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Introduction to Physical Therapy
Introduction to Physical Therapy, 4e by Michael Pagliarulo provides a comprehensive description of the profession and practice of physical therapy.
Paperback, 388 pages
Published April 28th 2011 by Mosby
(first published January 1st 1996)
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Overall this is a solid introduction to physical therapy. Its content is well organized and presented in a logical order. The auxiliary materials (charts, graphs, tables, etc...) clarify content well. The book's most irksome quality is its redundancy, which occurs because each chapter was written by a different author. Additionally, some chapters are stronger than others. Both the pediatric and geriatric chapters are well written; whereas, the integumentary chapter with its unexplained technical ...more
A very tough read. As far as introductory books go, this book is quite dry to read. Forget about staying interested in the first 5 chapters or so. Some of the information seems oddly out of place, and the chapters aren't in a logical order. Some things seem to be overly explained, while others were not.