McGraw-Hills NPTE National Physical Therapy Exam, Second Edition

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February 24, 2012


Mixed media product, 1055 pages

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007177131X / 9780071771313


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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

    Table of contents

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

    Author comments

    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 to writing several books for McGraw-Hill, he is also the Editor-In-Chief of the AccessPhysiotherapy.

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