Rehabilitation medicine is one of the fastest growing specialties in medicine. This timely book, presented as a series of case studies, describes the wide range of clinical scenarios encountered by the rehabilitation medicine team and advises on management issues and options.Table of Contents PrefacePart I. The Rehabilitation ConsultationThe Rehabilitation Unit: Part II. Medical Issues in Brain Injury Rehabilitation: 1. Post-traumatic seizures2. Episodic agitation following Herpes Simplex Encephalitis3. Hypopituitarism4. Anxiety following head injury5. Hydrocephalus following Saubarachnoid Haemorhage6. Autonomic impairment following brain injury7. Locked-in Syndrome8. Pharmacological management of attention impairment9. Rehabilitation of Pontine Myelinolysis10. Assessment of frontal lobe function11. An aggressive patientProgressive neurological disorders: 12. Ataxia in Multiple Sclerosis13. Psychiatric manifestations in Huntington Disease14. End Stage Duchenne Muscle Dystrophy15. Recurrent aspiration in a Parkinson's patientMedical complications of immobility: 16. Thromboembolism17. Osteoporosis18. Pressure sores19. Heterotopic ossificationOrthotics in neurological rehabilitation: 20. Secondary Scoliosis21. Post Polio Syndrome22. Charcot JointEthical and medico-legal controversies: 23. Wandering patients24. Rehabilitation of ethnic minorities25. Service provision for Chronic Fatigue SyndromeChronic pain: 26. Central pain syndrome27. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome28. Shoulder pain following strokeMedically Unexplained Disabilities: 29. Conversion Syndrome30. Somatisation in Multiple Sclerosis31. Complementary and alternative medicineSpasticity management: 32. Management of spastic Equino-varus deformity33. Management of severe generalised spasticityVentilatory support in Rehabilitation: 34. Artificial ventilation in Guillain Barre Syndrome35. Diaphragmatic paralysisSphincteric dysfunction: 36. Botulinum Toxin for Neuropathic Bladder37. Bowel Dysfunction following spinal injuryCommunication disability: 38. Expressive aphasia39. Jargon aphasia40. Hypokinetic dysarthriaSensory disability: 41. Cortical Blindness42. Visual Spatial NeglectPrescriptions for independence: 43. Exercise prescription44. Vocational Rehabilitation45. Driving assessmentPart III. Multiple Choice Questions in Neurological Rehabilitation: Multiple Choice Questions Answers.
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Titolo: Case Studies in Neurological Rehabilitation
Editore: Cambridge University Press
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