...it is a useful, informative and up-to-date resource for clinical neurologists, physical therapists and movement scientists. -- Brain ...a useful work of reference. -- British Journal of Neurosurgery ...the most comprehensive account of how we manage the complex task of standing and walking...highly recommended. -- Age and Ageing This book aims to fill a gap in the neurological library. It certainly does so. -- Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine This textbook can be recommended to all physicians, physiotherapists and psychologists confronted with patients suffering from balance disorders. It ought to be in every library because it is rare to find so much precise, clear, comprehensive and useful information in only one book. -- Swiss Archives of Neurology and Psychiatry 20050504 It ought to be in every library because it is rare to find so much precise, clear, comprehensive and useful information in only one book. It enables clinicians to manage their patients more easily and more accurately. -- Schweizer Archiv fur Neurologie und Psychiatrie 15 20050309 The editors have successfully created an outstanding multidisciplinary resource for clinical consideration of disorders of balance, posture, and gait. This a must read for any otology, neurotology, or otolaryngology practice managing a significant number of patients with balance disorders. In addition, the text is an equally important resource for those specialities with whom we collaborate in the case of these patients, including neurology, physiatry, physical therapy, and geriatrics. -- Otology & Neurology Vol 26 no 2 20050503Reseña del editor:
The diagnosis and treatment of the patient with critically impaired walking abilities present the busy physician with a formidable challenge. This book provides a comprehensive account of the various balance, posture and gait disorders, and of the methods for Their effective Read More ...management. The text is divided into five sections dealing with the normal and developmental aspects, the assessment, the clinical disorders and the rehabilitation of balance and gait, as well as with the specifics of gait and balance disorders in the elderly. The authors discuss common clinical problems: difficulty in keeping one's balance, dizziness, or difficulty in walking. Symptoms like these are able to attribute a host of different disorders of the motor system, the muscoloskeletal apparatus, the vestibular system, or even psychological imbalance, so the editors have taken to cross-disciplinary approach to the subject. Neurologists, psychiatrists, Physiologists, orthopedic surgeons, neuro-otologists, geriatricians, physiotherapists and havebeen Recruited as contributors and Encouraged to tread across frontiers so as to Provide a multi-directional view of the various ailments. The aim of this volume is not to exhaust any specific disease Resulting in the impairment of gait, balance, or posture. Rather, the editors emphasize the need for physicians dealing with gait and balance disorders to broaden Their knowledge of other medical specialties, and set out from a more exhaustive base When looking for the cause of disease.
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Descripción CRC Press, 2004. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110340806575
Descripción CRC Press, 2004. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 2. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0340806575