Oxford Textbook of Neurorehabilitation by Volker DietzOxford Textbook of Neurorehabilitation by Volker Dietz

Oxford Textbook of Neurorehabilitation

EditorVolker Dietz, Nick Ward

Hardcover | March 26, 2015

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Neurorehabilitation is an expanding field with an increasing clinical impact because of an ageing population. During the last 20 years neurorehabilitation has developed from a discipline with little scientific background, separated from other medical centers, to a medical entity largely basedon the principles of "evidenced based medicine" with strong ties to basic research and clinical neurology. Today neurorehabilitation is still a "work in progress" and treatment standards are not yet established for all aspects of neurorehabilitation. There are very few books that addresscontemporary neurorehabilitation from this perspective. This volume moves the reader from theory to practice. It provides the reader with an understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of neurorehabilitation, as well as a clear idea about how (and why) to approach treatment decisions in individual patients. These clinical recommendations are based ona mix of established evidence and clinical experience that the authors bring to bear on their topics.
Volker Dietz is Professor Emeritus at the University Hospital Balgrist in Zurich, Switzerland. Dr. Nick Ward is Reader in Clinical Neurology in the Department of Motor Neuroscience, UCL Institute of Neurology and Honorary Consultant Neurologist at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London, UK.
Title:Oxford Textbook of NeurorehabilitationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:472 pages, 10.87 × 8.62 × 0.89 inPublished:March 26, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199673713

ISBN - 13:9780199673711


Table of Contents

SECTION I: General aspects of neurorehabilitation1. Diane Playford: The international classification of functioning, disability and health2. Derick Wade: An interdisciplinary approach to neurological rehabilitation3. Rory O'Connor: The economic benefits of rehabilitation for neurological conditions4. Gert Kwakkel and Boudewijn Kollen: Predicting activities after stroke5. Bruce Dobkin and Andrew Dorsch: Designing a clinical trial for rehabilitation6. Markus Wirz and Louise Rutz-LaPitz: The influence of age on neurorehabilitation7. John Krakauer: The relationship of motor learning to neurorehabilitationSECTION II: Physiological consequences of CNS damage8. Michele Hubli and Volker Dietz: Spinal neuronal dysfunction after deprivation of supraspinal input9. Volker Dietz and Thomas Sinkjaer: Secondary changes after damage of the central nervous system: Significance of spastic muscle tone in rehabilitation10. Angela Gall and Mike Craggs: Autonomic nervous system dysfunction11. Steffen Franz, Andreas Hug and Norbert Weidner: Functional recovery in CNS disease: Impact of animal modelsSECTION III: Neuroplasticity and repair12. Andreas Luft: Animal models of damage, repair and plasticity in the brain13. V. Reggie Edgerton, Roland Roy, Daniel Lu and Yury Gerasimenko: Animal models of damage, repair, and plasticity in the spinal cord14. Sebastian Jessberger, Armin Curt and Roger Barker: Stem cell application in neurorehabilitation15. Nick Ward: The role of neuroimaging in understanding the impact of neuroplasticity after CNS damage16. Orlando Swayne and John Rothwell: Enhancement of neuroplasticity by cortical stimulation17. Ulf Ziemann: Enhancement of neuroplasticity by drug therapySECTION IV: Clinical concepts18. Jacques Duysens, Geert Verheyden, Firas Massaad, Pieter Meyns, Bouwien Smits-Engelsman and Ilse Jonkers: Rehabilitation of gait and balance after CNS damage19. William Huynh, Michael Lee and Matthew Kiernan: Neurorehabilitation approaches for disorders of the peripheral nervous system20. Nick Ward: Treatment of arm and hand dysfunction after CNS damage21. Alex Leff and Jenny Crinion: Acquired disorders of language and their treatment22. Radek Ptak and Armin Schnider: Neuropsychological rehabilitation of higher cortical functions after brain damage23. Tom Hughes: The clinical neurology of problems with oral feeding24. Ulrich Mehnert: Management of bladder, bowel, and sexual dysfunction25. Eva Widerstrom-Noga: The assessment and treatment of pain syndromes in neurorehabilitation26. Killian Welch and Gillian Mead: The impact of fatigue on neurorehabilitation27. Gail Eva, Jo Bayly and Diane Playford: Neuropalliative rehabilitation - managing neurological disability in the context of a deteriorating illness28. Lucia Ricciardi, Alan Carson and Mark Edwards: Recognition and management of functional (non-organic) symptoms after CNS damageSECTION V: Technical concepts29. William Rymer and Arun Jayaraman: Promises and challenges of neurorehabilitation technology30. Jacopo Carpaneto and Silvestro Micera: Application of orthoses and neurostimulation in neurorehabilitation31. Arthur Prochazka: Technology to enhance arm and hand function32. Rudiger Rupp, Daniel Schliessmann, Christian Schuld and Norbert Weidner: Technology to enhance locomotor function33. Luc Noreau, Geoffrey Edwards, Normand Boucher, Francois Routhier, Claude Vincent, Hubert Gascon and Patrick Fougeyrollas: Enhancing independent community access and participation: Services, technologies and policies34. Robert Riener: Virtual reality for neurorehabilitation