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Clinical Prediction Rules BlackBerry App

Author(s): Paul E. Glynn, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, Supervisor of Staff Development & Clinical Research, Rehabilitation Department, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton, Massachusetts
  • ISBN-13: 9781449638726
  • Mobile     pages      © 2011
Price: $78.95 US List
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The Clinical Prediction Rules App is now available for your BlackBerry mobile device.

This application offers a comprehensive look at clinical prediction rules (CPRs) as they relate to physical therapy practice. Pertinent information is readily accessible to influence clinical decision making while also providing sufficient depth. CPR development level is provided, a quality assessment score is listed as well as a clinical bottom line paragraph to provide the user with a summative statement. The predictor variables are well described and include multiple color pictures for clarity of explanation and ease of reproduction. To further assist the user in their utilization of clinical prediction rules this application includes a decision making algorithm calculator as well as multiple case studies demonstrating the inclusion of such rules into an evidence-based clinical scenario.

• Includes detailed descriptions, full-color illustrations and photos, and case studies for reference.
• Features a decision making algorithm calculator.
• Offers patient characteristics and screening tools to help make an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan.
• A valuable reference tool to effectively apply CPRs to day-to-day practice.
• An excellent reference source for the large majority of rules existing to date.

With over 100 images, illustrations, and tables to demonstrate key exercises and concepts, this user-friendly application is an essential reference for physical therapist students, recent physical therapist graduates, and licensed physical therapists to utilize for improved patient care.

Paul E. Glynn, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT-Supervisor of Staff Development & Clinical Research, Rehabilitation Department, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton, Massachusetts

Dr. Glynn has been a practicing outpatient orthopedic physical therapist since 1997. He is board certified in orthopedics and fellowship trained in manual therapy. Dr. Glynn currently works as the Supervisor of Staff Development and Clinical Research at a large hospital organization in Massachusetts where he is also a member of the organizations institutional review board. He serves as affiliate faculty at 3 universities as well as for Evidence in Motion Inc. Dr. Glynn has published research in numerous peer-reviewed journals to include Physical Therapy, the Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy, the Journal of Sports Rehabilitation and the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. He is the recipient of the 2006 Excellence in Research Award, the JMMT Therapeutic Exercise Award as well as the 2008 Jack Walker Award. He is an active researcher and national presenter in the field, a manuscript reviewer for the Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy, an item writer for the NPTE and SACE, an associate member of the FSBPTS and has recently served on the FSBPTS standards setting task force for the National Physical Therapy exam.
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