Functional Neurorehabilitation Through the Life Span / Edition 1

Functional Neurorehabilitation Through the Life Span / Edition 1

by Dolores B. Bertoti
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803611072

ISBN-13: 9780803611078

Pub. Date: 11/15/2003

Publisher: F. A. Davis Company

Designed for physical therapist assistant students and anyone working in the rehabilitation of patients with neurologic damage, this easy-to-use textbook focuses on the framework for neurorehabilitative patient treatment. Placing an emphasis on the scientific and clinical practice, it offers problem-solving instruction on how and where to begin, and how to ensure

Overview

Designed for physical therapist assistant students and anyone working in the rehabilitation of patients with neurologic damage, this easy-to-use textbook focuses on the framework for neurorehabilitative patient treatment. Placing an emphasis on the scientific and clinical practice, it offers problem-solving instruction on how and where to begin, and how to ensure that the interventions will be meaningful to individuals with neurologic damage. It examines the evolving knowledge of basic sciences, neurology, and neurophysiology, and translates these into treatment ideas for patients throughout the life span. The text presents "best practice" insights, made clinically meaningful and easily applicable to patient care.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803611078
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
11/15/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
1,186,786
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: The Science Behind the Art of Patient Treatment

1. The Role of Occupational and Physical Therapy in Neurorehabilitation

2. The Essentials of Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology: A Neurorehabilitation Application Approach

3. A Life Span Approach to the Systems That Produce Human Movement

4. Life Span Motor Development

Part 2: An Integrated Clinical Approach to the Management of Common Clinical Problems

5. Motor Learning Through the Life Span

6. Neurorehabilitation Intervention Approaches

7. Clinical Management of the Primary Neuromuscular Impairments That Interfere with Functional Movement

8. Management of Disorders of Postural Control and Balance

9. Management of the Impaired Upper Extremity

10. Management of Impaired Lower Extremity Function

Case Studies

Summary

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