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Spinal Cord Injury: Functional Rehabilitation, 3rd Edition

By Martha Freeman Somers

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Sep 15, 2009

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Compltely updated in a new edition, this unique reference is an in-depth examination of the central role of the physical therapist in rehabilitation following spinal cord injury. This book encompasses all of the elements involved in a successful rehabilitation program. It includes a basic understanding of spinal cord injuries and issues relevant to disability, as well as knowledge of the physical skills involved in functional activities and the therapeutic strategies for acquiring these skills. It also presents an approach to the cord-injured person that promotes self-respect and encourages autonomy. Comprehensive information equips readers with a broad foundation of knowledge including topics relevant to spinal cord injury, its pathological repercussions, and medical and rehabilitative management in preparation for program planning, patient and family education, and effective participation as a member of a rehabilitation team.

Table of Contents

>Chapter 1

INTRODUCTION                                                                                                                  

 

Chapter 2

SPINAL CORD INJURies                                                                                                   

 

Chapter 3

MEDICAL AND SURGICAL MANAGEMENT                                                                 

 

Chapter 4

PSYCHOSOCIAL ISSUES                                                                                                     

 

Chapter 5

SKIN CARE                                                                                                                            

 

Chapter 6

RESPIRATORY MANAGEMENT                                                                                       

 

Chapter 7

PHYSICAL THERAPY examination, EVALUATION AND GOAL-SETTING        

 

Chapter 8

STRATEGIES FOR FUNCTIONAL REHABILITATION                                                 

 

Chapter 9

FUNCTIONAL MAT SKILLS                                                                                               

 

Chapter 10

TRANSFER SKILLS                                                                                                              

 

Chapter 11

WHEELCHAIRS AND WHEELCHAIR SKILLS                                                               

Chapter 12

AMBULATION                                                                                                                      

 

Chapter 13

SEXUALITY AND SEXUAL FUNCTIONING                                                                    

 

CHAPTER 14

BLADDER AND BOWEL MANAGEMENT                                                                      

 

CHAPTER 15

ARCHITECTURAL ADAPTATIONS                                                                                  

 

APPENDIX

SOLUTIONS TO PROBLEM-SOLVING EXERCISES              

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