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Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- RD561.A25 2013
In The ACL Handbook: Knee Biology, Mechanics, and Treatment, the authors cover the past and current state of ACL injuries and treatment, and then introduce and explain the key concepts for understanding the new biologic approach to ACL treatment. The use of factors to enhance graft healing are reviewed, as well as an in-depth review of the science of platelet-rich plasma and its cellular components (platelets, white cells, and plasma). Chapters on in vitro models for science as well as the advantages and disadvantages of animal models for ACL research are included, as are chapters on the new technique of bio-enhanced ACL repair.
ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing & Prescription by American College of Sports Medicine
Call Number: UCF ARC General Collection -- RC684.E9 A44 2018
Benefits and risks associated with physical activity -- Exercise preparticipation health screening -- Preexercise evaluation -- Health-related physical fitness testing and interpretation -- Clinical exercise testing and interpretation -- General principles of exercise prescription -- Exercise prescription for healthy populations with special considerations -- Environmental considerations for exercise prescription -- Exercise prescription for patients with cardiac, peripheral, cerebrovascular, and pulmonary disease -- Exercise prescription for individuals with metabolic disease and cardiovascular disease risk factors -- Exercise testing and prescription for populations with other chronic diseases and health conditions -- Behavioral theories and strategies for promoting exercise
Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists by Jaime C. Paz; Michele P. West
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection -- RC55 .P374 2014
Familiarize yourself with the acute care environment and confidently develop patient rehabilitation plans with this essential guide to physical therapy practice in a clinical setting. Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists, Third Edition helps you understand and interpret hospital protocol, medical terminology, and the medical-surgical aspects of acute care. Each chapter focuses on a body system and includes a review of basic structure and function, an overview of a medical-surgical workup, a review of pathophysiology, information on pharmacology, and guidelines for physical therapy intervention.
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- RM700 .P4653 2018
Concise and portable, Braddom's Clinical Handbook of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, by Drs. David X. Cifu and Henry L. Lew, gives you dependable, up-to-date content in a handbook format ideally suited for use at the bedside or in outpatient clinics. This quick reference covers the everyday topics you need - assistive devices and orthoses, spasticity, pediatric, adult, and geriatric care, pain management, outcome measures, and much more - all derived from the most trusted name in the field of PM&R.
A Comprehensive Guide to Geriatric Rehabilitation
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Reserve -- RC953.8.P58 G48 2014
Now in its third edition, this trusted clinical guide enables both the busy practitioner and student to review or to learn about a range of pathologies, conditions, examinations, diagnostic procedures, and interventions that can be effectively used in the physical rehabilitation of older people. It presents a broad overview of age-related physiological changes as well as specific professional discipline perspectives. Organized into eleven distinct and interrelated units, the first unit begins with key anatomical and physiological considerations seen with aging which have significant impact on the older person. The second and third units go on to review important aging-related conditions and disorders of the musculoskeletal and neuromuscular/neurological systems respectively. Neoplasms commonly encountered in older people are the focus of the fourth unit; while aging-related conditions of the cardiovascular, pulmonary, integumentary and sensory systems are presented in units five through seven. Unit eight highlights a range of specific clinical problems and conditions commonly encountered with older patients. Critically, all of these units emphasize important examination and diagnostic procedures needed for a thorough evaluation and stress interventions that can be of significant benefit to the older patient. The ninth unit presents select physical therapeutic interventions that are especially important in managing rehabilitative care. Key societal issues related to aging are discussed in the tenth unit. Finally, the concluding eleventh unit focuses on the successful rehabilitation team that includes both professional and non-professional caregiver members.
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- RM 101.C87 2020
Designed to suit a wide range of healthcare providers, including primary care, subspecialties, and allied health, Conn's Current Therapy has been a trusted clinical resource for more than 70 years. The 2020 edition continues this tradition of excellence with current, evidence-based treatment information presented in a concise yet in-depth format. More than 300 topics have been carefully reviewed and updated to bring you state-of-the-art information even in the most rapidly changing areas of medicine. Offers personal approaches from recognized leaders in the field, covering common complaints, acute diseases, and chronic illnesses along with the most current evidence-based clinical management options. Follows a consistent, easy-to-use format throughout, with diagnosis, therapy, drug protocols, and treatment pearls presented in quick-reference boxes and tables for point-of-care answers to common clinical questions.
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- RM301.12 .V35 2019
SAFETY FIRST!Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses®, Sixteenth Edition delivers all of the information you need to administer medications safely across the lifespan--well-organized monographs for hundreds of generic and thousands of trade-name drugs. LIFE-SAVING GUIDANCE ... AT A GLANCE: Red tab for high alert medications, plus in-depth high alert and patient safety coverage; Red, capitalized letters for life-threatening side effects; NEW! REP heading for use of drugs in males and females of reproductive age; Drug-drug, drug-food, drug-natural product interactions; Pedi, Geri, OB, and Lactation cautions; IV administration subheadsREMS icon; Pharmacogenomic content and icon; Canadian-specific content.
