Key Features

  • Many themes and topics related to physiotherapy are addressed, making the scope of this book much broader than a traditional dictionary.
  • In-depth entries are provided for musculoskeletal and spinal terms, respiratory terms, neurological terms, psychosocial terms, electrotherapy terms, research terms, and general medical and surgical terms, as well as academic terms.
  • A helpful appendix describes how to write academic essays and assignments.
  • Common medical abbreviations, prefixes, and suffixes are listed for convenient reference.
  • Vibrant illustrations clarify complex concepts and techniques.

Table of Contents

Dedication

Acknowledgements

Contributors

Prefixes

Suffixes

Abbreviations

Dictionary of terms

Appendix: Essay writing by Sally French and John Swain

References

Details

No. of pages:
414
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Electronic ISBN:
9780702039713
Print ISBN:
9780750688338

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