Neurological Physiotherapy Pocketbook Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 2nd Edition
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
The second edition of the Neurological Physiotherapy Pocketbook is the only book for physiotherapists that provides essential evidence-based information in a unique and easy-to-use format, applicable to clinical settings.
Written by new international editors and contributors, this pocketbook provides quick and easy access to essential clinical information.
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- Pocketbook size for when out on clinical placement or working in clinical practice
- Revised and brand new chapters on neurological rehabilitation and essential components
- Concentrates on the six most common conditions, including stroke, traumatic brain and spinal cord injury
- Use of case studies to illustrate specifics of assessment, management and recommended measurement tools
- Expands guiding principles of neurological rehabilitation
- Contains completely revised chapters on essential components
- Concentrates on six most common conditions (stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, Multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s and Guillain Barré Syndrome)
Section 1. Background Knowledge
1. Guiding principles of neurorehabilitation
2. Motor control: structure & function of the nervous system
3. Motor training
4. Neurological assessment
5. Clinical Neurology & Neurological Investigations
6. Management of Common Neurological Impairments, and their impact on activity.
7. Respiratory management
Section 2. Management of common clinical problems: precis from physical management book
9. Traumatic brain Injury
10. Spinal cord injury
11. Multiple sclerosis
12. Parkinson's disease
13. Guillain barre syndrome
Sheila Lennon, PhD MSc BSc FCSP, Emeritus Professor of Physiotherapy, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Flinders University of South Australia, Adelaide,, 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 and Geert Verheyden, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, KU Leuven, University of Leuven, Leuven