Stroke Rehabilitation Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 5th Edition
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
Learn to confidently manage the growing number of stroke rehabilitation clients with Gillen’s Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function-Based Approach, 5th Edition. Using a holistic and multidisciplinary approach, this unique text remains the only comprehensive, evidence-based stroke rehabilitation resource for occupational therapists. This new fifth edition has been extensively updated to include the research, trends, and best practices in the field. 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.
- Case studies challenge students to apply rehabilitation concepts to realistic scenarios.
- Evidence-based clinical trials and outcome studies clearly outline the basis for stroke interventions.
- A survivor's perspective is included in one chapter to give students a better understanding of the stroke rehabilitation process from the client'' point-of-view.
- 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 students assess their understanding of rehabilitation concepts.
- Key terms and chapter objectives at the beginning of each chapter help students study more efficiently.
- NEW! Revised and expanded content keeps students up to date on the latest information in all areas of stroke rehabilitation.
- NEW! Updated references reflect the changes that have been made in the field.
- NEW! Assessment Appendix and Pharmacological Appendix
- UPDATED! Resources for Educators and Students on Evolve
Part 1: Foundations of Stroke Rehabilitation 1. Pathophysiology, Medical Management and Acute Rehabilitation of Stroke Survivors 2. Improving Participation and Quality of Life through Occupation 3. Task-Oriented Approach to Stroke Rehabilitation 4. Client Centeredness: A Survivor's Perspective
Part 2: Maximizing Participation in Everyday Activities 5. Enhancing Performance of Activities of Daily Living Tasks 6. Adaptations for Managing Daily Activities with Hemiparesis 7. Functional Mobility 8. Gait Awareness 9. Work after Stroke 10. Driving and Community Mobility as an Instrumental Activity of Daily Living 11. Parenting after Stroke 12. Sexual Function and Intimacy 13. Leisure Participation after Stroke 14. Caregiving after Stroke
Part 3: Maximizing Outcomes for Specific Problem Areas Following Stroke 15. Psychological Aspects of Stroke Rehabilitation 16. Approaches to Motor Control Dysfunction: An Evidence-Based Review 17. Seated Postural Control: Supporting Functional Independence 18. Overview of Balance Impairments: Functional Implications 19. Vestibular Rehabilitation and Stroke 20. Upper Extremity Function and Management 21. Rehabilitation Technologies to Promote Upper Limb Recovery after Stroke 22. Edema Control 23. Orthotic Devices after Stroke 24. Managing Visual and Visuospatial Impairments to Optimize Function 25. Impact of Neurobehavioral Deficits on Activities of Daily Living 26. Treatment of Cognitive-Perceptual Deficits: A Function-Based Approach 27. Seating and Wheeled Mobility Prescription 28. Managing Speech and Language Deficits after Stroke 29. Dysphagia Management 30. Home Evaluation and Modifications
Electronic Chapters 31. A Survivor's Perspective II: Stroke
Assessment Appendix Appendix A: Job Performance Measure Index
Glen Gillen, EdD, OTR, FAOTA, Associate Director and Associate Professor, Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine (Occupational Therapy), Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York and Dawn M. Nilsen, EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Associate Professor of Regenerative and Rehabilitation Medicine (Occupational Therapy) at
Columbia University Medical Center
Programs in Occupational Therapy