Spinal Cord Injuries - E-Book: Management and Rehabilitation

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Jan 31, 2008 - Medical - 608 pages
From a hospital admittance to discharge to outpatient rehabilitation, Spinal Cord Injuries addresses the wide spectrum of rehabilitation interventions and administrative and clinical issues specific to patients with spinal cord injuries. Comprehensive coverage includes costs, life expectancies, acute care, respiratory care, documentation, goal setting, clinical treatment, complications, and activities of daily living associated with spinal cord patients. In addition to physical therapy interventions and family education components, this resource includes content on incidence, etiology, diagnosis, and clinical features of spinal cord injury.
  • Case Studies with clinical application thinking exercises help you apply knowledge from the book to real life situations.
  • Thoroughly referenced, evidence-based content provides the best evidence for treatment based on the most current research.
  • Tables and boxes throughout each chapter organize and summarize important information for quick reference.
  • Clinical Note boxes provide at-a-glance access to helpful tips.
  • Over 500 clinical photos, line drawings, radiographs, and more bring important concepts to life.
  • Highly respected experts in spinal cord injury rehabilitation, editors Sue Ann Sisto, Erica Druin, and Martha Sliwinski, provide authoritative guidance on the foundations and principles of practice for spinal cord injury.
  • Companion DVD includes video clips of the techniques described throughout the book that demonstrate how to apply key concepts to practice.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Understanding Spinal Cord Injury and Advances in Recovery
1
Chapter 2 Medical Management and Complications of Spinal Cord Injury
18
Chapter 3 Nursing Care and Education for Patients with Spinal Cord Injury
37
Chapter 4 Respiratory Treatment and Equipment
69
Chapter 5 Psychological Adjustment to Spinal Cord Injury
104
Chapter 6 Evaluation
121
Chapter 7 Intervention Principles and Position Changes
153
Chapter 8 Transfer Techniques
185
Chapter 14 Accessible Home Modi cation and Durable Medical Equipment
326
Chapter 15 Wheelchair Skills
351
Chapter 16 Ambulation
380
Chapter 17 Functional Electrical Stimulation
407
Chapter 18 Exercise and Fitness with Spinal Cord Injury
430
Chapter 19 Sports and Recreation for People with Spinal Cord Injuries
455
Chapter 20 Wheelchair Transportation Safety
478
Chapter 21 Transportation Driving and Community Access
495

Chapter 9 Activities of Daily Living
210
Chapter 10 Management of the Upper Limb in Individuals with Tetraplegia
237
Chapter 11 Seating and Positioning
254
Chapter 12 Assessment and Match for Effective Assistive Technology
296
Chapter 13 Using Assistive Technology
310
Chapter 22 Functional and Psychosocial Aspects of Aging with Spinal Cord Injury
519
Chapter 23 Quality of Life After Spinal Cord Injury
537
Index
553
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