Physical therapy students need both the knowledge and skills necessary to evaluate medical evidence and apply it to the practice of physical therapy. They find both in Guide to Evidence-Based Physical Therapist Practice, Fourth Edition by Dianne V. Jewell, the leading evidence-based practice text for physical therapy. In a recent 4-star review, Monique Serpas, PT, DPT, OCS, from Touro Infirmary, writes for Doody's Review Service that it is a "comprehensive introduction."
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.
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.
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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Documentation for Physical Therapist Practice: A Clinical Decision Making Approach provides the framework for successful documentation. It is synchronous with Medicare standards as well as the American Physical Therapy Association’s recommendations for defensible documentation. This key resource utilizes a practical clinical decision-making approach and applies this framework to all aspects of documentation. This text emphasizes how the common and standard language of the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice and the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) model can be integrated with a physical therapist’s clinical reasoning process and a physical therapist assistant’s skill set to produce successful documentation.