Severe and Complex Neurological Disability

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. This book presents a holistic approach to the complete, long-term, day-to-day care of patients disabled by neurological conditions, emphasizing practices that promote physical well-being and minimize secondary complications. It focuses on physical management within the context of the lifestyle of the disabled person and primary caregiver. In addition, it highlights the difficulties commonly encountered when implementing a physical management regime, and discusses the importance of compromise. The complete physical management and day-to-day care is described in a practical and applicable way. Best practices are presented in relation to caring for a person with profound impairment and residual disability. Holistic and detailed long-term physical management strategies are described, related to the more severe and complex neurological conditions. Real-life examples help readers understand the applications of theory in practice. Case studies strengthen readers' critical thinking and decision making skills. Social considerations and the importance of therapeutic leisure activities are included.

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  • Author : Pauline M. Pope
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann Medical
  • Pages : 284 pages
  • ISBN : 9780750688253
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Severe and Complex Neurological Disability

Severe and Complex Neurological Disability
  • Author : Pauline M. Pope
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann Medical
  • Release : 28 October 2021
GET THIS BOOKSevere and Complex Neurological Disability

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. This book presents a holistic approach to the complete, long-term, day-to-day care of patients disabled by neurological conditions, emphasizing practices that promote physical well-being and minimize secondary complications. It focuses on physical management within the context of the lifestyle of the disabled person and primary caregiver. In addition, it highlights the difficulties commonly encountered when implementing a physical management regime, and discusses the importance of compromise.

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  • Author : Jenny Preston,Judi Edmans
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 12 April 2016
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While diagnosis with a neurological condition may not be life-threatening, it can have significant impact on everyday life and on participation in activities. Occupational therapists must be able to fully consider the physical, cognitive, emotional, psychological and behavioural problems which may occur as a consequence of a neurological disorder, and understand the impact of diagnosis from a person-centred perspective. Occupational Therapy and Neurological Conditions incorporates theoretical, clinical and research evidence to support occupational therapists in the management of people with

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  • Author : Stacey Atkinson,Joanne Lay,Su McAnelly,Malcolm Richardson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 16 September 2014
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Many practitioners within health and social care come into contact with people with intellectual disabilities and want to work in ways that are beneficial to them by making reasonable adjustments in order to meet clients’ needs and expectations. Yet the health and wellbeing of people with learning disabilities continues to be a neglected area, where unnecessary suffering and premature deaths continue to prevail. This text provides a comprehensive insight into intellectual disability healthcare. It is aimed at those who are

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  • Author : Val Hopwood,Clare Donnellan
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 23 July 2010
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Written by two leading experts in the field, Acupuncture in Neurological Conditions aims to improve patient care by combining Western and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) concepts of treatment. The language of TCM is uniquely combined with that of evidence-based clinical reasoning to provide an approach relevant to both acupuncture and physiotherapy clinical practice. All major types of neurological conditions encountered in clinical practical are examined. Chinese medical patterns relevant to the application of acupuncture are described, as well as key

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  • Author : Ladan Najafi,Donna Cowan
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 15 November 2018
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Electronic Assistive Technology (EAT) is a subset of a wider range of products and services known as Assistive Technology (AT). AT is designed to support and enable people with disabilities, either acquired or congenital, to participate in activities with greater independence and safety. With a global aging population, it has an important role to play in enabling and supporting those with disability and their carers. Handbook of Electronic Assistive Technology discusses a range of commonly available or emerging electronic assistive

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  • Author : Jane Williams,Lin Perry,Caroline Watkins
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 07 March 2019
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Stroke Nursing is the leading guide for optimal stroke care, facilitating the provision of evidence-based practice across the stroke journey, and covering the sixteen elements of care outlined in the UK's Stroke-Specific Education Framework (SSEF). Drawing from years of clinical and research experience, the authors provide practical guidance on the essential areas of stroke nursing, including stroke classification, stabilisation, thrombolysis and thrombectomy, rehabilitation and recovery, nutrition and oral care, palliative and long-term care, physical impairment management, and more. Now in

