Key Features

  • Covers a comprehensive range of clinical, academic and professional subjects
  • Annotated illustrations to simplify learning
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  • Online access to over 50 video clips and 100’s of dowloadable images (http://evolve.elsevier.com/Porter/Tidy)

Table of Contents

1. The responsibilities of being a physiotherapist

2. Collaborative health and social care, and the role of interprofessional education

3. Clinical leadership

4. Pharmacology

5. Reflection

6. Management of respiratory diseases

7. Adult spontaneous and conventional mechanical ventilation

8. Cardiac rehabilitation

9. Physiotherapy in thoracic surgery

10. Changing relationships for promoting health

11. Musculoskeletal assessment

12. The physiotherapy management of inflammation, healing and repair

13. Exercise in rehabilitation

14. Muscle imbalance

15. Biomechanics

16. Sports management

17. Pain

18. Acupuncture in physiotherapy

19. Electrotherapy

20. Physiotherapy for people with major amputation

21. Massage

22. An introduction to fractures

23. Joint arthroplasty

24. Physiotherapy management of Parkinson’s and of older people

25. Neurodynamics

26. Neurological physiotherapy

27. Physiotherapy in women’s health

Details

No. of pages:
682
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780702043444
Electronic ISBN:
9780702060120

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