Neurological Rehabilitation

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2012-08-01
  • Publisher: MOSBY-YEAR BOOK INC

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Using a problem-solving approach based on clinical evidence, Neurological Rehabilitation, 6th Edition covers the therapeutic management of people with functional movement limitations and quality of life issues following a neurological event. It reviews basic theory and covers the latest screening and diagnostic tests, new treatments, and interventions commonly used in today's clinical practice. This edition includes the latest advances in neuroscience, adding new chapters on neuroimaging and clinical tools such as virtual reality, robotics, and gaming. Written by respected clinician and physical therapy expert Darcy Umphred, this classic neurology text provides problem-solving strategies that are key to individualized, effective care. UNIQUE! Emerging topics are covered in detail, including chapters such as Movement Development Across the Lifespan, Health and Wellness: The Beginning of the Paradigm, Documentation, and Cardiopulmonary Interactions. UNIQUE! A section on neurological problems accompanying specific system problems includes hot topics such as poor vision, pelvic floor dysfunction, and pain. A problem-solving approach helps you apply your knowledge to examinations, evaluations, prognoses, and intervention strategies. Evidence-based research sets up best practices, covering topics such as the theory of neurologic rehabilitation, screening and diagnostic tests, treatments and interventions, and the patient's psychosocial concerns Information. Case studies use real-world examples to promote problem-solving skills. Non-traditional approaches to neurological interventions in the Alternative and Complementary Therapies chapter include the movement approach, energy approach, and physical body system approaches therapies. Terminology adheres to the best practices of the APTA as well as other leading physical therapy organizations, following The Guide to Physical Therapy Practice, the Nagi model, and the ICF World Health Model of patient empowerment. Updated illustrations provide current visual references. NEW chapters on imaging and robotics have been added. Updated chapters incorporate the latest advances and the newest information in neuroscience and intervention strategies. Student resources on an Evolve companion website include references with links to MEDLINE and more.

Table of Contents

Foundations for Clinical Practice in Neurological Rehabilitation
Foundation for Clinical Practice in Neurological Rehabilitation
Health & Wellness in Rehabilitation
Motor Development Across the Life Span
Theories of Motor Control, Motor Learning, and Neuroplasticity
Limbic System Function and its Influence Over Motor Control and Learning
Psychosocial Adaptation and Adjustment to Nervous System Dysfunction
Medical Screening by the Therapist
Examination of Impairment, Activities, and Participation
Interventions in Neurological Rehabilitation
Documentation and Payment Systems for Rehabilitation Services
Rehabilitation Management of Clients with Neurologic System Pathology
Neurodevelopmental disabilities and High Risk Infants
Cerebral Palsy: Management of Clinical Problems
Genetic Disorders of the Nervous System: A Pediatric Perspective
Learning Disabilities
Congenital Spinal Cord Injury
Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury
Neuromuscular Diseases
Neurovascular Entrapment Syndromes: Beyond the Central Nervous System
Multiple Sclerosis
Basal Ganglia System Dysfunction: Disorders of Posture and Movement
Cerebellar Dysfunction: Movement Disorders and Management
Vestibular System Disorders and Balance Dysfunction
Stroke and Hemiplegia
Traumatic Brain Injury
Brain Tumors
Inflammatory and Infections Disorders of the Brain
Dementia and Disorder of Cognition
Examination and Intervention for Improved Outcomes in Clients with Nervous System Dysfunction
Visual System and Perceptual Dysfunction: Examination and Intervention
Urinary System Dysfunction and Incontinence: Examination and Intervention
Cardiovascular and Pulmonary System Health in Populations with Nervous System Disorders
Immune System Disorder that Affect the Nervous System (Chronic Fatigue, HIV, RSD
Pain Management
Electrical Diagnostics and Therapeutic Interventions
Orthotics: Evaluation and Prescription
Management of Chronic Impairments in Clients with Nervous System Disorders
Pharmacological Intervention Affecting Neurological Rehabilitation
Neuroimaging  NEW!
Virtual Reality, Robotics and Gaming: Emerging Clinical Practice Tools   NEW!
Alternative and Complementary Therapies in Neurological Rehabilitation
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