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Acute care handbook for physical therapists / Jaime C. Paz, Michele P. West.

Paz, Jaime C., 1966- [Browse]
St. Louis, Mo. : Saunders/Elsevier, c2009.
3rd ed.
xiv, 609 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Summary note:
"Gain a better understanding of hospital protocol, medical lingo, and the medical-surgical aspects of patient care with the first book to take the mystery out of the acute care environment. The newest edition of this popular text features a user-friendly format with updated information on medications, laboratory and diagnostic tests, and invasive procedures pertinent to physical therapy practice."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Cardiac System / Sean M. Collins and Konrad J. Dias -- 2. Respiratory System / Michele P. West, Jaime C. Paz and Kara O'Leary -- 3. Musculoskeletal System / Michele P. West, James J. Caydos and Marka Gehrig -- 4. Nervous System / Michele P. West and Hillary A. Reinhold -- 5. Oncology / Susan Polich and Jaime C. Paz -- 6. Vascular System and Hematology / Michele P. West, Jaime C. Paz and Falguni Vashi -- 7. Burns and Wounds / Michele P. West, Kimberly Knowlton, Marie Jarell-Gracious and Jaime C. Paz -- 8. Gastrointestinal System / Jaime C. Paz and David Nicoloro -- 9. Genitourinary System / Jaime C. Paz -- 10. Infectious Diseases / Jaime C. Paz, V. Nicole Lombard and Rachael Maiocco -- 11. Endocrine System / Jaime C. Paz -- 12. Organ Transplantation / Jennifer Lee and Leah Moinzadeh -- Appendices -- I-A. The Medical Record / Michele P. West -- I-B. Acute Care Setting / Michele P. West -- II. Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances / Susan Polich and Jaime C. Paz -- III-A. Medical-Surgical Equipment in the Acute Care Setting / Eileen F. Lang and Michele P. West -- III-B. Mechanical Ventilation / Sean M. Collins and Jaime C. Paz -- III-C. Circulatory Assist Devices / Jackie A. Mulgrew -- IV. Pharmacologic Agents / Margarita V. DiVall -- V. Anesthesia: Perioperative and Postoperative Considerations / Michele P. West -- VI. Pain Management / Jaime C. Paz -- VII. Amputation / Jason D. Rand and Jaime C. Paz -- VIII. Postural Drainage / Michele P. West -- IX. Functional Tests / Jaime C. Paz and Jennifer A. Silva -- X. Physical Therapy Considerations for Patients Who Complain of Chest Pain / Michele P. West.
  • 9781416048992 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 1416048995 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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