Publication Year: 2010
Edition: 5th Ed.
Authors/Editor: Frontera, Walter R.; Gans, Bruce M.; Walsh, Nicolas E.; Robinson, Lawrence R.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 96
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Thoroughly updated and now in full color, DeLisa's Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the most modern and comprehensive book in the field, is the gold standard in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation.
DeLisa's can serve as both an introductory book for residents and a comprehensive reference book for practitioners. One volume covers physical medicine, the other rehabilitation medicine. Physical medicine covers principles of diagnosis and management, therapeutic approaches, and the management of specific conditions. Rehabilitation medicine covers the evaluation of the rehab patient, managing the rehab patient, and rehabilitation strategies and interventions. This edition has eight new chapters including evidence-based rehabilitation; robotic therapies; emerging technologies and interventions; and neural repair and plasticity.