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5 edition of Spasticity Management found in the catalog.

Spasticity Management

A Practical Multidisciplinary Guide

by Valerie Stevenson

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Informa Healthcare .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Neurology & clinical neurophysiology,
  • Neurology - General,
  • Medical / Neurology,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12571226M
    ISBN 101841845604
    ISBN 109781841845609

    Spasticity is a condition in which certain muscles are continuously contracted. This contraction causes stiffness or tightness of the muscles and can interfere with normal movement, speech and gait. Spasticity is usually caused by damage to the portion of the brain or spinal cord that controls voluntary movement. Poststroke Spasticity Management. Gerard E. Francisco; and MD ; John R. McGuire; MDFrom the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Texas Health Science Center–Houston, TX (G.E.F.); S.T.A.R.(Spasticity Treatment and Research) Clinic and the UTHealth Motor Recovery Laboratory at TIRR Memorial Hermann, Houston, TX (G.E.F.); Cited by:

    Pharmacologic Management of Spasticity: Oral Medications Jay M. Meythaler and Riley M. Smith Intrathecal Baclofen for Spasticity Gerard E. Francisco and Michael Saulino Surgery in the Management of Spasticity David A. Fuller PART IV. EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT OF DISEASES WITH SPASTICITY File Size: 2MB.   A specialist multi-disciplinary medical and therapy approach to management with clear goals is the mainstay of all spasticity management programmes. Key points Spasticity management should be a proactive multidisciplinary process as postural and physical interventions are the mainstay of by:

    Pharmacologic management of spasticity: oral medications / Jay M. Meythaler and Scott Kowalski --Intrathecal baclofen for spasticity / Michael Saulino [and others] --Surgery in the management of spasticity / David A. Fuller --Diagnostic evaluation of adult patients with spasticity / Geoffrey Sheean --Overview of genetic causes of spasticity in. A Doody's Core Title Spasticity: Diagnosis and Management is the first book solely dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of spasticity. This pioneering work defines spasticity in the broad context of Upper Motor Neuron Syndrome and focuses not on a single component, but on the entire constellation of conditions that make up the UMNS and often lead to disability/5(3).


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This book remains the most comprehensive guide to diagnosis and management of spasticity in adults and children, and the revised second edition will Spasticity Management book to serve as an invaluable resource for professionals in any discipline who strive to provide quality care to spasticity patients.5/5(2).

Using a multidisciplinary approach, Spasticity Management: A Practical Multidisciplinary Guide provides the essential knowledge for the effective management of spasticity as well as the practical tools for developing wide-ranging services.

In line with the previous edition, this book emphasises the importance of all team members being involved Format: Paperback. Injection Workbook for Focal Spasticity Identifying Patients, Advanced Anatomy, and the BOTOX® Treatment Framework WARNING: DISTANT SPREAD OF TOXIN EFFECT Postmarketing reports indicate that the effects of BOTOX® and all botulinum toxin products may spread from the area of injection to produce symptoms consistent with botulinum toxin effects.

Spasticity is a common symptom seen in many neurological conditions notably head injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, cerebral palsy and multiple sclerosis. It is also the dominant feature in a number of rarer conditions such as tropical Spasticity Management book hereditary spastic paraparesis (HSP).Cited by: 8.

Further treatment options for focal spasticity are botulinum toxin and phenol nerve blocks or intrathecal baclofen or phenol for predominant lower limb spasticity. Ongoing assessment with the use of appropriate outcome measures can both guide choice of treatment and monitor by:   Spasticity is a form of muscle overactivity that occurs when communication between your brain and spinal cord is disrupted by a spinal cord injury, other injury or an illness.

Spasticity has some benefits, such as helping tone muscles. However, spasticity may cause pain, fatigue and other problems. Spasticity is a common symptom that arises in a wide range of neurological conditions. Unfortunately, a poor understanding and inadequate management of spasticity often results in it having a greater impact on patients than : Valerie L.

