By Jean Elbaum, Deborah Benson

Regardless of etiology, similar to coincidence, tumor, stroke or attack, bought mind damage provides various demanding situations for survivors, caregivers and treating execs. Interdisciplinary and built-in reviews, remedy, and administration can suggest the variation among winning restoration and unlucky outcomes.

The first booklet to provide a finished group method of rehabilitation of ABI survivors, Acquired mind Injury supplies scientific and scientific experts a deeper realizing of not just every one others' roles, but in addition their complementary functions.

-The scientific administration of ABI—neurosurgery, neurology, physiatry—and the scientific specialties involved—neuropsychiatry, neurourology, and neuro-optometry

-In-depth dialogue of the jobs of occupational, speech-language, and stability therapies

-Separate chapters on nursing, neuropsychology, and case management

-Behavioral and emotional demanding situations universal to people with ABI

-The significance of addressing kinfolk needs

-Long-term challenges

-Case examples all through illustrating a variety of accidents, indicators, and phases of restoration

Based at the editors’ mixed event of greater than forty years within the neuro-rehabilitation box, this complete quantity clarifies rehabilitation pursuits and tactics for the general practitioner, rehab expert, the complex pupil, and sufferers’ advocates. With ABI so prevalent—roughly 1.5 million new instances consistent with year—this booklet couldn’t be extra timely.

Show description

Read Online or Download Acquired Brain Injury: An Integrative Neuro-Rehabilitation Approach PDF

Best physical medicine & rehabilitation books

Cognitive Behavioural Interventions in Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy

This identify is directed basically in the direction of future health care execs open air of the USA. It offers the applying of the version of cognitive behavioural intervention within the perform of physiotherapy and occupational treatment addressing more than a few scientific issues of contributions from execs who're experts of their box.

Biomechanics of Lower Limb Prosthetics

The main impressive function of "Biomechanics of reduce Limb Prosthetics" is the demonstration of the practicality of biomechanics, while utilized to decrease limb prosthetics. numerous unique strategies are defined, certainly one of which, "rolling technology," has been carried out in prosthetic units, whereas the main of "reciprocal anti-resonance in locomotion" addresses destiny reviews.

Personality Disorders, Volume 8

This eighth quantity of the WPA sequence in proof and adventure in Psychiatry presents an replace of study facts and medical adventure touching on character issues. A basic time period for a gaggle of behavioural issues, character issues are typically characterized through lifelong, ingrained, maladaptive styles of deviant behaviour, way of life and social adjustment which are diversified in caliber from psychotic and neurotic indicators.

Experiential Treatment For PTSD: The Therapeutic Spiral Model

"This publication introduces anything considerably new. .. unique, clinically legitimate and well-thought out rules that have been widely 'tested' in workshops performed across the world over the past decade. .. an outstanding e-book! " Adam Blatner, MD the writer provides the healing Spiral version (TSM), a scientific amendment of Psychodrama, for therapists operating with people who find themselves struggling with serious trauma and posttraumatic tension affliction.

Extra resources for Acquired Brain Injury: An Integrative Neuro-Rehabilitation Approach

Sample text

Additionally, up to 20% of the normal healthy P1: GFZ SVNY314-Benson February 12, 2007 19:56 4. Role of the Neurologist in Assessment and Management of Acquired Brain Injury 43 population may have a depressed or absent gag. The best known means of evaluation of swallowing is the modified barium swallow or cine-esophagram, which allows the observation of movement of the food bolus during deglutition and swallowing.

Heilman, K. (2002) Fronteirs and fundamentals in neurorehabilitation. A. ): Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Secrets. Philadelphia, PA: Hanley & Belfus, pp. 220–233. P1: GFZ SVNY314-Benson February 20, 2007 13:24 3. , Kodimer, C. (1980) Rehabilitation of head injured adults: Comprehensive cognitive management. Downey, CA: Professional Staff Association of Rancho Los Amigos Hospital. , Wood-Dauphinee, S. (1992) Use of an intensive task-oriented gait training program in a series of patients with acute cerebrovascular accidents.

Stage 5 is marked by further decrease in spasticity with most limb movement independent of synergy. Stage 6 is resolution of spasticity with near normal coordination and isolated movements. Normal function is restored in the seventh and final stage. Major Theories of Rehabilitation Training Post-Stroke Traditional approaches for improving motor control and coordination emphasize the need for repetition of specific movements for learning, the importance of sensation for the control of movement, and the need to develop basic movements and postures.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.83 of 5 – based on 16 votes