General Pathology and Internal Medicine for Physical Therapists

General Pathology and Internal Medicine for Physical Therapists

Written by physicians, General Medicine for Physical Therapists introduces the basic principles of internal medicine and general pathology clearly and comprehensively for physical therapy (PT) students and practitioners that are essential for understanding disease patterns and symptoms as well as diagnostic procedures and medical therapies. With this user-friendly book at hand, students and PT practitioners will have the knowledge to identify underlying medical conditions, develop individualized treatment plans that take these factors into account, achieve sound therapeutic goals, and refer patients to other resources where necessary.Special Features:The only general medicine book for physical therapists written with the in-depth knowledge and experience of practicing MDs Organized in two logical sections: the first, General Pathology, provides a basic foundation in the origin and course of diseases, cardinal signs and symptoms, and diagnostic and therapeutic procedures; the second, Internal Medicine, focuses on anatomy, physiology, and diagnosis of pathologies found in different organ systems, with a concentration on diseases that are treated with physical therapyPresents the information in concise summary form but with enough detail to enable PTs to accurately screen and diagnose patientsOffers nearly 300 full-color, didactic illustrations that serve as a superb visual aid to learningIncludes numerous tables, chapter summaries, a glossary of medical terminology, and dozens of case studies that make every concept clear and accessibleAssists in exam preparation by furnishing dozens of study questions and answers Now a major part of the curriculum in undergraduate and graduate physical therapy programs, internal medicine and general pathology are part of the basic equipment of the physical therapist. For PT students, this book will be a training guide throughout their studies and a valuable review as they prepare for examinations. For practitioners of…

General Pathology and Internal Medicine for Physical Therapists

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