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Spinal Cord Injury Functional Rehabilitation

ISBN-10: 0838586163

ISBN-13: 9780838586167

Edition: 2nd 2001 (Revised)

Authors: Martha Freeman Somers

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This unique reference is an in-depth examination of the central role of the physical therapist in rehabilitation following spinal cord injury. Encompassing all of the elements involved in a successful rehabilitation program, this book presents an approach that promotes self-respect and encourages autonomy in persons with spinal cord injuries. It fosters a basic understanding of spinal cord injuries and issues relevant to disability. Additionally, it helps readers gain a grasp of the physical skills involved in functional activities and the therapeutic strategies for acquiring these skills. Spinal Cord Injury: Functional Rehabilitation is a valuable reference for both student and practicing physical therapists alike. bull; bull;Prepares readers for problem-solving in the clinical setting. bull;Includes updated clinical practice guidelines and information on the latest clinical and scientific research. bull;In-depth presentation of functional skills and functional training. bull;Presents the psychological and social aspects of spinal cord injury and strategies for growth. bull;Contains chapters on skin care, respiratory management, incomplete lesions, sexuality and sexual functioning, bowel and bladder management, architectural adaptations, and equipment.
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Book details

List price: $95.60
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 11/22/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 458
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.948
Language: English

Introduction
Spinal Cord Injuries
Medical and Surgical Management
Psychosocial Issues
Sexuality and Sexual Functioning
Skin Care
Respiratory Management
Physical Therapy Evaluation and Goal-Setting
Strategies for Functional Rehabilitation
Functional Mat Skills
Transfer Skills
Wheelchairs and Wheelchair Skills
Ambulation
Bowel and Bladder Management
Architectural Adaptations
Solutions to Problem-Solving Exercises
Spinal Segment Innervation of the Extremities