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Physical rehabilitation : assessment and treatment
O'Sullivan, Susan B.
Fourth edition.
Publication Information:
Philadelphia : F.A. Davis, [2001]

Physical Description:
xiii, 1152 pages : illustrations
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RM700 .P59 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Oversize

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-- A state-of-the art perspective on the management of physical disability within a logical and streamlined framework
-- A thorough description of various treatment approaches, including alternative approaches commonly encountered in the rehabilitation setting
-- Integrates basic surgical, medical, and therapeutic concepts to teach the reader how to select appropriate evaluation procedures and to develop treatment goals and plans
-- New tables, figures, and photographs illuminate the content
-- Pedagogical tools include learning objectives, introduction, summary, study questions, references, and glossary

Table of Contents

Susan B. O'SullivanAaron Lieberman and Morris B. Lieberman and Bilha Reichberg LiebermanCarol M. DavisThomas J. SchmitzD. Joyce WhiteThomas J. SchmitzThomas J. SchmitzSusan B. O'SullivanLeslie G. Portney and Serge H. RoyCynthia C. NorkinAndrew A. GuccioneThomas J. SchmitzSusan B. O'SullivanThomas J. SchmitzJulie Ann StarrKate GrimesSusan B. O'SullivanC. Alan KnightBella J. MayJoan E. EdelsteinAndrew A. Guccione and Marian A. MinorSusan B. O'SullivanSusan B. O'SullivanGeorge D. Fulk and Aaron S. GellerMichael C. Schubert and Susan J. HerdmanMarlys J. Staley and Reginald L. RichardThomas J. SchmitzBarbara J. HeadleyCarolyn UnsworthMartha Taylor SarnoJoan E. EdelsteinAdrienne Falk BergenTimothy L. Fagerson and David E. Krebs
Chapter 1 Clinical Decision Making: Planning Effective Treatmentsp. 1
Chapter 2 Psychosocial Concomitants to Disability and Rehabilitationp. 19
Chapter 3 Influence of Values on Patient Care: Foundation for Decision Makingp. 57
Chapter 4 Vital Signsp. 77
Chapter 5 Musculoskeletal Assessmentp. 101
Chapter 6 Sensory Assessmentp. 133
Chapter 7 Coordination Assessmentp. 157
Chapter 8 Assessment of Motor Functionp. 177
Chapter 9 Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Velocity Testsp. 213
Chapter 10 Gait Analysisp. 257
Chapter 11 Functional Assessmentp. 309
Chapter 12 Environmental Assessmentp. 333
Chapter 13 Strategies to Improve Motor Control and Motor Learningp. 363
Chapter 14 Preambulation and Gait Trainingp. 411
Chapter 15 Chronic Pulmonary Dysfunctionp. 445
Chapter 16 Heart Diseasep. 471
Chapter 17 Strokep. 519
Chapter 18 Peripheral Vascular Disease and Wound Carep. 583
Chapter 19 Assessment and Treatment of Individuals Following Lower Extremity Amputationp. 619
Chapter 20 Prosthetic Assessment and Managementp. 645
Chapter 21 Arthritisp. 679
Chapter 22 Multiple Sclerosisp. 715
Chapter 23 Parkinson's Diseasep. 747
Chapter 24 Traumatic Brain Injuryp. 783
Chapter 25 Vestibular Rehabilitationp. 821
Chapter 26 Burnsp. 845
Chapter 27 Traumatic Spinal Cord Injuryp. 873
Chapter 28 Chronic Painp. 925
Chapter 29 Assessment and Intervention Strategies for Cognitive and Perceptual Dysfunctionp. 961
Chapter 30 Neurogenic Disorders of Speech and Languagep. 1001
Chapter 31 Orthotic Assessment and Managementp. 1025
Chapter 32 The Prescriptive Wheelchair: an Orthotic Devicep. 1061
Chapter 33 Biofeedbackp. 1093
Indexp. 1117