Spinal Cord Injury: Functional Rehabilitation / Edition 3

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Overview

Compltely updated in a new edition, this unique reference is an in-depth examination of the central role of the physical therapist in rehabilitation following spinal cord injury. This book encompasses all of the elements involved in a successful rehabilitation program. It includes a basic understanding of spinal cord injuries and issues relevant to disability, as well as knowledge of the physical skills involved in functional activities and the therapeutic strategies for acquiring these skills. It also presents an approach to the cord-injured person that promotes self-respect and encourages autonomy. Comprehensive information equips readers with a broad foundation of knowledge including topics relevant to spinal cord injury, its pathological repercussions, and medical and rehabilitative management in preparation for program planning, patient and family education, and effective participation as a member of a rehabilitation team.

Illus. guide to psychosocial issues, goal-setting, acute rehab., mechanical principles, specific rehab. techniques.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131598669
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 9/25/2009
  • Series: Pearson Custom Health Professions Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 480
  • Sales rank: 121,185
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1

INTRODUCTION

Chapter 2

SPINAL CORD INJURies

Chapter 3

MEDICAL AND SURGICAL MANAGEMENT

Chapter 4

PSYCHOSOCIAL ISSUES

Chapter 5

SKIN CARE

Chapter 6

RESPIRATORY MANAGEMENT

Chapter 7

PHYSICAL THERAPY examination, EVALUATION AND GOAL-SETTING

Chapter 8

STRATEGIES FOR FUNCTIONAL REHABILITATION

Chapter 9

FUNCTIONAL MAT SKILLS

Chapter 10

TRANSFER SKILLS

Chapter 11

WHEELCHAIRS AND WHEELCHAIR SKILLS

Chapter 12

AMBULATION

Chapter 13

SEXUALITY AND SEXUAL FUNCTIONING

CHAPTER 14

BLADDER AND BOWEL MANAGEMENT

CHAPTER 15

ARCHITECTURAL ADAPTATIONS

APPENDIX

SOLUTIONS TO PROBLEM-SOLVING EXERCISES

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