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By Carole Lewis, DPT, GCS, GTCCS, MPA, MSG, PhD, FSOAE, FAPTA
2020, 670 pages. Thirteen years of practical & clinical articles covering orthopedics, neurology, cardiology, pain, pharmacology, documentation, marketing, legal, reimbursement, frailty & managed care. Excellent book to study for the specialty exam.

ORTHOPEDICS

Treating Hip Fracture and Hip Replacement: A Look at the Literature 2000

Osteoarthritis of the Knee 2000

How to Take Proper Care of Your Musculoskeletal System 2000

Letter to Editor: PT, Chiropractic Manipulation or an Educational Booklet for LBP 1999

Update on Geriatric Strength Training 1999

The Importance of Strength Training for the Elderly 1999

Update in Geriatric Orthopedics 1998

Closed Kinetic Chain Strengthening 1998

Assessing Strength in the Elderly 1998

Providing Strength Training for the Aged 1998

Modifying Hip Extensor Testing for the Elderly 1997

PT Warns Against Flexion Exercises 1997

Using ‘Norms’ to Assess Flexibility in Elderly Patients 1997

Protocol Offered for Treating the Sequelae of Osteoporosis 1997

Stretching Techniques for Elderly Patients 1997

Use of Manual Technique for the Elderly Patient 1997

Knee Osteoarthritis and Physician Education 1997

Developing and Using a Lumbar Stenosis protocol 1996

Fair Weather Injuries Often Involve Upper Extremities 1996

Mobilization in the Elderly 1996

Total Hip Replacements 1994

Osteoarthritis Of the Knee 1994

Total Hip Replacement 1994

Geriatric Orthopedics Physical Therapy in a Private Practice 1994

Soft Tissue Mobilization and Gait: Problems Of The Aged 1994

Postural Changes With Age And Soft Tissue Treatment 1993

Neck Pain in the Geriatric Setting 1993

Neck Pain and the Elderly 1992

Experts Urge Exercise for Osteoarthritis 1991

Effects of Three Exercise Protocols on Strength of Persons with Osteoarthritis

Of the Knee 1989

Musculoskeletal Changes with Age 1984

NEUROLOGY

Update in Geriatrics Neurology 1999

Using Strength Training as Treatment Post Stroke 1998

Assessing Function: Advanced Dementia of the Alzheimer’s Type 1997

Working with Dementia and Depression in Rehabilitation 1997

Assessing Dynamic Balance Problems in the Elderly 1996

Treating Static Balance Problems 1996

Treatment of People with Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s 1995

Self-Balance Hints for Older Persons 1995

Balance, Gait Test Proves Simple Yet Useful 1993

Dysmobility and the Elderly Patient 1988

CARDIOLOGY

Effects of Aging on the Cardiovascular System 1984

PAIN

Involving Patients When Treating Pain 1997

Assessing Pain in the Elderly 1997

Treating Pain in the Elderly 1996

Minimize Pain and Weakness in Your Geriatrics Patients with Physical Therapy 1994

