Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Secrets

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Bryan O'Young, Mark A. Young, Steven A. Stiens
Mosby/Elsevier, 2008 - Medical - 748 pages
This completely updated top-seller in physical medicine and rehabilitation continues the tradition of the highly popular Secrets Series®. From anatomy and physiology of the nervous and musculoskeletal system to medical complications in rehabilitation to work and rehabilitation-this book presents all the key elements you need for clinical use, rounds, and board preparation.

  • Expedites reference and review with a question-and-answer format, bulleted lists, mnemonics, and tips from the authors.
  • Features a two-color page layout, "Key Points" boxes, and lists of useful web sites to enhance your referencing power.
  • Includes a chapter containing the "Top 100 Secrets" in physical medicine and rehabilitation, enabling you to quickly review essential material.
  • Comes in a convenient pocket size for easy access to key information.

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Contents

THE REHABILITATION ASSESSMENT
93
ELECTRODIAGNOSTIC FUNDAMENTALS
127
Sensory and MotorEvoked Potentials
136
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About the author (2008)

MARK A. YOUNG, after an impressive career with Price Waterhouse, McKinsey & Company, the U.S. Department of Commerce, and major banks in Boston and New York, is now an independent consultant based in Berlin.

Dr. Stiens is Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, and Attending Spinal Cord Medicine Physician at VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Harborview Medical Center and University Hospital. Dr. Stiens providesperson-centered SCI rehabilitation and primary care as well as training and education for medical students, residents, and SCI fellows. He has published numerous scientific articles and chapters on a wide range of SCI-related topics including neurogenic bowel, psychosocial adaptation, cardiovascular disease, gastrointestinal dysfunction, and mechanisms of neurologic recovery. In addition, Dr. Stiens has developed a variety of training films and educational materials on SCI.

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