Neurological Physiotherapy Pocketbook
Neurological Physiotherapy Pocketbook,
Edition 2
Edited by Sheila Lennon, PhD MSc BSc FCSP, Gita Ramdharry, BSc (Hons) PG Cert, MSc, PhD and Geert Verheyden, PhD

Publication Date : 07 Sept 2018

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Description

The second edition of the Neurological Physiotherapy Pocketbook is the only book for physiotherapists that provides essential evidence-based information in a unique and easy-to-use format for the current evidence in clinical settings.

Written by new international editors and contributors, this pocketbook provides quick and easy access to essential clinical information.

Key feature:

  • Pocketbook size for when out on clinical placement or working in clinical practice
  • Revised and brand new chapters on neurological rehabilitation and essential components
  • Concentrates on the six most common conditions, including stroke, traumatic brain and spinal cord injury
  • Use of case studies to illustrate specifics of assessment, management and recommended measurement tools

Together with the textbook Physical Management for Neurological Conditions 4E, it presents all essential components and conditions for undergraduates and therapists working in neurological clinical practice.

Key Features

    • Pocketbook size for when out on clinical placement or working in clinical practice
    • Revised and brand new chapters on neurological rehabilitation and essential components
    • Concentrates on the six most common conditions, including stroke, traumatic brain and spinal cord injury
    • Use of case studies to illustrate specifics of assessment, management and recommended measurement tools

New Features

- Expands guiding principles of neurological rehabilitation

- Contains completely revised chapters on essential components

- Concentrates on six most common conditions (stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, Multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s and Guillain Barré Syndrome)

About the author
Edited by Sheila Lennon, PhD MSc BSc FCSP, Professor of Physiotherapy, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Flinders University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia; Gita Ramdharry, BSc (Hons) PG Cert, MSc, PhD, Associate Professor, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Kingston University and St George's, University of London; Consultant Allied Health Professional, Queen Square Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, University College London NHS Foundation Trust, London UK. and Geert Verheyden, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, KU Leuven, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Table of Contents

Section 1. Background Knowledge

1. Guiding principles of neurorehabilitation

2. Motor control: structure & function of the nervous system

3. Motor training

4. Neurological assessment

5. Clinical Neurology & Neurological Investigations

6. Management of Common Neurological Impairments, and their impact on activity.

7. Respiratory management

Section 2. Management of common clinical problems: precis from physical management book

8. Stroke

9. Traumatic brain Injury

10. Spinal cord injury

11. Multiple sclerosis

12. Parkinson's disease

13. Guillain barre syndrome

Book details
ISBN: 9780702055089
Page Count: 236
Retail Price: €30.99