Michelle H. Cameron
Physical Agents in Rehabilitation: An Evidence-Based Approach to Practice 6th edition
Tema (-os)Visos knygos · Neurologija · Reabilitacija. Fizinė medicina
Learn how to select and apply physical agents to optimize patient outcomes! Physical Agents in Rehabilitation, 6th Edition provides evidence-based guidance for safe and effective use of agents such as heat and cold, lasers and light, ultrasound, electrotherapy, shock waves, hydrotherapy, traction, and compression. It makes clinical decision making easier with clear explanations of the scientific theory and physiology underlying each agent, and also describes current research and rationales for treatment recommendations. From physical therapist and educator Michelle H. Cameron and a team of expert contributors, this market-leading book includes access to the entire text as a fully searchable eBook.
Comprehensive coverage of all physical agents
including mechanisms, clinical effects, and application techniques for thermal agents, electrical currents, electromagnetic agents, and mechanical agents.
UNIQUE! Step-by-step, illustrated Application Techniques boxes guide you in carrying out effective treatment options.
Updated Electrical Stimulation, Ultrasound, and Laser Light Handbook is included in the eBook as a quick reference to use in the clinic.
UNIQUE! Find the Evidence tables make it easy to find up-to-date, patient-specific evidence using the PICO (Patient, Intervention, Comparison, Outcome) framework.
Research references throughout the book, focused on high-quality evidence.
Updated review questions and answers help you master the material.
Shock Wave Therapy chapter
covers the principles, evidence base, and practical guidance for using this newly available physical agent.
NEW! Updated Lasers, Light and Photobiomodulation chapter adds over 100 new references and more specific guidance for selecting parameters for clinical application.
NEW! Enhanced eBook version - included with print purchase - allows access to the entire, fully searchable text, along with figures and references from the book, on a variety of devices.
Part I: Introduction to Physical Agents 1.a?-The Physiology of Physical Agents 2.a?-Physical Agents in Clinical Practice Part II: Pathology and Patient Problems 3.a?- Inflammation and Tissue Repair 4.a?- Pain and Pain Management 5.a?- Tone Abnormalities 6.a?- Motion Restrictions Part III: Thermal Agents 7.a?- Introduction to Thermal Agents 8.a?- Superficial Cold and Heat 9.a?- Ultrasound 10.a?- Diathermy Part: IV: Electrical Currents 11.a?-Introduction to Electrotherapy 12.a?-Electrical Currents for Muscle Contraction 13.a?-Electrical Currents for Pain Control 14.a?-Electrical Currents for Soft Tissue Healing 15.a?-Electromyographic (EMG) Biofeedback Part V: Electromagnetic Agents 16.a?-Lasers and Light 17.a?-Ultraviolet Therapy Part VI: Mechanical Agents 18.a?-Hydrotherapy 19.a?-Traction 20.a?-Compression Appendix