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Rehabilitation Studies Handbook / Edition 1

Rehabilitation Studies Handbook / Edition 1

by Barbara A. Wilson, D. L. McLellan


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This innovative new publication is a valuable resource for all those involved in the care and rehabilitation of people with disabilities. A unique feature of the book is its integration of the concepts and principles of rehabilitation with good clinical practice. The text encompasses a wealth of material from a broad range of perspectives including social and educational aspects, good management practice, audit evaluation research, and statistics. It deals with physical and intellectual disabilities and spans childhood disability and disablement and rehabilitation in later life and old age. This broad-based but scientifically informed book recognizes that breadth of expertise is needed to adequately assess the needs of people with disabilities and to establish appropriate strategies for their treatment.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521437134
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/24/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 428
Product dimensions: 6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to rehabilitation D. L. McLellan; 2. Disabled people in society J. Martin; 3. Disability equality training S. Duckworth; 4. Towards a therapeutic alliance model of rehabilitation S. Horn; 5. Rehabilitation education: a learner centred approach C. Coles; 6. Work occupation and disability T. Cantrell; 7. Management in rehabilitation K. Andrews; 8. Research and evaluation in rehabilitation B. A. Wilson; 9. Statistical methods T. N. Bryant and D. Machin; 10. Social policy, disability and rehabilitation C. Glendinning; 11. Principles of the acquisition of sensori-motor skills D. L. McLellan; 12. The management of acquired cognitive disorders B. A. Wilson; 13. Challenging behaviour: helping people with severe brain damage A. Read; 14. Pain S. Horn; 15. The multiply handicapped child E. Bower; 16. The transition to adult life P. J. Lones; 17. Factors specific to disabled elderly people R. Briggs; Index.

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