Oxford Handbook of Clinical Rehabilitation

Paperback | May 1, 2009

byAnthony Ward, Michael Barnes, Sarah Ryan

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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 activeinterdisciplinary rehabilitation programme produces real functional benefits for the person with disabilities and their family. TheOxford 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 physicalproblems. The book outlines the management of cognitive, behavioural and emotional problems and the rehabilitation needs of people with specific disorders. A new chapter on musculoskeletal pain in common rheumatological conditions has also been included.TheOxford 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 thewhole rehabilitation team, including medical students, junior doctors training in rehabilitation and associated specialties such as neurology, rheumatology and geriatrics, senior therapists, psychologists, nurses, physiotherapists, GPs, primary care teams, and intermediate care teams.

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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 activeinterdisciplinary rehabilitation programme produces...

Both Michael Barnes and Anthony Ward are Past-Presidents of the British Society of Rehabilitation Medicine. Michael Barnes is currently Founder President of the World Federation for Neuro-rehabilitation and Anthony Ward has recently demitted office as President of the Union of European Medical Specialists Section of Physical and Rehab...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.02 inPublished:May 1, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780199550524

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Table of Contents

1. Concepts of rehabilitation2. Epidemiology3. The rehabilitation team4. Organisation of services5. Assessment of disability6. Spasticity7. Continence8. Sex and sexuality9. Eating and swallowing disorders10. Communication11. Other physical problems12. Technical aids and assistive technology13. Behavioural disorders14. Psychological problems and rehabilitation15. Cognitive and intellectual function16. Participation issues in rehabilitation17. Multiple sclerosis18. Stroke19. Traumatic brain injury20. Spinal cord injury21. Parkinson's disease and movement disorders22. Motor neuron diseases23. Disorders of the peripheral nerve24. Epilepsy25. Dementia26. Musculoskeletal pain in common rheumatological conditions27. Spinal pain and soft tissue rheumatism28. Amputation29. Ageing and disability