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Pierson and Fairchild's Principles & Techniques of Patient Care
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher W B Saunders Co
Publication date April 25, 2012
Pages 400
Binding Paperback
Edition 5 spi
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781455707041
ISBN-10 145570704X
Dimensions 1.25 by 9.25 by 11 in.
Weight 2.70 lbs.
Original list price $98.95
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Build your physical and occupational therapy patient care skills on a foundation of the proven practices found in this must-read text. In addition to clear "how-to" information on everything from positioning and draping, to patient transfer and ambulation activities, the book’s easy-to-understand rationales will give you the "why" behind these proven techniques. This fifth edition also comes with new student resources on the companion Evolve site complete with videos, case studies, skills checklists, and more.

  • Clearly written instructions and full-color illustrations on patient care techniques and procedures cover topics such as proper lifting, patient transfers, basic wound care, and assessment of vital signs.
  • Insight into rationales and physiological principles explain why specific techniques and procedures are used.
  • More than 700 full-color photographs vividly demonstrate proper performance of techniques and procedures used in the assessment and management of patients in the rehabilitation setting.
  • Procedure boxes throughout the text offer additional tips for optimal assessment and management of patients in the rehabilitation setting.
  • Self-study and problem solving activities promote decision-making and problem solving skills.
  • NEW! Video clips and skills activities on companion Evolve site illustrate the techniques and procedures described in the text.
  • NEW! Content based on the ICF model, the model currently endorsed by the APTA and AOTA, reflects the current theories and practice guidelines of physical and occupational therapy.
  • NEW! Information on professionalism teaches about the guidelines that currently exist and how to apply those guidelines to patient interactions.


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Hardcover
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5 psc edition from W B Saunders Co (March 20, 2012)
9781455749843 | details & prices | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.25 in. | 0.05 lbs | List price $98.95
About: Build your physical and occupational therapy patient care skills on a foundation of the proven practices found in this must-read text.
Paperback
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5 spi edition from W B Saunders Co (April 25, 2012)
9781455707041 | details & prices | 400 pages | 9.25 × 11.00 × 1.25 in. | 2.70 lbs | List price $98.95
About: Build your physical and occupational therapy patient care skills on a foundation of the proven practices found in this must-read text.

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