Pathology : implications for the physical therapist / Catherine Cavallaro Goodman, Kenda S. Fuller. Goodman, Catherine Cavallaro.
St. Louis, Mo. : Saunders/Elsevier, c2009.
xx, 1738 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
"Understand how your patients' pathologic conditions affect their therapy and treatment outcomes with this innovative, practical resource designed especially for physical therapists. You can conveniently access essential information on common illnesses, diseases, adverse drug effects, organ transplantation, laboratory values, and more to ensure the most reliable and effective therapy for all of your patients. The only pathology textbook written specifically for physical therapists, Pathology: Implications for the Physical Therapist, Third edition, offers guidelines, precautions, and contraindications for interventions with patients who have musculoskeletal or neuromuscular problems as well as other conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, or pancreatitis."--BOOK JACKET.