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Fundamentals of tests and measures for the physical therapist assistant / Stacie J. Fruth, Carol Fawcett.

Author/creator Fruth, Stacie J. author.
Other author/creatorFawcett, Carol author.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication Info Burlington : Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2020.
Description1 online resource.
Supplemental Content Direct link to eBook
Subject(s)
Contents Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Brief Contents; Contents; Preface; Features of This Text; Acknowledgements; About the Author; Reviewers; CHAPTER 1 The Role of the Physical Therapist Assistant in the Physical Examination; Introduction; What is The Role of the Physical Therapist Assistent in the Physical Examination?; The Aim of this Text; Organization of this Text; Part I. Communication; Part II. Tests and Measures; Clinical Reasoning; Clinical Decision Making; Use of Case Examples to Enhance Learning; Self-Reflection; Suggestions on Honing Data Collection Skills; Final Words
Contents CultureLanguage Barriers; Chapter Summary; References; CHAPTER 3 Treatment Considerations: Preparing for Treatment; Introduction; Preparing for Treatment; Pre-Treatment Tasks; Review Pertinent Information; Medications; Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests; Information from Other Healthcare Providers; Patient Observation; Hand Hygiene; Greeting the Patient; The Art of Subjective Data Collection; Effective Listening; Types of Questions; Interwoven Communication Tools to Enhance Patient Responses; Prompters; Clarification; Reflection or Echoing; Reflective Feeling; Paraphrasing; Summarizing
Contents The Importance of Nonverbal LanguageMotivational Interviewing Concepts; Gathering Relevant Subjective Data; Chief Complaint; Associated Symptoms; Current Level of Function; Communicating Well While Documenting; Chapter Summary; References; CHAPTER 4 Introduction to Physical Therapy Tests and Measures; Introduction; Which Tests and Measures Are Available?; Choosing the Appropriate Tests and Measures; Content and Organization of the Remaining Chapters; References; CHAPTER 5 Global Observation, Mental Functions, and Components of Mobility and Function; Introduction; Section 1: Global Observation
Contents IntroductionFundamental Concepts; Priority or Pointless?; Case Example; Section 2: Mental Functions; Introduction; Communication Assessment; Introduction; Fundamental Concepts; Procedure; Priority or Pointless?; Case Example; Section 3: Cognition Assessment; Introduction; Fundamental Concepts; Procedure; Priority or Pointless?; Case Example; Section 4: Emotional and Psychological Factors; Introduction; Fundamental Concepts; Procedure; Priority or Pointless?; Case Example; Section 5: Posture; Introduction; Fundamental Concepts; Procedure; Informal Postural Assessment
General noteIncludes index.
Source of descriptionOnline resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed February 25, 2019).
ISBN9781284147155 (electronic bk.)
ISBN1284147150 (electronic bk.)

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