Rehabilitation in Spinal Cord Injuries, 1st Edition

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By Jacqueline E. Reznik, BAppSci, MAPA, MCSP, GradDip(Teaching), GradDip(Neurology), PhD and Joshua Simmons, BPhty
Rehabilitation in Spinal Cord Injuries is a practical guide to the treatment and/or management of spinal cord injuries for the physiotherapy student and early career clinician, as well as the medical and health professional wishing to remain current ...view more

Rehabilitation in Spinal Cord Injuries is a practical guide to the treatment and/or management of spinal cord injuries for the physiotherapy student and early career clinician, as well as the medical and health professional wishing to remain current with advancements in treatment and interventions in this area.

Written by Jacqueline Reznik and Joshua Simmons, this multi-contributor text explores contemporary aspects of spinal cord injury treatment and management, as well as essential but not commonly addressed topics, such as sexual rehabilitation, psychological impacts, improving upper limb function of the tetraplegic patient, and ageing with a spinal cord injury. The patient experience is emphasised throughout with input from individuals who have lived experience of a spinal cord injury.

Offering new and important insights into key facets of spinal cord injury treatment and management, Rehabilitation in Spinal Cord Injuries is a practical, evidence-based resource to support clinicians to provide high-quality care and ensure the best patient outcomes. 

ISBN :
9780729543200
Publication Date :
30-07-2020
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Rehabilitation in Spinal Cord Injuries is a practical guide to the treatment and/or management of spinal cord injuries for the physiotherapy student and early career clinician, as well as the medical and health professional wishing to remain current with advancements in treatment and interventions in this area.

Written by Jacqueline Reznik and Joshua Simmons, this multi-contributor text explores contemporary aspects of spinal cord injury treatment and management, as well as essential but not commonly addressed topics, such as sexual rehabilitation, psychological impacts, improving upper limb function of the tetraplegic patient, and ageing with a spinal cord injury. The patient experience is emphasised throughout with input from individuals who have lived experience of a spinal cord injury.

Offering new and important insights into key facets of spinal cord injury treatment and management, Rehabilitation in Spinal Cord Injuries is a practical, evidence-based resource to support clinicians to provide high-quality care and ensure the best patient outcomes. 


Key Features
  • Specialised chapters about biomechanics, paediatric spinal cord injury and high cervical injuries
  • Insight into the lived experience of individuals with a spinal cord injury
  • Documentation of the patient journey from injury to total rehabilitation
  • Practical information on mobility devices and returning to driving
  • Appendix of common assessments for spinal cord injuries
  • Includes an eBook with purchase of the print book

Author Information
By Jacqueline E. Reznik, BAppSci, MAPA, MCSP, GradDip(Teaching), GradDip(Neurology), PhD, Adjunct Senior Lecturer, James Cook University, Queensland, Australia Associate Senior Lecturer, Curtin University, WA, Australia Honorary Research Associate, Institute of Child Health, UCL/GOSH, London, UK and Joshua Simmons, BPhty, Director Digital Health Clinical Consultation Services Clinical Lead Digital, Hospital Metro South, Queensland, Australia Clinical Informatics, Metro South Health, Queensland, Australia Former Clinical Team Leader Physiotherapy, Spinal Injuries Queensland Spinal Cord Injury Service, Queensland, Australia