Patient Care Skills

Patient Care Skills

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Enriched with new photographs and a free video program with every book, Patient Care Skills continues its tradition of excellence with a refreshed approach to covering all aspects of basic care skills. Comprehensive coverage provides all the information health care professionals need to perform skills related to patient positioning and transfer, vital signs, aseptic technique, and more.show more

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  • Mixed media product | 464 pages
  • 226.06 x 276.86 x 22.86mm | 997.9g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • 0131113828
  • 9780131113824

Table of contents

CHAPTER 1 Patient/Client Management Process Learning Objectives Key Terms Introduction Health Insurance Portability and AccountabilityGuide to Physical Therapist Practice Examination Chart Review Interview Tests and Measures Evaluation Diagnosis Prognosis Plan of Care Documentation (Medical Records) Formats of Medical Records Note Formats Requirements for Adequate Documentation Audit of Patient Care Review Questions Suggested Activities Case Study References CHAPTER 2 Preparation for Patient Care Learning Objectives Key Terms Introduction Management of the Environment Instructions and Verbal Commands Patient Preparation Transporting Review Questions Suggested Activities Case Study CHAPTER 3 Aseptic Techniques Learning Objectives Key Terms Introduction Definitions Introduction to Infection Control Isolation Precautions in Hospitals RationaleModes of Transmission Tiers of Isolation Precautions Recommendations Apparel Sterile Field Requirement 1 Requirement 2 Requirement 3 Requirement 4 Requirement 5 Requirement 6 Requirement 7 Requirement 8 Handwashing ProceduresScrubbing Wound Dressings Purpose Evaluation Types of Dressings Materials Preparation Review Questions Suggested Activities References CHAPTER 4 Vital Signs Learning Objectives Key Terms Introduction Heart Rate Purpose Methods NormsBlood Pressure Purpose Method Site NormsRespiration PurposeMethods Norms Temperature Purpose Methods Sites Norms Pain Purpose Method Site Norms Review Questions Suggested Activities Case Study References CHAPTER 5 Turning and Positioning Learning Objectives Key Terms Introduction Goals Time in Positions Supine Position Prone Position Review Questions Suggested Activities Case Studies CHAPTER 6 Rangeof MotionExercise Learning Objectives Key Terms Introduction Methods Anatomical Planes of Movement Diagonal Patterns of Movement Review Questions Suggested Activities Case Studies References CHAPTER 7 Wheelchairs Learning Objectives Key Terms Introduction Wheelchair Components Wheel Locks Pelvic Positioners Caster Wheels Drive (Push) WheelsArmrests Front Rigging Wheelchair Types Folding Wheelchair Standard Wheelchair Fixed Frame Wheelchair Reclining-Back Wheelchair Tilt-in-Space Wheelchair One-Arm DriveWheelchair Amputee Wheelchair Companion WheelchairMotorized Wheelchairs and Scooters Standard Wheelchair Sizes Review Questions Suggested Activities Case Studies CHAPTER 8 Transfers Learning Objectives Key Terms Introduction Levels of Transfers Levels of Assistance Amount of Assistance Type of Assistance General Rules Body Mechanics Gait or Transfer Belts Preparing the Environment Instructions and Verbal Cues Completing the Transfer Review Questions Suggested Activities Case Studies Reference CHAPTER 9 Ambulation with AmbulatoryAssistive Devices Learning Objectives Key Terms Introduction Teaching Tips Training Environment Parallel Bars Fatigue Patient Concentration Weight Bearing Methods of Instruction Content of Instruction Choosing an Assistive Device Walkers Axillary Crutches Forearm (Lofstrand) Crutches Canes Choosing a Gait Pattern Weight Bearing Status Two-Point Gait Pattern Four-Point Gait Pattern Three-Point Gait Pattern Swing-To Gait Pattern Swing-Through Gait Pattern Guarding In/Out of a Chair Level Surfaces FallingAscending/Descending Stairs Assumption of Standing and Sitting Preparing the Wheelchair Positioning the PatientAscending and Descending Stairs Ascending Stairs Descending Stairs Curbs Moving Through Doorways Tilt Table Walkers Fitting In and Out of a Wheelchair Ambulating with a WalkerAxillary Crutches Fitting Forearm (Lofstrand) Crutches Fitting Canes Fitting Review Questions Suggested Activities Case Studies References CHAPTER 10 Americans with Disabilities Act Learning Objectives Key Terms Introduction Resources General Considerations for Accessibility Specific Requirements Accessible Route Assembly and Auditorium Areas for Wheelchair Seating Check-Out Counters Clear Space Areas Control Mechanisms Curb Cuts Doors and Doorways Drinking Fountains Elevators Grab Bars Ground and Floor Surfaces Handrails Hotels (Transient Lodging)Medical Facilities Parking Spaces Platform Lifts Ramps ReachRangesRestrooms and Bathrooms Stairs Transportation Facilities Review Questions Suggested Activities Reference GLOSSARY OF ABBREVIATIONS INDEXshow more

About Scott Duesterhaus Minor

Mary Alice Duesterhaus Minor, P.T., M.S. is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy at Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York.show more

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