Pain in the Elderly 1991

Minimize Pain and Weakness with Physical Therapy 1990

Pilot Study for Back Pain Classes in the Elderly Community 1980

PHARMACOLOGY

Therapy. Rather Than NSAIDs. Is Preferred for Elderly Patients 1993

Drugs and the Elderly Patient 1992

GENERAL REHABILITATION CONCEPTS

To Screen or Not to Screen: That is the Question 2000

Caring for an Aging Population 1997

The Doorknob Phenomenon: How to Use It in Patient Care 1996

How the Myths of Aging Impact Rehabilitative Care for Older Person 1993

Alternative Models For Looking At Problems In The Elderly 1992

Wheelchair Use for the Older Patient 1992

Coping With The Care Of The Elderly 1992

Geriatric Treatment Transfers To Younger Patients 1992

Modifying Treatment Programs for the Elderly 1985

Exercise And The Elderly 1985

What’s So Different About Rehabilitating the Older Patient 1984

FRAILTY

Assessing Patients’ Level of Self-Efficacy 1997

Defining “Frailty” in Therapy 1996

Defining and Assessing the Frail Patient Population 1996

Improving Mobility and Function for Frail Elderly 1995

Risk of Falls in Older Person Reduced With Physical Therapy 1994

PSYCHOSOCIAL

Fear of Falling: Ptophobia 1999

Recognizing the Power of Positive Feedback 1999

Why Laughter Should Be Included in Rehabilitation 1996

Motivation for Older Patients 1991

Rehabilitation of the Older Person: A Psychosocial Focus 1984

FUNCTIONAL ASSESSMENT

Standard Tools for Predicting Falls 1998

Visual Scales Effective for the Elderly 1997

Functional Outcomes Tools 1997

Functional Assessment In The Psychosocial Realm 1996

Are Occupational Therapists Still the Functional Experts? 1995

Treating in the 90’s 1995

Functional Outcome Tools – The wave of the near future 1995

Clinical Measure to Test Vastus Medialis Strength 1995

Is Unevaluated Therapy Worth Giving? 1994

Physical Therapists Must Become Functional Experts 1994

The Functional Toolbox: Standard Functional Outcomes 1994

Choosing Right Functional Tools for Tracking Outcomes 1993

Outcome Measures Beneficial to Proving Efficacy 1993

The Norton Scale: Screening Tool For Pressure Scores 1992

PT’s of the ’90s Must Utilize Array of Functional Measures 1992

Pressure Sore Status Tool 1992

Physicians’ Complaints About PTs Show Need Continuing Education 1992

Functional Gain Now Is Necessary For Reimbursement 1992

Therapists Should Help in Evaluating Restraints 1991

How to Handle Upcoming Guidelines 1990

Problems of Functional Measures 1989

Quantification of Functional Capacity in the Elderly 1989

MANAGED CARE

Seeing Patients Under Limited Visit Restrictions 1995

Managed Care Case Management: Its Role in Physical Therapy Rehabilitation 1995

Capitation Can Be a PT Opportunity 1994

PTs Must Watch Health Care Evolution 1993

Employers Increasing Focus On Quality, Cost-Effectiveness 1993

Strength Training: Will Medicare Pay For It? 1993

Medical Care for the Elderly: A Counterview 1991

Tangled Web of Managed Health Care Deciphered by Independent PT Network 1989

DOCUMENTATION

Prove It 1997

Write to Survive: Documentation 1996

The Use of Jargon: Dispelling one of the Greatest Myths in Documentation 1996

Health Care Reform to Place Emphasis on Documentation 1993

The Documentation of Geriatric Physical Therapy in a Private Practice Setting 1993

Clinicians Write “Doing Well” While Patient is Deteriorating 1990

Quality Documentation Reduces Insurance Claims Denials 1990

The Importance of Improving Documentation 1988

REIMBURSEMENT

A Second Chance on Medicare Caps 2000

Payors Cite NEJM Study as Cause for Denial 1999

MDS: Is There a Way to Make it Reliable and Valid? 1998

On the Seventh Day We Rested 1998

Develop Road Maps to be Time Efficient in the Clinic 1998

PTs Have What it Takes to Prepare for Prospective Payment 1998

Cheap is Expensive 1991

Geriatric Specialists Urge Uniform Reimbursement Guide 1991

Making Money on Medicare 1990

Physicians Seem More inclined to PT Intervention 1990

Elderly Should Fight for Reimbursement 1989

Want To Get Paid? Write Right 1989

MARKETING

Physical Therapy: We’re Just So Ho-Hum 2000

Spotlight on Dr. Carole Lewis 1999

Meaningful Volunteering 1999

Physical Fitness: How to Help Older Patients Live Stronger and Longer 1998

Physical Fitness: Benefits of Exercise for the Older Patient 1998

Physical Fitness: Exercise Prescription for Older Adults 1998

Providing First-Class Care for Economy-Class Prices 1998

Ensuring Efficacy in Continuing Education 1998

Professional Approaches for Marketing Physical Therapy 1991

Marketing Geriatric Programs: A Home Care Example 1986

ADMINISTRATION

A New Role for PTs: The Gamesperson 1999

Unearned Privilege and A Day at the Races 1999

Quality Care in the Nursing Home 1994

PTs Struggle Against Burn Out While Working With the Elderly 1993

Definition of “Skilled Physical Therapy” 1990

Private Practice: Is It For You? 1988

Treating the Well Elderly in a Private Practice Setting 1984

LEGAL ISSUES

Think Like a Lawyer: Tips for PTs who Testify in Court 1996

The Right to Choose & Refuse 1993

Testimony – Aging for Health Care & Policy Research 1992

New Insurance Prejudice Raises Industry –Wide Concern 1991

Fox vs. Bowen: A Landmark Decision for Physical Therapy in Geriatrics 1987

INTERNATIONAL

What “Kokua” Means to PTs – Ethnogeriatrics in Rehab 1996

Relating to Therapist from Canada, Great Britain and Japan 1995

Physical Therapists Guide to Hosting International Visitors 1995

PTs Find New Ideas During Tour of China 1992

Finland’s Health System: Caring but Costly 1989

Physical Therapy in Finland: A Glimpse of the Past- A View of the Future 1989

Visit to Japan Changes PT’s Popular Perceptions 1989

CHAIRPERSON’S / PRESIDENT’S MESSAGES