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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation presents today’s best physiatry knowledge and techniques, ideal for the whole rehabilitation team. This trusted reference delivers the proven science and comprehensive guidance you need to offer every patient maximum pain relief and optimal return to function. In this new edition, Dr. Randall L. Braddom covers current developments in interventional injection procedures, the management of chronic pain, integrative medicine, recent changes in the focus of stroke and brain injury rehabilitation, and much more. Access the complete contents online along with 1000 self-assessment questions at


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Hardbound, 1532 Pages

Published: December 2010

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-0884-4


  • Section 1: Evaluation

    1. The Physiatric History and Physical Examination

    2. Examination of the Pediatric Patient

    3. Adult Neurogenic Communication

    4. Psychological Assessment and Intervention in Rehabilitation

    5. Gait Anaylsis: Technology and Clinical Applications

    6. Impairment Rating and Disability Determination

    7. Nuerologic and Musculoskeletal Imaging Studies

    8. Quality and Outcome Measures for Medical Rehabilitation

    9. Elecrodiagnostic Medicine I: Fundamental Principles

    10. Electrodiagnostic Medicine II: Clinical Evaluation and Findings

    11. Electrodiagnostic Medicine III: Case Studies

    Section 2: Treatment Techniques and Special Equipment

    12. Rehabilitation and Prosthetic Restoration in Upper Limb Amputation

    13. Rehabilitation and Prosthetic Restoration in Lower Limb Amputation

    14. Upper Limb Orthotic Devices

    15. Lower Limb Orthotic Devices

    16. Spinal Orthoses

    17. Wheelchairs and Seating Systems

    18. Therapeutic Exercise

    19. Manipulation, Traction, and Massage

    20. Physical Agent Modalities

    21. Electrical Stimulation

    22. Integrative Medicine in Rehabilitation

    23. Computer Assistive Devices and Environmental Controls

    24. Peripheral Joint and Soft Tissue Injection Techniques

    25. Spinal Injection Techniques

    Section 3: Common Clinical Problems

    26. Achieving Functional Independence

    27. Rehabilitation of Patients with Swallowing Disorders

    28. Management of Bladder Dysfunction

    29. Neurogenic Bowel: Dysfunction and Rehabilitation

    30. Spasticity Management

    31. Sexuality Dysfucntion and Disability

    32. Prevention and Management of Chronic Wounds

    33. Cardiac Rehabilitation

    34. Pulmonary Rehabilitation

    35. Employment of Persons with Disabilities

    36. Rheumatic Diseases

    Section 4: Issues in Specific Diagnoses

    37. Common Neck Problems

    38. Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Upper Limb

    39. Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Lower Limb

    40. Low Back Pain

    41. Osteoporosis

    42. Chronic Pain

    43. Muscle Pain Syndromes

    44. Sports Medicine

    45. Occupational Rehabilitation

    46. Motor Neuron Diseases

    47. Rehabilitation of Patients with Neuropathies

    48. Myopathic Disorders

    49. Traumatic Brain Injury

    50. Stroke Syndromes

    51. Degenerative Movement Disorders of the Central Nervous System

    52. Multiple Sclerosis

    53. Cerebral Palsy

    54. Myelominingocele and Other Spinal Dysraphisms

    55. Spinal Cord Injury

    56. Lower Limb Peripheral Vascular Disease

    57. Cancer Rehabilitation

    58. Burn Rehabilitation

    59. Geriatric Rehabilitation

    60. Transplantation of Organs: Rehabilitation to Maximize Outcomes

    61. International Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


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