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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Principles and Practice



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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Principles and Practice
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This standard defining setting physical medicine and rehabilitation text is now in its Fourth Edition, with thoroughly updated content and a more clinical focus. In the book over 150 expert contributors (most new to this edition) address the full range of issues in contemporary PM&R and present state of the art patient management strategies, emphasising evidence-based recommendations. This edition has two separate volumes on Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine, and each volume has sections on principles of evaluation and management, management methods, major problems, and specific disorders. FEATURES: The most comprehensive book on the market More clinically useful evidence-based information Treatment algorithms and boxed lists of key clinical facts have been added to many chapters Now with a newly organised format to make physical medicine and rehabilitation medicine retrieval easier Emphasis on evidenced-based recommendations NEW TO THIS EDITION: Title change to reflect the reorganisation of book Now 2 volumes (one for Physical Medicine; one for Rehabilitation Medicine) 150 new contributing authors Much more pedagogy (algorithms; tables; checklists.

Table of Contents

    Clinical Evaluation The Physical Examination Electrodiagnostic Evaluation of the Peripheral Nervous System Central Nervous System Electrophysiology Assessment of Human Muscle Function Human Walking Disability Determination Imaging Techniques Relative to Rehabilitation Functional Neuroimaging in Medical Rehabilitation Populations Interactions with the Medicolegal System Therapeutic Physical Agents Biofeedback in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Manipulation, Massage and Traction Injection Procedures The Pharmacology of Analgesic Agents Spinal Injection Procedures Therapeutic Exercise Electrotherapy in Rehabilitation Complementary and Alternative Medicine Aquatic Rehabilitation Treatment of the Patient with Chronic Pain Palliative Care Sports Medicine Recreation and Sport for Persons with Disabilities Arts Medicine Cumulative Trauma Disorders Disorders of the Cervical Spine Low Back Pain Scoliosis 30 Osteoporosis Rehabilitation of the Patient with Inflammatory Arthritis and Connective Tissue Disease Osteoarthritis Peripheral Vascular Diseases Rehabilitation of Persons with Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders Upper Extremity Soft Tissues Injuries Hand Disorders Rehabilitation After Lower Limb Joint Reconstruction Foot Disorders/Shoes Peripheral Neuropathy Myopathy Motor Neuron Disease Vestibular Rehabilitation Functional Evaluation and Management of Self Care and Other Activities of Daily Living Psychological Aspects of Rehabilitation Speech, Language, Swallowing and Auditory Rehabilitation Rehabilitation Team Function and Prescriptions, Referrals, and Order Writing Vocational Rehabilitation, Independent Living and Consumerism Ethical Issues in Rehabilitation Medicine The International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health: ICF Empowering Rehabilitation Through an Operational Bio-Psycho-Social Model Research in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Administration and Management in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation International Aspects of Rehabilitation Principles and Applications of Measurement Methods Systematically Assessing and Improving the Quality and Outcomes of Medical Rehabilitation Programs Measuring Quality of Life in Rehabilitation Medicine Pharmacotherapy of Disability Medical Emergencies Nutrition in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Wheelchairs Assistive Technology Upper and Lower Extremity Prosthetics Spinal Orthotics Upper Extremity Orthotics Lower Extremity Orthotics, Shoes and Gait Aids Gait Restoration and Gait Aids Functional Neuromuscular Stimulation Spasticity and Movement Disorders Immobility and Inactivity Physiological and Functional Changes; Prevention and Treatment Primary Care for Persons with Disabilities Children with Disabilities Congenital and Childhood Onset Disabilities: Age Related Changes and Secondary Conditions in Mobility Impairments Geriatric Rehabilitation Health Issues for Women with Disabilities Sexuality and Disability Pressure Ulcers
Release date NZ
October 1st, 2004
Associate editor Jay Smith Associate editor Lawrence R. Robinson Associate editor Steve R. Geiringer Associate editor Todd P. Stitik Associate editor Walter R. Frontera Associate editor William L. Bockenek Associate editor William S. Pease Edited by Bruce Michael Gans Edited by Nicolas E. Walsh Editor-in-chief Joel A. DeLisa
Country of Publication
United States
4th Revised edition
478 illustrations
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
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