Acquired Brain Injury: An Integrative Neuro-Rehabilitation by Jean Elbaum, Deborah Benson

By Jean Elbaum, Deborah Benson

Regardless of etiology, comparable to twist of fate, tumor, stroke or attack, got mind damage provides various demanding situations for survivors, caregivers and treating pros. Interdisciplinary and built-in reviews, remedy, and administration can suggest the variation among profitable restoration and unlucky outcomes.

The first ebook to give a entire staff method of rehabilitation of ABI survivors, Acquired mind Injury supplies clinical and scientific experts a deeper figuring out of not just each one others' roles, but additionally their complementary functions.

-The scientific administration of ABI—neurosurgery, neurology, physiatry—and the scientific specialties involved—neuropsychiatry, neurourology, and neuro-optometry

-In-depth dialogue of the jobs of occupational, speech-language, and stability therapies

-Separate chapters on nursing, neuropsychology, and case management

-Behavioral and emotional demanding situations universal to people with ABI

-The significance of addressing relatives needs

-Long-term challenges

-Case examples all through illustrating a variety of accidents, indicators, and levels of restoration

Based at the editors’ mixed event of greater than forty years within the neuro-rehabilitation box, this entire quantity clarifies rehabilitation objectives and methods for the health practitioner, rehab professional, the complicated pupil, and sufferers’ advocates. With ABI so prevalent—roughly 1.5 million new situations consistent with year—this ebook couldn’t be extra timely.

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Biomechanics of Lower Limb Prosthetics by Mark R. Pitkin

By Mark R. Pitkin

The most eminent characteristic of "Biomechanics of decrease Limb Prosthetics" is the demonstration of the practicality of biomechanics, whilst utilized to decrease limb prosthetics. a number of unique suggestions are defined, one in every of which, "rolling technology," has been carried out in prosthetic units, whereas the primary of "reciprocal anti-resonance in locomotion" addresses destiny reports. an idea of anthropomorphicity offered through the writer is a key instrument in making plans the layout of a synthetic limb or its components.

Measurement techniques and kit utilized in biomechanical laboratories are offered. The booklet demonstrates how the research of biomechanical information is a device within the decision-making means of a prosthetic fashion designer and clinician. the writer stocks his event within the improvement of a protocol for biomechanics topic trials utilized in NIH-supported studies.

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Handbook of Applied Disability and Rehabilitation Research by Kristofer J. Hagglund PhD ABPP, Allen W. Heinemann PhD

By Kristofer J. Hagglund PhD ABPP, Allen W. Heinemann PhD ABPP

Now, greater than ever, the sector of rehabilitation psychology is becoming. This book--one of the few that focuses exclusively on rehabilitation psychology research--provides the reader with the main up to date examine learn and perform in the box of rehabilitation psychology. It deals innovations for destiny study courses, coverage alterations, and medical interventions from a number of the views inside rehabilitation psychology study and perform, and seeks to illustrate how a lot the sector can evolve with the implementation of those changes.

issues lined include:

  • Assistive know-how
  • Health coverage
  • Cultural variety
  • Employment
  • Future of rehabilitation examine
  • Community integration
  • Health disparities

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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pocketpedia by Howard Choi, Ross Sugar, David E. Fish, Matthew Shatzer,

By Howard Choi, Ross Sugar, David E. Fish, Matthew Shatzer, Brian Krabak

The Physical drugs and Rehabilitation Pocketpedia is a pocket-sized, quick-reference software for the busy resident or clinician. It comprises charts, tables, diagrams, and illustrations that current key evidence and issues crucial for day by day sufferer care. The ebook used to be ready and field-tested through citizens within the PM&R division on the Johns Hopkins college university of medication, who be aware of from event what info clinicians should have at their fingertips. insurance encompasses all issues, diagnostic checks, and therapy modalities and contains a pharmacopeia.

The Physical drugs and Rehabilitation Pocketpedia can also be to be had electronically to your hand held machine. See PDA directory for details.

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Spinal Instability by Luigi Manfrè (eds.)

By Luigi Manfrè (eds.)

This easy-to-consult consultant describes new minimally invasive systems for the therapy of spinal instability which are observed by means of fewer problems and side-effects, lessen the dangers of anesthesia, and reduce expenses. transparent money owed of various CT, X-ray, and MRI guided options are supplied, together with radiofrequency ablation in part syndrome, cervical backbone fusion, posterior and anterior lumbar backbone fusion, and lumbosacral fusion. a quick yet complete advent is incorporated on biomechanics, correct scientific syndromes, and diagnostic imaging. Like different books within the Springer sequence New tactics in Spinal Interventional Neuroradiology, this practice-oriented quantity will fill an important hole within the literature and meet the necessity expressed via numerous experts (interventional neuroradiologists and radiologists, neurosurgeons, and orthopedists) for a topical and convenient consultant that particularly illustrates the shortly to be had fabrics and methods.

