- ISBN13: 9781556423789
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The Physical Therapist’s Guide to Health Care, by Dr. Curtis, is a thorough, clearly written guide to understanding health care in today’s changing environment. Specifically written for the physical therapist, this book provides a strategy-based approach for successful management of the challenges of clinical practice in common settings. This landmark text includes an introduction to health care that covers the basics of health care financing and reimbursement, cost containment strategies, and access issues. Important trends in acute, sub-acute, home health care practice, outcomes management, and prevention are covered in Dr. Curtis’ text. Specific chapters include information on time and caseload management, measuring outcomes of physical therapy, documentation requirements, utilization management, and quality management in physical therapy. This text also addresses the role of the physical therapist in prevention and wellness. The Physical Therapist’s Guide to Health Care is written to prepare physical therapy students for real-world clinical practice. With contributions from many authors, this text successfully demonstrates new methods and solutions to the challenges that face physical therapists today.