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Pharmacology Handbook for Physiotherapists - Reznik

Pharmacology Handbook for Physiotherapists

Paperback Published: 18th October 2016
ISBN: 9780729542142
Number Of Pages: 384

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Pharmacology Handbook for Physiotherapists is an essential quick-reference guide to common medications, designed specifically for student and professional physiotherapists to assist in their everyday practice.

Providing practical and accessible evidence-based information, the handbook will equip physiotherapists with the right knowledge to maximise the benefit of pharmacology and physiotherapy treatments. Written by a multidisciplinary team of specialists, the text is designed to be comprehensive and easy-to-read, set out by body system format to allow quick retrieval of useful information related to the particular condition and medications involved.

Key Features:

  • Written specifically for physiotherapists to assist their understanding of pharmacology principles in conjunction with physiotherapy treatment
  • Each chapter is written by 3 experts in their field: a physiotherapist, a physician and a pharmacist
  • 'Physiotherapy practice points' explain the effects that drugs may have on treatment and provide valuable information on the actions of medications and how this interacts with physiotherapy treatment
  • 11 chapters covering basic pharmacology principles, legal and ethical issues, the body systems, women and men's health, as well as a final chapter on medication issues in the young and elderly

Chapter 1 - Introduction and background concepts
Chapter 2 - Cardiovascular system
Chapter 3 - Respiratory system
Chapter 4 - Women's and men's health
Chapter 5 - Orthopaedic and musculoskeletal systems
Chapter 6 - Neurological system
Chapter 7 - Pain and analgesia
Chapter 8 - Endocrine system
Chapter 9 - Haematologicalsystem
Chapter 10 - Mental health
Chapter 11 - Medication issues for specific age groups and conditions

ISBN: 9780729542142
ISBN-10: 0729542149
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 18th October 2016
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.45

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