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Principles and Techniques of Patient Care - 5th edition

Principles and Techniques of Patient Care - 5th edition

ISBN13: 9781455707041

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Principles and Techniques of Patient Care by Sheryl Fairchild - ISBN 9781455707041
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Edition: 5TH 13
Copyright: 2013
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
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Principles and Techniques of Patient Care by Sheryl Fairchild - ISBN 9781455707041

ISBN13: 9781455707041

ISBN10: 145570704X

Cover type: Spiral
Edition: 5TH 13
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Summary

Build your physical and occupational therapy patient care skills on a foundation of the proven practices found in this must-read text. In addition to clear ''how-to'' information on everything from positioning and draping, to patient transfer and ambulation activities, the book's easy-to-understand rationales will give you the ''why'' behind these proven techniques. This fifth edition also comes with new student resources on the companion Evolve site complete with videos, case studies, skills checklists, and more.



  • Clearly written instructions and full-color illustrations on patient care techniques and procedures cover topics such as proper lifting, patient transfers, basic wound care, and assessment of vital signs.
  • Insight into rationales and physiological principles explain why specific techniques and procedures are used.
  • More than 700 full-color photographs vividly demonstrate proper performance of techniques and procedures used in the assessment and management of patients in the rehabilitation setting.
  • Procedure boxes throughout the text offer additional tips for optimal assessment and management of patients in the rehabilitation setting.
  • Self-study and problem solving activities promote decision-making and problem solving skills.


  • NEW! Video clips and skills activities on companion Evolve site illustrate the techniques and procedures described in the text.
  • NEW! Content based on the ICF model, the model currently endorsed by the APTA and AOTA, reflects the current theories and practice guidelines of physical and occupational therapy.
  • NEW! Information on professionalism teaches about the guidelines that currently exist and how to apply those guidelines to patient interactions.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Preparation Patient Care Activities

2. Approaches to Infection Control

3. Assessment of Vital Signs

4. Body Mechanics

5. Positioning and Draping

6. Chapter Basic Exercise: Passive and Active

7. Features and Activities of Wheeled Mobility Aids

8. Transfer Activities

9. Ambulation Aids, Patterns, and Activities

10. Special Equipment and Patient Care Environments

11. Basic Wound Care and Specialized Interventions

12. Incidents and Emergencies

13. Americans with Disabilities Act: A Review

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