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By Deborah Doherty, Chris Wilson and Lori Boright
848 pagesTrim Size 8 1/2 X 10 7/8 inCopyright 2023$167.99, Hardcover, Reference
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Use evidence-based intervention techniques to care for persons diagnosed and living with and beyond cancer! Oncology Rehabilitation: A Comprehensive Guidebook for Clinicians describes the adverse effects caused by cancer treatment and shows how to use oncology rehabilitation to optimize the quality of life for persons living with and beyond cancer at all stages of life. Guidelines help you build skills in pre-diagnosis, prevention of cancer-related fatigue and pain, active treatment, and end-of-life care, all as an integral part of an interdisciplinary cancer management team. Written by physical therapists for physical therapists, this text provides best practices for manual therapy, exercise testing and exercise programs, and treatment of adverse effects by body system throughout the patient’s cancer journey.
Physical Therapy (DPT) students – 243 accredited programs; 17 developing programs; 31,380 students enrolled Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) students – 360 accredited programs; 40 developing programs; 12,945 students enrolled Physical Therapy clinicians [BLS, 2018] – - Physical Therapist (DPT) – 239,000 jobs - Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) – 140,300 jobs
By Deborah Doherty; Chris Wilson and Lori Boright