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Tetraplegia and Paraplegia

Churchill Livingstone Title
ISBN: 9780702032394

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Tetraplegia and Paraplegia , 6th Edition

A Guide for Physiotherapists

By Ida Bromley, MBE, FCSP

428 pages
Copyright 2006
$81.99, Online Product, Reference




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Extensively illustrated and easy to use, this practical resource offers clear guidelines and step-by-step sequences for moving and working with individuals with differing levels of paralysis. It serves as both an ideal student textbook and a valuable clinical manual for therapists who see tetraplegic and paraplegic patients.


“This book would be extremely useful for both physiotherapy students and physiotherapy clinicians interested in the rehabilitation of people with spinal cord injuries.”
Physical Therapy Reviews; 2008; vol 13; No 2

Key Features

  • Clear, practical, concise chapters present important information in an easily understandable approach.
  • Spiral-bound format enables the book to lay flat for easy reference in the clinical setting or classroom.
  • Excellent coverage of wheelchairs and wheelchair management is included.

New to this Edition

  • All illustrations have been redrawn for increased clarity, to enhance the clinical usefulness of this resource.
  • Audit and evidence-based practice is incorporated throughout.
  • Discussion of patient empowerment is included.
  • The chapter on hands has been expanded to provide more in-depth coverage of this important topic.
  • New discussion of levers has been added to this edition.
  • New chapter on aging offers insight and considerations for treating aging and elderly patients with spinal cord injury.
  • Expanded section on equipment provides details on current and state-of-the-art equipment used in practice.

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By Ida Bromley, MBE, FCSP, Garden Flat

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