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Foundations of Physical Therapy : A 21st Century Focused View of the Profession - Ron Scott

Foundations of Physical Therapy

A 21st Century Focused View of the Profession

By: Ron Scott

Paperback Published: 21st November 2001
ISBN: 9780071355902
Number Of Pages: 504

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This essential core textbook for the early phase of a physical therapy program takes a global approach to the profession, focusing on both practice specialties, as well as practice settings, populations served, and essential issues such as specialization, relations with complementary health professionals, and education. FEATURES * Uses terminology based on APTA's new Guide to Physical Therapist Practice * Examines special audiences, including pediatric, geriatric, orthopedic, and neurologic * Written by a single author for a uniform and cohesive presentation* Includes the full text of the Model Practice Act for Physical Therapy

Prefacep. XV
The Physical Therapy Professionp. 1
Key Words and Phrasesp. 1
Objectivesp. 2
The Profession at Advent of the 21st Centuryp. 2
Physical Therapy Definedp. 3
History of Physical Therapy in the United Statesp. 5
Representative Professions and Support Professionalsp. 10
Interdisciplinary Co-Primary Health Care Disciplinesp. 12
Summaryp. 14
Activities, Cases, and Questionsp. 15
Additional Readingsp. 16
Focus on a Leader: Elizabeth Domholdt, EdD, PTp. 17
Educationp. 20
Key Words and Phrasesp. 20
Objectivesp. 21
Backgroundp. 21
History of Physical Therapy Education Program Accreditationp. 22
CAPTE and Accreditation Activitiesp. 22
Professional (Entry-Level) Education: Philosophy and Processesp. 24
Postprofessional Educationp. 29
Summaryp. 29
Activities, Cases, and Questionsp. 30
Additional Readingsp. 31
Evaluative Criteria for Accreditation of Education Programs for the Preparation of Physical Therapistsp. 33
Focus on a Leader: Mary Jane Harris, MS, PTp. 56
Focus on a Leader: Mary Ann Wharton, MS, PTp. 62
Clinical Practice: Practice Settingsp. 67
Key Words and Phrasesp. 67
Objectivesp. 67
Domains and Scope of Practicep. 68
Guide to Physical Therapist Practicep. 76
Mentoringp. 82
A Perspective on Mentoringp. 82
Physical Therapy Clinical Managementp. 83
General Practice and Practice Specialtiesp. 84
American Board of Physical Therapy Specialtiesp. 85
Evidence-Based Practicep. 87
Military Practice Modelp. 87
Activities, Cases, and Questionsp. 88
Additional Readingsp. 89
Focus on a Leader: Rick Ritter, MA, PT, OCSp. 90
Clinical Practice: Neurologic Physical Therapyp. 93
Motor Developmentp. 93
Physical Therapy Management: Evaluation Componentsp. 95
Treatment Componentsp. 98
Neurologic Disorders/Injuriesp. 99
Summaryp. 101
Referencesp. 102
Clinical Practice: Orthopaedic Physical Therapyp. 103
Manual Therapyp. 104
Perioperative Carep. 106
General Orthopaedicsp. 107
Referencesp. 108
Clinical Practice: Geriatric Physical Therapyp. 109
Disability: A Definitionp. 110
Demographics of Disability in the Agedp. 110
Multisystem Changesp. 111
Functional Assessment of the Agedp. 112
Functional Abilities of the Caregiver: A Rehabilitative Considerationp. 113
Principles of Geriatric Rehabilitationp. 113
Rehabilitative Measuresp. 123
Special Geriatric Rehabilitation Considerationsp. 126
Summaryp. 138
Referencesp. 139
Clinical Practice: Pediatric Physical Therapyp. 141
Introductionp. 141
Decision Making in Pediatric Physical Therapyp. 143
The Special Vulnerabilities of Children and Familiesp. 144
Professional Issuesp. 146
Service Modes for Delivery of Pediatric Physical Therapyp. 146
Common Clinical Problemsp. 148
Pediatric Physical Therapy Evaluationp. 152
Physical Therapy Intervention in Pediatricsp. 155
Age-Related Issues in Pediatric Physical Therapyp. 158
Summaryp. 163
Referencesp. 164
Legal and Ethical Standardsp. 165
Key Words and Phrasesp. 165
Objectivesp. 166
Licensure, Certification, and Credentialingp. 167
Business; Organizational and Professional Ethicsp. 168
Professional Ethical Standardsp. 170
Guide for Professional Conductp. 170
Guide for Conduct of the Affiliate Memberp. 171
Sources of Legal Obligation for Licensed Health Professionalsp. 171
Model Practice Actp. 173
Rights and Duties of Patients, Health Professionals, and Health Professional Studentsp. 175
Civil Rights Lawsp. 178
Clinical Affiliation Agreementsp. 179
Bases for Health Care Malpractice Liabilityp. 180
Patient Informed Consent to Health Care Interventionp. 187
Disciplinary Actions and Processesp. 189
Summaryp. 191
Activities, Cases, and Questionsp. 193
Additional Readingsp. 193
American Physical Therapy Association Guide for Professional Conductp. 195
American Physical Therapy Association Guide for Conduct of the Affiliate Memberp. 205
Focus on a Leader: Jonathan Cooperman, JD, MS, PTp. 209
Professional Associations and Responsibilityp. 211
Key Words and Phrasesp. 211
Objectivesp. 212
Structure of the American Physical Therapy Associationp. 213
Related Professional Organizations and Alliancesp. 214
Summaryp. 215
Activities, Cases, and Questionsp. 215
Additional Readingsp. 216
Focus on a Leader: Jayne Leigh Snyder, MA, PTp. 217
Salient Issuesp. 219
Key Words and Phrasesp. 219
Objectivesp. 219
Managed Carep. 219
Education Issuesp. 221
Practice Issuesp. 222
Activities, Cases, and Questionsp. 225
Referencesp. 225
Additional Readingsp. 226
CIs and Liabilityp. 227
Workforce Studyp. 232
Focus on a Leader: Ted Yanchuleff, MPA, PTp. 251
Developmental Timeline, Physical Therapy Profession in the United States, 1881-1995p. 255
The Model Practice Act for Physical Therapyp. 259
Contentsp. 267
American Physical Therapy Association Organizational Chartp. 455
Indexp. 457
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ISBN: 9780071355902
ISBN-10: 0071355901
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 504
Published: 21st November 2001
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 14.61  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.61