Clinical Case Studies in Physiotherapy

A Guide for Students and Graduates

Edited By

  • Lauren Guthrie

Starting a placement or rotation in an unfamiliar clinical area is exciting but can be daunting. CLINICAL CASE STUDIES IN PHYSIOTHERAPY provides invaluable advice and practical guidance on cases and problems encountered on a daily basis allowing you to work with ease and confidence. By adopting a problem solving approach to the cases through the use of questions and answers, the authors will help you to think constructively about each case within all the key specialities of physiotherapy.
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The target market for this book are physiotherapy students studying for their practical exams, undertaking clinical placements as part of their training and qualified physiotherapists who are either employed and changing their clinical environment regularly in a rotational post or seeking employment and looking to maintain and develop their clinical decision making skills.


Book information

  • Published: October 2008
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-06916-1

Table of Contents

1 Introduction

2 How to prepare for placement

3 What to expect when on placement

4 Obtaining your first physiotherapy post

5 Case studies in respiratory physiotherapy

6 Case studies in Neurological Physiotherapy

7 Case studies in orthopaedics

8 Case studies in Musculoskeletal out-patients

9 Case Studies in Care of the Elderly

10 Case studies in Mental Health

11 Case studies in Women’s Health