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HomeHealth Professions Physical Therapy

Tetraplegia and Paraplegia

Churchill Livingstone Title
ISBN: 978-0-7020-3239-4

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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




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.

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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