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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
The book contains black-and-white illustrations.
The new edition provides updated and expanded medical information on disability. It is intended to assist professionals in planning and coordinating behavioral, social, and vocational services for persons with disabilites. It addresses two major changes in the field since publication of the first edition: 1) advances in medicine and changes in the health care system and its impact on rehabilitation; 2) the changes in general medical terminology and pharmacology.
Ch. 1 Conceptualizing Chronic Illness and Disability 1
Ch. 2 Psychosocial and Functional Aspects of Chronic Illness and Disability 9
Ch. 3 Conditions of the Nervous System: Part I 35
Ch. 4 Conditions of the Nervous System: Part II - Spinal Cord, Peripheral Nervous System, and Neuromuscular Conditions 91
Ch. 5 Conditions of the Eye and Blindness 141
Ch. 6 Hearing Loss and Deafness 163
Ch. 7 Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 195
Ch. 8 Psychiatric Disabilities 221
Ch. 9 Conditions Related to Substance Use 261
Ch. 10 Conditions of the Blood and Immune System 293
Ch. 11 Endocrine Conditions 333
Ch. 12 Conditions of the Gastrointestinal System 353
Ch. 13 Cardiovascular Conditions 379
Ch. 14 Conditions of the Respiratory (Pulmonary) System 411
Ch. 15 Kidney and Urinary Tract Conditions 445
Ch. 16 Conditions of the Musculoskeletal System 475
Ch. 17 Skin Conditions, Burns, and Facial Disfigurement 525
Ch. 18 Cancers 545
Ch. 19 Assistive Technology 575
Ch. 20 Financing, Delivery, and Allocation for Rehabilitation Services in the United States Michael Landry Landry, Michael 589
App. A Medical Terminology 601
App. B Glossary of Medical Terms 605
App. C Medications 623
App. D Glossary of Diagnostic Procedures 627
Posted May 8, 2010
I order this due to a requirement for my graduate school. I am impressed with overall information since it was simple and easy to understand. I would recommend this for anyone who is into professions that requires better understanding the concept of how individuals with disabilities live in their worlds of barriers.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
The book Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Illness and Disability is a great book to read if you want to know more about certain conditions. The book is organized in chapters, one chapter for each area of the body. I recommend this book to anyone who wants to learn more in the medical field.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted July 5, 2009