9780838586167

Spinal Cord Injury : Functional Rehabilitation

  • ISBN 13:

    9780838586167

  • ISBN 10:

    0838586163

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 01/01/2010
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Newer Edition

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

This unique reference is an in-depth examination of the central role of the physical therapist in rehabilitation following spinal cord injury. Encompassing all of the elements involved in a successful rehabilitation program, this book presents an approach that promotes self-respect and encourages autonomy in persons with spinal cord injuries. It fosters a basic understanding of spinal cord injuries and issues relevant to disability. Additionally, it helps readers gain a grasp of the physical skills involved in functional activities and the therapeutic strategies for acquiring these skills. Spinal Cord Injury: Functional Rehabilitation is a valuable reference for both student and practicing physical therapists alike. bull; bull;Prepares readers for problem-solving in the clinical setting. bull;Includes updated clinical practice guidelines and information on the latest clinical and scientific research. bull;In-depth presentation of functional skills and functional training. bull;Presents the psychological and social aspects of spinal cord injury and strategies for growth. bull;Contains chapters on skin care, respiratory management, incomplete lesions, sexuality and sexual functioning, bowel and bladder management, architectural adaptations, and equipment.

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