Chapter

Neurorehabilitation

Edited by Sue Woodward and Catheryne Waterhouse

in Oxford Handbook of Neuroscience Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199547340
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598052 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199547340.003.0011

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Neurorehabilitation

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Definition of rehabilitation - Rehabilitation nursing - Rehabilitation outcomes - Quality of life - Rehabilitation settings - Patient and family - Physiotherapist - Occupational therapist - Speech and language therapist - Neuropsychologist - Dietitian and nutrition services - Social Services - Neuroplasticity - The rehabilitation process - Assessment - Goal-setting - Importance of correct positioning - Sexual health needs - Psychological/emotional considerations - Social and cultural considerations - Health promotion - Living with chronic illness - Gadgets and gizmos (aids and appliances)

Chapter.  8488 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology ; Clinical Neuroscience

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