Publisher description for Essential physical medicine and rehabilitation / edited by Grant Cooper ; foreword by Nancy E. Strauss.


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Comprehensive and concise review of the essential facts needed to do a successful clinical rotation in physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R). Writing to be quickly read and comprehended, the authors spell out the implications of brain injury, the effects of spinal cord injury, the uses of orthotics and prosthetics, and the crucial importance of cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation to maximize functional independence. Additional chapters detail the principles of pediatric, neuromuscular, cancer, and orthopedic rehabilitation, and demonstrate the use of electrodiagnostic techniques that can be used to help localize a lesion of the neuromuscular system and determine its severity, time course, and prognosis. The book also provides a handy review for passing PM&R board exams.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Medicine, Physical.
Medical rehabilitation.
Physical Medicine -- methods.
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures.
Rehabilitation -- methods.