Key Features

  • UNIQUE! Emerging topics are covered in detail, including chapters such as Movement Development Across the Lifespan, Health and Wellness: The Beginning of the Paradigm, Documentation, and Cardiopulmonary Interactions.
  • UNIQUE! A section on neurological problems accompanying specific system problems includes hot topics such as poor vision, pelvic floor dysfunction, and pain.
  • A problem-solving approach helps you apply your knowledge to examinations, evaluations, prognoses, and intervention strategies.
  • Evidence-based research sets up best practices, covering topics such as the theory of neurologic rehabilitation, screening and diagnostic tests, treatments and interventions, and the patient's psychosocial concerns Information.
  • Case studies use real-world examples to promote problem-solving skills.
  • Non-traditional approaches to neurological interventions in the Alternative and Complementary Therapies chapter include the movement approach, energy approach, and physical body system approaches therapies.
  • Terminology adheres to the best practices of the APTA as well as other leading physical therapy organizations, following The Guide to Physical Therapy Practice, the Nagi model, and the ICF World Health Model of patient empowerment.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Foundations for Clinical Practice in Neurological Rehabilitation

1. Foundation for Clinical Practice in Neurological Rehabilitation

2. Health & Wellness in Rehabilitation

3. Motor Development Across the Life Span

4. Theories of Motor Control, Motor Learning, and Neuroplasticity

5. Limbic System Function and its Influence Over Motor Control and Learning

6. Psychosocial Adaptation and Adjustment to Nervous System Dysfunction

7. Medical Screening by the Therapist

8. Examination of Impairment, Activities, and Participation

9. Interventions in Neurological Rehabilitation

10. Documentation and Payment Systems for Rehabilitation Services

Section 2: Rehabilitation Management of Clients with Neurologic System Pathology

11. Neurodevelopmental disabilities and High Risk Infants

12. Cerebral Palsy: Management of Clinical Problems

13. Genetic Disorders of the Nervous System: A Pediatric Perspective

14. Learning Disabilities

15. Congenital Spinal Cord Injury

16. Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury

17. Neuromuscular Diseases

18. Neurovascular Entrapment Syndromes: Beyond the Central Nervous System

19. Multiple Sclerosis

20. Basal Ganglia System Dysfunction: Disorders of Posture and Movement

21. Cerebellar Dysfunction: Movement Disorders and Management

22. Vestibular System Disorders and Balance Dysfunction

23. Stroke and Hemiplegia

24. Traumatic Brain Injury

25. Brain Tumors

26. Inflammatory and Infections Disorders of the Brain

27. Dementia and Disorder of Cognition

Section 3: Examination and Intervention for Improved Outcomes in Clients with Nervous System Dysfunction

28. Visual System and Perceptual Dysfunction: Examination and Intervention

29. Urinary System Dysfunction an

Details

No. of pages:
1280
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323075879
eBook ISBN:
9780323183482
eBook ISBN:
9780323266499
Print ISBN:
9780323075862

About the editors

Darcy Ann Umphred

Affiliations and Expertise

Emeritus Professor and Past Chair, Department of Physical Therapy, School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA, USA

About the author

Darcy Ann Umphred

Affiliations and Expertise

Emeritus Professor and Past Chair, Department of Physical Therapy, School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA, USA