Description

The primary care physician will benefit from an increased understanding in how neurological findings lead to specific impairment.

Key Features

· 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

Table of Contents

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.

Details

No. of pages:
192
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2003
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Electronic ISBN:
9780702038860
Print ISBN:
9780750674324

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