Practical Physiotherapy for Veterinary Nurses

  • Donna Carver
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Reflecting a rapidly growing area of interest in veterinary practice, this practical, pocket-sized guide to small animal physiotherapy has been designed for quick reference, providing the ideal guide for busy practice veterinary nurses when they really need it. * Reflects the need for a text in this rapidly growing area of interest, providing the first on this topic for veterinary nurses * Designed in a pocket-sized format so that VNs can carry it around for quick reference * The author has ideal experience for this field, having worked as both a veterinary nurse and an animal physiotherapist * This book is accompanied by a companion website which contains videos and self-test questions and answers
Acknowledgements, vii About the companion website, ix 1 Musculoskeletal physiotherapy 1 Introduction 1 Gait analysis 2 History taking 5 Physical examination 6 Exercise plans 7 Physiotherapy treatment techniques and modalities 8 Musculoskeletal presenting conditions 24 Pain management 75 Physiotherapy musculoskeletal assessment 79 Self ]assessment questions 86 2 Neurology 89 Introduction 89 Surgical presenting conditions 91 Non ]surgical presenting conditions 116 Medical neurological presenting conditions 125 Neurological assessment 136 Physiotherapy assessment for the neurology patient 142 Self ]assessment questions 148 3 Respiratory physiotherapy 151 Introduction 151 Chest auscultation and interpretation 152 Contents Percussion note technique and interpretation 153 Interpretation of blood gases 154 Respiratory failure 154 Cardiorespiratory monitoring 156 Electrocardiograms 158 Respiratory presenting conditions 160 Respiratory physiotherapy treatment techniques 164 Self ]assessment questions 181 4 Hydrotherapy 185 Introduction 185 The aims of hydrotherapy 185 Pool chemistry 187 Properties of water 188 Hydrotherapy for specific conditions 189 Self ]assessment questions 202 Appendices 205 Abbreviations 209 References 211 Self-assessment answers 213 Index 219
Uitgavejaar 2015
ISBN 9781118711361
Verschijningsdatum 13 nov. 2015
Omvang 232
Auteur(s) Donna Carver
Bindwijze Paperback
Taal Engels
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