Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Secrets

3rd Edition


  • Bryan O'Young
  • Mark Young
  • Steven Stiens
    • Print ISBN 9781416032052

    Key Features

    • Expedites reference and review with a question-and-answer format, bulleted lists, mnemonics, and tips from the authors.
    • Features a two-color page layout, "Key Points" boxes, and lists of useful web sites to enhance your referencing power.
    • Includes a chapter containing the "Top 100 Secrets" in physical medicine and rehabilitation, enabling you to quickly review essential material.
    • Comes in a convenient pocket size for easy access to key information.

    Table of Contents

    Physiatry: The Definition, Assessment and Intervention

    Caring for Persons with Disabilities

    Anatomy and Physiology of the Nervous and Musculoskeletal System

    The Rehabilitation Evaluation

    Fundamentals of Electrodiagnosis

    Essentials of Neurorehabilitation

    Rehabilitation of Organ-Based Systems

    Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation

    Rehabilitation of Soft Tissue and Musculoskeletal Injury

    Rehabilitation after Systemic Disease and Injury
    Chronic Pain

    Rehabilitation in Sports and the Arts

    Work and Rehabilitation

    Developmental Milestones and Pediatric Rehabilitation

    Medical Complications in Rehabilitation

    General Therapeutics

    Physical Modalities

    Interventional Physiatry

    Orthotics and Prosthetics


    Rehabilitation and Complementary Medicine

    Research and Statistics in PM&R


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    About the editors

    Bryan O'Young

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, Attending Physician, Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, New York, NY

    Mark Young

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Chair, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, The Maryland Rehabilitation Center, State of Maryland Department of Education; Faculty, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Faculty, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

    Steven Stiens

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; Attending Physician, Spinal Cord Injury Unit, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA