Umphreds Neurorehabilitation for the Physical Therapist Assistant
by Lazaro, Rolando

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A comprehensive guide to neurological rehabilitation for physical therapist assistants (PTAs), Umphreds Neurorehabilitation for the Physical Therapist Assistant, Third Edition presents contemporary, evidence-based principles and techniques for examination, intervention, and treatment for individuals with neurological conditions.Umphreds Neurorehabilitation for the Physical Therapist Assistant, Third Edition addresses a wide variety of pediatric and adult neurological disorders, including spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, Parkinsons disease, multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Guillain-Barr syndrome, and more. Drs. Lazaro and Umphred have updated this classic text to reflect current and emerging trends in physical therapy, including: The role of the physical therapist assistant in neurocritical careThe PTAs role in management of clients with lifelong impairments and activity limitationsTechnology in neurorehabilitation Also included is a new chapter on functional neuroanatomy, which provides the foundational background for understanding the relationship of the structure and function of the nervous system. The text has been updated to reflect the American Physical Therapy Associations Guide to Physical Therapist Practice 3.0, the World Health Organizations International Classification of Functioning (WHO-ICF) enablement model, and the 2016 IV STEP Conference. The Third Edition also features helpful instructor and student resources, including an instructors guide and an updated online video library with new videos on patient management. Instructors in educational settings can visit to access these materials for teaching in the classroom.Umphreds Neurorehabilitation for the Physical Therapist Assistant, Third Edition is the definitive resource for any physical therapist assistant faculty, student, or clinician interested in the physical therapy management of individuals with neurological conditions.

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Binding: Softcover
Specs: 540 pages | 2.7 Lbs
ISBN: 1630915653
ISBN-13: 9781630915650
Old Edition: 1617110736
Edition: 3
Publisher: Slack Incorporated | Publish Date 10/20 | Copyright 2020

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