"Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation" is the first comprehensive, multidisciplinary textbook devoted exclusively to stroke rehabilitation and recovery. This new comprehensive guide is the gold standard for managing and rehabilitating stroke patients. Beginning with detailed information on risk factors, epidemiology, prevention, and neurophysiology, the book details the acute and long-term treatment of all stroke-related impairments and complications. Additional sections discuss psychological issues, outcomes, community reintegration, and new research.Written by dozens of acknowledged leaders in the field, and containing hundreds of tables, graphs, and photographic images, "Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation" features: the first full-length discussion of the most commonly-encountered component of neurorehabilitation; multi-specialty coverage of issues in rehabilitation, neurology, PT, OT, speech therapy, and nursing; focus on therapeutic management of stroke related impairments and complications; an international perspective from dozens of foremost authorities on stroke; and, cutting edge, practical information on new developments and research trends." Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation" is a valuable reference for clinicians and academics in rehabilitation and neurology, and professionals in all disciplines who serve the needs of stroke survivors.
Table of Contents:
History of Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation; Epidemiology; Acute Stroke Pathophysiology and Management; Neuroimaging in Acute Stroke; Stroke Syndromes: Supratentorial; Stroke Syndromes: Infratentorial; Mechanisms and Neurophysiology of Recovery; Functional Neuroimaging; Biological Treatments for Recovery; Aphasia and Dysarthria; Dyphagia; Right Hemisphere Stroke Syndromes; Memory, Executive Function, and Dementia; Sensory Deficits and Central Pain Syndromes; Visual, Oculomotor, and Vestibular Deficits; Hemiplegia and Patterns of Recovery; Task-Specific Training; Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation; Technological Aids for Motor Recovery; Gait; Balance, Ataxia, and Posture; Secondary Prevention of Stroke; Prevention of Deconditioning after Stroke; Medical Complications; Spasticity; Musculoskeletal Complications; Neuropsychiatric Complications; Fatigue and Sleep Disturbances; Malnutrition; Bowel and Bladder Management; Orthotic Management; Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Seating, Assistive Technology, and Equipment; Ethical Issues; Functional Assessment; Predictive Factors for Recovery; A Worldwide Perspective; Levels of Rehabilitative Care and Patient Triage; Stroke in Children; Stroke in the Young Adult; Stroke In the Elderly; Stroke and the Family; Driving; Sports and Recreation; Sexuality; Vocational Rehabilitation; Community Rehabilitation.