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Neurological Physiotherapy Pocketbook Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card) , 2nd Edition

Neurological Physiotherapy Pocketbook Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)

Edited by Sheila Lennon, PhD MSc BSc FCSP, Gita Ramdharry, BSc (Hons) PG Cert, MSc, PhD and Geert Verheyden, PhD

Copyright 2019
$71.95, Evolve Package, Reference

A title in the Physiotherapy Pocketbooks Series.

Availability:New edition. Not yet published. Due - No due date of as 12/04/23.



The second edition of the Neurological Physiotherapy Pocketbook is the only book for physiotherapists that provides essential evidence-based information in a unique and easy-to-use format for the current evidence in clinical settings.

Written by new international editors and contributors, this pocketbook provides quick and easy access to essential clinical information.

Key feature:

  • Pocketbook size for when out on clinical placement or working in clinical practice
  • Revised and brand new chapters on neurological rehabilitation and essential components
  • Concentrates on the six most common conditions, including stroke, traumatic brain and spinal cord injury
  • Use of case studies to illustrate specifics of assessment, management and recommended measurement tools

Together with the textbook Physical Management for Neurological Conditions 4E, it presents all essential components and conditions for undergraduates and therapists working in neurological clinical practice.


A very comprehensive, accurate, pocket guide for quick revision and immediate reference when on clinical placements. University of Hertfordshire lecturer

Key Features

  • Background Knowledge including common neurological conditions, neural plasticity, and common motor impairments and their impact on activity
  • Clinical Decision Making including assessment and treatment of the acute patient before and during stabilisation; the acute patient with potential for recovery; and the patient with degenerative disease
  • Respiratory, communication, cognitive and orthotic management
  • Medical investigations and drug treatments
  • A glossary of terms and abbreviations

New to this Edition

- Expands guiding principles of neurological rehabilitation

- Contains completely revised chapters on essential components

- Concentrates on six most common conditions (stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, Multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s and Guillain Barré Syndrome)

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Author Information

Edited by Sheila Lennon, PhD MSc BSc FCSP, Emeritus Professor of Physiotherapy, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Flinders University of South Australia, Adelaide, ; Gita Ramdharry, BSc (Hons) PG Cert, MSc, PhD, Associate Professor,Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education,Kingston University and St George's, University of London; Consultant Allied Health Professional, Queen Square Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, University College London NHS Foundation Trust,London and Geert Verheyden, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, KU Leuven, University of Leuven, Leuven

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