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Physiotherapy with Older People (Paperback)
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Physiotherapy with Older People (Paperback)

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Paperback 450 Pages / Published: 06/09/1995
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Most of the people receiving physiotherapy are middle-aged or older, thus it is important for all physiotherapists to acquire the knowledge and skills particular to working with older people. The role of the physiotherapist is not restricted to reducing disability, but also encompasses the promotion of positive health, and Barrie Pickles and colleagues have taken the innovative approach of combining both of these aspects in this research-based, comprehensive textbook. Written by an international team of experts, the text is divided into the following sections: Background to Aging The Aging Process Working with Older People Management of Impairments and Disabilities Handicaps of Aging Integrated Case Management Future Directions Within these broad areas, the authors provide a thorough and readable introduction to the many complex and challenging issues that form part of or influence health care and health education for the older adult, including: Posture and gait Communication Motor learning Health promotion programs Specific clinical problems, such as pain, stroke and incontinence The book is written from a global perspective, the link between theory and practice is made both within each individual chapter and by means of helpful case studies. Students will find this attractively presented text a stimulating introduction to the theoretical background and principles of physiotherapy, practice older people.Multiauthored by an international team of experts Includes normal psychological and physiological changes with ageDiscusses strategies for accurate assessment, and reasoned delivery of care Covers working with healthy, ill and disabled people in a variety of settings

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702019319
Number of pages: 450
Weight: 1165 g
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 31 mm
Edition: New edition

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