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- RM 700.E84 2019
Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 4th Edition helps you prevent, diagnose, and treat a wide range of musculoskeletal disorders, pain syndromes, and chronic disabling conditions in day-to-day patient care. This easy-to-use reference provides the information you need to improve patient function and performance by using both traditional and cutting-edge therapies, designing effective treatment plans, and working with interdisciplinary teams that meet your patients' current and changing needs.
Evidence Based Physical Therapy by Linda Fetters; Julie Tilson
Call Number: UCF MAIN General Collection -- RM701 .F48 2019
Features a five-step process for evidence-based practice. Step 1. Identify the need for information and construct a focused and searchable clinical question. Step 2. Conduct a search to find the best possible research evidence to answer your question. Step 3. Critically appraise the research evidence for validity and applicability. Step 4. Integrate the critically appraised research evidence with clinical expertise and the patient's values, preferences, circumstances, and expectations. Step 5. Evaluate the effectiveness and efficacy of your efforts in steps 1-4 and identify ways to improve them in the future. Coverage of the clinically relevant statistics and key statistical analyses that inform clinical decisions, such as confidence intervals, effect size, number needed to treat, and minimal clinically important difference. Offers key statistical analyses that inform clinical decisions, including confidence intervals, effect size, number needed to treat (NNT), and minimal clinically important differences. Includes special pedagogical elements such as specific search strategies for Searching in Pub Med, Self-Tests, Digging Deeper elements for further study, and abundant clinical case examples. Assists students in the use of current technology to enhance and communicate EBP.
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- RM735.3 .B76 2017
A team-based approach drives the learning process to promote problem solving and encourage active engagement and participation. Pre-class reading assignments prepare students for in-class, team-based learning. Students learn to write a research question that addresses a health-care practice problem, and then find and read evidence that addresses the question. The different types of research and the different methods and measurements that are used to evaluate each type are discussed as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each. Examples from health care research illustrate important concepts and their application in practice. "Key Words" identify and translate terms commonly used in scientific writing. Exercise boxes throughout the text ask students to apply what they are learning.
Handbook of Pediatric Physical Therapy by Toby Long
Call Number: UCF Main Library Reserve -- RJ53.P5 L66 2019
Consistent with APTA's "Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 3.0," Handbook of Pediatric Physical Therapy , 3rd Edition helps both students and professionals quickly locate essential information necessary to effectively assess, diagnose, and plan interventions. This edition reflects the latest advances in the field as it presents each condition's etiology, assessment considerations, treatment, and all other information related to contemporary pediatric physical therapy practice. UPDATED! The latest information on growth and development, pediatric disorders, measurement, interventions, assistive technology, and administrative issues is presented in an outline format that allows readers to answer clinical questions quickly. NEW! Additional coverage on orthopedics, wellness, and autism spectrum disorder brings the book thoroughly up-to-date. NEW! Up-to-date material has been added on the latest interventions, including strategies that are implemented in the NICU. NEW! Use of current language and perspectives used across service systems and the field's latest assessments prepares readers to meet the need of clients in today's pediatric practice. NEW! Information from up-to-date fact sheets produced by the Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy outline current best practices. UPDATED! A focus on a comprehensive, holistic intervention approach that leads to functional outcomes and active participation of the child is supplemented by coverage of today's available protocols. NEW! Coverage of standardized tests now appears in a separate Measurement Instrument Section at the end of Chapter 3.
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- RM169 .S28 2019
The fully updated fifth edition of Injection Techniques in Musculoskeletal Medicine is a trusted step-by-step guide for a wide range of practitioners who deal with the management of painful joints and soft tissues, particularly in relation to sports and overuse injuries. Area-by-area guidance is given for each lesion on appropriate patient selection and delivery of the drug. Every technique has its own two-page spread, the first consisting of a detailed but easy-to-follow description of the causes, positive assessment findings, anatomical details and injection procedure. The facing page shows an anatomical illustration of the region and a photograph displaying landmarks for the injection. This edition features brand-new full-colour photographs and case studies. An online trainer, which covers all the most common injection techniques and aims to test the reader's knowledge, accompanies this edition. This trainer uses case studies, videos, animations and interactive self-assessment on anatomical landmarks, differential diagnoses, assessment criteria, drug selection and technical skills. There is also access to a library of over 50 video clips showing supplementary injection techniques, which clearly demonstrate the correct anatomical position for each needle insertion.
