Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function-Based Approach / Edition 1by Glen Gillen, Ann Burkhardt, Ann Burkhardt
Pub. Date: 01/01/1998
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
The first comprehensive text on occupational therapy management of the CVA patient! Containing the most up-to-date research on stroke rehabilitation without losing a holistic perspective, it combines aspects of background medical information, a critical review and samples of functionally based evaluations, treatment techniques and interventions. The text contains… See more details below
The first comprehensive text on occupational therapy management of the CVA patient! Containing the most up-to-date research on stroke rehabilitation without losing a holistic perspective, it combines aspects of background medical information, a critical review and samples of functionally based evaluations, treatment techniques and interventions. The text contains chapters on specific functional aspects of living after a stroke, such as driving, sexuality, leisure, instrumental ADL, mobility and gait, and self-care. In addition, it highlights function-based approaches to working with patients who have balance dysfunction, upper extremity impairment(s), and neurobehavioral deficits. This is an essential educational tool in several settings, including home care, hospitals, community programs and other outpatient programs and long-term care facilities.
* The only comprehensive occupational therapy book on stroke that emphasizes a holistic approach to rehabilitation.
• Features up-to-date coverage of all aspects of stroke rehabilitation including: evaluation, treatment, psychosocial aspects, administrative information, and documentation.
• Other key topics include medical management, total quality management, learning strategies, neurobehavioral deficits, and much more.
• Focuses on all disabilities in stroke rehabilitation as they relate to function.
• Chapters cover the continuum of carefrom the acute setting to the home care/community-based setting.
• Includes standardized evaluations that focus on disability and handicaps associated with stroke, as opposed to impairments.
• Pedagogy includes: key terms, chapter objectives, review questions, COTA considerations (information specific to the COTA), suggested readings, and glossary.
• Case studies appear throughout the chapters.
• A useful drug reference chart specific to the medical management of stroke appears on the endsheets.
• Instructor's Manual includes lab activities, test questions and teaching strategies.
- Elsevier Health Sciences
- Publication date:
- Edition description:
- Older Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 8.50(w) x 10.87(h) x (d)
- Age Range:
- 18 Years
Table of Contents
1. Pathophysiology and Medical Management of Stroke 2. Application of Learning and Environmental Strategies to Activity Based Treatment 3. Psychosocial Aspects of Stroke Rehabilitation 4. Trunk Control: A Prerequisite for Functional Independence 5. Balance Impairments: Functional Implications 6. Upper Extremity Function and Management Post Stroke 7. Edema Control in the Person Surviving Stroke 8. Splinting Applications Post Stroke 9. Casting Applications Post Stroke 10. Functional Mobility 11. Gait Awareness 12. Understanding Vision and the Effects of Stroke on the Visual System 13. Impact of Neurobehavioral Deficits on Activities of Daily Living 14. Treatment of Neurobehavioral Deficits: A Function-Based Approach 15. Enhancing Performance of Instrumental Activities of Daily Living 16. Driving After a Stroke 17. Dysphagia Management After a Stroke 18. Sexual Function and Intimacy After a Stroke 19. Seating and Wheeled Mobility Prescription 20. Home Evaluation and Modifications 21. Assistive Technology 22. Activities of Daily Living Adaptations: Managing the Environment with One-Handed Techniques 23. Leisure Following a Stroke: Methods to Improve Skills 24. A Survivor's Perspective 25. Helping the Family to Support the Patient After a Stroke 26. Total Quality Management of the Adult Stroke Population 27. COTA/OTR Partnerships: Teamwork to Enhance Living Skills After a Stroke
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