Manual Therapy of the Extremities

Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Manual Therapy of the Extremities presents manual therapy techniques from a variety of perspectives. The presentation of multiple techniques for each joint restriction is a unique feature of this book that provides students with a comprehensive and well-rounded approach to mobilization. The consistent format in the presentation of techniques makes for an easy-to-use resource for students and practicing physical therapists. Additionally, the majority of manual therapy books on the market focus on the spine, whereas this book focuses on the upper and lower extremities.
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Program Director and Associate Professor, Florida Gulf Coast University, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, Fort Myers, Florida

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Publisher
Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Published on
Feb 4, 2016
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Pages
320
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ISBN
9781284115604
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Allied Health Services / Physical Therapy
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This content is DRM protected.
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Comprehensive textbook for the documentation material required in all Physical Therapy programs. Physical Therapy is one of the fastest growing professions in the US; if they want to get paid by third parties, they need to have a solid understanding of documentation. This book covers every aspect of documentation including reimbursement and billing, coding, legal issues, PT and PTA communication, as well as utilization review and quality assurance.

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Primary market are the 30,000 PT students based in the US, attending 210 programs. Secondary market: 155,000 clinicians currently practicing.

The primary market for this book, students, has grown by 33% since 2003, when the first edition was published.

About the Book
From exercise prescriptions to patient evaluations, insurance forms, billing, and much more—Effective Documentation for Physical Therapy Professionals is your best choice for learning when, what, and how to document. Included are every essential aspect of documentation and many sample documents.

The easy-to-follow format gives you the professional guidelines, codes, and methodology you need to provide expert documentation.

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Includes all aspects of documentation including reimbursement and billing, coding, legal issues, PT-PT and PT-PTA communication, and utilization review/quality assurance. Sample documentation content, forms, exercises and questions are provided as appropriate. Uses current APTA terminology and all pertinent professional association regulations. Includes SOAP guidelines and examples as well as standardized forms and assessment tools The most up-to-date, comprehensive documentation book for Physical Therapy students and practitioners on the market. Contains plenty of examples and exercises to provide practical knowledge to users of the text.

Author Profiles
Eric Shamus, DPT, PhD, CSCS has taught national and international continuing education courses on Orthopeadics, Sports Medicine, and Manual Therapy, with a focus on documentation and reimbursement. He is presently a professor at Florida Gulf Coast University and works at an outpatient orthopedic facility in Fort Lauderdale.

Debra F. Stern, PT, MSM, DBA is an Associate Professor at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL. She serves as a clinical instructor with a focus on geriatrics, neuromuscular disorders, and also coordinates service learning experiences for the school's PT department. She received her BS in Physical Therapy from SUNY Buffalo, her MSM from Rollins College, and her DBAS at Nova Southeastern.

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Comprehensive textbook for the documentation material required in all Physical Therapy programs. Physical Therapy is one of the fastest growing professions in the US; if they want to get paid by third parties, they need to have a solid understanding of documentation. This book covers every aspect of documentation including reimbursement and billing, coding, legal issues, PT and PTA communication, as well as utilization review and quality assurance.

Market / Audience
Primary market are the 30,000 PT students based in the US, attending 210 programs. Secondary market: 155,000 clinicians currently practicing.

The primary market for this book, students, has grown by 33% since 2003, when the first edition was published.

About the Book
From exercise prescriptions to patient evaluations, insurance forms, billing, and much more—Effective Documentation for Physical Therapy Professionals is your best choice for learning when, what, and how to document. Included are every essential aspect of documentation and many sample documents.

The easy-to-follow format gives you the professional guidelines, codes, and methodology you need to provide expert documentation.

Key Selling Features

Includes all aspects of documentation including reimbursement and billing, coding, legal issues, PT-PT and PT-PTA communication, and utilization review/quality assurance. Sample documentation content, forms, exercises and questions are provided as appropriate. Uses current APTA terminology and all pertinent professional association regulations. Includes SOAP guidelines and examples as well as standardized forms and assessment tools The most up-to-date, comprehensive documentation book for Physical Therapy students and practitioners on the market. Contains plenty of examples and exercises to provide practical knowledge to users of the text.

Author Profiles
Eric Shamus, DPT, PhD, CSCS has taught national and international continuing education courses on Orthopeadics, Sports Medicine, and Manual Therapy, with a focus on documentation and reimbursement. He is presently a professor at Florida Gulf Coast University and works at an outpatient orthopedic facility in Fort Lauderdale.

Debra F. Stern, PT, MSM, DBA is an Associate Professor at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL. She serves as a clinical instructor with a focus on geriatrics, neuromuscular disorders, and also coordinates service learning experiences for the school's PT department. She received her BS in Physical Therapy from SUNY Buffalo, her MSM from Rollins College, and her DBAS at Nova Southeastern.

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