Parkinson’s disease

Jones, Diana and Playfer, Jeremy (2011) Parkinson’s disease. In: Physical Management for Neurological Rehabilitation. Physiotherapy Essentials . Elsevier, London. ISBN 978-0723435600

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Abstract

The third edition of this popular textbook -formerly "Physical Management in Neurological Rehabilitation" and now renamed "Physical Management for Neurological Conditions" - maintains its scientific and research base with extensive use of references and case studies. It is the only book for physiotherapists that offers a comprehensive overview of the basic principles of neurological rehabilitation, specific neurological/neuromuscular conditions and the related physiotherapy treatment approaches used. Important areas which feature throughout are discussed in relation to the different neurological conditions and include: a non-prescriptive, multidisciplinary, problem-solving approach to patient management; involvement of the patient and carer in goal-setting and decision-making (client-centred practice); use of outcome measures to evaluate the effects of treatment in everyday practice; use of case studies to illustrate clinical practice; and, scientific evidence of treatment effectiveness.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Chapter 6.
Subjects: A300 Clinical Medicine
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing
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Depositing User: EPrint Services
Date Deposited: 01 Sep 2011 09:19
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2017 12:01
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/1944

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