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Rehabilitation Studies Handbook - Barbara A. Wilson

Rehabilitation Studies Handbook

By: Barbara A. Wilson (Editor), D. L. McLellan (Editor)

Paperback Published: 7th April 1997
ISBN: 9780521437134
Number Of Pages: 428

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This innovative new publication is a valuable resource for all those involved in the care and rehabilitation of people with disabilities. A unique feature of the book is its integration of the concepts and principles of rehabilitation with good clinical practice. The text encompasses a wealth of material from a broad range of perspectives including social and educational aspects, good management practice, audit evaluation research, and statistics. It deals with physical and intellectual disabilities and spans childhood disability and disablement and rehabilitation in later life and old age. This broad-based but scientifically informed book recognizes that breadth of expertise is needed to adequately assess the needs of people with disabilities and to establish appropriate strategies for their treatment.

'The book provides an excellent introduction to the basic concepts and principles of rehabilitation, rehabilitation research and basic statistical methodology ... The book covers the core curriculum for rehabilitation and deserves to be included in the reading list given of any MSc course in rehabilitation studies ... the book provides a wealth of good information on the broad spectrum of disability and its management.' L. Kalra, Oxford Academic Journals ' ... a good basic text ...'. Mary Law, Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology '... clearly written in a relaxed yet informative style ... a very readable, informative book ... There is no other comparable book of which I am aware that gives the diversity of approaches in such an easily understood and interesting form.' Nadina Lincoln, Psychology Press

Introduction to rehabilitation
Disabled people in society
Disability equality training
Towards a therapeutic alliance model of rehabilitation
Rehabilitation education: a learner centred approach
Work occupation and disability
Management in rehabilitation
Research and evaluation in rehabilitation
Statistical methods
Social policy, disability and rehabilitation
Principles of the acquisition of sensori-motor skills
The management of acquired cognitive disorders
Challenging behaviour: helping people with severe brain damage
Pain
The multiply handicapped child
The transition to adult life
Factors specific to disabled elderly people
Index
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ISBN: 9780521437134
ISBN-10: 052143713X
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 428
Published: 7th April 1997
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.79 x 18.75  x 2.36
Weight (kg): 0.78