Stevenson, Louise Jarrett. Book Description. Spasticity is a common symptom that arises in a wide range of neurological conditions. Unfortunately, a poor understanding and inadequate management of spasticity often results in it having a greater impact on patients than necessary.

Using a multidisciplinary approach, Spasticity Management. (5) improve diagnosis of spasticity and management of patients with spasticity.

Activity Profile This enduring material activity is a reproduction of the printed materials from a course at the AANEM Annual Meeting (October). Spasticity: Diagnosis and Management is the first book solely dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of spasticity. This pioneering work defines spasticity in the broad context of Upper Motor Neuron Syndrome and focuses not on a single component, but on the entire constellation of conditions that make up the UMNS and often lead to : Allison Brashear MD.

is the most widely used benzodiazepine for spasticity management. The recommended initial The recommended initial dose is 2 mg 3 times daily with a maximum dose of 60 mg daily (20 mg 3 Author: Tamer Rizk. A practical guide for clinicians involved in the management of spasticity, this book covers all aspects of upper motor neurone syndrome from basic neurophysiology and measurement techniques to practical therapy and the use of orthoses.

Spasticity: Diagnosis and Management is the first book solely dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of spasticity. This pioneering work defines spasticity in the broad context of Upper Motor Neuron Syndrome and focuses not on a single component, but on the entire constellation of conditions that make up the UMNS and often lead to disability/5(5).

Spasticity Management: A Practical Multidisciplinary Guide, Second Edition - CRC Press Book Spasticity is a common symptom that arises in a wide range of neurological conditions. Unfortunately, a poor understanding and inadequate management of spasticity often results in it having a greater impact on patients than necessary.

Diazepam is the most widely used benzodiazepine for spasticity management. The recommended initial dose is 2 mg 3 times daily with a maximum dose of 60 mg daily (20 mg 3 times daily).

If nocturnal spasticity is the presenting problem the patient should be started with a single dose at night. Like benzodiazepines, baclofen works by: 2. Spasticity Management: Rehabilitation Strategies You will receive an email whenever this article is corrected, updated, or cited in the literature.

You Author: Glen Gillen. The initial management should focus on the alleviation of external exacerbating causes before specific treatment is considered.

The role of the multidisciplinary team in the management of spasticity has been well described, and good nursing care, optimal posture, and physical therapy underlie the basic principles of treatment.

The aims of. Reducing spasticity alone without addressing the negative components of the upper motor neuron syndrome will limit meaningful recovery. A combination of rehabilitation techniques is needed to facilitate functional improvements. Most rehabilitation studies for spasticity management are limited to small, randomized, controlled by: This book remains the most comprehensive guide to diagnosis and management of spasticity in adults and children, and the revised second edition will continue to serve as an invaluable resource for professionals in any discipline who strive /5(4).

Spasticity: Diagnosis and Management is the first book solely dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of spasticity. This pioneering work defines spasticity in the broad context of Upper Motor Neuron Syndrome and focuses not on a single component, but on the entire constellation of conditions that make up the UMNS and often lead to disability.

Spasticity: Diagnosis and Management is the first book solely dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of spasticity. This pioneering work defines spasticity in the broad context of Upper Motor Neuron Syndrome and focuses not on a single component, but on the entire constellation of conditions that make up the UMNS and often lead to disability.Spasticity: Diagnosis and Management is the first book solely dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of spasticity.

This pioneering work defines spasticity in the broad context of Upper Motor Neuron Syndrome and focuses not on a single component, but on the entire constellation of conditions that make up the UMNS and often lead to disability/5(3). Although the book was written by U.K. authors, the information is easily understandable for Americans.

Assessment: This book is unique in providing a clearly written guide for treating people with spasticity. The appendixes greatly enhance the usefulness of this book for use by a clinical care team. Doody's Review ServiceAuthor: Valerie Stevenson.