Key Features

  • Coverage of preferred practice pattern key areas - including musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, cardiovascular and pulmonary, and integumentary - prepare you for situations you’ll encounter in practice.
  • Charts, tables, lists, and figures offer easy access to critical information, perfect for fast access in the field.
  • Content on adult, pediatric and geriatric populations prepare you to provide the best care for each patient.
  • Drug monographs include essential information on drugs that may affect physical therapy intervention.
  • Tools for Practice section features important tools for clinical use including content on vital signs, lab values, common ICD-9 codes, American Sign Language, Spanish terminology, and drug monographs.
  • A vibrant, full-color, user-friendly design with over 130 illustrations and color-coded sections makes it easy to find and understand information.
  • Convenient, take-along format lays flat for easy reference in the busy clinical setting.

Table of Contents

SECTION ONE: ANATOMY
Anatomy Atlas

Bones

Muscles

Organs and Other Anatomical Features

Muscle Origin, Insertion, and Innervation

Anatomical Directional Terms

Cranial Nerve Function


SECTION TWO: EXAMINATION
Examination/Evaluation Sequence

History and Review of Systems

Physical Exam

Sample Upper Quarter Examination Sequence

Sample Lower Quarter Examination Sequence

Tests and Measures

Tests and Measures Used in the Physical Therapy Examination

Pediatric Physical Therapy Assessments

Sample List of Examination Tools

Example of an Assessment Form

Posture Assessment

Anatomical position.

Faulty postures: Kyphosis-lordosis, swayback, and flatback compared with ideal alignment.

Joint Range of Motion and Muscle Length Testing

Procedures for Measuring Joint Range of Motion and Muscle Length

Suggested Values for Normal ROM for Joints of the Upper and Lower Extremity in Adults Based on Analysis of Existing Data

Traditionally Quoted Values for Normal ROM for Joints of the Upper and Lower Extremity in Adults

Traditionally Quoted Values for Normal ROM of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine in Adults

Suggested Values for Normal ROM of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine in Adults

Suggested Values for Normal ROM of Cervical Spine in Adults

Muscle Test Grades

Example of a Pain Assessment Tool

Three Standard Spasticity Scale

Ashworth Scale

Modified Ashworth Scale

Spasm Frequency Score

Key muscle groups

Tests

Shoulder

Adson’s Test

Apprehension Test of the Shoulder (Crank Test)

Impingement Test

Supraspinatus Isolation

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Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Mosby
Electronic ISBN:
9780323168472
Electronic ISBN:
9780323071048

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