The most-trusted resource for physiatry knowledge and techniques, Braddom’s Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation remains an essential guide for the entire rehabilitation team. With proven science and comprehensive guidance, this medical reference book addresses a range of topics to offer every patient maximum pain relief and optimal return to function.
New to this Edition
- New lead editor - Dr. David Cifu - was selected by Dr. Randall Braddom to retain a consistent and readable format. Additional new authors and editors provide a fresh perspective to this edition.
- Features comprehensive coverage of the treatment of concussions and military amputees.
- Includes brand-new information on rehabilitating wounded military personnel, the latest injection techniques, speech/swallowing disorders, head injury rehabilitation, and the rehabilitation of chronic diseases.
- New chapters on pelvic floor disorders and sensory impairments keep you at the forefront of the field.
- Reader-friendly design features an updated table of contents and improved chapter approach for an enhanced user experience.
- Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience gives access to the text, figures, over 2,500 references, 51 videos, and 750 self-assessment questions on a variety of devices.
- In-depth coverage of the indications for and limitations of axial and peripheral joints through therapies enables mastery of these techniques.
- Optimize the use of ultrasound in diagnosis and treatment.
- A chapter covering PM&R in the international community serves to broaden your perspective in the field.
- Detailed illustrations allow you to gain a clear visual understanding of important concepts.
Table of Contents
Section 1: EVALUATION
1. The Physiatric History and Physical Examination
2. Examination of the Pediatric Patient
3. Adult Neurogenic Communication and Swallowing Disorders
4. Psychological Assessment and Intervention in Rehabilitation
5. Impairment Rating and Disability Determination
6. Industrial Medicine and Vocational Rehabilitation
7. Quality and Outcome Measures for Medical Rehabilitation
8. Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Section 2: TREATENT TECHNIQUES AND SPECIAL EQUIPMENT
9. Upper Limb Amputation
10. Lower Limb Amputation and Gait
11. Upper Limb Orthoses
12. Lower Limb Orthoses
13. Spinal Orthoses
14. Wheelchairs and Seating Systems
15. Therapeutic Exercise
16. Manipulation, Traction, and Massage
17. Physical Agent Modalities
18. Integrative Medicine in Rehabilitation
19. Assistive Technology
Section 3: COMMON CLINICAL PROBLEMS
20. The Neurogenic Bladder
21. The Neurogenic Bowel
22. Sexual Dysfunction and Disability
24. Chronic Wounds
25. Vascular Diseases
27. Acute Medical Conditions
28. Chronic Medical Conditions
30. The Geriatric Patient
31. Rheumatologic Conditions
Section 4: ISSUES IN SPECIFIC DIAGNOSES
32. Common Neck Problems
33. Low Back Disorders
35. Upper Limb Pain and Dysfunction
36. Lower Limb Pain and Dysfunction
37. Chronic Pain
38. Pelvic Floor Disorders
39. Sports Medicine and Adaptive Sports
40. Motor Neuron Disease
43. Acquired Brain Disorders
44. Stroke Syndromes
45. Degenerative Movement Disorders
46. Multiple Sclerosis
47. Cerebral Palsy
48. Spina Bifida
49. Spinal Cord Injury
50. Sensory Impairments
By David X. Cifu, MD, Professor and Chairman, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA; National Director for PM&R Services, Office of Rehabilitation and Prosthetic Services, US Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC