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    10 Reasons to Adopt Fundamentals of the Physical Therapy Exam, 2e

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Apr 3, 2017 1:00:59 AM

    Fundamentals of the Physical Therapy Examination: Patient Interview and Tests & Measures, Second Edition  by Stacie J. Fruth, PT, DHSc, OCS 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.  

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    Topics: allied health, physical therapy, physical therapy, fruth, Fundamentals of the Physical Therapy Examination, PT, PTA

    Coming Soon: New Edition of Guide to Evidence-Based Physical Therapist Practice

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Mar 29, 2017 11:00:31 AM

    This accessible resource teaches the knowledge and skills needed to evaluate medical evidence and apply it to the practice of physical therapy. This valuable reference explains the fundamentals of medical research and how to determine which studies are useful in practice. As the leading evidence-based practice text for physical therapy, this is a comprehensive resource no physical therapist or student should be without.

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    Topics: allied health, New Edition, evidence-based practice, New Text, physical therapy, physical therapy, Dianne V. Jewell, Guide to Evidence-Based PT Practice, Jewell, PT, pt research

    Author Recognition - Eric Shamus & Arie J. van Duijn

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Mar 2, 2017 11:30:30 AM

    We are pleased to share that Jones & Bartlett Learning authors Eric Shamus, PT, DPT, PhD and Arie J. van Duijn, PT, EdD, OCS have been chosen as the 43rd honorees of the Florida Gulf Coast University Author Series. Each month, one textbook written or contributed by an FGCU faculty member is selected for recognition. In March 2017, they will recognize Manual Therapy of the Extremities.

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    Topics: allied health, Author, author, physical therapy, manual therapy, physical therapy, shamus, PT, van duijn

    Now Available: A New Handbook for PTAs

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Feb 6, 2017 10:00:59 AM

    Are you a physical therapist assistant or student? Physical Therapy Clinical Handbook for PTAs, Third Edition by Kathy Cikulin-Kulinski, PT, DPT, OCS is a concise clinical guide designed specifically to help you easily obtain helpful, evidence-based information. The Third Edition of this best-selling resource is now available for purchase.

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    Topics: allied health, physical therapy, kulinski, Physical Therapist Assistant, physical therapy, cikulin-kulinski, dreeban, PT, PTA, pta handbook

    October is Physical Therapy Month

    Posted by charlottes on Oct 16, 2015 8:46:05 AM

    National Physical Therapy Month is hosted by APTA to recognize how physical therapists and physical therapists assistant help transform individual’s lives by improving motion.

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    Topics: allied health, physical therapy, NPTM, physical therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, physical therapy, PTDayofService, AgeWell, APTA, Chris Barrett, Dianne V. Jewell, Eric Shamus

    Visit Us At APTA-ELC

    Posted by charlottes on Oct 2, 2015 12:24:28 PM

    Stop by the Jones & Bartlett Learning Booth #9 to learn  more about our new and best-selling resources for your Physical Therapy courses.

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    Topics: allied health, physical therapy, Jaqueline A. Osborne, Manual Therapy of The Extremeties, physical therapist, Physical Therapist Practice, physical therapy, APTA, APTA-ELC, Chris Barrett, Documentation for Physical Therapist Practice, Eric Shamus, PT

    Navigate 2 Advantage Access: Fundamentals of the Physical Therapy Examination: Patient Interview and Tests & Measures

    Posted by charlottes on Oct 13, 2014 3:27:14 PM

    Fundamentals of the Physical Therapy Examination: Patient Interview and Tests & Measures is available.

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    Topics: allied health, Author, navigate, Navigate 2 Advantage Access, physical therapy, Stacie J. Fruth, marketing, Fundamentals of the Physical Therapy Examination

    4-Star Review for the "Purple Book"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 23, 2013 12:07:59 PM

    Fundamentals of the Physical Therapy Examination: Patient Interview and Tests & Measures by Stacie J. Fruth, PT, DHSc, OCS, just earned 4-stars from Doody's Review Service. According to reviewer, Daniel Higgins, DPT, OCS, ATC, from Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy Associates, it "covers everything from the very basics of the interview process to tests and measures."

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    Topics: allied health, Doody's Review Service, physical therapy, Review, Stacie J. Fruth, physical therapy

    New Podcast with Author Stacie Fruth Discusses the Essential "Purple Book"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 26, 2013 1:03:16 PM

    We recently interviewed Stacie J. Fruth, PT, DHSci, OCS, author of Fundamentals of the Physical Therapy Examination: Patient Interview and Tests & Measures, a unique text with companion videos that introduces physical therapy students to essential screening and examination techniques that form the foundation of their practice, across all body systems, and helps them develop clinical decision-making skills. Stacie Fruth gave so many insightful responses-- even why it's called the "purple book"-- that we couldn't wait to make the interview into a Podcast!

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    Topics: allied health, physical therapy, Stacie J. Fruth, physical therapy

    New Review: Introduction to Pathology for the Physical Therapist Assistant

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 2, 2012 1:42:02 PM

    Introduction to Pathology for the Physical Therapist Assistant by Jahangir Moini recently received 4-Stars from Doody’s Review Service. Reviewer Daniel Higgins, DPT, OCS, ATC, from Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy Associates writes that,

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    Topics: allied health, Doody's Review Service, Jahangir Moini, physical therapy, Review, Pathology, physical therapist, physical therapy, physical therapy assistant, PT, PTA

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