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By Robyn Beirman
Copyright 2011$140.00, Online Product, Reference
A must-have physical and manipulative therapy case book to facilitate confident diagnosis
Cases in Differential Diagnosis for the Physical and Manipulative Therapies: a Case Based Approach is a high-quality Australian case book ideal for students studying physical and manipulative therapy.
This physical and manipulative therapy textbook facilitates development of the skills students and therapists need to reach a final diagnosis or differential diagnosis with confidence.
Cases in Differential Diagnosis for the Physical and Manipulative Therapies features more than 225 clinical presentations in differential diagnosis. All cases are presented in four life stages – infancy and childhood, adolescence, the adult years and the later or elderly years – and each life stage covers a broad range of differential clinical topics.
With this physical and manipulative therapy text, students will gain valuable insight into scenarios commonly encountered in clinical practice, while developing and refining their diagnostic skills.
Cases include unsteadiness and vertigo in the elderly, fever in infancy and childhood, reproductive disturbances in women, and eating disorders, substance abuse and behavioural disturbances in adolescence.
Over 35 experts from diverse fields have contributed to Cases in Differential Diagnosis for the Physical and Manipulative Therapies, which also boasts comprehensive appendices featuring abbreviations, orthopaedic tests and extra questions.
As physical and manipulative therapists often find themselves in the role of the primary contact practitioner, it is imperative they are trained to identify underlying medical problems that may require referral to a medical practitioner.
With this invaluable diagnostic resource they can do just that.
By Robyn Beirman, Senior Lecturer & Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Chiropractic, Macquarie University