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Management of Spinal Cord Injuries - A Guide for Physiotherapists

di Harvey  • 2008  • dettagli prodotto

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Combining 25 years of clinical, research and teaching experience, Dr Lisa Harvey provides an innovative 5-step approach to the physiotherapy management of people with spinal cord injury. Based on the International Classification of Functioning, this approach emphasises the importance of setting goals which are purposeful and meaningful to the patient. These goals are related to performance of motor tasks analysed in terms of 6 key impairments. The assessment and treatment performance of each of these impairments for people with spinal cord injury is described in the following chapters:training motor tasksstrength trainingcontracture managementpain managementrespiratory managementcardiovascular fitness trainingTable of Contents: Section 1: The Bare EssentialsChapter 1: Background informationChapter 2: A framework for physiotherapy managementSection 2: Understanding how people with paralysis perform motor tasksChapter 3: Transfers and bed mobility for people with lower limb paralysisChapter 4: Wheelchair mobilityChapter 5: Hand function of people with tetraplegiaChapter 6: Standing and walking with lower limb paralysisChapter 7: Training Motor tasksChapter 8: Strength trainingChapter 9: Contracture managementChapter 10: Pain managementChapter 11: Respiratory managementChapter 12: Cardiovascular fitness trainingSection 3: Environmental factorsChapter 13: Wheelchair seatingSection 4: The way forwardChapter 14: Evidence-based physiotherapyAppendix: Innervation of muscles


ISBN: 0443068585

Titolo: Management of Spinal Cord Injuries - A Guide for Physiotherapists


Editore: Elsevier - Churchill Livingstone

Volume: Unico

Edizione: 2008

Lingua: Inglese

Finitura: Copertina flessibile

Misure: 18x24 cm

Pagine: 316