cover image - Physical Management for Neurological Conditions,4th Edition
ISBN: 9780702071744
Page Count: 592
Imprint: Elsevier
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Physical Management for Neurological Conditions, 4th Edition

by Sheila Lennon, PhD MSc BSc FCSP, Gita Ramdharry, BSc (Hons) PG Cert, MSc, PhD and Geert Verheyden, PhD
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cover image - Physical Management for Neurological Conditions,4th Edition
ISBN: 9780702071744
Page Count: 592
Imprint: Elsevier
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Following the success of the previous three editions, Physical Management for Neurological Conditions 4th edition remains the most up-to-date evidence-based textbook for undergraduate students in health professions and qualified therapists.

Written by an international team of clinicians and researchers, it is applicable to a number of healthcare systems, with a special focus on physiotherapy. New chapters have been added to cover both common and rare conditions, such as Hereditary Disorders, Functional Motor disorders and Neuromuscular diseases.

    • Comprehensive and handy reference on physical management and movement limitations, suitable to any health care context and environment
    • Use of eclectic approach which focuses on selecting the appropriate evidence-based tools to assess and treat neurological conditions without subscribing to any specific treatment approaches
    • International case studies are presented to provide worldwide scientific evidence
    • Fully revised by international contributors with the inclusion of 8 new chapters covering:
      • Common impairments
      • Inherited neurological disorders
      • Complex case management
      • Virtual reality and interactive gaming technologies
  • 1. Guiding principles of neurorehabilitation

    2. Common impairments and the impact on activity

    3. Observation and analysis of movement

    4. Measurement tools

    5. Goal setting in stroke rehabilitation

    6. Respiratory management

    7. Stroke

    8. Traumatic brain injury

    9. Spinal cord injury

    10. Multiple sclerosis

    11. Parkinson's

    12. Inherited neurological conditions (HD, SCA, HSP)

    13. Motor neuron disease

    14. Polyneuropathies

    15. Muscle disease

    16. Functional motor disorders

    17. Self-management

    18. Virtual rehabilitation: Virtual reality and interactive gaming technologies in neurorehabilitation

    19. Falls and their management

    20. Physical activity and exercise

    21. Vestibular rehabilitation

    22. Pain management

    23. Clinical neuropsychology in rehabilitation

    24. Complex case management

  • Sheila Lennon, PhD MSc BSc FCSP, Professor of Physiotherapy, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Flinders University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia, Gita Ramdharry, BSc (Hons) PG Cert, MSc, PhD, Associate Professor, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Kingston University and St George's, University of London; Consultant Allied Health Professional, Queen Square Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, University College London NHS Foundation Trust, London UK. and Geert Verheyden, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, KU Leuven, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
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