Umphred's Neurological Rehabilitation, 7th Edition

Authors :
Rolando T. Lazaro & Sandra G. Reina-Guerra & Myla Quiben
Date of Publication: 01/2020
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Key Features
  • Comprehensive reference offers a thorough understanding of all aspects of neurological rehabilitation.
  • Expert authorship and editors lend their experience and guidance for on-the-job success.
  • UNIQUE! A section on neurological problems accompanying specific system problems includes hot topics such as poor vision, vestibular dysfunction, dementia and problems with cognition, and aging with a disability.
  • A problem-solving approach helps you apply your knowledge to examinations, evaluations, prognoses, and intervention strategies.
  • Evidence-based research sets up best practices, covering topics such as the theory of neurologic rehabilitation, screening and diagnostic tests, treatments and interventions, and the patient's psychosocial concerns.
  • Case studies use real-world examples to promote problem-solving skills.
  • Comprehensive coverage of neurological rehabilitation across the lifespan — from pediatrics to geriatrics.
  • Terminology adheres to the best practices, follows The Guide to Physical Therapy Practice and the WHO-ICF World Health model.

Author Information
By Rolando T. Lazaro, PT, PhD, DPT, Associate Professor Department of Physical Therapy California State University, Sacramento Sacramento, California ; Sandra G. Reina-Guerra, PT, DPT, MS, Board Certified Pediatric Clinical Specialist Physical and Occupational Therapy Shriners Hospital for Children—Northern California Sacramento, California and Myla Quiben, PT, PhD, DPT, MS, Board Certified Neurologic Clinical Specialist Board Certified Geriatric Clinical Specialist Associate Professor and Interim Chair Department of Physical Therapy University of North Texas Health Science Center Fort Worth, Texas