Neurorehabilitation in Parkinson's Disease: An Evidence-Based Treatment Model by Marilyn TrailNeurorehabilitation in Parkinson's Disease: An Evidence-Based Treatment Model by Marilyn Trail

Neurorehabilitation in Parkinson's Disease: An Evidence-Based Treatment Model

byMarilyn Trail, Elizabeth Protas, Eugene Lai

Hardcover | February 15, 2008

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Neurorehabilitation in Parkinson's Disease: An Evidence-Based Treatment Modelprovides a comprehensive theoretical and clinical reference for the treatment of patients with Parkinson's disease. Marilyn Trail, Elizabeth Protas, and Eugene Lai, along with contributions from internationally recognized experts, bring together the discussion of theoretical approaches with the actual clinical treatment of patients suffering from Parkinson's disease. ThroughoutNeurorehabilitation in Parkinson's Disease, clinical case studies and vignettes highlight evidence-based practice and provide practitioners with clinically relevant tools for treatment. In addition to providing comprehensive treatment models for occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech-language pathology, this unique text contains chapters devoted to psychosocial issues affecting patients with Parkinson's disease, assistive technology specifically for patients with Parkinson's disease, and home programs for physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech-language pathology that will be valuable aids for clinicians working with this patient population.Some topics covered include:• Review of pathophysiology • Symptomatology • Neuroplasticity • Cognition impairment associated with Parkinson's disease • Standardized instruments used to measure motor and cognitive function With cutting edge information, expert contributions, and an evidence-based approach to treatment,Neurorehabilitation in Parkinson's Diseaseis a necessity for occupational therapists, physical therapists, and speech-language pathologists involved with education, clinical practice, or research.
Marilyn Trail, MOT, OTRis the Co-Associate Director of Education for the Parkinson's Disease Research, Education and Clinical Center (PADRECC) at the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Ant...
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Title:Neurorehabilitation in Parkinson's Disease: An Evidence-Based Treatment ModelFormat:HardcoverDimensions:384 pages, 10 × 7 × 1 inPublished:February 15, 2008Publisher:Slack IncorporatedLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1556427719

ISBN - 13:9781556427718

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Chapter 1 Overview of Parkinson's Disease: Clinical Features, Diagnosis and Management Chapter 2 Neuroplasticiy: Implications for Parkinson's Disease Chapter 3 Assessments and Outcome Measures for Parkinson's Disease Chapter 4 Cognitive Impairments Associated with Parkinson's Disease Chapter 5 Psychosocial Issues in Parkinson's Disease Chapter 6 Physical Therapy Treatment and Home Programming for Patients with Parkinson's Disease Chapter 7 Gait Characteristic's and Intervention Strategies in Patients with Parkinson's Disease Chapter 8 Optimizing Movement and Preventing Falls in Parkinson's Disease: Strategies for Patients and Caregivers Chapter 9 An Occupational Therapy Model of Treatment for Parkinson's Disease Chapter 10 Developing an Occupational Therapy Home Program for Patients with Parkinson's Disease Chapter 11 Voice and Speech Disorders in Parkinson's Disease and Their Treatment Chapter 12 Parkinson Disease and Swallowing: Neural Control, Disorders, and Treatment Techniques Chapter 13 A Speech Therapy Home Program for Patients with Parkinson's Disease Chapter 14 Assistive and Adaptive Technology to Enhance Functional Performance in Patients with Parkinson's Disease