3. Assessment and Clinical Reasoning in the Bobath Concept

  1. Sue Raine Clinical Lead Physiotherapist2,
  2. Linzi Meadows Clinical Director3 and
  3. Mary Lynch-Ellerington Fellow Senior Bobath Instructor4
  1. Paul Johnson Clinical Lead Physiotherapist

Published Online: 2 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314601.ch3

Bobath Concept: Theory and Clinical Practice in Neurological Rehabilitation

Bobath Concept: Theory and Clinical Practice in Neurological Rehabilitation

How to Cite

Johnson, P. (2009) Assessment and Clinical Reasoning in the Bobath Concept, in Bobath Concept: Theory and Clinical Practice in Neurological Rehabilitation (eds S. Raine, L. Meadows and M. Lynch-Ellerington), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314601.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Walkergate Park for Neurorehabilitation and Neuropsychiatry, UK

  2. 3

    Manchester Neurotherapy Centre, Neurological Teaching Centre, UK

  3. 4

    Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, UK

Author Information

  1. Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 3 JUL 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405170413

Online ISBN: 9781444314601

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Keywords:

  • assessment and clinical reasoning in Bobath concept;
  • clinical decision-making - reasoning, judgement and problem-solving;
  • models of clinical reasoning and Bobath Concept;
  • diagnostic reasoning - as being rooted in positivist paradigm;
  • Bobath Concept - problem-solving approach (International Bobath Instructors Training Association (IBITA);
  • assessment - problem-solving process;
  • Bobath Concept - problem-solving approach;
  • International Bobath Instructors Training Association (IBITA);
  • Bobath Concept and individual patient's situation and needs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Models of clinical reasoning and the Bobath Concept

  • Key characteristics of assessment using the Bobath Concept

  • Basis for clinical reasoning

  • Illustrating clinical reasoning using the Bobath Concept

  • Summary

  • References