Dictionary of Physiotherapy

Author
By Stuart Porter, Ph D BSc Hons, Grad. Dip. Phys., M.C.S.P. F.H.E.A.,S.R.P., Cert.M.H.S. Ph D BSc Hons, Grad. Dip. Phys., M.C.S.P. F.H.E.A.,S.R.P., Cert.M.H.S.
ISBN
9780750688338
Publication Date
29-07-2005
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  • Musculoskeletal and spinal terms
  • Respiratory systems
  • Neurological terms
  • Psychosocial terms
  • Electrotherapy terms
  • Research terms
  • General medical and surgical terms
  • Academic terms
  • Appendix on how to write academic essays and assignments
  • Common medical abbreviations, prefixes and suffixes
  • Much more than a traditional dictionary, this extensively illustrated collection of terms, concepts, and definitions is the first resource of its kind specific to physiotherapy. Expanding on key definitions, it discusses important themes and topics, further clarifying the information with illustrations, diagrams, notes, and web links. Detailed, physiotherapy-specific information equips readers with essential terminology for the classroom and for clinical practice.

    Key Features
    • Many themes and topics related to physiotherapy are addressed, making the scope of this book much broader than a traditional dictionary.
    • In-depth entries are provided for musculoskeletal and spinal terms, respiratory terms, neurological terms, psychosocial terms, electrotherapy terms, research terms, and general medical and surgical terms, as well as academic terms.
    • A helpful appendix describes how to write academic essays and assignments.
    • Common medical abbreviations, prefixes, and suffixes are listed for convenient reference.
    • Vibrant illustrations clarify complex concepts and techniques.
    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    ISBN 9780750688338
    Author Informaiton By Stuart Porter, Ph D BSc Hons, Grad. Dip. Phys., M.C.S.P. F.H.E.A.,S.R.P., Cert.M.H.S. Ph D BSc Hons, Grad. Dip. Phys., M.C.S.P. F.H.E.A.,S.R.P., Cert.M.H.S., Lecturer, University of Salford; Visiting Lecturer, Cambridge University; External Examiner, University of Liverpool, UK
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    Table of Content

    Dedication

    Acknowledgements

    Contributors

    Prefixes

    Suffixes

    Abbreviations

    Dictionary of terms

    Appendix: Essay writing by Sally French and John Swain

    References

    E-SBN 9780702039713
    Imprint Butterworth-Heinemann
    Publication Date 29-07-2005
    Pages 440
    Trim 186x123
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