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Introduction to Pathology for the Physical Therapist Assistant

Author(s): Jahangir Moini, MD, MPH, Professor, Eastern Florida State College
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  • ISBN-13: 9781449630584
  • Product With Access Code    504 pages      © 2013
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“The author does an excellent job of covering a wealth of material, and presenting it in an organized and easy-to-understand manner. Each chapter is outlined with specific learning objectives and includes a glossary of terms, review questions, and case studies. Overall, this is a useful book that can be used by students or clinicians wishing to improve their knowledge in the field of pathology. It can easily be used as a quick reference or an educational tool. It is well written, easy to read, and uses numerous helpful pictures, graphs, charts, and diagrams.”
~  Daniel Higgins, DPT, OCS, ATC, from Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy Associates

 

Written specifically for physical therapist assistants (PTAs), Introduction to Pathology for the Physical Therapist Assistant reviews pathologic states and conditions that every PTA must understand in order to effectively treat patients. Topics covered include pathology of children, adults, and the elderly as well as various forms of trauma, accidents, and disorders that may result in disability. Each chapter contains full-color figures, tables, and photographs that facilitate comprehension of the material presented. Each chapter also includes Review Questions and a list of key Online Resources. Useful appendices include Reference Laboratory Values, Normal Vital Signs, and a Temperature Conversion Chart.

Instructor Resources: Instructor’s Manual, PowerPoint Presentations, Image Bank, and a Test Bank

Student Companion Website*, includes: Quiz Questions, Glossary, Crosswords, Matching Exercises, Web Links, Case Studies

Each new textbook includes an online code to access the Student Resources available on the Companion Website. Online access may also be purchased separately.

*Please note: Electronic/eBook formats do not include access to the Companion Website.

 

Features & Benefits

Appendices:  Reference Laboratory Values, Normal Vital Signs, Temperature Conversion Chart.

Chapter Features: Full-color Figures, Tables, and Photographs; Critical Thinking Questions; and a List of Key Online Resour

Instructor Resources

  • Instructor’s Manual
  • Learning Objectives
  • Discussion Topics
  • Answers to End of Chapter Questions
  • Test Bank with over 1,500 questions
  • Additional Case Studies
  • PowerPoint Slides


Student Companion Website

  • Over 550 Quiz Questions
  • Over 800 Glossary Terms
  • Crossword Puzzles
  • Matching Exercises
  • Over 250 Web Links
  • Over 250 Case Study Questions

Applicable Courses

Diseases

Pathology

Physical Therapy

Unit  I  Introduction to Health and Disease
  Chapter  1  Health versus Disease
  Chapter  2  Mechanisms of Disease
  Chapter  3  Childrensā€™ Growth and Development
  Chapter  4  Health Problems in Children
Unit  II  Pathology of the Cell
  Chapter  5  Cell Injury and Cell Death
  Chapter  6  Genetic and Congenital Disorders
  Chapter  7  Oncology
Unit  III  Infection, Inflammation, and Repair
  Chapter  8  Infectious Disease
  Chapter  9  Inflammation and Healing
  Chapter  10  The Immune Response and Abnormal Responses
Unit  IV  Pathology of the Body Systems
  Chapter  11  Cardiovascular Disorders
  Chapter  12  Blood Disorders
  Chapter  13  Lymphatic Disorders
  Chapter  14  Nervous System Disorders
  Chapter  15  Disorders of the Eye and Ear
  Chapter  16  Musculoskeletal Disorders
  Chapter  17  Respiratory Disorders
  Chapter  18  Digestive System Disorders
  Chapter  19  Urinary System Disorders
  Chapter  20  Endocrine System Disorders
  Chapter  21  Male Reproductive Disorders
  Chapter  22  Female Reproductive Disorders
  Chapter  23  Integumentary System Disorders
Unit  V  Environmental Hazards
  Chapter  24  Occupational Disorders
  Chapter  25  Mental Disorders and the Influence of Stress
  Chapter  26  Substance Abuse
  Chapter  27  Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances
  Chapter  28  Aging and Disease Processes
  Chapter  29  The Effects of Immobility

Jahangir Moini, MD, MPH-Professor, Eastern Florida State College

Dr. Moini is currently a Professor at Eastern Florida State College. Dr. Moini was assistant professor at Tehran University School of Medicine for nine years teaching medical and allied health students. The author was also a professor and former director (for 15 years) of allied health programs at Everest University.  As a physician and instructor for the past 35 years, Dr. Moini established several new programs for allied health.

Dr. Moini is actively involved in teaching and helping students to prepare for service in various health professions. He worked with the Brevard County Health Department as a health educator consultant for 18 years, offering continuing education courses to keep health professional up to date on the latest developments related to pharmacology, medication errors, immunizations, and other important topics. He has been an internationally-published author of various allied health books since 1999.
 

  • “The author does an excellent job of covering a wealth of material, and presenting it in an organized and easy-to-understand manner. Each chapter is outlined with specific learning objectives and includes a glossary of terms, review questions, and case studies. Overall, this is a useful book that can be used by students or clinicians wishing to improve their knowledge in the field of pathology. It can easily be used as a quick reference or an educational tool. It is well written, easy to read, and uses numerous helpful pictures, graphs, charts, and diagrams.”


    ~  Daniel Higgins, DPT, OCS, ATC, from Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy Associates (for Doody's Book Review Service, 2012)

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ISBN-13: 9781449630584

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