O'Sullivan, Susan B. Schmitz, Thomas J. Fulk, George D.
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. The bonus DVD packaged with each book features narrated, full-color videos of patients in treatment. It incorporates current research in basic and clinical sciences of physical therapy examination and treatment procedures. Features: "Evidence Summary" boxes that evaluate current research on specific topics and support evidence-based practice; enhances critical thinking skills with review questions and clinical case studies with suggested answers available online; and, covers strategies for improving motor control and motor learning, neuroplasticity and intensive task oriented training, locomotor training, fall prevention, and technologies (virtual reality, body-weight support and treadmill systems, robotics, prosthetics, orthotics, and wheelchairs). It is now in full color!
New: narrated, full-color video clips on the DVD of patients in treatment, including the initial examination, interventions, and outcomes for a variety of the conditions commonly seen in rehabilitation settings; contributions from expert clinicians; and updated recall questions at the end of every chapter.