Section 1: Profession 1. The Profession of Physical Therapy: Definition and Development 2. Roles and Characteristics of Physical Therapists 3. The Physical Therapist Assistant 4. American Physical Therapy Association 5. Laws, Regulations, and Policies 6. Financing Health Care and
Reimbursement in Physical Therapist Practice 7. Effective Communication for Physical Therapists in the Twenty-First Century
Section 2: Practice 8. Prevention, Health Promotion, and Wellness in Physical Therapist Practice 9. Physical Therapy for Musculoskeletal Conditions 10. Physical Therapy for Neuromuscular Conditions 11. Physical Therapy in Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Conditions 12. Physical Therapy for Integumentary Conditions 13. Physical Therapy for Pediatric Conditions 14.
Physical Therapy for the Older Adult
Section 9 begins with an overview of immune-mediated eye disease, summarizing basic immunologic concepts, ocular immune responses and special topics in ocular immunology.
It provides an interactive uveitis diagnostic algorithm and a chapter covering scleritis. Discusses the clinical approach to uveitis and reviews noninfectious (autoimmune) and infectious forms of uveitis, with an expanded section on viral uveitis and material on infectious and noninfectious scleritis.
Enhanced detection of infectious agents by immunologic and genetic methods and biologic therapeutics are detailed. Also covers endophthalmitis, masquerade syndromes, complications of uveitis and ocular aspects of AIDS.
Includes three fundamental surgical technique videos and one diagnostic video. Both print and eBook users have access to the videos.
Upon completion of Section 9, readers should be able to:
- Identify general and specific pathophysiologic processes that affect the structure and function of the uvea, lens, intraocular cavities, retina, and other tissues in acute and chronic intraocular inflammation
- Differentiate and identify infectious and noninfectious uveitic entities
- Choose appropriate examination techniques and relevant ancillary studies based on whether an infectious or noninfectious cause is suspected