Quick Reference Dictionary For Physical Therapy by Jennifer BottomleyQuick Reference Dictionary For Physical Therapy by Jennifer Bottomley

Quick Reference Dictionary For Physical Therapy

byJennifer BottomleyEditorJennifer Bottomley

Paperback | August 15, 2012

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Quick Reference Dictionary for Physical Therapyhas been revised and updated into a Third Edition to include the latest information in the field of physical therapy. This reference book, designed specifically for the physical therapy and physical therapist assistant student and practitioner, provides a magnitude of terms, definitions, guidelines, and references essential to the field.

ThisThird Editionprovides quick access to over 3400 words and their definitions that are encountered on a day-to-day basis (400 more than the previous edition). There are also 41 appendices in this user-friendly, pocket-sized reference where you can find information such as lists of general acronyms and abbreviations for words commonly used in physical therapy/rehabilitation; commonly used acronyms for evaluative tests and measures; and definitions of impairment, disability, and handicap as established and accepted by the World Health Organization.

What is new inside the Third Edition:
• More than 100 new abbreviations and acronyms
• UpdatedCode of Ethics for the Physical Therapist
• A newDrug Prescribing and Elimination Abbreviationsappendix
• Updates to suggested readings

Quick Reference Dictionary for Physical Therapy, Third Editionis the perfect, pocket size, affordable companion for school, clinical affiliations, and physical therapy practice.
Jennifer M. Bottomley, PhD2, MS, PThas a bachelor's degree in physical therapy from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and an advanced master's degree in physical therapy from the MGH Institute of Health Professionals in Boston, Massachusetts. She has a combined intercollegiate doctoral degree in gerontology (University of Massachuse...
Title:Quick Reference Dictionary For Physical TherapyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:650 pages, 7 × 4.25 × 1.5 inPublished:August 15, 2012Publisher:Slack IncorporatedLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617110701

ISBN - 13:9781617110702

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Table of Contents

About the Editor
Dictionary of Terms

Appendix 1: Suggested Reading
Appendix 2: General Acronyms and Abbreviations
Appendix 3: Medical Roots: Etymology (Greek and Latin Derivations)
Appendix 4: Evaluation Acronyms
Appendix 5: Organization Acronyms
Appendix 6: American Physical Therapy Association Code of Ethics
Appendix 7: American Physical Therapy Association Guide for Professional Conduct
Appendix 8: American Physical Therapy Association Standards of Ethical Conduct for the Physical Therapist Assistant
Appendix 9: American Physical Therapy Association Guide for Conduct of the Physical Therapist Assistant
Appendix 10: American Physical Therapy Association Standards of Practice for Physical Therapy and the Accompanying Criteria
Appendix 11: American Physical Therapy Association Guidelines for Physical Therapy Documentation
Appendix 12: American Physical Therapy Association's Mission and Goal Statements
Appendix 13: Historical Practitioners Influential in the Genesis of Physical Therapy
Appendix 14: Past Presidents of the American Physical Therapy Association
Appendix 15: Directory of State Licensure Boards and State Physical Therapy Associations
Appendix 16: Direct Access for Physical Therapy by State
Appendix 17: World Wide Web Sites in Rehabilitation
Appendix 18: World Health Organization Classifications
Appendix 19: Diseases, Pathologies, and Syndromes Defined
Appendix 20: Physical Therapy Tests and Measures
Appendix 21: Physical Therapy Interventions
Appendix 22: Normal Measures for Range of Motion of the Joints
Appendix 23: Normal Ranges for Laboratory Values
Appendix 24: Classification of Fractures
Appendix 25: Reflexes and Reactions of the Central Nervous System
Appendix 26: Metabolic Equivalent (MET) Values for Activity and Exercise
Appendix 27: Cranial Nerves and Tests for Cranial Nerve Integrity
Appendix 28: Bones of the Body
Appendix 29: Muscles of the Body
Appendix 30: Weights and Measures
Appendix 31: The Metric System
Appendix 32: English and Metric Conversion
Appendix 33: Symbols
Appendix 34: Prescription Drugs Delineated by Disease and Disorder
Appendix 35: Drug Prescribing and Elimination Abbreviations
Appendix 36: Recommended Daily Dietary Allowances
Appendix 37: Reimbursement Terms and Guidelines for Physical Therapy Claims Review
Appendix 38: Definitions of Complementary/Alternative Therapies
Appendix 39: Resources and Networking
Appendix 40: Physical Therapy Organizations
Appendix 41: Legislation and Policy Decisions Affecting Rehabilitation