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

by Jeffrey D. Placzek, MD, PT and David A. Boyce, PT, EOD, OCS, ECS
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9780323286862
Imprint: Hanley & Belfus
List Price: $59.95
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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.


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    • 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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