides a simple and clear presentation of gait and posture.
Documentation for the Physical Therapist Assistant
Demonstrates what to do and what not to do through examples of appropriate and inappropriate notes. Follows the standards of the APTA’s Guide to Physical Therapy Practice with the proper terminology. Teaches procedures for multiple practice settings with examples of various types of documentation and forms that prepare you for the real world.
Explores all aspects of SOAP notes with review questions and practice exercises that help you remember must-know information.
Pierson and Fairchild's Principles & Techniques of Patient Care
This proven text not only provides clear "how-to" information on everything from positioning and draping to patient transfers and ambulation activities, but it also includes easy-to-understand rationales explaining the "why" behind these proven techniques. This new edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the most current accepted patient care standards, principles, and techniques.
Plus, additional video clips and expanded learning resources will help ensure you have a solid mastery of patient care in the rehabilitation setting. Content based on the world health organization’s icf model international classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health ― the model currently endorsed by the APTA and AOTA ― ensures you are referencing information that stems from the most current theories and practice guidelines of physical and occupational therapy.
Master the basics of rehab patient care with Pierson and Fairchild’s Principles & Techniques of Patient Care, 6th Edition. Video clips on companion Evolve website demonstrate the techniques and procedures described in the text. Content on professionalism and the concept of professional values and ethics reinforce existing workplace guidelines and how to apply those guidelines to your patient interactions.
Online user resources on the companion Evolve website feature video clips and additional activities for you to hone your skills. Procedures boxes with clear written instructions are accompanied by full-color illustrations on performing a variety of proven techniques and patient care tasks such as proper lifting techniques, patient transfers, basic wound care, and assessment of vital signs.
What additional activities?new! procedures index lists all of the procedures covered in the text to help you quickly locate procedure descriptions while working in the clinical setting.
Measurement of Joint Motion: A Guide to Goniometry
Large, easy-to-interpret photographs and crisp, detailed illustrations that clearly show… Landmarks for goniometer alignment Range-of-motion procedures with and without the goniometer Muscle-length testing procedures Range-of-motion and normative value boxes in each chapter Coverage of bubble inclinometers and therabites Detailed descriptions of normal end-feel patterns Laboratory exercises and examples throughout.
Documentation Basics for the Physical Therapist Assistant Core Texts for PTA Education
Complete and accurate documentation is one of the most important skills for a physical therapist assistant to develop and use effectively. The new third edition of documentation Basics for the Physical Therapist Assistant continues the path of teaching the student and clinician documentation from A to Z.
Newly addressed are the changes in documentation requirements for major payers, changes in the disablement models used, and the increasingly common use of electronic documentation in the physical therapy profession. Features inside the third edition:readers are encouraged to think about disablement and disablement concepts when writing noteshow to document impairments in body structure and function but more importantly activity limitations and participation restrictionDescriptions of the differences in documentation methods using a computer vs paper chartEvidence tied to benefits and challenges of computerized documentationDocumenting the rationale for treatment and the unique skills of the physical therapist assistant in patient management New inside the Third Edition:Incorporation of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health disablement modelChapter on electronic documentationScreenshot examples of the popular WebPT® electronic medical record platformUpdated chapters on reimbursement and legal issuesAdditional examples for student practice included in each chapter Instructors in educational settings can visit www.
Efacultylounge. Com for additional material to be used for teaching in the classroom. . Mia erickson and rebecca mcKnight have updated this Third Edition to reflect changes in the ever-evolving profession. Documentation basics for the physical therapist Assistant, Third Edition is the perfect guide for all physical therapist assistant students and clinicians who want to update and refine their knowledge and skills in documentation.
Physical Agents in Rehabilitation: An Evidence-Based Approach to Practice
The new edition is supported with electronic ancillaries including review questions for students, PowerPoints®, and links to all references on Medline. This new edition brings the ideal balance of evidence and practical instruction to the learning and practice of physical agents in rehabilitation. Comprehensive coverage of all physical agents includes the mechanisms, traction, hydrotherapy, electromagnetic radiation, and application techniques for thermal agents, clinical effects, ultrasound, electrical currents, and compression.
