New PDF release: Physical Agents Theory and practice Laboratory Manual

By Barbara J. Behrens MS PTA

ISBN-10: 0803611358

ISBN-13: 9780803611351

ISBN-10: 1429412259

ISBN-13: 9781429412254

A package deal of Laboratory guide for actual brokers: conception and perform, 2d version and the textbook, actual brokers: conception and perform, second version is obtainable (ISBN-13: 978-0-8036-1297-6 / ISBN-10: 0-8036-1297-4). The workouts in Laboratory handbook for actual brokers: thought and perform foster powerful critical-thinking abilities within the medical software of actual brokers. every one task offers particular directions and guiding questions, giving your scholars the chance to make observations, imagine as a therapist, and draw their very own conclusions, hence strengthening the recommendations which are so serious to their good fortune. This new version is extra visually attractive, loaded with new photos and illustrations to depict sufferer positions, gear, and alertness options. The Appendix includes step by step directions for varied program options, akin to TENS, hydrotherapy, and iontophoresis.

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Ps 6/16/06 9:36 AM Page 36 Copyright © 2006 by F. A. Davis. Fluidotherapy™ Application Questions 1. Was there a difference greater than 5°F between the pretreatment temperature and the posttreatment temperature of the unit? Why or why not? 2. How do the descriptions of the treatment technique sensations vary between the two patients? 3. Why do you think this is? 4. How would you describe to a patient the sensations that he or she will experience in a Fluidotherapy™ unit? 5. When would the use of a glove or bag covering the treatment area be indicated?

What difference, if any, would the water level make? ps 6/16/06 9:36 AM Page 26 Copyright © 2006 by F. A. Davis. 5. There are a variety of sizes and shapes of hot packs to allow for better contouring and therefore conduction of the thermal energy of the hot pack. Try them and see what size or shape works best in the following areas of the body, and describe your patient positioning techniques in the table below. Hot Pack Shape/Size Positioning Shoulder Hip Knee Cervical spine Paraffin APPLICATION TECHNIQUES 1.

Select a transducer that is waterproof. 2. Make a ring of cellophane tape around the transducer so that you are creating a “well” that is capable of being filled with water (Figs. 4-1 and 4-2). ps 6/16/06 9:37 AM Page 53 Copyright © 2006 by F. A. Davis. Figure 4-1 A waterproof ultrasound transducer is wrapped with cellophane tape. Figure 4-2 The tape wrapped around the transducer should make a complete circle capable of holding tap water. ps 6/16/06 9:37 AM Page 54 Copyright © 2006 by F. A. Davis.

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