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Aging with a disability / ed. CRISTIAN, Adrian ; ed. KRAFT, George H..
Montréal, Philadelphia : Physical medicine and rehabilitation clinics of North America, 2005, vol. 16 (1), xviii, 326 p.


Descriptors
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Impairment
Aging
Rehabilitation
Scientific writing

Mots-clés secondaires : Physical activity ; Amputated ; Joints ; Legal aspects ; Heart diseases ; Falls ; Physical impairment ; Pain ; Encephalopathy ; Fatigue ; Cerebral palsy ; Intervention ; Spinal cord diseases ; Pulmonary diseases ; Anatomo-physiologic modifications ; Muscles ; Neglect ; Terminal phase ; Poliomyelitis ; Multiple sclerosis ; Palliative care ; Therapeutics

Résumé :

Geriatric topics in physical medicine is the fastest-growing area of research and study. Adrian Cristian, MD, has compiled sixteen articles on Aging with a Disability: Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation for this issue. Topics include fatigue in the elderly, falls, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, amputees, polio, multiple sclerosis, cardiopulmonary disease, and the basics of law and negligence in the elder community.

CONTENTS:

- What the Rehabilitation Professional and Consumer Need to Know
- Age-Related Changes in Muscles and Joints
- Exercise and Physical Activity in Persons Aging with a Physical Disability
- Practical Considerations in the Assessment and Treatment of Pain in Adults with Physical Disabilities
- Fatigue in the Elderly Population
- Falls in the Elderly Population
- Aging with Spinal Cord Injury
- The Impact of Age on Traumatic Brain Injury
- The Geriatric Amputee
- Aging in Polio
- Aging with Multiple Sclerosis
- Aging with Cerebral Palsy
- Aging with Cardiopulmonary Disease: The Rehab Perspective
- Delivery of Rehabilitation Services to People Aging with a Disability
- The Role of Rehabilitation Medicine and Palliative Care in the Treatment of Patients with End-Stage Disease
- Basics of Elder Law and Legal Liabilities of Negligence and Malpractice for Physicians as They Apply to Individuals with Disabilities


Language : Anglais
Doc n° : 18569 ISBN / ISSN : 1416028668
NumRec : 1856903
 

       

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