Written specifically for athletic trainers, the updated second edition of Clinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers: Recognizing Systemic Disease emphasizes practical knowledge; development of clinical skills, including evaluation and treatment; and development of clinical decision-making abilities. Inside Clinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers, Second Edition, you will find an expanded discussion of the pathophysiology associated with general medical conditions, as well as case studies which facilitate the student's ability to formulate a differential diagnosis and make clinical decisions. Dr. Daniel P. O'Connor and Dr. A. Louise Fincher have incorporated all of the didactic and psychomotor competencies listed within the General Medical Conditions and Pathology of Injuries and Illness domains from the Fourth Edition of the NATA Educational Competencies into this unique text. Competencies that are addressed throughout the text are conveniently listed at the beginning of each chapter in which they are referenced. Individual lab activities are included within some chapters to aid in the development of the psychomotor skills related to evaluating general medical illnesses. Instructors will enjoy new ancillary materials such as test bank questions and PowerPoint slides. What's New in the Second Edition: ac New chapters on pharmacology; dermatology; and eyes, ears, nose, throat, and mouth ac Integration of NATA Position Statements and Consensus Statements ac Expanded discussion on the physical exam, including detailed instructions for evaluation procedures ac New illustrations and a color atlas ac New icons throughout the text to represent action to be taken by the athletic trainer during an evaluation, such as physician referral or activation of emergency action plan Lab Activities Inside the Second Edition: ac Use of Pharmacology Resources ac Assessment of Temperature ac Assessment of Vital Signs (heart rate, blood pressure, and respiration rate) ac Cardiac Auscultation ac Pulmonary Auscultation and Percussion ac Peak Flow Expiratory Rate ac Abdominal Auscultation, Percussion, and Palpation ac Urinalysis ac Assessment of Blood Glucose Levels ac Use of the Otoscope ac Use of the Ophthalmoscope ac Sensory Function ac Motor Function ac Reflex Function ac Cranial Nerve Assessment With expanded discussions and case studies, new chapters and lab activities, and an emphasis on the development of clinical skills, the Second Edition of Clinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers: Recognizing Systemic Disease is a must-have for today's athletic training students and clinicians.The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy. 17th ed. Whitehouse Station, NJ: Merck Research Laboratories; 1999:283-292. 18. Casey E, Mistry DJ, MacKnight J.M. Training room management of medical conditions: sports gastroenterology.
|Title||:||Clinical Pathology for Athletic Trainers|
|Author||:||Daniel P. O'Connor, A. Louise Fincher|
|Publisher||:||SLACK Incorporated - 2008|