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Physical rehabilitation, 5th ed.


Physical rehabilitation, 5th ed.

Ed. by Susan B. O'Sullivan and Thomas J. Schmitz.

F.A. Davis


1383 pages




This textbook for physical therapy students provides comprehensive coverage of the rehabilitation management of adult patients. Early chapters introduce the fundamentals of patient care and clinical decision-making. Subsequent chapters describe various examination techniques and address the most common diseases, disorders, and conditions encountered in the rehabilitation setting. The final section looks at orthotics, prosthetics, and the prescriptive wheelchair. For the fifth edition, special boxed sections summarizing current research on particular topics and interventions have been added.

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