Oxford Handbook of Rehabilitation Medicine

Oxford Handbook of Rehabilitation Medicine

by Michael P. Barnes, Anthony Ward
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198528965

ISBN-13: 9780198528968

Pub. Date: 02/28/2005

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


Rehabilitation is a process that centrally involves the disabled person in making plans and setting goals that are important and relevant to their own circumstances. It is a process that is done by the disabled person with the guidance, support and help of a wide range of professionals as well as family and friends. This practical handbook goes beyond the narrow…  See more details below

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Rehabilitation is a process that centrally involves the disabled person in making plans and setting goals that are important and relevant to their own circumstances. It is a process that is done by the disabled person with the guidance, support and help of a wide range of professionals as well as family and friends. This practical handbook goes beyond the narrow confines of physical disease and also deals with the psychological consequences of disability as well as the social milieu in which the disabled person has to function.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198528968
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/28/2005
Series:
Oxford Handbooks Series
Pages:
474
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 4.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1Concepts of rehabilitation
2Epidemiology
3The rehabilitation team
4Organization of services
5Assessment of disability
6Spasticity
7Continence
8Sex and sexuality
9Eating and swallowing disorders
10Communication
11Other physical problems
12Technical aids and assistive technology
13Behavioural disorders
14Psychiatric problems and rehabilitation
15Cognitive and intellectual function
16Participation issues in rehabilitation
17Multiple sclerosis
18Stroke
19Traumatic brain injury
20Spinal cord injury
21Parkinson's disease and movement disorders
22Motor neuron diseases
23Disorders of the peripheral nerves
24Epilepsy
25Dementia
26Arthritis
27Spinal pain and soft tissue rheumatism
28Amputation
29Ageing and disability

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