Quick Reference Dictionary for Physical Therapy

Quick Reference Dictionary for Physical Therapy

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Paperback Published on: 15/08/2012
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Synopsis

Quick Reference Dictionary for Physical Therapy has been revised and updated into a Third Edition to include the latest information in the field of physical therapy. This reference book, designed specifically for the physical therapy and physical therapist assistant student and practitioner, provides a magnitude of terms, definitions, guidelines, and references essential to the field.

This Third Edition provides quick access to over 3400 words and their definitions that are encountered on a day-to-day basis (400 more than the previous edition). There are also 41 appendices in this user-friendly, pocket-sized reference where you can find information such as lists of general acronyms and abbreviations for words commonly used in physical therapy/rehabilitation; commonly used acronyms for evaluative tests and measures; and definitions of impairment, disability, and handicap as established and accepted by the World Health Organization.

What is new inside the Third Edition:• More than 100 new abbreviations and acronyms
• Updated Code of Ethics for the Physical Therapist• A new Drug Prescribing and Elimination Abbreviations appendix
• Updates to suggested readings

Quick Reference Dictionary for Physical Therapy, Third Edition is the perfect, pocket size, affordable companion for school, clinical affiliations, and physical therapy practice.

  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
  • ISBN: 9781617110702
  • Number of pages: 650
  • Weight: 603g
  • Dimensions: 179 x 108 mm

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