Pocketbook of Neurological Physiotherapy ISBN: 9780443068546

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Pocketbook of Neurological Physiotherapy

Sheila Lennon and Maria Stokes, PhD, MCSP

Pages: 317
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
ISBN: 9780443068546
Copyright: 2009
Part of the exclusive Pocketbook series from Elsevier:
The Pocketbook of Neurological Physiotherapy gives a quick reference guide for clinicians working with patients who suffer with neurological deficits in a wide range of clinical settings. This guide is a one stop guide for all essential information providing expert knowledge and advice at your fingertips.
This book gives a range of perspectives on core concepts with a strong evidence base, helpful for those teaching newly qualified physio's, and those learning from students to anyone new to a neurological setting.


  • Background Knowledge including common neurological conditions, neural plasticity, and common motor impairments and their impact on activity
  • Clinical Decision Making including assessment and treatment of the acute patient before and during stabilisation; the acute patient with potential for recovery; and the patient with degenerative disease
  • Respiratory, communication, cognitive and orthotic management
  • Medical investigations and drug treatments
  • A glossary of terms and abbreviations


Edited by Sheila Lennon, Senior Lecturer (Physiotherapy, Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, Research Institute, Center for Rehabilitation Research, University of Ulster at Jordanstown, Newtownabbey, Co Antrim; and Maria Stokes, PhD, MCSP, Professor of Neuromuscular Rehabilitation Director of Research School of Health Professions & Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Southampton, Highfield Campus, Southampton
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