Stroke Rehabilitation - A Function-Based Approach

Author(s): Glen Gillen


Learn to confidently manage the growing number of stroke rehabilitation clients with Gillen's Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function-Based Approach, 4th Edition. Using a holistic and multidisciplinary approach, this text remains the only comprehensive, evidence-based stroke rehabilitation resource for occupational therapists. The new edition has been extensively updated with the latest information, along with more evidence-based research added to every chapter. As with previous editions, this comprehensive reference uses an application-based method that integrates background medical information, samples of functionally based evaluations, and current treatment techniques and intervention strategies.

  • Evidence-based clinical trials and outcome studies clearly outline the basis for stroke interventions.

  • UNIQUE! Survivor's Perspectives help readers understand the stroke rehabilitation process from the client'' point-of-view. 

  • UNIQUE! Case studies challenge readers to apply rehabilitation concepts to realistic scenarios.

  • UNIQUE! A multidisciplinary approach highlights discipline-specific distinctions in stroke rehabilitation among occupation and physical therapists, physicians, and speech-language pathologists.

  • Review questions in each chapter help readers assess their understanding of rehabilitation concepts. 

  • Key terms and chapter objectives at the beginning of each chapter help readers study more efficiently.

  • Three new chapters broaden your understanding of stroke intervention in the areas of Using Technology to Improve Limb Function, Managing Speech and Language Deficits after Stroke, and Parenting after Stroke.

  • Learning activities and interactive references on a companion Evolve Resources website help you review textbook content and locate additional information.

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General Fields

  • : 9780323172813
  • : Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
  • : Mosby
  • : August 2015
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  • : books

Special Fields

  • : English
  • : 616.8/106
  • : 768
  • : Glen Gillen
  • : Hardback