Physical Therapy Case Files Series – NPTE Exam

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New in the authoritative Case Files® series, Physical Therapy Case Files gives you case studies that illustrate critical concepts you need to build and enhance your skills in physical therapy. 

Sharpen Your Critical Thinking Skills

Each title focuses on a specific specialty area of physical therapy and each case includes a discussion of the health condition, examination, evaluation, diagnosis, plan of care and interventions, evidence-based practice recommendations, and references.

With Physical Therapy Case Files, everything you need to succeed in the clinic and on the NPTE exam is right here in your hands.

Review Questions Reinforce Learning

  • Clinical cases, each with National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE)-style review questions to help you learn best practices in the context of patient care
  • Enhance your practice with evidence-based cases written by leading clinicians, researchers, and academics
  • Includes evidence-based ratings for treatment plans
  • Perfect for coursework use and NPTE preparation

Learn in the Context of Real Patients

These apps have been designed for the iPad and iPhone with interactive features. With this system, you learn with real-life patient cases, rather than merely memorizing facts.

Titles Included

Free container application includes 1 sample case study from each title. Complete titles are available through in-app purchase. Price for each: $39.99.

App Features

  • Highlight key concepts while studying
  • Study/Exam/Bookmark modes are available for NPTE-style review questions
  • In the Study mode, check the answers as you tackle the questions
  • In the Exam mode, time yourself and review the answers after the time is up
  • In the Bookmark mode, review only the questions you have flagged for further study
  • File away correctly answered questions after each practice quiz
  • Choose the number of questions in each practice quiz: 25, 50, 75 or all
  • Opt to include questions from previous quizzes
  • Learn further from interactive questions at the end of each case, with explanations
  • Sort cases by name or by case number
  • Take down notes using the Notes section for each case
  • Study in horizontal or vertical mode on the iPhone and the iPad
  • Store quiz scores to track your progress

App Contents

    Clinical Cases: Case Scenarios

  • Listing by Case Number
  • Listing by Health Condition

Each case includes the following sections

  • Case Description
  • Key Definitions
  • Understanding the Health Condition
  • Physical Therapy Patient/Client Management
  • Examination, Evaluation, and Diagnosis
  • Plan of Care and Interventions
  • Evidence-Based Clinical Recommendations
  • Comprehension Questions and Answers

About the Editor of the Series

Erin Jobst is an Assistant Professor at the Pacific University School of Physical Therapy, in Hillsboro, OR, where she teaches courses covering physiology, pathology, pharmacology, patient care skills and therapeutic exercise. She also has extensive practical experience working in an Acute Care Hospital.

She is co-author of Pharmacology for the Physical Therapist, and came on board midstream to complete four chapters, edit 16, and was a big reason for completion of the project.

Jobst is the lead author for Physical Therapy Case Files Acute Care, and also serves as lead Editor of the Physical Therapy Case Files series.

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