Improving Functional Outcomes in Physical Rehabilitation / Edition 1

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Here is a practical, step-by-step guide to help you understanding the treatment process and to select the most appropriate intervention for your patient. Superbly illustrated, in-depth coverage will show you how to identify functional deficits, determine what treatments are appropriate, and then to implement them to achieve the best functional outcome for your patients. This one-of-a-kind text uses case studies in the narrative and then visually on the accompanying DVD to present real-world clinical demonstrations of how the interventions selected make a difference in your patients’ lives.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803622180
  • Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
  • Publication date: 12/15/2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 137,518
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

  1. Promoting Function: Conceptual Elements

  1. Framework for Clinical Decision Making
  2. Interventions to Improve Motor Control and Motor Learning

  1. Interventions to Improve Function

  1. Interventions to Improve Bed Mobility and Early Trunk Control
  2. Interventions to Improve Sitting and Sitting Balance Skills
  3. Interventions to Improve Kneeling and Half-Kneeling Control
  4. Interventions to Improve Transfers and Wheelchair Skills
  5. Interventions to Improve Standing Control and Standing Balance Skills
  6. Interventions to Improve Locomotor Skills
  7. Interventions to Improve Upper Extremity Skills
  8. Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy

  1. Case Studies

  1. Traumatic Brain Injury
  2. Traumatic Brain Injury–Balance and Locomotor Training
  3. Spinal Cord Injury–Locomotor Training
  4. Spinal Cord Injury
  5. Peripheral Vestibular Dysfunction
  6. Parkinson’s Disease
  7. Spinal Cord Injury
  8. Stroke–Home Health Rehabilitation
  9. Stroke–Constraint Induced Movement Training
  10. Stroke

Appendix A

Outcome Measures Organized by the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) Categories

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