Chapter 9. Rehabilitation of Patients with an Acquired Brain Injury or a Degenerative Neuromuscular Disorder

  1. Rebecca Jester
  1. Debbie Peniket and
  2. Rosie Grove

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470775028.ch9

Advancing Practice in Rehabilitation Nursing

Advancing Practice in Rehabilitation Nursing

How to Cite

Peniket, D. and Grove, R. (2007) Rehabilitation of Patients with an Acquired Brain Injury or a Degenerative Neuromuscular Disorder, in Advancing Practice in Rehabilitation Nursing (ed R. Jester), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470775028.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 24 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405125086

Online ISBN: 9780470775028

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Keywords:

  • brain injury;
  • intensive care unit;
  • neurorehabilitation;
  • brain tumour;
  • epilepsy

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Definition of neurorehabilitation

  • Epidemiology: the challenge of numbers

  • Challenges and opportunities for advanced/specialist nursing roles in neurorehabilitation

  • Advanced practice in traumatic brain injury

  • Advanced practice in multiple sclerosis

  • Conclusions

  • References