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Clinical case studies in physiotherapy [electronic resource] : a guide for students and graduates / edited by Lauren Jean Guthrie
Edinburgh ; New York : Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, c2009
book jacket
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 Electronic Book  RM701 .C585 2009    AVAIL. VIA WEB
Subject(s) Physical therapy -- Case studies
Physical Description 1 online resource (xvi, 403 p.) : ill
Summary Starting a placement or rotation in an unfamiliar clinical area is exciting but can be daunting. CLINICAL CASE STUDIES IN PHYSIOTHERAPY provides invaluable advice and practical guidance on cases and problems encountered on a daily basis allowing you to work with ease and confidence. By adopting a problem solving approach to the cases through the use of questions and answers, the authors will help you to think constructively about each case within all the key specialities of physiotherapy. Starting a placement or rotation in an unfamiliar clinical area is exciting but can be daunting. CLINICAL CASE STUDIES IN PHYSIOTHERAPY provides invaluable advice and practical guidance on cases and problems encountered on a daily basis allowing you to work with ease and confidence. By adopting a problem solving approach to the cases through the use of questions and answers, the authors will help you to think constructively about each case within all the key specialities of physiotherapy. Hints and tips to get you ready for clinical placementHow to secure your first physiotherapy postCase studies in the following clinical areas: respiratory, orthopaedics, neurology, musculoskeletal out-patients, care of the elderly, mental health and womens healthCases covering paediatrics also included
Contents 1 Introduction -- 2 How to prepare for placement -- 3 What to expect when on placement -- 4 Obtaining your first physiotherapy post -- 5 Case studies in respiratory physiotherapy -- 6 Case studies in Neurological Physiotherapy -- 7 Case studies in orthopaedics -- 8 Case studies in Musculoskeletal out-patients -- 9 Case Studies in Care of the Elderly -- 10 Case studies in Mental Health -- 11 Case studies in Women's Health
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents How to prepare for placement / Lauren Guthrie -- What to expect when on placement / Lauren Guthrie -- Obtaining your first physiotherapy post / Jamie Mackler -- Case studies in respiratory physiotherapy / Janis Harvey, with contributions from Sarah Ridley ... [et al.] -- Case studies in neurological physiotherapy / Mandy Dunbar -- Case studies in orthopaedics / Anne-Marie Hassenkamp ... [et al.] -- Case studies in musculoskeletal out-patients setting / Adrian Schoo, Nick Taylor, Ken Niere, with a contribution from James Selfe -- Case studies in care of the elderly / Jennifer Nitz, Susan Hourigan -- Case studies in mental health / Caroline Griffiths, with contributions from Clare Leonard ... [et al.] -- Case studies in women's health / Maureen Gardiner, Lauren Guthrie
Source of Description Description based on print version record
Series Pocketbook physiotherapy
Alternate Author Guthrie, Lauren Jean

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