Rehabilitation of Stroke

1st Edition

Authors: Paul Kaplan Rene Cailliet Candia Kaplan
Paperback ISBN: 9780750674324
eBook ISBN: 9780702038860
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 8th November 2002
Page Count: 192


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.


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About the Author

Paul Kaplan

Affiliations and Expertise

Medical Director, Rehabilitation Management Systems, Sacramento, CA; Honorary Professor, University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine, Vancouver, Canada

Rene Cailliet

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

Candia Kaplan

Affiliations and Expertise

Manager, Health Psychology and Internship Training Director, Psychiatric Services, Ball Memorial Hospital, Muncie, IN