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Title Vestibular rehabilitation / [edited by] Susan J. Herdman, Richard A. Clendaniel
Edition Fourth edition
Published Philadelphia : F.A. Davis Company, [2014]


Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 630 pages) : illustrations
Series Contemporary perspectives in rehabilitation
Contemporary perspectives in rehabilitation (Series)
Contents Section one: Fundamentals of function. Anatomy and physiology of the normal vestibular system -- Vestibulo-ocular reflex adaptation -- Role of the vestibular system in postural control -- Postural abnormalities in vestibular disorders -- Section two: Fundamentals of disfunction. Vestibular system disorders -- Vestibular lesions of the central vestibular pathways -- Postural abnormalities in vestibular disorders -- Disability in vestibular disorders -- Vestibular compensation- recovery after unilateral vestibular loss -- Compensetory strategies in recovery for vestibulo-ocular hypofunction -- Section three: Medical assessment and vestibular function tests. History and clinical examination -- Vestibular function tests -- Otolith function tests -- Assessment and management of auditory disorders and tinnitus -- Section four: Medical and surgical management. Pharmacological and optical methods to treat vestibular disorders and nystagmus -- Medical management of migraine, Ménière's disease and motion sensitivity -- Medical management of Mal de Debarquement syndrome -- Surgical management of vestibular disorders -- Management of psychological problems and the dizzy patient -- Management of the patient with chronic subjective dizziness -- Section five: Rehabilitation, assessment and management of peripheral vestibular disorders. Physical therapy management of benign paroxymal postional vertigo -- Physical therapy assessment of vestibular hypofunction -- Physical therapy treatment of vestibular hypofunction -- Physical therapy management of bilateral vestibular hypofunction and loss -- Physical therapy management of children with vestibular dysfunction -- Physical therapy management of the older person with vestibular dysfunction -- Physical therapy management of the patient with vestibular dysfunction from head trauma -- Physical therapy diagnosis: clinical decision-making for vestibular disorders -- The role of emerging technologies in vestibular rehabilitation -- Section Six: Non-vestibular dizziness. Non-vestibular dizziness and imbalance -- Physical therapy management of people with non-vestibular dizziness -- Physical therapy management of cervicogenic dizziness -- Appendix A: Questionnaire for history and examination
Summary "Recognized as two of the world's leading authorities on the subject, Susan Herdman and Richard Clendaniel, joined by a team of expert contributors, deliver the 4th Edition of the field's definitive text on the management of vestibular diseases and disorders. From assessment through therapy, they present the scientific and clinical knowledge you need to distinguish between vestibular and non-vestibular dizziness and to plan and implement the appropriate treatments"--Publisher's description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Online resource; title from resource home page (ebrary, viewed April 5, 2016)
Subject Vestibular apparatus -- Diseases -- Patients -- Rehabilitation
Vestibular Diseases -- rehabilitation
Form Electronic book
Author Herdman, Susan, editor.
Clendaniel, Richard A., editor.
ISBN 9780803640818