Pocketbook of Neurological Physiotherapy
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Pocketbook of Neurological Physiotherapy

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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.show more

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  • Paperback | 317 pages
  • 124 x 186 x 18mm | 381.02g
  • Elsevier Health Sciences
  • CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Approx. 150 illustrations (100 in full color)
  • 0443068542
  • 9780443068546
  • 42,016

Table of contents

Section 1: Background Knowledge Chapter 1: Evidence based practiceChapter 2: Ensuring patient and carer centred care Chapter 3: The wider context of neurorehabilitationChapter 4: Motor control Chapter 5: Neural plasticity in motor learning and motor recovery Chapter 6: Common neurological conditionsChapter 7: Common motor impairments, and their impact onactivity Section 2: Clinical decision making Chapter 8: Guiding principles for neurological physiotherapyChapter 9: Neurological Assessment: the basis of clinical decision making Chapter 10: Treatment: minimising impairments, activity limitations and participation restrictions10.1 The acute patient before and after stabilization (Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, Guillain-Barr� Syndrome)10.2 The acute patient with potential for recovery (Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, Guillain-Barr� 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 measurementChapter 12: Continuity of careSection 3: Other considerationsChapter 13: Respiratory considerationsChapter 14: Cognitive Perceptual ConsiderationsChapter 15: Communication considerationsChapter 16: Orthotic managementSection 4: AppendicesAppendix 1: Neurological InvestigationsAppendix 2: Drug treatment in neurological rehabilitationAppendix 3: Abbreviations Appendix 4: Glossary of termsshow more

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