Braddom’s Rehabilitation Care: A Clinical Handbook
Concise and portable, Braddom’s Clinical Handbook of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, by Drs. David X. Cifu and Henry L. Lew, gives you dependable, up-to-date content in a handbook format ideally suited for use at the bedside or in outpatient clinics. This quick reference covers the everyday topics you need – assistive devices and orthoses, spasticity, pediatric, adult, and geriatric care, pain management, outcome measures, and much more – all derived from the most trusted name in the field of PM&R.
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- An ideal resource for the entire rehabilitation team as a quick reference or study guide.
- Highlights key concepts spanning the full spectrum of rehabilitation medicine to help optimize outcomes for patients with a range of chronic diseases, impairments, and disabilities.
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SECTION 1 Evaluation
1. The Physiatric History and Physical Examination
2. History and Examination of the Pediatric Patient
3. Adult Neurogenic Communication and Swallowing Disorders
4. Psychological Assessment and Intervention in Rehabilitation
5. Practical Aspects Of Impairment Rating And Disability Determination
6. Employment of People with Disabilities
7. Quality and Outcome Measures for Medical Rehabilitation
8. Electrodiagnostic Medicine
SECTION 2 Treatment Techniques and Special Equipment
9. Rehabilitation and Prosthetic Restoration in Upper Limb Amputation
10. Lower Limb Amputation and Gait
11. Upper Limb Orthoses
12. Lower Limb Orthoses
13. Spinal Orthoses
14. Wheelchairs and Seating Systems
15. Therapeutic Exercise
16. Manipulation, Traction, and Massage
17. Physical Agent Modalities
18. Integrative Medicine in Rehabilitation
19. Computer Assistive Devices and Environmental Controls
SECTION 3 Common Clinical Problems
20. Bladder Dysfunction
21. Neurogenic Bowel: Dysfunction and Rehabilitation
22. Sexual Dysfunction and Disability
24. Chronic Wounds
25. Vascular Diseases
27. Acute Medical Conditions
28. Chronic Medical Conditions: Pulmonary Disease, Organ Transplantation, and Diabetes
29. Cancer Rehabilitation
30. The Geriatric Patient
31. Rheumatologic Rehabilitation
SECTION 4 Issues in Specific Diagnoses
32. Common Neck Problems
33. Low Back Pain
35. Upper Limb Pain and Dysfunction
36. Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Lower Limb
37. Chronic Pain
38. Pelvic Floor Disorders
39. Sports Medicine and Adaptive Sports
40. Motor Neuron Diseases
41. Rehabilitation of Patients with Neuropathies
43. Traumatic Brain Injury
44. Stroke Syndromes
45. Degenerative Movement Disorders of the Central Nervous System
46. Multiple Sclerosis
47. Cerebral Palsy
48. Myelomeningocele and Other Spinal Dysraphisms
49. Spinal Cord Injury
50. Auditory, Vestibular, and Visual Impairments
David X. Cifu, MD, Professor and Chairman, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia; National Director for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services, Office of Rehabilitation and Prosthetic Services, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, District of Columbia and Henry L. Lew, MD, PhD, M.D., Ph.D., Tenured Professor and Chair, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI and Adjunct Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA, United States