Key Features

  • Clear, practical, concise chapters present important information in an easily understandable approach.
  • Spiral-bound format enables the book to lay flat for easy reference in the clinical setting or classroom.
  • Excellent coverage of wheelchairs and wheelchair management is included.

Table of Contents

1. Spinal Cord Injury

2. Physiological Effects and Their Initial Management

3. Patient-Centred Practice

4. The Acute Lesion

5. Respiratory Therapy

6. Pressure – Effects and Prevention

7. Initial Physical Re-Education

8. Personal Independence

9. The Bio-Mechanical Principles Used in Transferring

10. Basic Functional Movements

11. Wheelchairs and Wheelchair Management

12. Transfers

13. Gait Training

14. Ultra-High Lesions

15. The Incomplete Spinal Lesion

16. Spinal Cord Injury in Children

17. Ageing with Spinal Cord Injury

18. Complications

19. Sport in Rehabilitation

Appendix 1. Standard Neurological Classification of Spinal Cord Injury

Appendix 2. Functional Independence Measure (FIM)

Appendix 3. Spinal Cord Independence Measure

Appendix 4. Major Segmental Innervation of the Muscles of the Upper Limb

Appendix 5. Major segmental innervation of the muscles of the lower limb.

Appendix 6. Functional Independence

Appendix 7. Segmental Innervation of the Skin

Appendix 8. Useful Addresses and Equipment Suppliers

Details

No. of pages:
428
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780443101809
Electronic ISBN:
9780702032394