Textbook of Preventive Practice and Community Physiotherapy

by Bharati Vijay Bellare, Pavithra Rajan, Unnati Nikhil Pandit

The course on “Physiotherapy in Community health” is still struggling to gain ground especially in certain part of the India. In certain universities across the country, it has been introduced with a modified nomenclature. The title “Prevention Practice and Community Physiotherapy (PPCPT)” was therefore selected this textbook to highlight its scope directing towards an individual as well as specific population. This textbook comprises of total 14 chapters. In the global scenario today, attention is also focused on the non-communicable diseases (NCD) because of their highly adverse effect on the Quality of Life, nevertheless, effective preventive strategies can be applied in their management at all the four levels of ‘Prevention, i.e. Primordial, Primary, Secondary and Tertiary prevention at the population as well as individual level. This theme of prevention is therefore incorporated in certain unique chapters of this book such as ‘Developmental Health’, ‘Industrial Health’, ‘Health in Sports’, ‘Geriatric Care’, ‘Women’s Health’, ‘Diabetic Footcare’, ‘Preventive Cardiology’ and ‘Hand Care’ which cover all the four levels of prevention which will enable the students to understand selection of specific strategy at appropriate stage of the respective health issue. The other exclusive feature of this book is that, many eminent Physiotherapy professionals, Occupational therapists and Medical experts in Public Health from all over the country and a Dietitian have contributed in this book.


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Bellare Bharati Vijay
Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College; MGM School of Physiotherapy, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2. Rajan Pavithra
University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
3. Pandit Unnati Nikhil Padmashree Dr DY Patil University, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
ISBN 9789352703258
Speciality Physiotherapy
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18047
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2018
Pages 264
Book Type Textbook


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