A Physiotherapist's Guide to Clinical Measurement

A Physiotherapist's Guide to Clinical Measurement

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A Physiotherapista€™s Guide to Measurement is an essential tool for both the student and clinician who will gain ready access to a wide range of common measurement techniques. This exclusive handy guide gives detailed images of the various measuring methods used in practice, such as goniometric measurement of all the main joints; lower and upper limb girth measurements; manual muscle testing of all major muscle groups; spinal measurements; spirometry (respiratory function); and many more! Each illustration is accompanied by concise but clear instructional text. Additionally, reference tables cover the aims, methodology and results of research, summarising studies on the reliability and validity of a particular measuring tool. Highly illustrated with clear step-by-step guidance Anatomy reviews for each region Observational checklist to facilitate peer review and studenta€™s performance Space to record a simulated patient record and further notes Spiral-binding allows for easy, lie-flat referenceAgespecific reliability of two gripstrength dynamometers when used by children. Journal ofBoneandJointSurgery American. 2008;90:10531059. ShechtmanO, Gestewitz L, Kimble C. Reliability and validityof the DynEx dynamometer. Journal ofanbsp;...


Title:A Physiotherapist's Guide to Clinical Measurement
Author: John Edward Fox, Richard Jasper Day
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2009-03-27
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