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Clinical Evaluation and Management of Spasticity (Current Clinical Neurology)

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Published by Humana Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Neurology & clinical neurophysiology,
  • Neurology - General,
  • Muscle Spasticity,
  • Diseases Of Central Nervous System,
  • Diseases Of Cranial And Spinal Nerves,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Medical,
  • therapy,
  • Medical / Neurology,
  • Diagnosis,
  • Spasticity

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDavid A. Gelber (Editor), Douglas R. Jeffery (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages385
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8253658M
    ISBN 100896036367
    ISBN 109780896036369

    (1) identify pathophysiology of spasticity. (2) perform an evaluation of an individual with spasticity. (3) identify different treatments available for spasticity management. (4) summarize indications and pros and cons of different spasticity treatments. (5) improve diagnosis of spasticity and management of patients with spasticity. Activity. Spasticity: pathophysiology, evaluation and management. Pract Neurol. ; 12(5) (ISSN: ) Kheder A; Nair KP. Spasticity is common in many neurological disorders, such as stroke and multiple sclerosis. It is part of the upper motor neurone syndrome manifesting as increased tone, clonus, spasms, spastic dystonia and co-contractions.

      Evaluation of a Spasticity Management Program for People With Multiple Sclerosis (STC) The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. A spasticity evaluation gives you a complete picture of your child’s muscle spasticity, its related effects and a comprehensive treatment plan. Gait and Motion Analysis. Your child will undergo a study in the world-renowned James R. Gage Center for Gait and Motion Analysis.

    T1 - Management of Spasticity in Moderate and Severe Traumatic Brain Injury. T2 - Evaluation of Clinical Practice Guidelines. AU - Pattuwage, Loyal. AU - Olver, John. AU - Martin, Caius. AU - Lai, Francis. AU - Piccenna, Loretta. AU - Gruen, Russell. AU - Bragge, Peter. PY - Y1 - Cited by:   A comprehensive spasticity management program will then be developed for the individual. Clinical and outcome assessments at baseline and at follow-up will include measures of range of motion, global spasticity according to a modified Ashworth scale, and the time and number of staff required for the task.


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Authoritative and cutting-edge, Clinical Evaluation and Management of Spasticity constitutes today's definitive clinical reference on spasticity, and provides a framework for all physicians and physical therapists to develop effective treatment plans for their patients.4/5(1). Authoritative and cutting-edge, Clinical Evaluation and Management of Spasticity constitutes today's definitive clinical reference on spasticity, and provides a framework for all physicians and physical therapists to develop effective treatment plans for their patients.

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Gelber, Douglas R. Jeffery. Authoritative and cutting-edge, Clinical Evaluation and Management of Spasticity constitutes today's definitive clinical reference on spasticity, and provides a framework for all physicians and physical therapists to develop effective treatment plans for their patients.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: pt. Basic Concepts of Spasticity Physiology and Pharmacology of Spasticity / Robert R. Young Clinical Features of Spasticity and Principles of Treatment / Alex W.

Dromerick Measurement of Spasticity / David C. Good --pt. Treatment Modalities Clinical Evaluation and Management of Spasticity by David A. Gelber,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Although the book is targeted towards a clinical audience, and as such is a practical textbook, it is a This is a useful and interesting book.

It is increasingly recognised that several treatment strategies can be beneficial in the management of spasticity, particularly using more recent drugs such as tizanidine and botulinum : Michael Barnes.

This book aims to provide information on these newer treatments and techniques, as well as detailing the multidisciplinary approach to spasticity management. The book is divided into three sections. The first consists of basic concepts in spasticity including physiology, pharmacology and clinical evaluation.

Assessment of spasticity Management of spasticity is based upon clinical evaluation of the patient. Spasticity may not exclusively have negative consequences for the patient. In a paretic limb, spasticity may yield better function, enabling walking, standing, transfer, which may also protect against deep venous thrombosis.

However,Cited by: Articles from Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry are provided here courtesy of BMJ GroupAuthor: Michael Barnes. Lee "Clinical Evaluation and Management of Spasticity" por disponible en Rakuten Kobo.

David A. Gelber, MD, and Douglas R. Jeffery, MD, have assembled a much-needed collection of authoritative review article Brand: Humana Press. Abstract. Spasticity is defined as a motor disorder characterized by a velocity-dependent increase in muscle tone associated with an increase in deep tendon reflexes, which occurs in the context of an upper motor neuron syndrome (see Table 1) (1).In patients suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS), spasticity is quite common and constitutes an important clinical : Douglas R.

Jeffery. Clinical evaluation and management of spasticity. [David A Gelber; Douglas R Jeffery;] -- The many recent advances in the treatment of spasticity have created a need for an up-to-date volume devoted entirely to today's optimal treatment strategies for this difficult medical problem.

Spasticity: Diagnosis and Management clearly defines the process for the diagnosis of spasticity, the basic science behind its pathophysiology, the measurement tools used for evaluation, and reviews the available treatment options.

Divided into five sections, this comprehensive clinical resource provides a roadmap for assessing the complicated. Assessment of spasticity.

Management of spasticity is based upon clinical evaluation of the patient. Spasticity may not exclusively have negative consequences for the patient. In a paretic limb, spasticity may yield better function, enabling walking, standing, transfer, which may also protect against deep venous by: Spasticity: Pathophysiology, evaluation and management Article Literature Review (PDF Available) in Practical Neurology 12(5) October with 4, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Spasticity is a disabling problem for many adults and children with a variety of neurological disorders such as multiple sclerosis, stroke, cerebral palsy and traumatic brain injury. 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 5/5(1).

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.

The last section, which contains several new chapters, discusses evaluation of outcomes and management of patients with stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, and cancer, followed by chapters on spasticity management in long-term care facilities and economic : $ The clinical evaluation of spasticity remains a complex problem.

75 Observation of clonus or tendon hyperreflexia is easy, but it is not always easy to distinguish between resistance to stretching related to tonic spasticity and resistance related to increased intrinsic stiffness of the muscle.

This difficulty could explain the absence of Cited by:. Spasticity is common in many neurological disorders, such as stroke and multiple sclerosis. It is part of the upper motor neurone syndrome manifesting as increased tone, clonus, spasms, spastic dystonia and co-contractions.

The impact of spasticity varies from it being a subtle neurological sign to severe spasticity causing pain and contractures. Existing spasticity can be worsened by Cited by: Spasticity: pathophysiology, evaluation and management. Kheder A(1), Nair KP. Author information: (1)Department of Neurology, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Glossop Road, Sheffield, UK.

Spasticity is common in many neurological disorders, such as stroke and multiple by:   A management strategy is required, such as that prepared by the Multiple Sclerosis Council for their clinical practice guidelines, 32 which incorporates an understanding of spasticity in the context of the UMN syndrome with its associated features, aggravating factors, and trigger factors.

This is of paramount importance for the patient, family Cited by: