This completely updated top-seller in physical medicine and rehabilitation continues the tradition of the highly popular Secrets Series®. From anatomy and physiology of the nervous and musculoskeletal system to medical complications in rehabilitation to work and rehabilitation-this book presents all the key elements you need for clinical use, rounds, and board preparation. Expedites reference and review with a question-and-answer format, bulleted lists, mnemonics, and tips from the authors. Features a two-color page layout, "Key Points" boxes, and lists of useful web sites to enhance your referencing power. Includes a chapter containing the "Top 100 Secrets" in physical medicine and rehabilitation, enabling you to quickly review essential material. Comes in a convenient pocket size for easy access to key information.
Comprehensive and concise review of the essential facts needed to do a successful clinical rotation in physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R). Writing to be quickly read and comprehended, the authors spell out the implications of brain injury, the effects of spinal cord injury, the uses of orthotics and prosthetics, and the crucial importance of cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation to maximize functional independence. Additional chapters detail the principles of pediatric, neuromuscular, cancer, and orthopedic rehabilitation, and demonstrate the use of electrodiagnostic techniques that can be used to help localize a lesion of the neuromuscular system and determine its severity, time course, and prognosis. The book also provides a handy review for passing PM&R board exams.
The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pocketpedia is a pocket-sized, quick-reference tool for the busy resident or clinician. It contains charts, tables, diagrams, and illustrations that present key facts and points essential for day-to-day patient care. The book was prepared and field-tested by residents in the PM&R department at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, who know from experience what information clinicians need to have at their fingertips. Coverage encompasses all disorders, diagnostic tests, and treatment modalities and includes a pharmacopeia. The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pocketpedia is also available electronically for your handheld computer. See PDA listing for details.
" Doody's Core Title 2013! ""This book does an excellent job and is currently the only known review book for physiatrists. The author has done it again, producing an excellent, concise resource that provides clinicians with an optimal solution for studying for the written board examination."" --Doodys Reviews This third edition of the incomparable review bible for the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Examination has been completely updated to reflect current practice and the core knowledge tested on the exam. Known for its organization, consistency, and clarity, the book distills the essentials and provides focused reviews of all major topics. Coverage is expanded in the third edition to include dedicated sections on pain management, medical ethics, and ultrasound that reflect new board requirements. Written in outline format for readability and easy access to information, content is modeled after the topic selection of the AAPMR Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program used by residents nationwide. To aid in information retention, ìPearlsî are designated with an open-book icon to highlight key concepts and stress clinical and board-eligible aspects of each topic. The text is divided into major subspecialty areas written by authors with clinical expertise in each subject area, and content is reviewed by senior specialists to ensure the utmost accuracy. More than 500 high-quality illustrations clarify and reinforce concepts. The book also provides updated epidemiologic and statistical data throughout and includes a section on biostatistics in physical medicine and rehabilitation. In addition to its proven value as a resource for exam preparation, the book is also a must-have for practicing physiatrists seeking recertification, and for PM&R instructors helping trainees to prepare for the exam. New to the Third Edition: Thoroughly reviewed, revised, and updated to reflect current practice and core knowledge tested on Boards Improved organization, clarity, and consistency Presents new chapters/sections on pain management, medical ethics, and ultrasound Key Features: Board""Pearlsî are highlighted with an open-book icon throughout the text to flag key concepts and stress high-yield aspects of each topic Models the table of contents after the topic selection of the AAPMR Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program used by residents nationwide Authored by physicians with special interest and clinical expertise in their respective areas and reviewed by senior specialists in those areas Organizes information in outline format and by topic for easy reference Includes over 500 illustrations to clarify concepts Provides updated epidemiologic and statistical data throughout Contains a section on biostatistics in physical medicine & rehabilitation Praise for the First Edition: ì... there is no other comparable text in PM&R. The key resource for facts needed to pass boards and useful for those in clinical practice for day to day use as well. - -Doody's Reviews ""I congratulate the editors and authors for coming up with such incredible and concise work...I think that this book is a must for all residents undergoing training in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation."" -Saudi Medical Journal ""Over the years many residents have confronted the problem of what to study for the boards...This elegant volume will finally fulfill this critical void"" - From the foreword by Ernest W. Johnson, M.D. "