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  • Author : Jane Williams,Lin Perry,Caroline Watkins
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 07 May 2013
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Stroke is a medical emergency that requires immediate medical attention. With active and efficient nursing management in the initial hours after stroke onset and throughout subsequent care, effective recovery and rehabilitation is increased. Acute Stroke Nursing provides an evidence-based, practical text facilitating the provision of optimal stroke care during the primary prevention, acute and continuing care phases. This timely and comprehensive text is structured to follow the acute stroke pathway experienced by patients. It explores the causes, symptoms and effects

International Handbook of Occupational Therapy Interventions

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  • Author : Ingrid Söderback
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 25 November 2014
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Advanced therapies and technologies, new service delivery methods, and care upgrades in underserved areas are translating into improved quality of life for millions with disabilities. Occupational therapy parallels this progress at the individual level, balancing short-term recovery and adaptation with long-term independence and well-being. This Second Edition of the International Handbook of Occupational Therapy Interventions builds on its ground-breaking predecessor by modelling current clinical standards rooted in scientific evidence-based practice. Its interventions are applied to a diverse range of client

Clinical Engineering

Clinical Engineering
  • Author : Azzam Taktak,Paul Ganney,David Long,Richard Axell
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 01 December 2019
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Clinical Engineering: A Handbook for Clinical and Biomedical Engineers, Second Edition, helps professionals and students in clinical engineering successfully deploy medical technologies. The book provides a broad reference to the core elements of the subject, drawing from a range of experienced authors. In addition to engineering skills, clinical engineers must be able to work with both patients and a range of professional staff, including technicians, clinicians and equipment manufacturers. This book will not only help users keep up-to-date on the

Stroke Medicine

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  • Author : Hugh Markus,Anthony Pereira,Geoffrey Cloud
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 01 December 2016
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The second edition of Stroke Medicine incorporates considerable advances in the treatment of stroke that have occurred since the first edition published. This provides an up-to-date and easily accessible source of information on all aspects of stroke care, from acute care through to rehabilitation and secondary prevention. The new edition includes some additional updates on cardiac investigation of stroke, due to novel methods for detecting atrial fibrillation, and new trial data has been added to the chapter on Treatment of

Spasticity Management

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  • Author : Valerie L. Stevenson,Louise Jarrett
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 27 April 2016
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Spasticity is a common symptom that arises in a wide range of neurological conditions. Unfortunately, a poor understanding and inadequate management of spasticity often results in it having a greater impact on patients than necessary. Using a multidisciplinary approach, Spasticity Management: A Practical Multidisciplinary Guide provides the essenti

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  • Author : Julie M. Hauer
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release : 12 June 2013
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Global impairment of the central nervous system, whether stable or progressive, is often called severe neurological impairment (SNI). A child who has SNI will be cared for both by specialist clinicians and by parents at home. A parent is a child’s best expert and advocate, and many parents become highly skilled in managing their child's care. This guide provides information to help parents increase their knowledge and improve their caregiving skills. In Caring for Children Who Have Severe Neurological

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  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Global Health,Committee on Nervous System Disorders in Developing Countries
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 01 January 2001
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Brain disordersâ€"neurological, psychiatric, and developmentalâ€"now affect at least 250 million people in the developing world, and this number is expected to rise as life expectancy increases. Yet public and private health systems in developing countries have paid relatively little attention to brain disorders. The negative attitudes, prejudice, and stigma that often surround many of these disorders have contributed to this neglect. Lacking proper diagnosis and treatment, millions of individual lives are lost to disability and death. Such conditions exact

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  • Author : Laurie E. Bernstein,Fran Rohr,Joanna R Helm
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 03 June 2015
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This up-to-date reference on the nutrition management of inherited metabolic diseases (IMD) covers a wide range of these disorders, including phenylketonuria and other aminoacidopathies, organic acidemias, urea cycle disorders, fatty acid oxidation disorders, galactosemia and glycogen storage diseases. Guidance is also provided on laboratory evaluations and biochemical testing and monitoring. Topics such as newborn screening for IMD, as well as nutrition management during pregnancy and transplantation, are addressed. The book is based on 7 years of lectures delivered through Metabolic University –