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Comprehensive and concise review of the essential facts needed to do a successful clinical rotation in physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R). Writing to be quickly read and comprehended, the authors spell out the implications of brain injury, the effects of spinal cord injury, the uses of orthotics and prosthetics, and the crucial importance of cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation to maximize functional independence. Additional chapters detail the principles of pediatric, neuromuscular, cancer, and orthopedic rehabilitation, and demonstrate the use of electrodiagnostic techniques that can be used to help localize a lesion of the neuromuscular system and determine its severity, time course, and prognosis. The book also provides a handy review for passing PM&R board exams.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 348 pages
  • 132 x 204 x 20mm | 439.99g
  • Humana Press Inc.
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 5 black & white illustrations, biography
  • 1588296180
  • 9781588296184
  • 2,391,004

Review quote

From the reviews: "This book serves as an introduction for medical students and junior residents ... . The main purpose of this book is to provide information to inexperienced staff, enabling them to begin a rotation confidently ... . The book is easy to read and is presented in a clean and concise manner ... . useful as a guide for students and newly qualified physiotherapists. ... It could also be very useful as a refresher or revision tool ... . good addition to a physiotherapist's personal library." (Hayley Jackson, Physiology, June, 2007)show more

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Every medical student and junior resident needs a basic introductory survey that concisely presents all of the critical information underlying their specialty. In Essential Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, nationally and internationally recognized experts join forces to summarize the essential facts needed to do a successful clinical rotation in physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R). Writing to be quickly read and comprehended, the authors spell out the implications of brain injury, the effects of spinal cord injury, the uses of orthotics and prosthetics, and the crucial importance of cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation to maximize functional independence. Additional chapters concisely detail the principles of pediatric, neuromuscular, cancer, and orthopedic rehabilitation, and demonstrate the use of electrodiagnostic techniques that can be used to help localize a lesion of the neuromuscular system and determine its severity, time course, and prognosis. Comprehensive in its organization and concise in its presentation of essential information, Essential Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation not only explains to the medical student and junior resident everything they need to know before and during residency training and a first rotation, but also provides a handy review for passing PM&R board exams.show more

Table of contents

Traumatic Brain Injury Ramnik Singh and Michael W. O'Dell Stroke Brenda S. Mallory Spinal Cord Injury Monifa Brooks and Steven Kirshblum Prosthetics and Orthotics Heikki Uustal Cardiac Rehabilitation Mathew N. Bartels Pulmonary Rehabilitation Mathew N. Bartels Pediatric Rehabilitation Jilda N. Vargus-Adams Neuromuscular Rehabilitation Nancy E. Strauss, Shikha Sethi, and Stanley J. Myers Cancer Rehabilitation Michael D. Stubblefield and Christian M. Custodio Orthopedic Rehabilitation C. David Lin Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine Grant Cooper, Yusuf Tatli, and Gregory E. Lutz Electrodiagnostic Medicine Joseph Feinberg, Jennifer Solomon, Christian M. Custodio, and Michael D. Stubblefield Indexshow more

Review Text

From the reviews: "This book serves as an introduction for medical students and junior residents ... . The main purpose of this book is to provide information to inexperienced staff, enabling them to begin a rotation confidently ... . The book is easy to read and is presented in a clean and concise manner ... . useful as a guide for students and newly qualified physiotherapists. ... It could also be very useful as a refresher or revision tool ... . good addition to a physiotherapist's personal library." (Hayley Jackson, Physiology, June, 2007)show more