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Physical Management for Neurological Conditions E-Book, 3rd Edition

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The third edition of this popular textbook - formerly Physical Management in Neurological Rehabilitation and now renamed Physical Management for Neurological Conditions - maintains its scientific and research base with extensive use of references and case studies. It is the only book for physiotherapists that offers a comprehensive overview of the basic principles of neurological rehabilitation, specific neurological / neuromuscular conditions and the related physiotherapy treatment approaches used.

Important areas which feature throughout are discussed in relation to the different neurological conditions and include:

  • a non-prescriptive, multidisciplinary, problem-solving approach to patient management
  • involvement of the patient and carer in goal-setting and decision-making (client-centred practice)
  • use of outcome measures to evaluate the effects of treatment in everyday practice
  • use of case studies to illustrate clinical practice
  • scientific evidence of treatment effectiveness

New to This Edition

    • Additional specialist editor - Dr Emma Stack
    • Refined content but with the inclusion of 4 brand new chapters:
      • an introductory chapter on rehabilitation in practice
      • one on respiratory management
      • and two covering self management and falls under the section entitled Skill Acquisition and Learning
    • 11 new expert contributors join the reduced contributor team of 31

Author Information

    Edited by Maria Stokes, PhD, MCSP, Professor of Neuromusculoskeletal Rehabilitation, School of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK and Emma Stack, GradDipPhys MSc PhD , Parkinson's Disease Society Senior Research Fellow, School of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK

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Physical Management for Neurological Conditions E-Book, 3rd Edition
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  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
  • Copyright: 2011