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cover image - Guccione's Geriatric Physical Therapy Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),4th Edition
ISBN: 9780323610179
Page Count: 736
Imprint: Mosby
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Guccione's Geriatric Physical Therapy Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 4th Edition

by Dale Avers, PT, DPT, PhD, FAPTA and Rita Wong, PT, EdD, FAPTA

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cover image - Guccione's Geriatric Physical Therapy Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),4th Edition
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Page Count: 736
Imprint: Mosby
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Offering a comprehensive look at physical therapy science and practice, Guccione’s Geriatric Physical Therapy, 4th Edition is a perfect resource for both students and practitioners alike. Year after year, this text is recommended as the primary preparatory resource for the Geriatric Physical Therapy Specialization exam. And this new fourth edition only gets better. Content is thoroughly revised to keep you up to date on the latest geriatric physical therapy protocols and conditions. Five new chapters are added to this edition to help you learn how to better manage common orthopedic, cardiopulmonary, and neurologic conditions; become familiar with functional outcomes and assessments; and better understand the psychosocial aspects of aging. In all, you can rely on Guccione’s Geriatric Physical Therapy to help you effectively care for today’s aging patient population.

    • Comprehensive coverage of geriatric physical therapy prepares students and clinicians to provide thoughtful, evidence-based care for aging patients.
    • Combination of foundational knowledge and clinically relevant information provides a meaningful background in how to effectively manage geriatric disorders
    • Updated information reflects the most recent and relevant information on the Geriatric Clinical Specialty Exam.
    • Standard APTA terminology prepares students for terms they will hear in practice.
    • Expert authorship ensures all information is authoritative, current, and clinically accurate.
    • NEW! Thoroughly revised and updated content across all chapters keeps students up to date with the latest geriatric physical therapy protocols and conditions.
    • NEW! References located at the end of each chapter point students toward credible external sources for further information.
    • NEW! Treatment chapters guide students in managing common conditions in orthopedics, cardiopulmonary, and neurology.
    • NEW! Chapter on functional outcomes and assessment lists relevant scores for the most frequently used tests.
    • NEW! Chapter on psychosocial aspects of aging provides a well-rounded view of the social and mental conditions commonly affecting geriatric patients.
    • NEW! Chapter on frailty covers a wide variety of interventions to optimize treatment.
    • NEW! Enhanced eBook version is included with print purchase, allowing students to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
  • 1. Geriatric Physical Therapy in the 21st Century: Overarching Principles and Approaches to Practice
    2. Aging Demographics and Trends
    3. Age-related Physiological Changes: An Overview
    4. Psychosocial Aspects of Aging
    5. Environmental Design: Accommodating Sensory Changes and Mobility Limitations in the Older Adult
    6. Geriatric Pharmacology
    7. Functional Outcomes and Assessment for Older Adults
    8. Exercise and Physical Activity for Older Adults
    9. Age-related Changes in Gait and Mobility
    10. Balance and Falls in Older Adults
    11. Patient Education: Implications for Physical Therapist Practice
    12. Caregiving of the Older Adult
    13. The Older Adult who is Frail
    14. Management of the Acutely Ill Older Patient
    15. Impaired Joint Mobility in Older Adults
    16. Impaired Muscle Performance in Older Adults
    17. Impaired Motor Control and Neurologic Rehabilitation in Older Adults
    18. Aerobic Capacity and the Management of the Patient with Cardiopulmonary and Pulmonary Limitations
    19. Cognitive Issues in the Older Adult
    20. Management of Post-surgical Orthopedic Conditions in the Older Adult
    21. Management of Integumentary Conditions in the Older Adult
    22. Management of the Pelvic Floor in Older Men and Women
    23. Wellness for the Older Adult
    24. Acute Care Management of the Older Adult
    25. Post-Acute Care Management of the Older Adult
    26. Home Health Management of the Older Adult
    27. Hospice and End of Life
    28. Senior Athlete
    29. Health Policy for Physical Therapists and Older Adults
  • Dale Avers, PT, DPT, PhD, FAPTA, Professor, Department of Physical Therapy Education, College of Health Professions, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York and Rita Wong, PT, EdD, FAPTA, Professor, Associate Provost, Research and Graduate Education, Marymount University, Arlington, Virginia
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