Plus, each chapter includes a scientific rationale and step-by-step instructions in the use of the agents, as well as up-to-date research support and new Find the Evidence tables. Comprehensive coverage of all physical agents includes the mechanisms, and application techniques for thermal agents, electromagnetic radiation, electrical currents, clinical effects, traction, hydrotherapy, ultrasound, and compression.
Find the evidence tables guide the reader in finding up-to-date, patient-specific evidence using the PICO framework. Unique step-by-step illustrated application techniques boxes guide you in reproducing effective treatment options. Electronic ancillarieselectrical stimulation, Ultrasound & Laser Light Handbook helps you to understand the material and can be printed out for quick reference to use in the clinical setting.
With straightforward, physical agents in rehabilitation: An Evidence-Based Approach to Practice, in-depth coverage of the use of physical agents to improve patient outcomes, 5th Edition reflects how physical agents and modalities are being discussed in the classroom. New! chapter on biofeedback complements the coverage of powered devices used in rehabilitation.
Unique! new find the evidence tables guide the reader in finding up-to-date, patient-specific evidence using the PICO framework.
Pathology for the Physical Therapist Assistant
More than 700 full-color images help reinforce understanding of disease conditions and general pathology principles. Coverage of basic science information and the clinical implications of disease within the rehabilitation process gives readers a solid background in common illnesses and diseases, adverse effects of drugs, laboratory values, organ transplantation, and much more.
Terminology and language from the Guide to Physical Therapy Practice is used throughout the text to familiarize readers with the standardized terminology that’s used in practice. Abundance of tables and boxes organize and summarize important points making it easy to access key information. Pta-specific information and reading level provides easy-to-follow guidance that is specific to the role of the PTA in managing patients.
This reader-friendly book serves as both a great learning guide and reference tool as it covers all the pathology-related information that is most relevant to what you, the future or practicing physical therapy assistant, need to know. Twelve e-chapters offer supplemental information in the areas of behavioral issues, the gastrointestinal system, vestibular disorders and more.
Each chapter takes a well-organized approach as it defines each pathology disorder; describes the appropriate physical therapy assessments, precautions, interventions, guidelines, and contraindications; and rounds out the discussion with relevant case study examples based on established practice patterns.
Medical management section addresses diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis for each condition discussed. Special implications for the PTA sections offer a starting point when addressing a particular condition for the first time. New! clinical scenarios on the Evolve companion website look at patients who have variety of comorbidities and the many factors to consider when evaluating and treating.
Therapeutic Exercise: Foundations and Techniques Therapeudic Exercise: Foundations and Techniques
Case studies at the end of selected chapters Clinical laboratory activities and questions for critical thinking and discussion at the end of every chapter Elsevier Saunders. Superb art program, including anatomical illustrations, line drawings, photographs, and radiographs “Focus on Evidence” boxes summarizing current literature “Management Guideline” boxes “Pathology/Surgical Procedure” and “Preferred Practice Pattern tables "Post-Surgery Outcome" boxes Clinical examples throughout.
Physical Agents: Theory and Practice
Content focuses on functional outcomes and the importance of documentation. Elsevier Saunders. Patient scenarios outline utilization of modality, information about the patient that would alter treatment, safety features, what should be done after the modality, and include documentation, and where the modality fits into the treatment plan.
Case studies and checklists for application procedures foster decision-making skills. Terminology reflects the APTA's Guide to Physical Therapist Practice. Up-to-date information covers patient education strategies, home care considerations, study charts for patients to complete, and suggested study ideas for groups or individuals.
Illustrated, user-friendly design helps you think more critically as a therapist and strengthen the concepts that are critical to your success.