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
Print ISBN:
9780750688338
Electronic ISBN:
9780702039713

About the editor

Stuart Porter

Affiliations and Expertise

Lecturer in Physiotherapy, Admissions officer full time programe, School of Health Care Professions, University of Salford, Manchester, UK Lecturer in Physiotherapy, Admissions officer full time programe, Level 1 manager full time programme, Frederick Road Campus, University of Salford, Manchester