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Pocketbook of Neurological Physiotherapy
Sheila Lennon and Maria Stokes, PhD, MCSP
POCKETBOOK OF NEUROLOGICAL PHYSIOTHERAPY is designed for working with people with neurological problems in any clinical setting. Written by a team of expert contributors, it offers an international perspective on core concepts, irrespective of philosophical frameworks or health care systems. Rapid access to essential information is contained in one concise volume, providing expert knowledge and advice at your fingertips. This pocketbook is a valuable guide to evidence-based practice for student physiotherapists and their teachers, as well as qualified clinicians.
Background Knowledge including common neurological conditions, neural plasticity, and common motor impairments and their impact on activity
Clinical Decision Making including assessment and treatment of the acute patient before and during stabilisation; the acute patient with potential for recovery; and the patient with degenerative disease
Respiratory, communication, cognitive and orthotic management
Medical investigations and drug treatments
A glossary of terms and abbreviations
Edited by Sheila Lennon, Senior Lecturer (Physiotherapy, Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, Research Institute, Center for Rehabilitation Research, University of Ulster at Jordanstown, Newtownabbey, Co Antrim; and Maria Stokes, PhD, MCSP, Professor of Neuromuscular Rehabilitation Director of Research School of Health Professions & Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Southampton, Highfield Campus, Southampton
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