Rehabilitation in Movement Disorders PDF ePub eBook

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Rehabilitation in Movement Disorders free pdf Movement disorders affect a growing patient population, but providing comprehensive care is extremely difficult. Several of these conditions are progressive and incurable- the basal ganglia has a complex role in movement control, with many potential malfunctions. This book focuses on rehabilitation approaches that have been developed and utilized internationally in an attempt to minimize impairment and maximize participation amongst these patients. Each chapter is written by movement disorder experts, rehabilitation specialists and health care professionals, giving a broad overview of current interventions and emphasizing the need for interdisciplinary management, focussing on deliverable outcomes. Common conditions such as Parkinson's disease, cerebral palsy, dystonia and Huntington's disease are comprehensively covered. This book gives neurologists, geriatricians and rehabilitation specialists an up-to-date, theoretically-based approach to managing movement disorders related to basal ganglia malfunction. Also valuable for physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, nurses and social workers seeking to develop and plan appropriate interventions.

About Robert Iansek

Robert Iansek, BMedSci, MBBS, Ph.D., FRACP is Director, Clinical Research Centre for Movement Disorders and Gait, Kingston Centre, Southern Health, Victoria, Australia. Meg E. Morris, Ph.D., FACP is Professor, School of Allied Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia.

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Author : Robert Iansek
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Data Published : 23 May 2013
ISBN : 110701400X
EAN : 9781107014008
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 268 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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