At a Glance boxes allow the user to quickly review and understand each modality Illustrated Treatment Strategies boxes relate theory and physiological material directly to clinical practice Clinical Techniques feature guidelines for outcome-specific modality application Practical Evidence boxes that translate current research to clinical practice. Tables, figures, and quick reference boxes facilitate reference and understanding.
Therapeutic Modalities in Rehabilitation, Fifth Edition by William E. Prentice
Publication Date: 2017-12-12
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