ISBN: 9780323172844
Page Count: 768
Imprint: Mosby
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Stroke Rehabilitation - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 4th Edition

by Glen Gillen, EdD, OTR, FAOTA
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource - Access Card
ISBN: 9780323172844
Page Count: 768
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $92.95
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Learn to confidently manage the growing number of stroke rehabilitation clients with Gillen’s Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function-Based Approach, 4th Edition. Using a holistic and multidisciplinary approach, this text remains the only comprehensive, evidence-based stroke rehabilitation resource for occupational therapists. The new edition has been extensively updated with the latest information, along with more evidence-based research added to every chapter. As with previous editions, this comprehensive reference uses an application-based method that integrates background medical information, samples of functionally based evaluations, and current treatment techniques and intervention strategies.

    • UNIQUE! Case studies challenge you to apply rehabilitation concepts to realistic scenarios.
    • Evidence-based clinical trials and outcome studies clearly outline the basis for stroke interventions.
    • UNIQUE! Survivor's Perspectives help you understand the stroke rehabilitation process from the client's point-of-view.
    • UNIQUE! A multidisciplinary approach highlights discipline-specific distinctions in stroke rehabilitation among occupation and physical therapists, physicians, and speech-language pathologists.
    • Review questions in each chapter help you assess your understanding of rehabilitation concepts.
    • Key terms and chapter objectives at the beginning of each chapter help you study more efficiently.
    • Three new chapters broaden your understanding of stroke intervention in the areas of Using Technology to Improve Limb Function, Managing Speech and Language Deficits after Stroke, and Parenting after Stroke.
    • Learning activities and interactive references on a companion Evolve Resources website help you review textbook content and locate additional information.
  • 1. Pathophysiology, Medical Management, and Acute Rehabilitation of Stroke Survivors

    2. Psychological Aspects of Stroke Rehabilitation

    3. Improving Participation and Quality of Life through Occupation

    4. Task-Oriented Approach to Stroke Rehabilitation

    5. Activity-Based Intervention in Stroke Rehabilitation

    6. Approaches to Motor Control Dysfunction: An Evidence-Based Review

    7. Trunk Control: Supporting Functional Independence

    8. Overview of Balance Impairments: Functional Implications

    9. Vestibular Rehabilitation and Stroke

    10. Upper Extremity Function and Management

    11. Rehabilitation Technologies to Promote Upper Limb Recovery after Stroke NEW!

    12. Edema Control

    13. Splinting Applications

    14. Functional Mobility

    15. Gait Awareness

    16. Managing Visual and Visuospatial Impairments to Optimize Function

    17. How Therapists Think: Exploring Clinician's Reasoning When Working with Patients Who Have Cognitive and Perceptual Problems Following Stroke

    18. Impact of Neurobehavioral Deficits on Activities of Daily Living

    19. Treatment of Cognitive-Perceptual Deficits: A Function-Based Approach NEW!

    20. Managing Speech and Language Deficits after Stroke NEW!

    21. Enhancing Performance of Activities of Daily Living

    22. Parenting after Stroke

    23. Driving and Community Mobility as an Instrumental Activity of Daily Living

    24. Dysphagia Management

    25. Sexual Function and Intimacy

    26. Seating and Wheeled Mobility Prescription

    27. Home Evaluation and Modifications

    28. Activities o Daily Living Adaptations: Managing the Environment with One-Handed Techniques

    29. Leisure Participation after Stroke

    30. A Survivor's Perspective

    31. A Survivor's Perspective II: Stroke


  • Glen Gillen, EdD, OTR, FAOTA, Associate Director and Associate Professor, Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine (Occupational Therapy), Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York
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