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Therapeutic Modalities in Rehabilitation, Fourth Edition

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Therapeutic Modalities in Rehabilitation, Fourth Edition by Prentice, William, 9780071737692
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  • ISBN: 9780071737692 | 0071737693
  • Cover: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 4/25/2011
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The most comprehensive textbook on therapeutic modalities is now in full colorComplete coverage of all modalities, from simple application of cold pack to electric simulationTherapeutic Modalities in Rehabilitationis a well-illustrated text covering both the theory and practice of the use of therapeautic modalities for rehabilitation purposes. It is evidence-based, clinically useful, and supported and enhanced with case studies and laboratory activities to demonstrate the application of the modalities to patients. The fourth edition is highlighted by a new full-color design and content updated to reflect the most up-to-date evidence in support of modality treatments.Features Written by an author who was inducted into the National Athletic Trainers Association's Hall of Fame in 2004 Case studies provide real-life scenarios to help students prepare for various treatments and contact with actual patients An evaluation checklist is provided so the instructor or supervisor can assess competencyComplete coverage of all modality types: Part I: Foundations of Therapeutic Modalities; The Science of Therapeutic Modalities; The Healing Process and Guidelines for Using Therapeutic Modalities; The Role of Therapeutic Modalities in Wound Healing; Managing Pain with Therapeutic Modalities; Part II: Electrical Modalities; Basic Principles of Electricity; Electrical Stimulating Currents; Iontophoresis; Biofeedback; Principles of Electrophysiologic Evaluation and Testing; Part III: Thermal Modalities; Shortwave and Microwave Diathermy; Infrared Modalities; Therapeutic Ultrasound; Part IV: Light Therapy; Low-Level Laser Therapy; Ultraviolet Therapy; Part V: Mechanical Modalities; Spinal Traction; Intermittent Compression Devices; Part VI: Other Modalities; Therapeutic Massage; Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy; Part VII: Summary; The Physiologic Effects of Therapeutic Modality Intervention on the Body Systems; Appendix A-1. Locations of the Motor Points; Appendix A-2. Units of Measure.

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