Physical Management for Neurological Conditions - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9780702071744

Physical Management for Neurological Conditions

4th Edition

Editors: Sheila Lennon Geert Verheyden Gita Ramdharry
Paperback ISBN: 9780702071744
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 7th September 2018
Page Count: 592
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Table of Contents

1. Guiding principles of neurorehabilitation

2. Common impairments and the impact on activity

3. Observation and analysis of movement

4. Measurement tools

5. Goal setting in stroke rehabilitation

6. Respiratory management

7. Stroke

8. Traumatic brain injury

9. Spinal cord injury

10. Multiple sclerosis

11. Parkinson's

12. Inherited neurological conditions (HD, SCA, HSP)

13. Motor neuron disease

14. Polyneuropathies

15. Muscle disease

16. Functional motor disorders

17. Self-management

18. Virtual rehabilitation: Virtual reality and interactive gaming technologies in neurorehabilitation

19. Falls and their management

20. Physical activity and exercise

21. Vestibular rehabilitation

22. Pain management

23. Clinical neuropsychology in rehabilitation

24. Complex case management


Description

Following the success of the previous three editions, Physical Management for Neurological Conditions 4th edition remains the most up-to-date evidence-based textbook for undergraduate students in health professions and qualified therapists.

Written by an international team of clinicians and researchers, it is applicable to a number of healthcare systems, with a special focus on physiotherapy. New chapters have been added to cover both common and rare conditions, such as Hereditary Disorders, Functional Motor disorders and Neuromuscular diseases.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive and handy reference on physical management and movement limitations, suitable to any health care context and environment
  • Use of eclectic approach which focuses on selecting the appropriate evidence-based tools to assess and treat neurological conditions without subscribing to any specific treatment approaches
  • International case studies are presented to provide worldwide scientific evidence

Details

No. of pages:
592
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2019
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
Paperback ISBN:
9780702071744

About the Editors

Sheila Lennon Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Head of Physiotherapy, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia

Geert Verheyden Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Gita Ramdharry Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

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