PHTH 316

PHTH 316- MEDICAL SURGICAL PT (3Cr.:3Lec,0Cln,0Tut):
This course covers knowledge related to burn and integumentary disorders, selected general medical conditions, general and joint replacement surgeries, plastic surgery, obesity, and women’s health; emphasis will be done on pathophysiology, clinical features, medical and surgical interventions, and the corresponding physical therapy management including examination, evaluation/assessment, treatment planning, intervention skills, and prevention are thus discussed for each of the conditions encountered. A problem solving approach, to resolve impairments contributing to functional limitations and disabilities, is emphasized.