Stroke Rehabilitation

Structure and Strategy

  • Authors
  • Polly Laidler

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. ‘What’

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Polly Laidler
      Pages 3-6
    3. Polly Laidler
      Pages 7-18
    4. Polly Laidler
      Pages 42-48
    5. Polly Laidler
      Pages 49-59
  3. ‘Why’

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 61-61
    2. Polly Laidler
      Pages 76-98
    3. Polly Laidler
      Pages 99-114
    4. Polly Laidler
      Pages 115-129
  4. ‘How’

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 131-131
    2. Polly Laidler
      Pages 133-145
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      Pages 146-211
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      Pages 227-241
  5. ‘Need-to-Know’

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 243-243
    2. Polly Laidler
      Pages 245-255
    3. Polly Laidler
      Pages 256-265
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 267-296

About this book


I have watched with growing concern the slow progress in matching new knowledge to clinical practice. In fact, as more research is undertaken and the frame of reference opens out to encompass the wealth of related, but hitherto neglected, issues, the gulfs are widening between academic 'researcher', 'specialist', 'practitioner' and the patient. As a member of the British Stroke Research Group, the British Society of Gerontology and relevant special interest groups of my own profession, and as a clinical practitioner specializing in, and teaching, stroke rehab­ ilitation, the need to bridge these gaps becomes increasingly urgent. This book endeavours to provide some of the missing links in a logical format designed for all medical and related health care professionals, and yet which does not exclude other interested readers. Don't skip the Intro­ duction, it answers some of the obvious questions and explains the layout and language. My thanks go to all the stroke-survivors, and their families and friends, who taught me to question myself and my treatments, and to the many sources of expertise with whom I work or to whom I looked for their enlightened and specialized experience.


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Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
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  • Print ISBN 978-0-412-46950-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4899-3470-3
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