Packed with practical, up-to-date guidance, Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 4th Edition, by Walter R. Frontera, MD, PhD; Julie K. Silver, MD; and Thomas D. Rizzo, Jr., MD, helps you prevent, diagnose, and treat a wide range of musculoskeletal disorders, pain syndromes, and chronic disabling conditions in day-to-day patient care. This easy-to-use reference provides the information you need to improve patient function and performance by using both traditional and cutting-edge therapies, designing effective treatment plans, and working with interdisciplinary teams that meet your patients’ current and changing needs. An easy-to-navigate format provides quick access to concise, well-illustrated coverage of every essential topic in the field. Presents each topic in a consistent, quick-reference format that includes a description of the condition, discussion of symptoms, examination findings, functional limitations, and diagnostic testing. An extensive treatment section covers initial therapies, rehabilitation interventions, procedures, and surgery. Contains new technology sections in every treatment area where recently developed technologies or devices have been added to the therapeutic and rehabilitation strategies, including robotic exoskeletons, wearable sensors, and more. Provides extensive coverage of hot topics in regenerative medicine, such as stem cells and platelet rich plasma (PRP), as well as a new chapter on abdominal wall pain. Delivers the knowledge and insights of several new, expert authors for innovative perspectives in challenging areas. Offers a clinically-focused, affordable, and focused reference for busy clinicians, as well as residents in need of a more accessible and targeted resource.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pocket Companion is designed to meet the day-to-day needs of PM&R residents, practicing physiatrists, and physicians in other specialties seeing rehabilitation patients. Focused solely on clinical care delivery, this handy reference provides the tools necessary to navigate everything from PM&R team coordination to the tailoring of medical management to achieve functional goals. Divided into four sections, the book covers all rehabilitation topics and is packed with practical information useful in daily practice, including disease-specific order sets and tips for managing the wide range of issues that commonly occur during a patient's rehabilitation. The first section introduces the field of rehabilitation medicine, the second reviews the scope of practice of allied health professionals on the rehabilitation team, the third section discusses rehabilitation topics and practice areas, and the fourth is an extensive Appendix of 24 assessment and rating scales, tables, and algorithms, essential for daily clinical use. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pocket Companion is an indispensible resource that belongs in every white coat pocket. Features of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pocket Companion Include: Conciseness and Clinical Orientation: Presents only the key information needed for optimal case management Comprehensive coverage: All major topics in the field of PM&R are represented Consistent approach: Brief text and bulleted format makes information easy to find Order sets provided for most areas to drive clinical care Medication specifics: Covers medications with specific dosages Appendix collects key scales, tables, and algorithms for immediate access
The first question-and-answer review book in this field, it will help professionals quickly and efficiently review specific topics in PM&R. The book covers in detail the entire field of physical medicine and rehabilitation with more than 1,500 multiple-choice questions with answers and detailed rationales. Broken into 15 topic areas, this book highlights all of the key concepts in the PM&R curriculum for learning and individual self-assessment. Designed to test recall and sharpen skills, the book addresses the fundamental components of PM&R training and practice. Suggested readings are provided at the end of each section for further study.
Whether you’re preparing for the OCS or just want to brush up on your orthopedic knowledge, you don’t want to be without Placzek and Boyce’s new third edition of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy SECRETS. As with previous editions, SECRETS covers a variety of different physical therapy concepts, healing modalities, specialties, and orthopedic procedures to ensure you are well-prepared to pass the OCS and provide the best orthopedic therapy options for today’s patients. Common diseases are included as well as more innovative diagnostic tools. Each chapter features thoroughly updated content that’s entirely evidence-based and outcome-based. This ebook also features insightful anecdotes — including clinical tips, memory aids, and secrets — and helpful review tools — such as bulleted lists, algorithms and illustrations — to help you thoroughly master all aspects of orthopedic physical therapy practice. Coverage of topics found on the orthopedic specialty exam makes this a useful review resource for those studying for the exam. Clinical tips provide insightful guidance on a variety of clinical situations and tasks. Charts, tables, and algorithims simplify information into logical frameworks. Evidence-based content supports the latest orthopedic research. Strong chapter on the shoulder and hand succinctly presents important information on this complex topic. Annotated references provide a useful tool for research. NEW! Completely updated content reflects the latest physical therapy guidelines. NEW! Electronic-only format makes this study tool completely portable and accessible on a variety of devices such as the Kindle, Nook, iPad, and more.
"Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation Secrets", a new addition to the extraordinarily popular "Secrets" series, includes questions asked on rounds, in the clinic, and at bedside. Basics of patient management, pharmacology, patient monitoring, and procedures are covered.
Designed for the busy clinician, this pocket-sized powerhouse provides quick access to charts, tables, diagrams, and illustrations to give you fast facts essential for day-to-day patient care. Field-tested by residents and clinicians at top academic and clinical centers throughout the country, the book is authored by specialists in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation who know what information you need at your fingertips.
The Secrets Series® is breaking new ground again. This volume in the very popular Secrets Series® is back in an exciting, updated, and completely redesigned 3rd Edition. A new, two-color page layout, a more portable size, and a list of the "Top 100 Secrets" in hand surgery help readers to better meet the challenges they face today. Readers will still find all of the features they rely on the Secret Series® for-a question- and -answer format, lists, mnemonics, tables, and an informal tone that make reference fast and easy. No matter what questions arise, in practice or while preparing for the hand surgery boards, this 3rd Edition has the answers-in print and online. Uses bulleted lists, tables, short answers, and a highly detailed index to expedite reference. Features pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets" from the experts. Covers all of today's most common conditions and their treatment. Presents a list of the "Top 100 Secrets" to keep in mind during residency and practice. Features a new, more compact trim size (5 1/4" x 8 1/2") for enhanced portability. Makes information easier to find with a new, two-color page layout and "Key Points" boxes. Identifies useful websites to facilitate obtaining additional information on a specific topic, and provides live links in online version.
Provide the best care for your patients by improving your technical and decision-making skills with this all-inclusive text. From basic sciences to detailed information on specific technologies and surgeries, this comprehensive resource has the content you need to expand your expertise in the treatment of musculoskeletal dysfunction. This 4th edition includes updated, revised, and new chapters to ensure you have the most helpful and clinically relevant information available. Coverage of surgical options and postsurgical rehabilitation for your patients with musculoskeletal disorders facilitates communication between therapists and physicians and improves the patient’s post-surgical rehabilitation. Updated content on orthopaedic surgical and rehabilitation procedures, including hyaline cartilage replacements, iliotibial band releases, ACL deficit knee, and much more puts the latest advances in the field at your fingertips. Case studies and clinical tips strengthen your problem-solving skills and maximize the safety, quality, and efficiency of care. Expert editors and contributors share their knowledge from years of practice and research in the field. Six new chapters, covering topics such as strength training, screening for referral, neuromuscular rehabilitation, reflect the latest physical therapy practice guidelines. Updated clinical photographs clearly demonstrate examination and treatment techniques. A user-friendly design highlights clinical tips and other key features important in the clinical setting. Terminology and classifications from the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition are incorporated throughout the text making descriptions easier to understand. An emphasis on treatment of the individual rather than the dysfunction reflects current practice in physical therapy. Video clips on the accompanying Evolve site demonstrate evaluation, exercise, and treatment techniques covered in the text.
Preceded by: Physical medicine and rehabilitation / [edited by] Randall L. Braddom. 4th ed. c2011.
This popular reference presents essential knowledge on physical diagnosis and health assessment in a practical and engaging question-and-answer format. A wealth of high-quality illustrations guide you through the first and most important of challenges involved in diagnosing any patient: performing the history and physical exam. Assessment techniques are highlighted and weighted based on their clinical importance. This detailed, highly focused and practical guide will equip you with the skills you need to confidently evaluate your patients! The proven question-and-answer format of the highly acclaimed Secrets Series® makes it easy to master all of the most important "need-to-know" information on physical diagnosis. Chapters are arranged by body system for practical, easy retrieval of key information. Author pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets" provide concise answers to the common questions encountered in everyday practice. The "Top 100" Secrets of History Taking and Physical Examination are conveniently listed in one place for quick review. A new chapter on interpreting presenting symptoms and physical findings to facilitate diagnosis. Key Points boxes in each chapter place essential information at your fingertips. 100 new line drawings clarify key concepts. The Secrets Heart and Lung Sounds Workshop—both in CD-ROM and online format—is available for purchase with the book, and through Student Consult online access, and features audio clips from actual patients, along with Dr. Mangione's commentary and a 32-page downloadable manual, to help you obtain the maximum diagnostic benefit from listening to heart and lung sounds. STUDENT CONSULT access allows you to view the complete contents of the book online, anywhere you go...perform quick searches...and add your own notes and bookmarks.
