Obstetric and Gynecologic Care in Physical Therapy-Second Edition
Obstetric and Gynecologic Care in Physical Therapy-Second EditionSKU: Book-978-1-55642-415-1
The physical therapists’ role in women’s health is expanding. Physical therapists are increasingly involved with the female client, in all phases of her life. Obstetric and Gynecologic Care in Physical Therapy-Second Edition, is a definitive text on women’s health. Designed for the physical therapist in OB/GYN, this edition covers recent changes in the field of physical therapy as it pertains to the treatment of women.
The three sections of the text describe the foundation for physical therapy practice in women’s healtyh and the role of the physical therapist in gynecologic and obstetric care, respectively.Chapters have been updated, streamlined, and reorganized, as well as expanded to reflect the evolutionofthis specialty practice. Chapters cover topis on women’s health care in physical therapy, anatomical considerations, maternal physiology, and post-partum care. There are also new chapters on special pregnancies (including high-rishk and women with chronic illness and disabilities), evaluation and treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction, and on the aging female’s needs.
Obstetrics and Gynecological Care in Physical Therapy-Second Edition, by authors Rebecca Stephenson and Linda O’Connor, can be used as an introduction to the field for students and clinicains unfamiliar with jobstetric and gynecology practice, as well as a resource to initiate practice in the field for the experienced clinician. With a greatly expanded glossary, tables, illustrations, casse studies, product information and resource appendix, and chapter self-assessment quizzes, Obstetric and Gynecologic Care in Physical Therapy-Second Edition is essential for all physical therapists involved with the evaluation and treatment of women.
Inside, you will find these topics:
*Maternal Diseases and Disorders
*Maternal Musculoskeletal Disorders