ISBN: 9781455735105
Page Count: 336
Imprint: Saunders
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Diagnostic Imaging for Physical TheTherapists - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),

by James Swain, MPT, Kenneth W. Bush, MPT, Phd and Juliette Brosing, PhD
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ISBN: 9781455735105
Page Count: 336
Imprint: Saunders
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With the ever-increasing demand on physical therapists to develop the most effective treatment interventions comes this invaluable imaging resource covering exactly what you need to know! Diagnostic Imaging for Physical Therapists gives you the knowledge to understand the basic principles of musculoskeletal imaging and how to interpret radiographic images in your physical therapy practice. This straightforward, highly illustrated text is organized by body region and covers all the fundamentals with an emphasis on standard, two-dimensional x-rays. An accompanying DVD delivers high-resolution copies of the images in the text along with interactive activities to enhance your understanding of the material. With this indispensable text, you’ll recognize when diagnostic imaging is necessary, and you’ll be able to interpret the results with confidence.
    • Written specifically for PTs, this book covers the most common film images you will see in your practice and introduces you to some of the not-so-common images.
    • Provides you with a “systematic” basis for approaching the interpretation of standard films.
    • The body system approach of the chapters makes it easy to find information specific to a body region.
    • Text edited by highly respected experts in musculoskeletal rehabilitation gives you authoritative guidance on the management of musculoskeletal pathology and injury.
  • Chapter 1: Introduction

    Chapter 2: Systematic Analysis Using ABCs

    Chapter 3: The Physics of Medical Imaging

    Chapter 4: The Cervical Spine

    Chapter 5: The Lumbar Spine

    Chapter 6: The Hip and Pelvis

    Chapter 7: The Knee

    Chapter 8: The Leg, Ankle and Foot

    Chapter 9: The Shoulder

    Chapter 10: The Elbow, Wrist and Hand

    Chapter 11: An Introduction to MRI
  • James Swain, MPT, Director, Rehabilitation Services, Mercy Medical Center, Nampa, ID, USA; Adjunct: Columbia University, Idaho State, Pacific University, University of Montana, Kenneth W. Bush, MPT, Phd, Assistant, Associate Professor and Professor, Pacific University, School of Physical Therapy, Forest Grove, OR, USA and Juliette Brosing, PhD, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
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