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A Practical Guide to Head Injury Rehabilitation: A Focus on Postacute Residential Treatment (Language of Science)by Michael D. Wesolowski
Synopses & Reviews
The current volume applies behavioral techniques to the inpatient, postacute rehabilitation of patients who have suffered traumatic brain injury. The authors detail new procedures to alleviate cognitive and behavioral problems, and discuss ways to integrate the client, his or her family, and professionals in the rehabilitation process. Clinicians wll find the work a unique, well-rounded guidebook.
Book News Annotation:
Presents guidelines for implementation of a focused behavioral program for dealing with the diversity of brain injury problems in a general brain injury rehabilitation setting. Describes what types of neurological damage are associated with specific types of cognitive/emotional dysfunction and in turn with specific types of behavioral dysfunction. Clearly states general guidelines for treatment staff, and includes case examples as well as instructions for training the staff and maintaining staff competence and motivation.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-236) and index.
Table of Contents
Introduction. Applied Behavior Analysis. Developing the Rehabilitation Plan. The Daily Routine. Staff Training. Cognitive Problems. Behavioral Problems. Health and Medical Problems. The Role of the Family. Index.
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