The gold-standard physical medicine and rehabilitation text is now in its Fourth Editionawith thoroughly updated content and a more clinical focus. More than 150 expert contributorsamost of them new to this editionaaddress the full range of issues in contemporary physical medicine and rehabilitation and present state-of-the-art patient management strategies, emphasizing evidence-based recommendations. This edition has two separate volumes on Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine. Each volume has sections on principles of evaluation and management, management methods, major problems, and specific disorders. Treatment algorithms and boxed lists of key clinical facts have been added to many chapters.They are instructed to use noninvasive IPPV to maintain normal ventilation and manually or mechanically assisted ... Significant weight reduction can improve the central and obstructive apneas and hypopneas of sleep disordered breathing (240) in the morbidly obese. ... Tracheotomy is indicated for severe bulbar ALS patients (190), rarely if ever for DMD patients (228), and rarely for SMA patients.
|Title||:||Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation|
|Author||:||Joel A. DeLisa, Bruce M. Gans, Nicholas E. Walsh|
|Publisher||:||Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2005|