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.
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.
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.
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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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."
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!
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,