Rehabilitation of Stroke

By

  • Paul Kaplan, MD, Medical Director, Rehabilitation Management Systems, Sacramento, CA; Honorary Professor, University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine, Vancouver, Canada
  • Rene Cailliet, MD, Clinical Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
  • Candia Kaplan, PhD, ABPP, Manager, Health Psychology and Internship Training Director, Psychiatric Services, Ball Memorial Hospital, Muncie, IN

The primary care physician will benefit from an increased understanding in how neurological findings lead to specific impairment.
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Book information

  • Published: November 2002
  • Imprint: BUTTERWORTH HEINEMANN
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-7432-4


Table of Contents

Clinical Presentation: The Parietal Lobe Hand; Frontal Lobe Foot; Thalamic Hyperreflexia; Decorticate Presentation; Deficits of the Posterior Circulation of the CNS. Treatment of Inpatients During Acute Rehabilitation: Influence of Premorbid Life Style; Deficits of Function; Complications--Rebleeding, Hydrocephalus, and Delayed Cerebral Ischemia. Treatment of Outpatients after Discharge: Musculoskeletal Manifestations of Hemorrhagic Stroke; Complex Regional Pain Syndrome; Flexor Synergy of the Upper Extremity Following Hemorrhagic Stroke; Lower Extremity in Stroke; Musculoskeletal Painful Conditions Resulting from Hemorrhagic Stroke; The Patient with a Hidden Disability; Neurorehabilitative Psychological Treatment; Rehabilitation Psychological Treatment.