Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal Cord Injuries

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From a hospital admittance to discharge to outpatient rehabilitation, Spinal Cord Injuries addresses the wide spectrum of rehabilitation interventions and administrative and clinical issues specific to patients with spinal cord injuries. Comprehensive coverage includes costs, life expectancies, acute care, respiratory care, documentation, goal setting, clinical treatment, complications, and activities of daily living associated with spinal cord patients. In addition to physical therapy interventions and family education components, this resource includes content on incidence, etiology, diagnosis, and clinical features of spinal cord injury. Case Studies with clinical application thinking exercises help you apply knowledge from the book to real life situations. Thoroughly referenced, evidence-based content provides the best evidence for treatment based on the most current research. Tables and boxes throughout each chapter organize and summarize important information for quick reference. Clinical Note boxes provide at-a-glance access to helpful tips. Over 500 clinical photos, line drawings, radiographs, and more bring important concepts to life. Highly respected experts in spinal cord injury rehabilitation, editors Sue Ann Sisto, Erica Druin, and Martha Sliwinski, provide authoritative guidance on the foundations and principles of practice for spinal cord injury. Companion DVD includes video clips of the techniques described throughout the book that demonstrate how to apply key concepts to practice.See Superior mesenteric artery, 26 Smart cards, 511-512 Smarthome X10 Home Automation System, 320f Smith, Edwin. ... 469 design, 468 Soft barriers, 510 Soft cervical collars, usage, 19 Soft tissue structures, manual palpation, 130 SOI. See Special Olympics International, 471b Somatic complaints, consequence, 108 Somatic reactions, visceral ... client reading, 322f Spasm Frequency scales, 27 score, grade, 27b Spastic bowel, cause, 49f Spasticity, 26-28, 59 client perspective, 59banbsp;...

Title:Spinal Cord Injuries
Author:Sue Ann Sisto, Erica Druin, Martha Macht Sliwinski
Publisher:Mosby Incorporated - 2009


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