Beginning with the pathophysiology of stroke and spinal cord injury and the anatomical context of the brain and spinal cord, this book describes the changes, complications, systemic involvement, medical and surgical management of stroke and spinal injury patients.
It focuses not only on the neuromuscular rehabilitation but also discusses multi-system rehabilitation management.
With an international author group with vast collective experience in the field, the book examines secondary conditions such as urological, GI, cognitive, respiratory, speech & language and occupational problems.
The book also incorporates recent advances in Western spinal cord injury and stroke rehabilitation science, along with global perspectives.
Guide to medical and surgical management of stroke and spinal injury
Discusses both neuromuscular rehabilitation and multi-system rehabilitation management
Covers secondary conditions associated with stroke and spinal injury
Includes recent advances in Western spinal cord injury and stroke rehabilitation science
Mouli Madhab Ghatak MD PMR Incharge and Chief Consultant, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Rehabilitation Centre, TRA General Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India Souvik Sen MD MS MPH FAHA Director, UNC Hospital Stroke Centre; Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, University of North Carolina, USA Milind Deogaonkar MD MS MCh Neurosurgeon and Fellow, Neural Transplantation and Gene Therapy Program, Department of Neurosciences, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA
Section 1: Stroke Rehabilitation Blood Supply of the Brain and its Disorders Clinical Presentation of Stroke Syndromes Evaluation of Stroke Acute Stroke Management Concepts in Stroke Rehabilitation Management of Complications and Deconditioning Hazards of Stroke and Spinal Cord Injury Patients Therapeutic Exercise Program for Stroke Patients Speech and Language Dysfunction in Stroke: Diagnosis and Management Pressure Sore and Skin Care in Stroke and Spinal Cord Injuries Swallowing Problems in Stroke and Brain Injury Psychiatric Rehabilitation in Stroke Nature, Impact and Retraining of Cognitive Deficits in Stroke Nutritional Management of Stroke Section 2: Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Anatomy of the Spinal Cord Pathophysiology of Spinal Injury Evaluation of Spinal Cord Injury Role of Electrodiagnostics in Spinal Cord Injury and Stroke Rehabilitation Acute Care and Surgical Aspects of Spinal Injuries Concepts in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Therapeutic Rehabilitation and Medical Management of Spasticity Therapeutic Exercises for Spinal Cord Injuries Surgical Management of Spasticity Functional Restoration of Spinal Cord Injury Patients Management of Neurogenic Bladder, Sexual and Bowel Dysfunction in Spinal Cord Injuries Respiratory Care in Spinal Cord Injury Nutritional Management in Spinal Cord Injuries Wheelchair Selection and Training in Spinal Cord Injury Patients Orthotic Management in Stroke and Spinal Cord Injury Section 3: Brain Injury Rehabilitation Consequences of Traumatic Brain Injury An Outline of Brain Injury Rehabilitation Section 4: Integration and Extension Models of Rehabilitation in Spinal Cord Injury and Stroke Recreational Therapy in Rehabilitation Epilogue: Regeneration Research - A Hope for the Future Appendix Index