Nationwide there has been an increase in demand for rehabilitation services brought on by an increasingly aging population and improved survival rates after stroke due to advancing medical care and technology. This is a clinical reference that maps out the rehabilitative care of stroke patients. This title covers everything from clinical presentation, to rehabilitation psychological treatments.
· Covers clinical presentations.
· Treatment during acute rehabilitation.
· Complete coverage of deficits of function, medical complications, and pain syndromes.
· Very practical orientation.
· Complete coverage of the rehabilitation process, from acute care to inpatient care to outpatient care
Clinical Presentation: The Parietal Lobe Hand; Frontal Lobe Foot; Thalamic Hyperreflexia; Decorticate Presentation; Deficits of the Posterior Circulation of the CNS. Treatment of Inpatients During Acute Rehabilitation: Influence of Premorbid Life Style; Deficits of Function; Complications--Rebleeding, Hydrocephalus, and Delayed Cerebral Ischemia. Treatment of Outpatients after Discharge: Musculoskeletal Manifestations of Hemorrhagic Stroke; Complex Regional Pain Syndrome; Flexor Synergy of the Upper Extremity Following Hemorrhagic Stroke; Lower Extremity in Stroke; Musculoskeletal Painful Conditions Resulting from Hemorrhagic Stroke; The Patient with a Hidden Disability; Neurorehabilitative Psychological Treatment; Rehabilitation Psychological Treatment.
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 2003
- 8th November 2002
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Medical Director, Rehabilitation Management Systems, Sacramento, CA; Honorary Professor, University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine, Vancouver, Canada
Clinical Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
Manager, Health Psychology and Internship Training Director, Psychiatric Services, Ball Memorial Hospital, Muncie, IN