Spasticity is a disabling problem for many adults and children with a variety of neurological disorders. In this second edition, all chapters have been thoroughly updated, with new references and descriptions of new techniques and drugs. Invaluable for physicians, physiotherapists, surgeons, othotists, clinical engineers and health professionals. Table of Contents Preface1. An overview of the clinical management of spasticity Michael P. Barnes2. Neurophysiology of spasticity Geoff Sheean3. The measurement of spasticity Garth R. Johnson and Anand D. Pandyan4. Physiotherapy management of spasticity Roslyn N. Boyd and Louise Ada 5. Seating and positioning Craig A. Kirkwood and Geoff I. Bardsley6. Orthoses, splints and casts Paul T. Charlton and Duncan W. N. Ferguson7. Pharmacological management of spasticity Anthony B. Ward and Sajida Javaid8. Chemical neurolysis in the management of muscle spasticity A. Magid and O. Bakheit9. Spasticity and botulinum toxin Michael P. Barnes and Elizabeth C. Davis10. Intrathecal baclofen for the control of spinal and supraspinal spasticity David N. Rushton11. Surgical management of spasticity Patrick Mertens and Marc Sindou12. Management of spasticity in children Rachael Hutchinson and H. Kerr GrahamIndex.
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Titolo: Upper Motor Neurone Syndrome and Spasticity - Clinical Management and Neurophysiology
Autori: Barnes - Johnson
Editore: Cambridge University Press
Edizione: II 2008
Finitura: Copertina flessibile
Misure: 19x24 cm