Principles and Practice

1st Edition - November 28, 2021
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  • Editor: Marca Alexander
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323824866

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Offering significant benefits to both healthcare providers and patients, telerehabilitation is a key component in the future of rehabilitation care. Telerehabilitation: Principles and Practice provides expert information from experienced practitioners in the field, covering the wide range of patients seen in a rehabilitation medical practice or a hospital-based system. It provides quick access to information on common rehabilitation diagnoses and practices and how you can best use telerehabilitation to provide timely, effective care to every patient.

Table of Contents

  • 1        Introduction and How to Use this Book
    2        Getting Started: Mechanisms of Telerehabilitation
    3        Telerehabilitation in Spinal Cord Injury
    4        Telerehabilitation in Stroke
    5        Telerehabilitation in Brain Injury
    6        Cancer Telerehabilitation
    7        Telerehabilitation for Amputee Care
    8        Telerehabilitation in Burns
    9         Multiple Sclerosis and Telerehabilitation
    10       Telerehabilitation in ALS
    11       Telerehabilitation for Geriatrics
    12       Telerehabilitation for Pressure Sores
    13       Telerehabilitation for Pain Management and Opioid Weaning
    14       Telerehabilitation for Musculoskeletal Injuries
    15       Telerehabilitation for Integrative Health
    16       Telerehabilitation in neurogenic bladder and bowel dysfunction
    17       Telerehabilitation for Sexual Dysfunction
    18       Telepsychology
    19       Tele physical therapy
    20       Tele occupational therapy
    21       Telerehabilitation in Hand therapy
    22       Telerehabilitation for Exercise
    23       Telerehabilitation for Speech Therapy
    24       Pediatric Telerehabilitation
    25       Surgical Rehabilitation Across Countries: A model for future planning in Telerehabilitation
    26       Telerehabilitation in Disasters
    27       Telerehabilitation in a Developing Country: Educating Healthcare Professionals
    28       Legislative Issues in the International Practice of Telerehabilitation
    29       Telemedicine for Medical Problems in Persons with Disabilities
    29       Culinary Telemedicine
    29       Legislative Issues in the International Practice of Telerehabilitation

Product details

  • No. of pages: 448
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2021
  • Published: November 28, 2021
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323824866
  • About the Editor

    Marca Alexander

    Marca Alexander, MD is a physiatrist with over 30 years of experience working in clinical, research, and administrative settings. She has a longstanding interest in telerehabilitation and has been actively practicing in, educating about and innovating in the development of new telerehabilitation services within the Veterans Administration and academic medical centers since 2009. Most recently she developed a nonprofit organization dedicated to the use of telerehabilitation in disaster areas. Marcalee Alexander is the editor of Spinal Cord Series and Cases, a Springer-Nature journal.

    Affiliations and Expertise

    CEO, Telerehabilitation International; Clinical Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine; Research Associate, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital; Department of PM&R Harvard SOM; Telerehabilitation Physician, Spaulding Rehab; Editor-in-Chief, SCSC, Birmingham, Alabama