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McGraw-Hills NPTE National Physical Therapy Exam, Second Edition
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Everything you need to pass the NPTE on your first try is right here!

McGraw-Hill’s NPTE (National Physical Therapy Examination) will help you study more effectively, use your preparation time wisely, and get the best score possible. With this unmatched review, you’ll sharpen your subject knowledge, strengthen your thinking skills, and build your test-taking confidence. It delivers exactly what you need to excel: a concise outline review of the curriculum that’s consistent with the APTA’s Physical Therapy Practice, important information about the NPTE, can’t miss test-taking strategies, a comprehensive practice exam and a Q&A-packed companion website and CD-ROM.


  • Easy-to-follow outline review of every topic found on the exam
  • Valuable test-taking strategies and exam overview
  • CD-ROM with a 600-question practice exam
  • Study pearls that highlight must-know material
  • Companion website with 600 NPTA-style questions, answer explanations, and references


    Section I: The Profession; Chapter 1: Who are Physical Therapistsand What Do They Do?; Chapter 2: Health Care Administration; Chapter 3: Research; Chapter 4:Education; Chapter 5: Fundamentals and CoreConcepts; Section II: Tests and Measures; Chapter 6: The History and Systems Review; Chapter 7: Gait, Posture, Ergonomics,and Occupational Health; Chapter 8: Musculoskeletal PhysicalTherapy; Chapter 9: Neuromuscular PhysicalTherapy; Chapter 10: Pulmonary Physical Therapy; Chapter 11: Cardiovascular PhysicalTherapy; Chapter 12: Pathology and Psychology; Chapter 13: Integumentary PhysicalTherapy; Chapter 14: Geriatric Physical Therapy; Chapter 15: Prosthetics, Orthotics, andAssistive Devices; Chapter 16: Pediatric Physical Therapy; Section III: Procedural Interventions;Chapter 17: Therapeutic Exercise; Chapter 18: Adjunctive Interventions; Chapter 19:Pharmacology for thePhysical TherapistSection IV: Examinatin Preparation;Appendix;Index


    ISBN-13: 9780071773386
    Publisher: McGraw-Hill (McGraw-Hill Medical)
    Publication date: June, 2012
    Pages: None

    Subcategories: Medical Study and Teaching Aids, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation


    Mark Dutton, PT
    Allegheny General Hospital
    West Penn Allegheny Health System
    Adjunct Clinical Instructor, Duquesne University
    School of Health Sciences
    Pittsburgh, PA

    Mark Dutton is a practicing Physical Therapist at West Penn Allegheny Health System in Pittsburgh, and an Adjunct Professor at Duquesne University. In addition towriting several books for McGraw-Hill, he is also the Editor-In-Chief of the AccessPhysiotherapy.