Physical Therapy for Traumatic Brain Injury / Edition 1

Physical Therapy for Traumatic Brain Injury / Edition 1

by Jacqueline Montgomery, J. Montgomery
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Elsevier Health Sciences

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Physical Therapy for Traumatic Brain Injury / Edition 1

Part of the popular Clinics in Physical Therapy series, this hands-on, practical reference provides detailed guidance for the proper care of patients with closed head injuries.
• walks the practitioner through each stage of the patient's rehabilitation with step-by-step guidance from leading practitioners in the field discusses motor control, managing range of motion changes, casting, use of nerve blocks, acute management, swallowing dysfunction, and all aspects of helping this population achieve maximum function
• the author is a well-known physiotherapist in this field incorporates both orthopedic and neurologic aspects of physical therapy for an exhaustive study of this area

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780443089084
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 01/28/1995
Series: Clinics in Physical Therapy Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 219
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.49(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acute Care and Prognostic Outcome. Cognitive Rehabilitation. Considerations in the Restoration of Motor Control. Management of Decreased Range of Motion Secondary to Overactive Musculature or Heterotopic Ossification. Evaluation of Management of Swallowing Dysfunction. Wheelchair Seating and Positioning. Orthotic Management of the Lower Extremity. Reconstructive Surgery for Residual Lower Extremity Deformities. Reconstructive Surgery for Residual Upper Extremity Deformities. Strategies for Community Integration Index

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