Contents

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Contributors

Section 1 Common clinical approaches

1Concepts of rehabilitation

2Epidemiology

3Rehabilitation team

4Organization of services

5History and examination

6Rehabilitation assessment and evaluation

7Cognition and behaviour

8Communication

9Swallowing

10Spasticity and contractures

11Chronic pain

12Neurogenic bladder and bowel

13Sexual function

14Skin problems

15Injections in rehabilitation medicine

16Cardiac rehabilitation

17Respiratory issues in rehabilitation

18Mobility and gait

19Family and relationships

20Vocational rehabilitation

21Orthotics

22Wheelchairs and seating

23Technical aids and assistive technology

24Personal factors in rehabilitation

25Rehabilitation in critical illness

Section 2 Condition-specific approaches

26Traumatic brain injury

27Spinal cord injury

28Stroke

29Multiple sclerosis

30Cerebral palsy

31Neurodegenerative conditions

32Prolonged disorders of consciousness

33Disorders of the peripheral nerves

34Muscle disorders

35Common musculoskeletal conditions

36Musculoskeletal problems of upper and lower limbs

37Spinal problems

38Cancer rehabilitation

39Geriatric rehabilitation

40Burns rehabilitation

41Amputee rehabilitation

Index