Foundations of Physical Therapy

Paperback | November 21, 2001

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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

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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 t...

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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 t...

Format:PaperbackPublished:November 21, 2001Publisher:McGraw-Hill Medical PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071355901

ISBN - 13:9780071355902

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Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1

The Physical Therapy Profession Ron Scott

Key Words and Phrases

Objectives

The Profession at Advent of the 21st Century

Physical Therapy Defined

History of Physical Therapy in the United States

Representative Professions and Support Professionals

Interdisciplinary Co-Primary Health Care Disciplines

Summary

Activities, Cases, and Questions

Additional Readings

Focus on a Leader: Elizabeth Domholdt, EdD, PT

CHAPTER 2

Education Ron Scott

Key Words and Phrases

Objectives

Background

History of Physical Therapy Education Program Accreditation

CAPTE and Accreditation Activities

Professional (Entry-Level) Education: Philosophy and Processes

Postprofessional Education

Summary

Activities, Cases, and Questions

Additional Readings

Appendix 2-1 Evaluative Criteria for Accreditation of Education

Programs for the Preparation of Physical Therapists

Focus on a Leader: Mary Jane Harris, MS, PT

Focus on a Leader: Mary Ann Wharton, MS, PT

CHAPTER 3Clinical Practice: Practice Settings Ron Scott

Key Words and Phrases

Objectives

Domains and Scope of Practice

Guide to Physical Therapist Practice

Mentoring

A Perspective on Mentoring

Physical Therapy Clinical Management

General Practice and Practice Specialties

American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties

Evidence-Based Practice

Military Practice Model

Activities, Cases, and Questions

Additional Readings

Focus on a Leader: Rick Ritter, MA, PT, OCS

CHAPTER 4Clinical Practice: Neurologic Physical Therapy Kristin Zwemer

Motor Development

Physical Therapy Management: Evaluation Components

Treatment Components

Neurologic Disorders/Injuries

Summary

References

CHAPTER 5 Clinical Practice: Orthopaedic Physical Therapy

Penny Samuelson

Manual Therapy

Perioperative Care

General Orthopaedics

References

CHAPTER 6 Clinical Practice: Geriatric Physical TherapyJennifer M. Bottomley

Disability: A Definition

Demographics of Disability in the Aged

Multisystem Changes

Functional Assessment of the Aged

Functional Abilities of the Caregiver:A Rehabilitative Consideration

Principles of Geriatric Rehabilitation

Rehabilitative Measures

Special Geriatric Rehabilitation Considerations

Summary

References

CHAPTER 7 Clinical Practice: Pediatric Physical Therapy Dolores Bertoti

Introduction

Decision Making in Pediatric Physical Therapy

The Special Vulnerabilities of Children and Families

Professional Issues

Service Modes for Delivery of Pediatric Physical Therapy

Common Clinical Problems

Pediatric Physical Therapy Evaluation

Physical Therapy Intervention in Pediatrics

Age-Related Issues in Pediatric Physical Therapy

Summary

References

CHAPTER 8 Legal and Ethical Standards Ron Scott

Key Words and Phrases

Objectives

Licensure, Certification, and Credentialing

Business; Organizational and Professional Ethics

Professional Ethical Standards

Guide for Professional Conduct

Guide for Conduct of the Affiliate Member

Sources of Legal Obligation for Licensed Health Professionals

Model Practice Act

Rights and Duties of Patients, Health Professionals, and Health Professional Students

Civil Rights Laws

Clinical Affiliation Agreements

Bases for Health Care Malpractice Liability

Patient Informed Consent to Health Care Intervention

Disciplinary Actions and Processes

Summary

Activities, Cases, and Questions

Additional Readings

Appendix 8-1 American Physical Therapy Association Guidefor Professional Conduct

Appendix 8-2 American Physical Therapy Association Guidefor Conduct of the Affiliate Member

Focus on a Leader: Jonathan Cooperman, JD, MS, PT

CHAPTER 9Professional Associations and Responsibility Ron Scott

Key Words and Phrases

Objectives

Structure of the American Physical Therapy Association

Related Professional Organizations and Alliances

Summary

Activities, Cases, and Questions

Additional Readings

Focus on a Leader: Jayne Leigh Snyder, MA, PT

CHAPTER 10Salient Issues Ron Scott

Key Words and Phrases

Objectives

Managed Care

Education Issues

Practice Issues

Activities, Cases, and Questions

References

Additional Readings

Appendix 10-1 CIs and Liability

Appendix 10-2 Workforce Study

Focus on a Leader: Ted Yanchuleff, MPA, PT

APPENDICES

Appendix I Developmental Timeline, Physical Therapy Professionin the United States, 1881–1995

Contents

Appendix III American Physical Therapy AssociationOrganizational Chart

INDEX