Written by Jackie Reznik & Josh Simmons, this multi-contributed text explores contemporary aspects of spinal cord injury treatment and management, as well as essential but not often addressed topics such as paediatric spinal cord injury, high cervical injuries, and the tetraplegic upper limb. The patient experience is emphasised as is the clinical journey through the input from individuals with lived experience of a spinal cord injury.
The text is offering new and important insights into key facets of spinal cord injury treatment and management, Rehabilitation in Spinal Cord Injuries is a practical guide for the physiotherapy students, early career clinicians as well as the medical and health professionals wishing to remain current with advancements in treatment and interventions in this area.
- Introduction to spinal cord injury
2. From the field to the emergency department and beyond
3. The shifting paradigm in the physiotherapy treatment of spinal cord injuries
4. Early hospital management of the patient with a spinal cord injury
6. Functional independence
7. Use of electrotherapeutic techniques in the treatment of spinal cord injury
8. Modes of transport
10. Hydrotherapy for a patient with an SCI
11. Incomplete spinal and peripheral nerve lesions
12. Overview of sexual function and changes post-SCI
13. Exercise and sport and the person with spinal cord injury
14. Paediatric spinal cord injury
15. Ageing with a spinal cord injury
16. High cervical lesions
17. Ageing with a spinal cord injury
18. Common complications of spinal cord injury
19. Psychological sequelae of spinal cord injuries
20. Sociological issues associated with spinal cord injury – a personal journey
21. The hazards of living with a spinal cord injury
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- © Elsevier 2020
- 1st June 2020
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Adjunct Senior Lecturer, James Cook University, Queensland, Australia Associate Senior Lecturer, Curtin University, WA, Australia Honorary Research Associate, Institute of Child Health, UCL/GOSH, London, UK
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