Physical Agents in Rehabilitation: An Evidence-Based Approach to Practice
ISBN: 0323445675
EAN13: 9780323445672
Language: English
Publication Date: October 16, 2017
Pages: 464
Dimensions: 1.46" H x 10.87" L x 8.50" W
Weight: 1.11 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
With straightforward, in-depth coverage of the use of physical agents to improve patient outcomes, Physical Agents in Rehabilitation: An Evidence-Based Approach to Practice , 5 th Edition reflects how physical agents and modalities are being discussed in the classroom. 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, clinical effects, and application techniques for thermal agents, ultrasound, electrical currents, electromagnetic radiation, hydrotherapy, traction, and compression. Plus, each chapter includes a scientific rationale and step-by-step instructions in the use of the agent(s), as well as up-to-date research support and new Find the Evidence tables. The new edition is supported with electronic ancillaries including review questions for students, PowerPoints(R), and links to all references on Medline. Comprehensive coverage of all physical agents includes the mechanisms, clinical effects, and application techniques for thermal agents, ultrasound, electrical currents, electromagnetic radiation, hydrotherapy, traction, 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 ancillaries Electrical 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. 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.