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- RD113 .K86 2014
This richly illustrated hands-on guidebook features a highly successful therapeutic approach to treating orthopedic, traumatological, and many other conditions has now been extended to include 20 additional application techniques for the fields of neurology and gynecology (including pre- and post-natal). This practical guide provides all the background information physiotherapists, sports physiotherapists, medical doctors, occupational therapists and health care professionals need. It serves both as a perfect companion to training courses and as a reference book and refresher and shows how to use the specially developed elastic K-Tape most effectively. A brief introduction to the basic principles of K-Taping, the special elastic tapes used and the method's history is followed by 9 chapters highlighting treatment techniques and their application to nearly 70 frequently seen conditions. Each is featured on a double page with up to five color photos, brief instruction, practical information about symptoms, dosage, progress to be expected and tips regarding variations of techniques. As the benefits of K-Taping in enhancing the effects of other conservative care and surgical treatments are getting more and more appreciated, Birgit Kumbrink's "K-Taping - An Illustrated Guide", developed by Germany based K-Taping Academy, has rapidly established itself as the ultimate reference book for therapists and clinicians in an ever expanding range of medical disciplines.
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- RD97 H83 2011
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Managing the Injured Athlete is an innovative clinically-focused pocketbook which aims to support the clinician out in the field, helping answer clinical queries and solve problems when there may be nothing else to refer to. It focuses on developing the clinician's clinical reasoning skills, recognizing that patterns of clinical presentation are the key to problem-solving and formulating a diagnosis. As well as covering assessment, treatment and rehabilitation, the experienced authors discuss the clinician's role within a team, athlete confidentiality, travelling with athletes, drugs and doping issues, working in different climates and return to play considerations. Throughout the pocketbook patterns of positive findings are given as a key to indicate how frequently clinicians can expect to come across certain subjective and objective markers for a given condition. Starts from the point of subjective and objective examination - assessment not diagnosis -- Highlighted evidence points to solid literature supporting the intervention described -- Clinical Tips and Further Reading Case studies demonstrate principles of injury rehabilitation in practice
Call Number: UCF Main Library Reserve -- RD734.5.P58 C54 2016
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With its unique combination of classic Netter artwork, exam photos and videos, and rigorous evidence-based approach, Netter's Orthopaedic Clinical Examination, 3rd Edition, helps you get the most clinically significant information from every orthopaedic examination. This new edition allows you to quickly review the reliability and diagnostic utility of musculoskeletal physical exams and make it easier to incorporate evidence into your clinical decision making. Extremely user-friendly and well organized, this unique text walks you through the anatomy and clinical exam, then critically reviews all literature for given diagnostic tests. A tabular format provides quick access to test reliability and diagnostic utility, study quality, anatomy and biomechanics, and summary recommendations for applying evidence in practice. Quality ratings for 269 studies, investigating a test's reliability using the 11-item Quality Appraisal of Diagnostic Reliability Checklist. Evidence-based approach helps you focus on the effectiveness of the clinical tests available and review recent studies quickly to determine which test will best predict a specific diagnosis. 84 new studies, 34 new photos and 25 new videos on Student Consult. QAREL (Quality Appraisal for Reliability Studies) checklists included for each reliability study.
The Oxford Handbook of Rehabilitation Psychology
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection -- RM930 .O96 2012
The Oxford Handbook of Rehabilitation Psychology provides background and overview of the associated psychological processes and types of interventions that are critical in managing the consequences of disability and chronic disease. Psychological models and research have much to contribute to those working with the physical disabilities; this volume has a broad cognitive behavioral focus within the general banner of the biopsychosocial framework. The editor has successfully brought together contributions from a range of well-established and experienced researchers and practitioners from a wide variety of clinical and academic contexts. They highlight the critical psychological aspects, review applied interventions, and consider the wider conceptual, clinical and professional themes associated with disability and society.
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- RM930 .R44 2013
Designed in a concise, easy-to-read style for a wide variety of medical occupations, the Rehab Clinical Pocket Guide is the ideal, handy reference for rehabilitation professionals and other health providers. Divided into four sections that cover inpatient care, clinical strategies, outpatient care, and additional diagnostics and therapeutics, this is the first book of its kind to contain all of the relevant clinical information needed on the rehabilitation unit, including topics such as medication dosing, consultant recommendations, specific rehabilitation goals and treatments, and even billing details for various diagnoses.
Therapeutic Exercise: foundations & techniques by Carolyn Kisner; Lynn Allen Colby; John Borstad
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection -- RM725 .K57 2018
Therapeutic exercise: foundational concepts -- Prevention, health and wellness -- Range of motion -- Stretching for impaired mobility -- Peripheral joint mobilization for impaired mobility -- Resistance exercise for impaired muscle performance -- Principles of aerobic exercise -- Exercise for impaired balance -- Aquatic exercise -- Soft tissue injury, repair, and management -- Joint, connective tissue, and bone disorders and management -- Surgical interventions and postoperative management -- Peripheral nerve disorders and management -- The spine: structure, function, and posture -- The spine: management guidelines -- The spine: exercise and manipulation interventions -- The shoulder and shoulder girdle -- The elbow and forearm complex -- The wrist and hand -- The hip -- The knee -- The ankle and foot -- Advanced functional training -- Exercise in the geriatric patient -- Obstetrics and pelvic floor -- Management of lymphatic disorders.
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