Prepare for the clinic with confidence! Here's the perfect go-to text for developing the critical-thinking and clinical-decision making skills you need to transition from the classroom to the clinic- specifically designed for PTAs. From common to complex, thirteen real-life case studies represent a variety of practice settings and age groups. Identify, research, and assess the pathologies and possible treatments. Photographs of real therapists working with their patients bring concepts to life. Reviewed by 16 PT and PTA experts, this comprehensive resource ensures you are prepared to confidently make sound clinical decisions. Perfect as a stand-alone text or integrated throughout the curriculum!