Neurological Physiotherapy Pocketbook , 2nd Edition

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Edited by Sheila Lennon, PhD MSc BSc FCSP, Gita Ramdharry, BSc (Hons) PG Cert, MSc, PhD and Geert Verheyden, PhD
ISBN
9780702055089
Publication Date
08-02-2019
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  • Background Knowledge including common neurological conditions, neural plasticity, and common motor impairments and their impact on activity
  • Clinical Decision Making including assessment and treatment of the acute patient before and during stabilisation; the acute patient with potential for recovery; and the patient with degenerative disease
  • Respiratory, communication, cognitive and orthotic management
  • Medical investigations and drug treatments
  • A glossary of terms and abbreviations

The second edition of the Neurological Physiotherapy Pocketbook is the only book for physiotherapists that provides essential evidence-based information in a unique and easy-to-use format for the current evidence in clinical settings.

Written by new international editors and contributors, this pocketbook provides quick and easy access to essential clinical information.

 


Key Features
    • Pocketbook size for when out on clinical placement or working in clinical practice
    • Revised and brand new chapters on neurological rehabilitation and essential components
    • Concentrates on the six most common conditions, including stroke, traumatic brain and spinal cord injury
    • Use of case studies to illustrate specifics of assessment, management and recommended measurement tools
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780702055089
Author Informaiton Edited by Sheila Lennon, PhD MSc BSc FCSP, Professor of Physiotherapy, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Flinders University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia; Gita Ramdharry, BSc (Hons) PG Cert, MSc, PhD, Associate Professor, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Kingston University and St George's, University of London; Consultant Allied Health Professional, Queen Square Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, University College London NHS Foundation Trust, London UK. and Geert Verheyden, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, KU Leuven, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Pp Authortext Lennon, Ramdharry & Verheyden
New to this Edition

- Expands guiding principles of neurological rehabilitation

- Contains completely revised chapters on essential components

- Concentrates on six most common conditions (stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, Multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's and Guillain Barré Syndrome)

Table of Content

Section 1. Background Knowledge

1. Guiding principles of neurorehabilitation

2. Motor control: structure & function of the nervous system

3. Motor training

4. Neurological assessment

5. Clinical Neurology & Neurological Investigations

6. Management of Common Neurological Impairments, and their impact on activity.

7. Respiratory management

Section 2. Management of common clinical problems: precis from physical management book

8. Stroke

9. Traumatic brain Injury

10. Spinal cord injury

11. Multiple sclerosis

12. Parkinson's disease

13. Guillain barre syndrome

 

E-SBN 9780702077241
Imprint Elsevier
Publication Date 08-02-2019
Pages 236
Trim 123x186mm
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