The most-trusted resource for physiatry knowledge and techniques, Braddom's Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation remains an essential guide for the entire rehabilitation team. With proven science and comprehensive guidance, this medical reference book addresses a range of topics to offer every patient maximum pain relief and optimal return to function.
In-depth coverage of the indications for and limitations of axial and peripheral joints through therapies enables mastery of these techniques.
Optimize the use of ultrasound in diagnosis and treatment.
A chapter covering PM&R in the international community serves to broaden your perspective in the field.
Detailed illustrations allow you to gain a clear visual understanding of important concepts.
New lead editor - Dr. David Cifu - was selected by Dr. Randall Braddom to retain a consistent and readable format. Additional new authors and editors provide a fresh perspective to this edition.
Features comprehensive coverage of the treatment of concussions and military amputees.
Includes brand-new information on rehabilitating wounded military personnel, the latest injection techniques, speech/swallowing disorders, head injury rehabilitation, and the rehabilitation of chronic diseases.
New chapters on pelvic floor disorders and sensory impairments keep you at the forefront of the field.
Reader-friendly design features an updated table of contents and improved chapter approach for an enhanced user experience.
Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience gives access to the text, figures, over 2,500 references, 51 videos, and 750 self-assessment questions on a variety of devices.
David Xavier Cifu is an American physiatrist, researcher, and medical educator. He is the Associate Dean for Innovation and System Integration in the School of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, the chairman and Herman J. Flax M.D. Professor of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Virginia Commonwealth University, staff physiatrist at the Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Administration Medical Center, founding director of the VCU-Center for Rehabilitation Science and Engineering and senior TBI specialist in the Department of Veterans Affairs' Veterans Health Administration.
Section 1: EVALUATION 1. The Physiatric History and Physical Examination 2. History and Examination of the Pediatric Patient 3. Adult Neurogenic Communication and Swallowing Disorders 4. Psychological Assessment and Intervention in Rehabilitation 5. Practical Aspects of Impairment Rating and Disability Determination 6. Employment of People with Disabilities 7. Quality and Outcome Measures for Medical Rehabilitation 8. Electrodiagnostic Medicine Section 2: TREATENT TECHNIQUES AND SPECIAL EQUIPMENT 9. Rehabilitation and Prosthetic Restoration in Upper Limb Amputation 10. Lower Limb Amputation and Gait 11. Upper Limb Orthoses 12. Lower Limb Orthoses 13. Spinal Orthoses 14. Wheelchairs and Seating Systems 15. Therapeutic Exercise 16. Manipulation, Traction, and Massage 17. Physical Agent Modalities 18. Integrative Medicine in Rehabilitation 19. Computer Assistive Devices and Environmental Controls Section 3: COMMON CLINICAL PROBLEMS 20. Bladder Dysfunction 21. Neurogenic Bowel: Dysfunction and Rehabilitation 22. Sexual Dysfunction and Disability 23. Spasticity 24. Chronic Wounds 25. Vascular Diseases 26. Burns 27. Acute Medical Conditions 28. Chronic Medical Conditions : Pulmonary Disease, Organ Transplantation, and Diabetes 29. Cancer Rehabilitation 30. The Geriatric Patient 31. Rheumatologic Rehabilitation Section 4: ISSUES IN SPECIFIC DIAGNOSES 32. Common Neck Problems 33. Low Back Pain 34. Osteoporosis 35. Upper Limb Pain and Dysfunction 36. Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Lower Limb 37. Chronic Pain 38. Pelvic Floor Disorders 39. Sports Medicine and Adaptive Sports 40. Motor Neuron Diseases 41. Rehabilitation of Patients with Neuropathies 42. Myopathy 43. Traumatic Brain Injury 44. Stroke Syndromes 45. Degenerative Movement Disorders of the Central Nervous System 46. Multiple Sclerosis 47. Cerebral Palsy 48. Myelomeningocele and Other Spinal Dysraphisms 49. Spinal Cord Injury 50. Auditory, Vestibular, and Visual Impairments