Vestibular Rehabilitation

Author: Susan J Herdman

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 656

View: 682

Recognized as two of the world's leading authorities on the subject, Susan Herdman and Richard Clendaniel, joined by a team of expert contributors, deliver the 4th Edition of the field's definitive text on the management of vestibular diseases and disorders. From assessment through therapy, they present the scientific and clinical knowledge you need to distinguish between vestibular and non-vestibular dizziness and to plan and implement the appropriate treatments.

Vestibular Disorders

A Case-study Approach

Author: Joseph M. Furman

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 412

View: 404

This title uses a case study approach to outline the field of dizziness and balance disorders. Written from the combined perspectives of a neurologist and a neurotologic surgeon, each case study describes history, physical examination, laboratory testing, differential diagnosis and treatment. The text includes background material and 59 case studies, five of which concern multiple diagnoses and ten of which address controversial issues.

Practical Management of the Dizzy Patient

Author: Joel A. Goebel

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 458

View: 743

The thoroughly updated Second Edition of this highly acclaimed text is a practical, concise, and current guide to diagnosis and treatment of the various diseases that cause dizziness and imbalance. The book progresses from symptoms to anatomy and physiology, history and physical examination, laboratory testing, disease entities, and treatment. This edition features expanded coverage of the physical examination and state-of-the-art information on test modalities, imaging techniques, surgical procedures, medical therapies for migraine, and superior canal dehiscence. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text, a question bank, and videos of physical examination techniques, abnormal eye movements, and surgical techniques. (http://www.goebeldizzypatient.com)

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Human Communication Sciences and Disorders

Author: Jack S. Damico

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 2352

View: 704

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Human Communication Sciences and Disorders is an in-depth encyclopedia aimed at students interested in interdisciplinary perspectives on human communication—both normal and disordered—across the lifespan. This timely and unique set will look at the spectrum of communication disorders, from causation and prevention to testing and assessment; through rehabilitation, intervention, and education. Examples of the interdisciplinary reach of this encyclopedia: A strong focus on health issues, with topics such as Asperger's syndrome, fetal alcohol syndrome, anatomy of the human larynx, dementia, etc. Including core psychology and cognitive sciences topics, such as social development, stigma, language acquisition, self-help groups, memory, depression, memory, Behaviorism, and cognitive development Education is covered in topics such as cooperative learning, special education, classroom-based service delivery The editors have recruited top researchers and clinicians across multiple fields to contribute to approximately 640 signed entries across four volumes.

Physical Management for Neurological Conditions E-Book

[Formerly Physical Management in Neurological Rehabilitation E-Book]

Author: Maria Stokes

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 448

View: 495

The third edition of this popular textbook - formerly Physical Management in Neurological Rehabilitation and now renamed Physical Management for Neurological Conditions - maintains its scientific and research base with extensive use of references and case studies. It is the only book for physiotherapists that offers a comprehensive overview of the basic principles of neurological rehabilitation, specific neurological / neuromuscular conditions and the related physiotherapy treatment approaches used. Important areas which feature throughout are discussed in relation to the different neurological conditions and include: a non-prescriptive, multidisciplinary, problem-solving approach to patient management involvement of the patient and carer in goal-setting and decision-making (client-centred practice) use of outcome measures to evaluate the effects of treatment in everyday practice use of case studies to illustrate clinical practice scientific evidence of treatment effectiveness Additional specialist editor – Dr Emma Stack Refined content but with the inclusion of 4 brand new chapters: an introductory chapter on rehabilitation in practice one on respiratory management and two covering self management and falls under the section entitled Skill Acquisition and Learning 11 new expert contributors join the reduced contributor team of 31

Vertigo Rehabilitation Protocols

Author: Dario Carlo Alpini

Publisher: Springer

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 244

View: 339

This book describes in detail rehabilitation protocols specific for those disorders that most frequently induce vertigo and dizziness. In particular, it highlights exercise protocols that will enable the best result to be obtained within the shortest time and with the most enduring therapeutic effect. Drawing on their personal experience, the authors describe physical exercises that will prove effective in delivering vestibular rehabilitation all over the world, regardless of the rehabilitation tools available. The presented protocols cover vertigo in a wide range of conditions. Helpful information is also provided on the clinical approach to vertigo and dizziness, vestibular rehabilitation from Cawthorne-Cooksey onward and the role of life-style counseling. By documenting effective functional and therapeutic approaches, Vertigo Rehabilitation Protocols will be an invaluable resource for neurologists, ENT physicians, orthopedists and rehabilitation specialists.

