Introduction to Physical Therapy for Physical Therapist Assistants
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2007 - 308 sider
Introduction to Physical Therapy for Physical Therapist Assistants provides a basic overview of the physical therapy profession and of PTs and PTAs as members of the rehabilitation team. It includes physical therapy ethical and legal concepts, cultural competence and cultural diversity, domestic violence issues, laws affecting physical therapy practice, communication, documentation and medical records, teaching, learning, and medical terminology, elements of patient care, and major physical therapy clinical practices. This text is an ideal resource for anyone contemplating a career in physical therapy or already working in the field.
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MAJOR PHYSICAL THERAPY PRACTICE SPECIALTIES
Neurologic and Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy
Pediatric Geriatric and Integumentary Physical Therapy
ETHICAL AND LEGAL ISSUES
Laws and Regulations
Teaching Learning and Medical Terminology
PATIENT CARE ESSENTIALS FOR THE PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT
Appendix E Medical Terminology in Health Care and Physical Therapy
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