The book consists of three sections: Section 1 dealing with the clinical decision making, ethics and assessment strategies, Section 2 incorporating intervention strategies and Section 3 including management strategies. Each chapter of the book is outlined based on the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health, thus aiding the students understand the concepts of each topic better. The book gives a comprehensive explanation of each pathology included in the book, encompassing the pathophysiology, clinical presentation and assessment and intervention strategies for the rehabilitation. Evidence-based practice forms a vital component of the rehabilitation process in the present times and the focus of the book has been on the incorporation of such practice in the content of the book. Along with this, each chapter in the management section has case assignments included, to stimulate the students thinking to gain a clearer understanding of the assessment process and to test the clinical knowledge gained by them after the reading of the chapter. The case assignments are presented in a comprehensible format. Each chapter is entailed with review questions that have been formed after a thorough evaluation of the previously asked questions in the examinations of several universities of India. A sound pedagogical format has been followed throughout the book. Vital information has been presented in boxes. Illustrations and clinical pictures have been provided to make the content uncomplicated for the reader. Information has been presented in the form of flowcharts and algorithms to make it more unambiguous. A display of an amalgamation of bulleted points and paragraphs has been used to present the information which makes it easier for the reader to understand. A plethora of particulars regarding various scales used for diagnostic and prognostic purposes has been provided along with the inclusion of several scales in the appendices.
A comprehensive text providing information regarding pathophysiology, clinical presentation and an integrative management approach for a string of pathologies.
Provides a multitude of photographs and illustrations for easier and clear understanding.
Easy to comprehend language.
An essential text and reference resource for undergraduate and postgraduate physical therapy students.
An invaluable resource for the practicing physical therapist working in the field of rehabilitation.
An integration of evidence with clinical practice.
Assists in the development of the clinical approach (clinical examination, goals, expected outcomes, plan of care, follow-up care) towards a patient or client.