Stroke Rehabilitation: A Collaborative Approach

Author: Robert Fawcus


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  • ISBN: 9780632049981
  • Author: Robert Fawcus
  • Publ Date: 1999-11-03
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  • Pages: 224
  • Imprint: BLACKWELL *#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 6591

Table of Contents :

List of Contributors.Preface.1. A collaborative Approach to Stroke Care. (Robert Fawcus)2. Medical Aspects of Stroke. (Marion Hildick-Smith) 3. Medical Management of Stroke. (Marion Hildick-Smith)4. Nursing the Patient Following a Stroke. (Graham Boswell)5. Enable or Disable: Evidence-Based Clinical Problem-Solving.(Polly Laidler)6. Rehabilitating Movement. (Polly Laidler). 7. Speech and Language Problems After Stroke. (Jane Marshall)8. The Treatment of Speech and Language Disorders Following Stroke. (Jane Marshall) 9. Rehabilitation of Cognitive and Emotional Problems Following Stroke. (Simon B. N. Thompson) 10. Personal Construct Theory in Stroke and Communication Problems. (Shelagh Brumfitt)11. Everyday Problems of Daily Living. (Avril Drummond)Appendix: organizations supporting both the individual and careers.Index.


In this work on stroke rehabilitation, a group of health care professionals offer their own perspective on the problems they encounter daily and the specific skills involved in dealing with these problems. The book highlights the importance of understanding another's role and treatment concepts to facilitate the interdisciplinary co-operation which is essential if rehabilitation programmes are to be optimally effective.


"Overall, this is an interesting book which should prove useful for both professionals and lay people alike."Therapy Weekly "This is an interesting book that would have something of interest for all different levels of therapist." British Journal of Occupational Therapy


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