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Spinal Cord Injuries

Management and Rehabilitation

From a hospital admittance to discharge to outpatient rehabilitation, Spinal Cord Injuries addresses the wide spectrum of rehabilitation interventions and administrative and clinical issues specific to patients with spinal cord injuries. Comprehensive coverage includes costs, life expectancies, acute care, respiratory care, documentation, goal setting, clinical treatment, complications, and activities of daily living associated with spinal cord patients. In addition to physical therapy interventions and family education components, this resource includes content on incidence, etiology, diagnosis, and clinical features of spinal cord injury.

Hardbound, 608 Pages

Published: January 2008

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-00699-6

Contents

  • Introduction: Profiles in Courage and Hope

    1. Understanding Spinal Cord Injury and Advances in Recovery

    2. Medical Management and Complications of Spinal Cord Injury

    3. Nursing Care and Education for Patients with Spinal Cord Injury

    4. Respiratory Treatment and Equipment

    5. Psychological Adjustments to Spinal Cord Injury

    6. Evaluation

    7. Intervention Principles and Position Changes

    8. Transfer Techniques

    9. Activities of Daily Living

    10. Management of the Upper Limb in Individuals with Tetraplegia

    11. Seating and Positioning

    12. Assessment and Match for Effective Assistive Technology

    13. Using Assistive Technology

    14. Accessible Home Modification and Durable Medical Equipment

    15. Wheelchair Skills

    16. Ambulation

    17. Functional Electrical Stimulation

    18. Exercise and Fitness with Spinal Cord Injury

    19. Sports and Recreation for People with Spinal Cord Injury

    20. Wheel Chair Transportation and Safety

    21. Transportation and Community Access

    22. Functional and Psychosocial Aspects of Aging with SCI

    23. Quality of Life After Spinal Cord Injury

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