Stroke Rehabilitation - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9780323639941, 9780323639989

Stroke Rehabilitation

5th Edition

A Function-Based Approach

Authors: Glen Gillen Dawn Nilsen
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323639941
eBook ISBN: 9780323639989
eBook ISBN: 9780323639965
eBook ISBN: 9780323639972
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 7th October 2020
Page Count: 752

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Learn to confidently manage the growing number of stroke rehabilitation clients with Gillen’s Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function-Based Approach, 5th Edition. Using a holistic and multidisciplinary approach, this unique text remains the only comprehensive, evidence-based stroke rehabilitation resource for occupational therapists. This new fifth edition has been extensively updated to include the research, trends, and best practices in the field. As with previous editions, this comprehensive reference uses an application-based method that integrates background medical information, samples of functionally based evaluations, and current treatment techniques and intervention strategies.

Key Features

  • Case studies challenge you to apply rehabilitation concepts to realistic scenarios.
  • Evidence-based clinical trials and outcome studies clearly outline the basis for stroke interventions.
  • A survivor's perspective is included in one chapter to give you a better understanding of the stroke rehabilitation process from the client point-of-view.
  • Multidisciplinary approach highlights discipline-specific distinctions in stroke rehabilitation among occupation and physical therapists, physicians, and speech-language pathologists.
  • Review questions in each chapter help you assess your understanding of rehabilitation concepts.
  • Key terms and chapter objectives at the beginning of each chapter help you study more efficiently.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Foundations of Stroke Rehabilitation
1. Pathophysiology, Medical Management and Acute Rehabilitation of Stroke Survivors
2. Improving Participation and Quality of Life through Occupation
3. Task-Oriented Approach to Stroke Rehabilitation
4. Client Centeredness: A Survivor's Perspective

Part 2: Maximizing Participation in Everyday Activities
5. Enhancing Performance of Activities of Daily Living Tasks
6. Adaptations for Managing Daily Activities with Hemiparesis
7. Functional Mobility
8. Gait Awareness
9. Work after Stroke
10. Driving and Community Mobility as an Instrumental Activity of Daily Living
11. Parenting after Stroke
12. Sexual Function and Intimacy
13. Leisure Participation after Stroke
14.  Caregiving after Stroke

Part 3: Maximizing Outcomes for Specific Problem Areas Following Stroke
15. Psychological Aspects of Stroke Rehabilitation
16. Approaches to Motor Control Dysfunction: An Evidence-Based Review
17. Seated Postural Control: Supporting Functional Independence
18. Overview of Balance Impairments: Functional Implications
19. Vestibular Rehabilitation and Stroke
20. Upper Extremity Function and Management
21. Rehabilitation Technologies to Promote Upper Limb Recovery after Stroke
22. Edema Control
23. Orthotic Devices after Stroke
24. Managing Visual and Visuospatial Impairments to Optimize Function 
25. Impact of Neurobehavioral Deficits on Activities of Daily Living
26. Treatment of Cognitive-Perceptual Deficits: A Function-Based Approach 
27. Seating and Wheeled Mobility Prescription
28. Managing Speech and Language Deficits after Stroke
29. Dysphagia Management
30. Home Evaluation and Modifications

Electronic Chapters
31. A Survivor's Perspective II: Stroke

Assessment Appendix
Appendix A: Job Performance Measure


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About the Authors

Glen Gillen

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Director and Associate Professor, Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine (Occupational Therapy), Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York

Dawn Nilsen

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Regenerative and Rehabilitation Medicine (Occupational Therapy) at Columbia University Medical Center, Programs in Occupational Therapy, Columbia University, New York, New York