Mobility in Context : Principles of Patient Care Skills, Spiral bound Book

Mobility in Context : Principles of Patient Care Skills Spiral bound

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Maximize patient care skillsRely on this state-of-the-art, multimedia resource to help you navigate confidently in both common and complex clinical situations.

Mastering patient care skills will ground you in fundamental rehabilitation principles; help you establish a culture of patient-centered care; and develop essential your clinical problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.

You'll also learn how to help your patients progress toward greater mobility and independence.

Over 750 full-color photographs and illustrations make every concept crystal clear. See the techniques in actionAn access code in new, printed texts unlocks 55 full-color narrated video clips online at that show you clinicians and patients performing key techniques described in the text.

UPDATED & EXPANDED! Incorporating current research and today's best evidence-based practicesNEW!

Levels of assistance as defined by the Comprehensive Assessment Reporting Evaluation (CARE) tool, edema assessment methods, and expanded application of biomechanics principles to body mechanics for patients and cliniciansNEW!

Intervention boxes EXPANDED! More emphasis on clinical reasoning with a new decision-making algorithm to guide the clinician's choice of mechanical and manual transfer methodsEXPANDED!

More emphasis on diversity and distinguishing between recovery and compensation EXPANDED!

More information on neurological conditions such as Parkinson's disease, dementia, and spinal cord injury and how they relate to mobility concepts as well as the use of a wheelchair as a primary means of locomotionNarrated video clips with closed captioning online at demonstrate must-know techniques. A focus on developing the foundational knowledge, clinical expertise, and problem-solving skills required to work safely and effectively in both common and unexpected patient situations. Organizational structure parallels the progression of patient intervention. Icons throughout the text highlight important concepts and care skills. "Watch Out!" "Keeping Current," and "Clinical Tips" boxes cover important safety reminders, recent research, and pointers for effectiveness and efficiency in the clinic. "Try This," "Clinical Reality Check," "Thinking It Through," and "Pathophysiology" boxes provide additional learning enhancements. A wealth of clinical examples mirror today's patient populations.