Neurological Physiotherapy Pocketbook. Edition No. 2. Physiotherapy Pocketbooks

  • ID: 4540152
  • Book
  • 248 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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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 for the current evidence in clinical settings.

Written by new international editors and contributors, this pocketbook provides quick and easy access to essential clinical information.

Key feature:

- 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

Together with the textbook Physical Management for Neurological Conditions 4E, it presents all essential components and conditions for undergraduates and therapists working in neurological clinical practice.
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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

8. Stroke

9. Traumatic brain Injury

10. Spinal cord injury

11. Multiple sclerosis

12. Parkinson's disease

13. Guillain barre syndrome
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Lennon, Sheila Head of Physiotherapy, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia.

Verheyden, Geert Assistant Professor - Research Group for Neuromotor Rehabilitation, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven (Heverlee), Belgium; Visiting Research Fellow, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK; Editor-in-Chief, Physiotherapy Research International.

Ramdharry, Gita Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Kingston University and St George's, University of London, London, UK.
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