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The Rehabilitation Specialist S Handbook

Author : Jules M. Rothstein
ISBN : 080360047X
Genre : Medical
File Size : 68.31 MB
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A reference guide for professionals in the field of rehabilitation and related disciplines, providing a range of information in twenty-one chapters covering the Americans with Disabilities Act, pediatrics, prosthetics and orthotics, massage and soft tissue techniques, pharmacology, and other topics, with charts, and illustrations.
Category: Medical

The Rehabilitation Specialist S Handbook

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ISBN : 9749823257
Genre : Medical rehabilitation
File Size : 38.68 MB
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This is the book that will help students as they transition to clinical practice; that practicing Physical Therapists will need as they pursue a transitional DPT; and that rehabilitation specialists will need to refresh their clinical knowledge.
Category: Medical rehabilitation

The Rehabilitation Specialist S Handbook

Author : Serge H Roy
ISBN : 9780803637955
Genre : Medical
File Size : 21.44 MB
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The 4th Edition of the gold standard of rehabilitation resources is now in full color and thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the art and science of practice today! A compendium of frequently used, but rarely memorized information organized for easy reference, it covers an extraordinary breadth of topics—from the full range of basic scientific information (neuroanatomy and clinical neurology, osteology and clinical orthopedics, general anatomy, cardiac and pulmonary anatomy) to the treatments and methods used in modern rehabilitation practice.
Category: Medical

Handbook Of Neurological Rehabilitation

Author : Richard J. Greenwood
ISBN : 9781135471262
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 54.49 MB
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Changes in the focus of neurological practice worldwide have led to the need for new standard texts that reflect the current state of this expanding area of clinical expertise. The second edition of the Handbook of Neurological Rehabilitation is a major reference source that fulfils this need, providing an invaluable resource for all professions that work with patients suffering from neurological disorders. It brings restorative neurology to the bedside and shows how a reiterative, goal-oriented, problem-solving training programme can benefit patients, sometimes on a scale not achieved by pharmacological or surgical interventions. The book is divided into three sections all of which have been updated. Section One explores the clinical and biological principles underpinning rehabilitation practice in the context of neurological disablement. Section Two describes the assessment, treatment, and management of the major physical, cognitive and behavioural impairments, and the resulting functional deficits that may follow or accompany neurological disease. The final section explores in more detail these problems and their management in relation to the more common specific disorders of the nervous system. The text emphasises the fact that rehabilitation is an ongoing process involving multidisciplinary problem-solving, goal-setting and education; in which organised care is more effective than unorganised care; and the breakdown of professional barriers within rehabilitation, to facilitate the use of combined treatment techniques, improves outcome. It describes the contribution made by neural reorganisation and compensatory mechanisms to recovery of function, focuses on the avoidance of secondary deficit, and explores the physical, cognitive, affective and behavioural problems that may occur after neurological damage. At a time when new medical technologies threaten to fragment the integrity of medical care at individual and societal levels, it is crucial that all those involved in the management of chronic neurological disease have a working knowledge of the contents of this book. Their perspective on clinical practice will then be truly integrated and holistic and their patients will benefit accordingly.
Category: Psychology

Handbook Of Rehabilitation Counseling

Author : T.F. Riggar, EdD
ISBN : 082619513X
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 39.30 MB
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This state-of-the-art textbook illustrates paradigms for professional practice, provides an overview of current knowledge and future trends in rehabilitation counseling, and aims to stimulate thinking that will lead to new research initiatives. Both settings (private and public) as well as services are addressed, including placement, advocacy, and case management. The text also contains elements of practice, including cutting edge uses of technology and supervision, both clinical and managerial. The appendices include useful source materials such as Rehabilitation Acronyms and the Code of Professional Ethics for Certified Rehabilitation Counselors.
Category: Social Science

Oxford Handbook Of Clinical Rehabilitation

Author : Anthony Ward
ISBN : 9780191071881
Genre : Medical
File Size : 73.54 MB
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Rehabilitation medicine is a new and growing specialty. Rehabilitation services are now available in most UK hospitals and rehabilitation has an increasing presence in the community. There is a strong evidence base for the efficacy of rehabilitation and there is no doubt that an active interdisciplinary rehabilitation programme produces real functional benefits for the person with disabilities and their family. The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Rehabilitation second edition, outlines the basic principles of rehabilitation and the key factors that are required for a high quality rehabilitation service. The increasingly important area of technical aids and assistive technology is covered, as well as physical problems. The book outlines the management of cognitive, behavioural and emotional problems and the rehabilitation needs of people with specific disorders. A new chapter on musculoskeletalpain in common rheumatological conditions has also been included.The Oxford Handbook of Clinical Rehabilitation second edition is a comprehensive text that not only summarises the management of common symptoms and disorders but also outlines the increasing evidence base for the efficacy of these techniques. This new edition has been fully revised to appeal to the whole rehabilitation team, including junior doctors training in rehabilitation and associated specialties, senior therapists, psychologists, nurses, physiotherapists, GPs, primary careteams, and intermediate care teams.
Category: Medical

Warrior Transition Leader Medical Rehabilitation Handbook

Author : Defense Dept.
ISBN : 9780160917011
Genre : Medical
File Size : 38.52 MB
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PRINT FORMAT ONLY NOTE: NO FURTHER DISCOUNT FOR THIS PRINT PRODUCT- OVERSTOCK SALE -- Significantly reduced list price This book is targeted toward helping Army leaders of all levels to assist wounded, injured, and ill soldiers and their families while undergoing medical rehabilitation or interacting with essential healthcare and community reintegration services. Many facets are involved in the successful healing and reintegration of soldiers, whether they continue on active duty or become successful veterans. This book should serve as a valuable tool for learning about the resources and processes that will maximize each wounded, injured, or ill soldier’s chances for success and be a resource for leaders. Information is provided about the Army Warrior Transition Command and key Army, federal agencies, veteran and military service organizations, and selected other organizations and their services and programs. Accessible information about essential principles, practices, and definitions in medical rehabilitation are included. Also presented are several vignettes on soldiers who have successfully adapted to their impairments to lead remarkable lives as soldiers or Army veterans. Although geared toward nonmedical personnel working with wounded, injured, and ill soldiers, the book has material of interest to a much broader audience. It is a must-read for anyone working within the Warrior Transition Command, or who is closely involved with or interested in assisting wounded, injured, and ill soldiers and their families.
Category: Medical