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Spasticity: Diagnosis and Management by Allison Brashear MD

By Allison Brashear MD

A Doody's center identify 2012

Spasticity: analysis and Management is the 1st ebook exclusively devoted to the analysis and therapy of spasticity. This pioneering paintings defines spasticity within the large context of higher Motor Neuron Syndrome and focuses now not on a unmarried part, yet at the complete constellation of stipulations that make up the UMNS and infrequently result in disability.

Spasticity: prognosis and Management essentially defines the method for the prognosis of spasticity, the elemental technology at the back of its pathophysiology, the size instruments used for evaluate, and experiences the on hand healing procedures. Divided into 5 sections, this complete medical source presents a roadmap for assessing the complex photo of spasticity and selecting the fitting interventions. cures together with oral medicines, intrathecal baclofen, botulinum toxin and phenol, and surgical innovations are completely mentioned, as are non-medical remedies and the function of the rising applied sciences. the entire spectrum of illnesses regarding spasticity in adults and kids and the original diagnostic and administration demanding situations they current is addressed via skilled clinicians. this article is a one-stop resource for physicians, therapists and different participants of the spasticity administration group tasked with the target of bettering sufferer care and outcomes.

Special good points of Spasticity: analysis and Management include

  • In-depth insurance of diagnoses, interventions, and results throughout a number of pathologies
  • Tools and medical measurements for sufferer overview
  • Treatment-focused chapters outlining present scientific and different healing innovations
  • Illustrated overview of limb anatomy
  • Hands-on counsel to chemodenervation suggestions with botulinum toxin and phenol, and ITB administration
  • Disease-based chapters dedicated to the complete variety of scientific stipulations related to spasticity in adults.and youngsters
  • Multidisciplinary viewpoint helping a staff method of care

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Cognitive Behavioural Interventions in Physiotherapy and by Marie Donaghy PhD BA(Hons) FCSP FHEA, Maggie Nicol PhD

By Marie Donaghy PhD BA(Hons) FCSP FHEA, Maggie Nicol PhD MPhil FCOT Cert FE, Kate M. Davidson MA MPhil PhD FBPsS

This name is directed essentially in the direction of healthiness care execs open air of the USA. It offers the applying of the version of cognitive behavioural intervention within the perform of physiotherapy and occupational remedy addressing more than a few medical issues of contributions from pros who're experts of their box. The ebook explains the mental version and offers a reason for utilizing CBT as a device to bolster physiotherapy and occupational remedy interventions. Case reviews are vital to this publication, highlighting the applying of CBT, outlining the suggestions, and illustrating the results and bounds of therapy.

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Chinese Medicated Liquor Therapy by Song Nong

By Song Nong

Technique and prescriptions for numerous remedies of illnesses. Written for the scholar and practitioners of TCM with thousands of prescriptions. each one prescription is concisely defined (ingredients, method, instructions and symptoms) and the names of such a lot ailments used are these of the indications and syndromes habitually utilized in conventional chinese language medication.

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Shoulder Surgery Rehabilitation: A Teamwork Approach by Giovanni Di Giacomo, Silvia Bellachioma

By Giovanni Di Giacomo, Silvia Bellachioma

This ebook goals to equip physiotherapists rehabilitation experts and orthopedics to supply the very best take care of sufferers who've passed through surgical procedure for a number of the extra universal shoulder pathologies, together with fractures of the proximal 3rd of the humerus, arthritis and prosthesis of glenohumeral joint, glenohumeral instability, rotator cuff lesions, different athletic accidents of the shoulder. It does so via featuring info on numerous elements of the stipulations and their surgical procedure and explaining essentially how those are without delay appropriate to rehabilitation. one of the themes lined are practical anatomy, imaging, remedy symptoms, surgical recommendations and fabrics, peri- and postoperative issues, and communique with the sufferer. The booklet will advertise powerful teamwork, performed utilizing an identical language, among the health practitioner and the rehabilitator, and may facilitate the improvement and implementation of a rehabilitation software that has the easiest likelihood of effecting a quickly and entire restoration in every one person case.

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Color Atlas of Neurology by Reinhard Rohkamm

By Reinhard Rohkamm

Nordwest-Krankenhaus Sanderbusch, Sande, Germany. Pocket atlas deals top of the range colour illustrations and certain info at the prognosis of signs and symptoms of neurologic sickness. Emphasizes stipulations most often visible in scientific perform. additionally comprises the basics of the anatomic constitution of the apprehensive method. Softcover.

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