ISBN: 9780702060120
Page Count: 682
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
List Price: $75.95

Tidy's Physiotherapy - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 15th Edition

by Stuart Porter, PhD, BSc(Hons), GradDipPhys, FHEA, CertMHS
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9780702060120
Page Count: 682
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
List Price: $75.95
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A classic textbook and a student favourite, Tidy’s Physiotherapy aims to reflect contemporary practice of physiotherapy and can be used as a quick reference by the physiotherapy undergraduate for major problems that they may encounter throughout their study, or while on clinical placement. Tidy’s Physiotherapy is a resource which charts a range of popular subject areas. It also encourages the student to think about problem-solving and basic decision-making in a practice setting, presenting case studies to consolidate and apply learning.

In this fifteenth edition, new chapters have been added and previous chapters withdrawn, continuing its reflection of contemporary education and practice. Chapters have again been written by experts who come from a wide range of clinical and academic backgrounds. The new edition is complemented by an accompanying online ancillary which offers access to over 50 video clips on musculoskeletal tests, massage and exercise and an image bank along with the addition of crosswords and MCQs for self-assessment.

Now with new chapters on:

  • Reflection
  • Collaborative health and social care / interprofessional education
  • Clinical leadership
  • Pharmacology
  • Muscle imbalance
  • Sports management
  • Acupuncture in physiotherapy
  • Management of Parkinson’s and of older people
  • Neurodynamics

Part of the Physiotherapy Essentials series – core textbooks for both students and lecturers!

    • Covers a comprehensive range of clinical, academic and professional subjects
    • Annotated illustrations to simplify learning
    • Definition, Key Point and Weblink boxes
    • Online access to over 50 video clips and 100’s of dowloadable images (
    • Online resources via Evolve Learning with video clips, image bank, crosswords and MCQs! Log on and register at
    • Case studies
    • Additional illustrations
  • 1. The responsibilities of being a physiotherapist

    2. Collaborative health and social care, and the role of interprofessional education

    3. Clinical leadership

    4. Pharmacology

    5. Reflection

    6. Management of respiratory diseases

    7. Adult spontaneous and conventional mechanical ventilation

    8. Cardiac rehabilitation

    9. Physiotherapy in thoracic surgery

    10. Changing relationships for promoting health

    11. Musculoskeletal assessment

    12. The physiotherapy management of inflammation, healing and repair

    13. Exercise in rehabilitation

    14. Muscle imbalance

    15. Biomechanics

    16. Sports management

    17. Pain

    18. Acupuncture in physiotherapy

    19. Electrotherapy

    20. Physiotherapy for people with major amputation

    21. Massage

    22. An introduction to fractures

    23. Joint arthroplasty

    24. Physiotherapy management of Parkinson’s and of older people

    25. Neurodynamics

    26. Neurological physiotherapy

    27. Physiotherapy in women’s health

  • Stuart Porter, PhD, BSc(Hons), GradDipPhys, FHEA, CertMHS, Lecturer, University of Salford; Visiting Lecturer, Cambridge University; External Examiner, University of Liverpool, UK
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