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- ISBN: 9780803615274 | 0803615272
- Cover: Paperback w/DVD
- Copyright: 2/21/2012
Rely on this state-of-the-art, multimedia resource to help you meet the expectations for today and tomorrow's health care providers. Review essential patient care skills-from positioning and vital signs to transfers and ambulation with assistive devices. Then learn how to transition to the "out-of-the-box" thinking you need to quickly and effectively respond to the myriad of unusual and unplanned circumstances encountered daily among patients.Step-by-step guidance walks you through biomechanical and neurological principles, collaborative patient/client goals and therapeutic alliance, overall rehabilitation efforts, and the changing reality of health care that demands higher levels of critical thinking and problem solving in a wider variety of situations.A wealth of full-color illustrations, icons, and tips break down complex topics into "bite-sized," more manageable pieces.Turn to the COMPANION DVD for extra practice-55 video clips feature clinicians performing the techniques described in the text.