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Uniform Title Spasticity (Brashear)
Title Spasticity : diagnosis and management / editor, Allison Brashear, Walter C. Teagle Professor, Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, North Carolina ; associate editor, Elie Elovic, Director, Traumatic Brain Injury Program, Renown Rehabilitation Hospital, Renown Health, Reno, Nevada
Edition Second edition
Published New York : Demos Medical, 2016


Description 1 online resource (xii, 495 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Preface; Acknowledgments; Share Spasticity: Diagnosis and Management, Second Edition; Part I: General Overview; Chapter 1: Why Is Spasticity Treatment Important?; Chapter 2: Epidemiology of Spasticity in the Adult and Child; Stroke; Spinal Cord Injury; Multiple Sclerosis; Cerebral Palsy; Conclusion; References; Chapter 3: Spasticity and Other Signs of the Upper Motor Neuron Syndrome; Negative Signs; Stretch-Sensitive Positive Signs; Positive Signs That are Not Stretch Sensitive; Maladaptive Consequences of the UMNS; Conclusions; References
Chapter 4: Ancillary Findings Associated With SpasticitySensory Disturbances; Voice, Speech, and Swallowing; Bowel and Bladder; Sleep; Psychosocial Issues; Case Study; Conclusions; References; Part II: Assessment Tools; Chapter 5: Measurement Tools and Treatment Outcomes in Patients With Spasticity; Spasticity Outcome Measures-What is a Useful Outcome Measure?; An Organized Approach to Spasticity Outcomes; Physiological Measures; QOL Measures; Choosing an Outcome Measure to Assess Intervention Effectiveness; Types of Assessment Methods and Tools; Measures of Voluntary Activity
Functional MeasuresQOL Measures; Conclusions; References; Chapter 6: Techniques and Scales for Measuring Spastic Paresis; Definition of Spasticity; Measure of Spasticity: The Ashworth and Tardieu Scales; Definitions of Stretch-Sensitive Paresis and Spastic Cocontraction; Assessment of the Range of Active Movement and of Its Decrement After Repeated Maximal Efforts, as Net Results of Paresis and Spastic Cocontraction; Conclusion; References; Chapter 7: Assessment of Spasticity in the Upper Extremity; Identifying Goals in Upper Extremity Assessment
Anatomic Considerations in Assessing the Upper ExtremityAssessment of the Shoulder; Assessment of the Elbow; Assessment of the Wrist; Assessment of the Fingers; Functional Considerations in Assessment of the Upper Extremity; Development of the Treatment Plan to Assess Upper Extremity Spasticity; Follow-Up Assessments of Upper Extremity Spasticity; Summary; References; Chapter 8: Assessment of Lower Limb Spasticity and Other Consequences of the Upper Motor Neuron Syndrome; Clinical Assessment of Spasticity; Functional Assessment of Gait to Evaluate Lower Limb Dysfunction; References
Chapter 9: Setting Realistic and Meaningful Goals for TreatmentChoosing Meaningful and Realistic Treatment Goals; Determining Treatment Goals; Goal Attainment Scale; Conclusion: Synthesis of Information and Choosing Treatment Goals; Case Discussions; References; Part III: Treatment of Spasticity; Chapter 10: Chemoneurolysis With Phenol and Alcohol: A "Dying Art" That Merits Revival; Chemical Neurolysis; Phenol; Alcohol; Comparison of Phenol Neurolysis and BoNT; Pediatric Considerations; Suggested Approaches for Specific Upper Motor Neuron Disorders; Conclusion; References
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed January 4, 2016)
Subject Spasticity -- Diagnosis.
Spasticity -- Treatment
Muscle Spasticity -- diagnosis
Muscle Spasticity -- therapy
Botulinum Toxins -- therapeutic use
Extremities -- physiopathology
Motor Neuron Disease
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Spasticity -- Diagnosis.
Spasticity -- Treatment.
Form Electronic book
Author Brashear, Allison, editor.
Elovic, Elie, editor.
ISBN 1617052426