Essential Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation / Edition 1

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Essential Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation provides an approachable, high yield, digestible review of only the most important aspects of physical medicine and rehabilitation. This book will serve as a survival guide for students who are first learning about physical medicine and rehabilitation during their most important years of training.

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Reviewer: Rachna H Soriano, DO (Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago)
Description: This book provides good, beginner level information in physical medicine and rehabilitation.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide a general introduction to the field of rehabilitation. This book is useful and few of this nature are available in this field. The book meets the author's objectives as a general overview for beginners in the field.
Audience: It is written by a resident for students or beginning residents.
Features: The book covers the basics of physical medicine and rehabilitation. It is concise and easy to read and understand for a beginner. This is a great book for someone new to the field, but too basic for those already experienced in the field.
Assessment: Good basic book for those trying to discover the basics of the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781588296184
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
  • Publication date: 4/17/2006
  • Series: Musculoskeletal Medicine Series
  • Edition description: 2006
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 348
  • Sales rank: 1,020,492
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 5.25 (h) x 0.82 (d)

Table of Contents

Traumatic Brain Injury
Ramnik Singh and Michael W. O'Dell

Brenda S. Mallory

Spinal Cord Injury
Monifa Brooks and Steven Kirshblum

Prosthetics and Orthotics
Heikki Uustal

Cardiac Rehabilitation
Mathew N. Bartels

Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Mathew N. Bartels

Pediatric Rehabilitation
Jilda N. Vargus-Adams

Neuromuscular Rehabilitation
Nancy E. Strauss, Shikha Sethi, and Stanley J. Myers

Cancer Rehabilitation
Michael D. Stubblefield and Christian M. Custodio

Orthopedic Rehabilitation
C. David Lin

Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine
Grant Cooper, Yusuf Tatli, and Gregory E. Lutz

Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Joseph Feinberg, Jennifer Solomon, Christian M. Custodio, and Michael D. Stubblefield


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