Rely on this comprehensive, curriculum-spanning text and reference now and throughout your career! It focuses on the rehabilitation management of adult patients, integrating basic surgical, medical, and therapeutic interventions to explain how to select the most appropriate evaluation procedures, to develop rehabilitation goals, and to implement a treatment plan. -
Comprehensive text on physical medicine and rehabilitation, with an emphasis on keeping 'reader efficiency' in mind. Sections include: evaluation of patients, treatment techniques and special equipment, therapeutic issues and problems, and specific diagnoses. Expanded material on sensory rehabilitation interventional procedures critical thinking in, and complications resulting from, alternative medicine acupuncture imaging pharmacology and manual medicine results in the most complete, well-rounded coverage of the field.
A new, two-color page layout, a more portable size, and a list of the 'Top 100 Secrets' in pulmonary medicine help to better meet the challenges you face daily. Follows the formats in the Secrets Series - a questions- and answer-format, lists, mnemonics, tables, and an informal tone that make reference fast and easy.
For 30 years, the highly regarded Secrets Series® has provided students and practitioners in all areas of health care with concise, focused, and engaging resources for quick reference and exam review. Ob/Gyn Secrets, 4th Edition, by Drs. Amanda Mularz, Steven Dalati, and Ryan A. Pedigo, features the Secrets’ popular question-and-answer format that also includes lists, tables, and an easy-to-read style – making reference and review quick, easy, and enjoyable. Top 100 Secrets and Key Points boxes provide a fast overview of the secrets you must know for success in practice. The proven Secrets® format gives you the most return for your time – concise, easy to read, engaging, and highly effective. This edition features updated content to keep you current with what’s new in obstetrics and gynecology, including new technologies that can improve your patient care. A new author team leads a team from prominent institutions, bringing a fresh perspective to this best-selling review.
Each title in the new Integrated series focuses on the core knowledge in a specific basic science discipline, while linking that information to related concepts from other disciplines. Case-based questions at the end of each chapter enable you to gauge your mastery of the material, and a color-coded format allows you to quickly find the specific guidance you need. Bonus STUDENT CONSULT access - included with the text - allows you to conveniently access the book's content online · clip content to your handheld device · link to content in other STUDENT CONSULT titles · and more! These concise and user-friendly references provide crucial guidance for the early years of medical training, as well as for exam preparation. Includes case-based questions at the end of each chapter Features a colour-coded format to facilitate quick reference and promote effective retention Offers access to STUDENT CONSULT! At www.studentconsult.com, you'll find the complete text and illustrations of the book online, fully searchable · "Integration Links" to bonus content in other STUDENT CONSULT titles · content clipping for handheld devices · an interactive community center with a wealth of additional resources · and much more!
Improve your understanding of the cardiopulmonary system with Essentials of Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy, 4th Edition. Based on best practices prescribed in The Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, this new edition provides comprehensive coverage of anatomy, physiology, and cardiopulmonary assessment, along with expanded chapters on the growing topics of early mobilization of the ICU patient and acute care management. Using a practical approach, expert author Ellen Hillegass also discusses pathophysiology, pharmacology, and interventions in the outpatient setting. Evidence-based content reflects the latest research in the field and incorporates the use of ICF. Material uses best practices defined by the American Physical Therapy Association. Clinical tips give you real-world hints and suggestions from practicing clinicians. NEW! Expanded chapters cover early mobilization of the ICU patient and acute care management. NEW! Updated references emphasize evidence-based information from the text. NEW! Full-color printing enhances text.

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