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    Pocketbook of Neurological Physiotherapy (Pocketbook Physiotherapy) (Paperback) By (author) Dr. Sheila Lennon, By (author) Professor Maria Stokes

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    Description"Pocketbook of Neurological Physiotherapy" is designed for working with people with neurological problems in any clinical setting. It is written by a team of expert contributors offering an international perspective on core concepts, irrespective of philosophical frameworks or health care systems. Rapid access to essential information is contained in one concise volume, providing expert knowledge and advice at your fingertips. This pocketbook should be a valuable guide to evidence-based practice for student physiotherapists and their teachers, as well as qualified clinicians.

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    Pocketbook of Neurological Physiotherapy
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Dr. Sheila Lennon, By (author) Professor Maria Stokes
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 317
    Width: 124 mm
    Height: 186 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 381 g
    ISBN 13: 9780443068546
    ISBN 10: 0443068542

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.6
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26960
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: MJN
    B&T General Subject: 510
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 59
    BIC subject category V2: MQS
    BISAC V2.8: MED057000, MED056000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: MED003060
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 616.8/043, 616.8043
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 616.80462
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: RC350.P48 P63 2009
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Thema V1.0: MKJ, MQV, MQS
    Illustrations note
    Approx. 150 illustrations (100 in full color)
    Elsevier Health Sciences
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    01 November 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Table of contents
    Section 1: Background Knowledge Chapter 1: Evidence based practice Chapter 2: Ensuring patient and carer centred care Chapter 3: The wider context of neurorehabilitation Chapter 4: Motor control Chapter 5: Neural plasticity in motor learning and motor recovery Chapter 6: Common neurological conditions Chapter 7: Common motor impairments, and their impact on activity Section 2: Clinical decision making Chapter 8: Guiding principles for neurological physiotherapy Chapter 9: Neurological Assessment: the basis of clinical decision making Chapter 10: Treatment: minimising impairments, activity limitations and participation restrictions 10.1 The acute patient before and after stabilization (Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, Guillain-Barre Syndrome) 10.2 The acute patient with potential for recovery (Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, Guillain-Barre Syndrome) 10.3 The acute patient with limited potential for recovery (complete Spinal Cord Injury) 10.4 The patient with degenerative disease (Multiple Sclerosis) 10.5 The patient with degenerative disease (Parkinson's disease) Chapter 11: Outcome measurement Chapter 12: Continuity of care Section 3: Other considerations Chapter 13: Respiratory considerations Chapter 14: Cognitive Perceptual Considerations Chapter 15: Communication considerations Chapter 16: Orthotic management Section 4: Appendices Appendix 1: Neurological Investigations Appendix 2: Drug treatment in neurological rehabilitation Appendix 3: Abbreviations Appendix 4: Glossary of terms