"Physical Rehabilitation" is the comprehensive, curriculum-spanning text for physical therapy students and a key reference for practicing physical therapists and other rehabilitation professionals. Focusing on the rehabilitation management of adult patients, it integrates basic surgical, medical, and therapeutic concepts to explain how to select appropriate evaluation procedures and to develop treatment goals and plans. This updated 5th edition has been revitalized with a new two-color design and more photographs, illustrations and tables resulting in a more user-friendly presentation.
Table of Contents
Section 1: Introduction to Patient Care: Decision Making, Psychosocial Factors, and Values; Clinical Decision Making; Influence of Psychosocial Factors on Rehabilitation; Influence of Values on Patient Care; Section 2: Examination; Examination of Vital Signs; Examination of Sensory Function; Musculoskeletal Examination; Examination of Coordination; Examination of Motor Function: Motor Control and Motor Learning; Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Tests; Examination of Gait; Examination of Functional Status and Activity Level; Examination of Environmental, Home, and Work Barriers; Section 3: Intervention Strategies for Rehabilitation; Strategies to Improve Motor Function; Preambulation and Gait Training; Chronic Pulmonary Dysfunction; Peripheral Vascular Disease, Lymphedema, and Wound; Stroke; Multiple Sclerosis; Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis; Parkinson's Disease; Traumatic Brain Injury; Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury; Amputation; Arthritis; Burns; Chronic Pain; Cognitive and Perceptual Dysfunction; Neurogenic Disorders of Speech and Language; Section 4: Orthotics, Prosthetics, and the Prescriptive Wheelchair; Orthotics; Prosthetics; The Prescriptive Wheelchair; Glossary; Index.