Fundamentals of the Physical Therapy Examination: Patient Interview and Tests & Measures, Second Edition by Stacie J. Fruth, PT, DHSc, OCS is now available.
This best-selling text provides physical therapy students and clinicians with the necessary tools to determine what questions to ask and what tests and measures to perform during a patient exam. This text utilizes a fundamental, step-by-step approach to the subjective and objective portions of the examination process for a broad spectrum of patients.
The Second Edition has been updated and revised to reflect the APTA's Guide to Physical Therapist Practice 3.0. It also features new and extensive coverage of goniometry, manual muscle testing techniques, mobility and locomotion.
• Over 300 new color photographs
• Brief case and sample documentation examples accompany coverage of each test and measure
• "Priority or Pointless” feature indicates when a particular assessment tool should be considered a priority
• Navigate 2 Advantage Access includes an eBook and robust video assets demonstrating numerous assessment techniques as well as two patient interview