Neurorehabilitation for the Physical Therapy Assistant / Edition 1

Neurorehabilitation for the Physical Therapy Assistant / Edition 1

by Darcy Umphred, Connie Carlson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1556426453

ISBN-13: 9781556426452

Pub. Date: 02/01/2006

Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated

Neurorehabilitation for the Physical Therapist Assistant provides a complete examination of the foundations of various neurological medical conditions and presents a wide array of clinical problems that a physical therapist assistant may encounter in the educational or clinical setting. Darcy Umphred and Connie Carlson offer a thorough explanation of the PT to PTA

Overview

Neurorehabilitation for the Physical Therapist Assistant provides a complete examination of the foundations of various neurological medical conditions and presents a wide array of clinical problems that a physical therapist assistant may encounter in the educational or clinical setting. Darcy Umphred and Connie Carlson offer a thorough explanation of the PT to PTA delegation process that is both unique and comprehensive. Section one of Neurorehabilitation for the Physical Therapist Assistant provides the PTA with the necessary tools to effectively interact with and treat patients who suffer from neurological medical diagnoses. Section two covers a wide variety of neurological clinical problems that a PTA may encounter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556426452
Publisher:
SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/01/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Dedication
Acknowledgments
About the Editors
Contributing Authors
Preface
Introduction

Chapter 1 Introduction to Neurorehabilitation for the Physical Therapist Assistant
Rolando T. Lazaro, PT, PhD, DPT, MS, GCS; Nelson Marquez, PT, EdD;
Darcy A. Umphred, PT, PhD, FAPTA; and Dennis Klima, PT, MS, PhD, GCS, NCS

Chapter 2 Normal Movement Development Across the Lifespan
Dale Scalise-Smith, PT, PhD

Chapter 3 Motor Control, Motor Learning, and Neuroplasticity
Darcy A. Umphred, PT, PhD, FAPTA and Fritzie Arce, PT, PhD

Chapter 4 Intervention Procedures
Sharon L. Gorman, PT, DPTSc, GCS and Darcy A. Umphred, PT, PhD, FAPTA

Chapter 5 Examination Procedures
Patricia Harris, PT, MS and Lisa Ferrin, PTA, AS

Chapter 6 Psychosocial and Cognitive Issues Affecting Therapy
Gordon U. Burton, OT/L, PhD

Chapter 7 Documentation in Neurorehabilitation
Shannon Ryals, PTA

Chapter 8 Children With Central Nervous System Insult
Kristine N. Corn, PT, MS, DPT and Cynthia J. Hogan, PTA

Chapter 9 Clients With Genetic and Developmental Problems
Esmerita Roceles Rotor, PT, MAEd, PTRP; Darcy A. Umphred, PT, PhD, FAPTA;
Eunice Shen, PT, PhD, DPT, PCS; and Barbara H. Connolly, PT, DPT, EdD, C/NDT, FAPTA

Chapter 10 Clients With Spinal Cord Injury
Bret Kennedy, PT, DPT; Kelly Ryujin, PT, DPT; and Claire E. Beekman, PT, MS, NCS

Chapter 11 Clients With Traumatic Brain Injury
Dennis Klima, PT, MS, PhD, GCS, NCS

Chapter 12 Clients With Stroke
Becky S. McKnight, PT, MS and James M. Smith, PT, DPT, MA

Chapter 13 Clients With Degenerative Diseases: Parkinson’s Disease,
Multiple Sclerosis, and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Rolando T. Lazaro, PT, PhD, DPT, MS, GCS and Amanda A. Forster, PT, DPT, NCS

Chapter 14 Cardiopulmonary Issues Associated With Patients
Undergoing Neurorehabilitation
Ronald De Vera Barredo, PT, DPT, EdD, GCS

Chapter 15 Complementary Therapies or Integrative Health Care
Carol Davis, PT, DPT, EdD, MS, FAPTA and Megan E. Petrosky, PT, DPT

Financial Disclosures
Index

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