Stroke Rehabilitation - E-Book

A Function-Based Approach

Author: Glen Gillen

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 800

View: 710

Gillen's Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function-Based Approach, 3rd Edition is the only comprehensive, evidence-based stroke rehabilitation resource for occupational therapists. Extensively updated with the latest research in assessment and intervention, this essential text presents a holistic, application-based approach that integrates background medical information, samples of functionally based evaluations, and current treatment techniques and intervention strategies to help you confidently manage the growing number of stroke rehabilitation clients. UNIQUE! Case studies challenge you to apply rehabilitation concepts to realistic scenarios. Evidence-based clinical trials and outcome studies clearly outline the basis for stroke interventions. UNIQUE! Survivor's Perspectives help you understand the stroke rehabilitation process from the client's point-of-view. UNIQUE! A multidisciplinary approach highlights discipline-specific distinctions in stroke rehabilitation among occupation and physical therapists, physicians, and speech-language pathologists. Review questions in each chapter help you assess your understanding of rehabilitation concepts. Key terms and chapter objectives at the beginning of each chapter help you study more efficiently. Three new chapters broaden your understanding of stroke intervention in the areas of Using Technology to Improve Limb Function, Managing Speech and Language Deficits after Stroke, and Parenting after Stroke. Learning activities and interactive references on a companion Evolve Resources website help you review textbook content and locate additional information.

Vestibular Rehabilitation

Author: Susan Herdman

Publisher: F A Davis Company

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 504

View: 880

This book provides a comprehensive overview of vestibular rehabilitation, providing the scientific rationale for rehabilitation as well as multidisciplinary approaches to evaluation and treatment of patients with vestibular disorders. the editor and contributors are known for their expertise in their respective fields. the purpose is first to provide a basic understanding of normal vestibular function, and then to apply this knowledge to the evaluation and treatment of patients with vestibular disorders. the book meets these objectives in an organized and easy-to-follow manner. the intended au

Textbook of Neural Repair and Rehabilitation: Volume 2, Medical Neurorehabilitation

Author: Michael Selzer

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page:

View: 268

In two freestanding volumes, Textbook of Neural Repair and Rehabilitation provides comprehensive coverage of the science and practice of neurological rehabilitation. Revised throughout, bringing the book fully up to date, this volume, Medical Neurorehabilitation, can stand alone as a clinical handbook for neurorehabilitation. It covers the practical applications of the basic science principles presented in Volume 1, provides authoritative guidelines on the management of disabling symptoms, and describes comprehensive rehabilitation approaches for the major categories of disabling neurological disorders. New chapters have been added covering genetics in neurorehabilitation, the rehabilitation team and the economics of neurological rehabilitation, and brain stimulation, along with numerous others. Emphasizing the integration of basic and clinical knowledge, this book and its companion are edited and written by leading international authorities. Together they are an essential resource for neuroscientists and provide a foundation of the work of clinical neurorehabilitation professionals.

Geriatric Otolaryngology

Author: Karen H. Calhoun

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 824

View: 765

Opening with a clear overview of the biology and demographics of aging, this text authoritatively summarizes the most recent knowledge on disorders of the ears, nose, paranasal sinuses, oral cavity, larynx, voice, throat, and neck in the geriatric population. With chapters by prominent leaders in the discipline, this reference serves as an invaluable source of guidance on perioperative assessment, operative procedures and outcomes, and new strategies for reconstructive and cosmetic surgery.