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Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Secrets - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource®

Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Secrets - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition

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Whether you’re preparing for the OCS or just want to brush up on your orthopedic knowledge, you don’t want to be without Placzek and Boyce’s new third edition of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy SECRETS. As with previous editions, SECRETS covers a variety of different physical therapy concepts, healing modalities, specialties, and orthopedic procedures to ensure you are well-prepared to pass the OCS and provide the best orthopedic therapy options for today’s patients. Common diseases are included as well as more innovative diagnostic tools. Each chapter features thoroughly updated content that’s entirely evidence-based and outcome-based. This ebook also features insightful anecdotes — including clinical tips, memory aids, and secrets — and helpful review tools — such as bulleted lists, algorithms and illustrations — to help you thoroughly master all aspects of orthopedic physical therapy practice.

    • Coverage of topics found on the orthopedic specialty exam makes this a useful review resource for those studying for the exam.
    • Clinical tips provide insightful guidance on a variety of clinical situations and tasks.
    • Charts, tables, and algorithims simplify information into logical frameworks.
    • Evidence-based content supports the latest orthopedic research.
    • Strong chapter on the shoulder and hand succinctly presents important information on this complex topic.
    • Annotated references provide a useful tool for research.
      • NEW! Completely updated content reflects the latest physical therapy guidelines.
      • NEW! Electronic-only format makes this study tool completely portable and accessible on a variety of devices such as the Kindle, Nook, iPad, and more.
      I. BASIC SCIENCE
      1. Muscle Structure and Function
      2. Biomechanics
      3. Soft Tissue Injury and Repair
      4. Bone Injury and Repair
      5. Exercise Physiology
      II. DISEASE PROCESSES
      6. Arthritis
      7. Deep Venous Thrombosis
      8. Complex Regional Pain Syndromes
      III. ELECTROTHERAPY AND MODALITIES
      9. Cryotherapy and Moist Heat
      10. Electrotherapy
      11. Iontophoresis, Ultrasound,Phonophoresis, and Laser Therapy
      IV. SPECIAL TOPICS
      12. Stretching
      13. Manual Therapy
      14. Massage and Soft Tissue Mobilization
      15. Spinal Traction
      16. Normal and Pathologic Gait
      17. Pharmacology in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
      18. Evaluation of Medical Laboratory Tests
      19. Clinical Electromyography and Nerve Conduction
      20. Orthopaedic Neurology
      21. Clinical Research and Data Analysis
      22. Evidence-Based Practice
      23. Sports Medicine
      24. Differential Diagnosis and Medical Screening
      25. Pediatric Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
      26. Women?s Health Issues
      27. Wound Healing and Management
      28. Management of Chronic Pain
      29. Headache
      30. Functional Capacity Testing and Industrial Injury Treatment
      31. Anatomy Mnemonics
      32. Nutrition
      33. Spinal Exercise Programs
      34. Isokinetic Testing and Exercise
      35. Exercise in Aging and Disease
      36. Orthopaedic Radiology
      V. THE SHOULDER
      37. Functional Anatomy of the Shoulder
      38. Shoulder Impingement and Rotator Cuff Tears
      39. Shoulder Instability
      40. Adhesive Capsulitis
      41. Total Shoulder Arthroplasty
      42. Acromioclavicular and Sternoclavicular Injuries
      43. Scapulothoracic Pathology
      44. Fractures of the Proximal Humerus and Humeral Shaft
      45. Nerve Entrapments of the Shoulder Region
      VI. THE ELBOW AND FOREARM
      46. Functional Anatomy of the Elbow
      47. Common Orthopaedic Elbow Dysfunction
      48. Elbow Fractures and Dislocations: Patterns, Classifications, and Management
      49. Nerve Entrapments of the Elbow and Forearm
      VII. THE WRIST AND HAND
      50. Functional Anatomy of the Wrist and Hand
      51. Common Orthopaedic Dysfunction of the Wrist and Hand
      52. Fractures and Dislocations of the Wrist and Hand
      53. Nerve Entrapments of the Wrist and Hand
      VIII. THE SPINE
      54. Functional Anatomy of the Spine
      55. Mechanical and Diskogenic Back Pain
      56. Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
      57. Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis
      58. Scoliosis
      59. Thoracic Spine and Rib Cage Dysfunction
      60. Spinal Fractures and Dislocations: Patterns, Classifications, and Management
      61. Temporomandibular Joint
      IX. THE SACROILIAC JOINT
      62. Functional Anatomy of the Sacroiliac Joint
      63. Sacroiliac Dysfunction
      X. THE HIP AND PELVIS
      64. Functional Anatomy of the Hip and Pelvis
      65. Common Orthopaedic Hip Dysfunction
      66. Fractures and Dislocation of the Hip and Pelvis
      67. Total Hip Arthroplasty
      XI. THE KNEE
      68. Functional Anatomy of the Knee
      69. Patellofemoral Disorders
      70. Meniscal Injuries
      71. Ligamentous Injuries of the Knee
      72. Total Knee Arthroplasty
      73. Knee Fractures and Dislocations
      74. Nerve Entrapments of the Lower Extremity
      XII. THE FOOT AND ANKLE
      75. Functional Anatomy of the Foot and Ankle
      76. Common Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Dysfunctions
      77. Fractures and Dislocations of the Foot and Ankle
      78. Foot Orthoses and Shoe Design
      Index
      Jeffrey D. Placzek, MD, PT, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Oakland University, Rochester; Resident Physician, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI and David A. Boyce, PT, EOD, OCS, ECS, Instructor, Physical Therapy Program, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

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