Geriatric physical therapy / Andrew Guccione, Rita A. Wong, Dale Avers.

By: Guccione , Andrew
Contributor(s): Wong, Rita A | Avers, Dale
Material type: TextTextPublisher: St. Louis : Elsevier/Mosby, c2012Edition: 3rd edDescription: xii, 611 p. : ill. ; 29 cmISBN: 9780323029483 (hardcover); 0323029485 (hardcover)Subject(s): Physical therapy for older people | Physical Therapy Modalities | AgedDDC classification: 615.820832
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Table Of Contents:

Part 1: Foundations


Geriatric Physical Therapy in the 21st Century: Overarching Principles and Approaches to Practice


Implications of an Aging Population for Rehabilitation: Demography, Mortality, and Morbidity


Physiology of Aging-related Decline and its Functional Impact


Geriatric Pharmacology


Exercise and Physical Activity for Older Adults

Part 2: Contexts for Examination and Intervention


Health and Function: Patient Management Principles


Environmental Design: Accommodating Sensory Changes in Older Adults


Cognitive impairment in Older Adults


Evaluation of the Acute and Medically Complex Patient


Motivation and Patient Education: Implication for Physical Therapist Practice


Older Adults and Their Families

Part 3: Evaluation, Diagnosis, and the Plan of Care


Impaired Aerobic Capacity/Endurance


Impaired Joint Mobility


Impaired Muscle Performance


Impaired Motor Control


Impaired Posture


Ambulation: Impact of Age-related Changes on Functional Mobility


Balance and Falls

Part 4: Special Problems and Interventions


Impaired Integumentary Integrity


Management of Urinary Incontinence in Women and Men


Conservative Pain Management for the Older Adult


Lower Limb Orthothese for Older Adults


Prosthetic Management for the Older Adult with Lower Limb Amputation

Part 5: Special Populations and the Continuum of Care


Wellness for the Aging Adult


Home-health Physical Therapy


Patient Management in Post-Acute Inpatient Settings


Hospice and End of Life


Senior Athlete


Older Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Part 6: Societal Issues


Reimbursement and Payment Policy


Health Policy and Advocacy in the United States: A Perspective for Geriatric Physical Therapy

Includes bibliographical references and index: p 594-611

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