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    4 Stars for Leading Evidence-Based Practice Text for Physical Therapy

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 17, 2017 10:51:54 AM

    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."

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, physical therapy

    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

    New Edition Available: Fundamentals of the Physical Therapy Exam

    Posted by Alianna Ortu on Feb 10, 2017 10:00:07 AM

    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.

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    Topics: allied health, physical therapy, fruth, PT, PTA

    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

    Just Published: Documentation for Physical Therapist Practice

    Posted by charlottes on Aug 13, 2015 2:40:28 PM

    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.

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    Topics: allied health, Jaqueline A. Osborne, physical therapist, physical therapy, APTA, Documentation for Physical Therapist Practice

    NEW: Enhanced Edition of Fundamentals of the Physical Therapy Examination: Patient Interview and Tests & Measures

    Posted by charlottes on May 5, 2015 10:17:45 AM

    Enhanced Edition of Fundamentals of the Physical Therapy Examination: Patient Interview and Tests & Measures is available June 2015.

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    Topics: Navigate 2 Advantage Access, Stacie J. Fruth, Enhanced Edition, physical therapy, Fundamentals of the Physical Therapy Examination, PT, PTA

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