Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation"" is the first comprehensive, multidisciplinary textbook devoted exclusively to stroke rehabilitation and recovery. This new comprehensive guide is the gold standard for managing and rehabilitating stroke patients.
Joel Stein, MD is Chair of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, and Chair of the Division of Rehabilitation Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University.
Table of Contents
History of Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation; Epidemiology; Acute Stroke Pathophysiology and Management; Neuroimaging in Acute Stroke; Stroke Syndromes: Supratentorial; Stroke Syndromes: Infratentorial; Mechanisms and Neurophysiology of Recovery; Functional Neuroimaging; Biological Treatments for Recovery; Aphasia and Dysarthria; Dyphagia; Right Hemisphere Stroke Syndromes; Memory, Executive Function, and Dementia; Sensory Deficits and Central Pain Syndromes; Visual, Oculomotor, and Vestibular Deficits; Hemiplegia and Patterns of Recovery; Task-Specific Training; Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation; Technological Aids for Motor Recovery; Gait; Balance, Ataxia, and Posture; Secondary Prevention of Stroke; Prevention of Deconditioning after Stroke; Medical Complications; Spasticity; Musculoskeletal Complications; Neuropsychiatric Complications; Fatigue and Sleep Disturbances; Malnutrition; Bowel and Bladder Management; Orthotic Management; Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Seating, Assistive Technology, and Equipment; Ethical Issues; Functional Assessment; Predictive Factors for Recovery; A Worldwide Perspective; Levels of Rehabilitative Care and Patient Triage; Stroke in Children; Stroke in the Young Adult; Stroke In the Elderly; Stroke and the Family; Driving; Sports and Recreation; Sexuality; Vocational Rehabilitation; Community Rehabilitation