The Physiotherapist's Pocketbook
The Physiotherapist's Pocketbook,
Edition 3 Essential Facts at Your Fingertips
By Karen Kenyon, MRes, BSc (Hons), BA (Hons), MCSP and Jonathan Kenyon, MSc, PGCert (Independent Prescribing), BSc (Hons), MMACP, MCSP

Publication Date: 17 Aug 2018

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Description

Key Features

  • A to Z list of pathologies
  • Contraindications to treatment
  • Pharmacology section with over 150 drugs described
  • Biochemical and haematological values
  • Common abbreviations
About the author
By Karen Kenyon, MRes, BSc (Hons), BA (Hons), MCSP, Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist, Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust, UK and Jonathan Kenyon, MSc, PGCert (Independent Prescribing), BSc (Hons), MMACP, MCSP, Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Book Reviews

"On clinical placement, it’s an invaluable aid to keep in the pocket"

"This pocket sized book is an absolute gem for the new student physiotherapist. It is packed full of the basic (and some more advanced) facts that you learn and put in to practice during early lectures and placements. In fact I’m sure it's a handy reminder even for experienced physiotherapists every now and then. The plastic cover and size make the book both convenient and hard wearing and therefore ideal to keep in your pocket and use day to day. The layout into Respiratory, Neurological, Pharmacology and Musculoskeletal sections make for easy referencing and finding facts quickly and efficiently. This is aided further by the appendices and clear diagrams and illustrations. Colour coded text hightlighting titles from facts makes for easy browsing and information finding. Anatomy, specific tests, brain regions, dermatomes and myotomes, muscles and bones and common conditions are all covered in this goldmine of information. I can't fault this book in anyway when it comes to covering the basics of the knowledge and skills the physiotherapist needs and utilises day to day."
Nicholas Downing, Physiotherapy student, University of Birmingham

Book details
ISBN: 9780702055065
Illustrations: Approx. 200 illustrations
Retail Price: £24.99