Much more than a traditional dictionary, this extensively illustrated collection of terms, concepts, and definitions is the first resource of its kind specific to physiotherapy. Expanding on key definitions, it discusses important themes and topics, further clarifying the information with illustrations, diagrams, notes, and web links. Detailed, physiotherapy-specific information equips readers with essential terminology for the classroom and for clinical practice. Many themes and topics related to physiotherapy are addressed, making the scope of this book much broader than a traditional dictionary. In-depth entries are provided for musculoskeletal and spinal terms, respiratory terms, neurological terms, psychosocial terms, electrotherapy terms, research terms, and general medical and surgical terms, as well as academic terms. A helpful appendix describes how to write academic essays and assignments. Common medical abbreviations, prefixes, and suffixes are listed for convenient reference. Vibrant illustrations clarify complex concepts and techniques.
A classic textbook and a student favourite, Tidy’s Physiotherapy aims to reflect contemporary practice of physiotherapy and can be used as a quick reference by the physiotherapy undergraduate for major problems that they may encounter throughout their study, or while on clinical placement. Tidy’s Physiotherapy is a resource which charts a range of popular subject areas. It also encourages the student to think about problem-solving and basic decision-making in a practice setting, presenting case studies to consolidate and apply learning. In this fifteenth edition, new chapters have been added and previous chapters withdrawn, continuing its reflection of contemporary education and practice...
The 2nd edition of The Anatomy Colouring and Workbook retains many of the features that has made it so popular: memory aids and tips on how to pass exams, questions and answers, cartoons, mnemonics, study aids and self-directed learning activities. With added colouring pictures helping students to visualise internal anatomy, this is the perfect revision aid for students of physiotherapy and other health professions. - Mnemonics, word plays and other tricks to help you memorise key terms and concepts - Photographic atlas section of the book so you can relate internal structures to a real human body - 'Colour it in' pictures to help you fix images in your memory
This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It covers the steps necessary to plan and undertake a research project and will use clear examples to illustrate what at times are difficult concepts.
This classic text has been completely updated and revised to meet the needs of today's physical therapist. Coverage includes the latest therapies for treating disorders of the bones and joints, the respiratory system, the cardiovascular system, the nervous system, and more. Also discusses special considerations for pediatric, geriatric, and pregnant patients.
Determined to get accepted into Harvard, Porter Miller decides to begin her freshman studies at the University of Virginia and then apply for a transfer. Thinking that she can switch programs once she arrives on campus, she enrolls in nursing school merely as a formality. To Porter's surprise, she learns that she must continue in the nursing school for her first semester. While working at the medical center one evening, Porter tends to Thomas Lancaster, a cancer patient at the university hospital. Thomas's kindness and down-to-earth ways captivate her, and the two become romantically involved. But in the course of her relationship with Thomas, Porter makes a startling discovery about her family-one that could sever her relationship with Thomas forever. Small Surrenders focuses on the rippling effects of moral turpitude and how past mistakes can resurface to ruin two entire families. But it is also a story of faith, forgiveness, and survival as Porter works through the aftermath of her devastating discovery.