Stroke Rehabilitation: A Collaborative Approach / Edition 1

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Overview

There is a continuing need for education about stroke and its management, both in acute and chronic stages. This book aims to facilitate interdisciplinary cooperation, which is essential if rehabilitation programmes are to be optimally effective. Any collaborative enterprise is heavily dependent upon the relationship that develops between the participants. Here a group of health care professionals give their own perspective on the daily problems they encounter and the specific skills involved in dealing with these problems.

Written in an informative and accessible style, this book will help professionals involved in the management of stroke to understand the role of other members of the rehabilitation team, and hence provide coordinated care for the patient.

Robert Fawcus is a Consultant Speech and Language Therapist at the Nuffield Hospital, Tunbridge Wells and was formerly Professor of Clinical Communication Studies at City University, London.

"...this informative & accessible information takes a multi-disciplinary approach to stroke rehabilitation & includes contributions from related fields while covering both theoretical & practical issues."

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"Overall, this is an interesting book which should prove useful for both professionals and lay people alike."

Therapy Weekly

“This is an interesting book that would have something of interest for all different levels of therapist.“

British Journal of Occupational Therapy

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780632049981
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/28/2000
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.62 (h) x 0.48 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors.

Preface.

1. A collaborative Approach to Stroke Care. (Robert Fawcus).

2. Medical Aspects of Stroke. (Marion Hildick-Smith).

3. Medical Management of Stroke. (Marion Hildick-Smith).

4. Nursing the Patient Following a Stroke. (Graham Boswell).

5. Enable or Disable: Evidence-Based Clinical Problem-Solving.

(Polly Laidler).

6. Rehabilitating Movement. (Polly Laidler).

7. Speech and Language Problems After Stroke. (Jane Marshall).

8. The Treatment of Speech and Language Disorders Following Stroke. (Jane Marshall).

9. Rehabilitation of Cognitive and Emotional Problems Following Stroke. (Simon B. N. Thompson).

10. Personal Construct Theory in Stroke and Communication Problems. (Shelagh Brumfitt).

11. Everyday Problems of Daily Living. (Avril Drummond).

Appendix: organizations supporting both the individual and careers.

Index.

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