Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Illness and Disability

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  • Edition: 4th
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  • Copyright: 2008-06-30
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Illness and Diseases, Fourth Edition covers the medical aspects of those conditions commonly encountered by rehabilitation and other health professionals and discusses symptoms, diagnoses, treatments, and prognoses.This Fourth Edition has been completely revised and updated and reflects an approach consistent with the philosophical underpinnings of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF). New chapters on Conceptualizing Chronic Illness and Disability; Intellectual Disability; and Financing Rehabilitation have been added. In addition, chapters on Psychiatric Disability, Substance Use, and Conditions of the Blood and Immune System have been expanded

Table of Contents

About the Authorp. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Special Acknowledgmentp. xi
Contributorp. xiii
Prefacep. xv
Conceptualizing Chronic Illness and Disabilityp. 1
Psychosocial and Functional Aspects of Chronic Illness and Disabilityp. 9
Conditions of the Nervous System: Part Ip. 35
Conditions of the Nervous System: Part II-Spinal Cord, Peripheral Nervous System, and Neuromuscular Conditionsp. 91
Conditions of the Eye and Blindnessp. 141
Hearing Loss and Deafnessp. 163
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilitiesp. 195
Psychiatric Disabilitiesp. 221
Conditions Related to Substance Usep. 261
Conditions of the Blood and Immune Systemp. 293
Endocrine Conditionsp. 333
Conditions of the Gastrointestinal Systemp. 353
Cardiovascular Conditionsp. 379
Conditions of the Respiratory (Pulmonary) Systemp. 411
Kidney and Urinary Tract Conditionsp. 445
Conditions of the Musculoskeletal Systemp. 475
Skin Conditions, Burns, and Facial Disfigurementp. 525
Cancersp. 547
Assistive Technologyp. 575
Financing, Delivery, and Allocation for Rehabilitation Services in the United States by Michael Landry, PhDp. 589
Medical Terminologyp. 601
Glossary of Medical Termsp. 605
Medicationsp. 623
Glossary of Diagnostic Proceduresp. 627
Indexp. 633
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