Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation PDF 2nd Edition

Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation PDF is the essential core text in its area, covering all elements of stroke rehabilitation, from neurophysiology to the most up-to-date treatments and strategies for functional recovery and mobility restoration. Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation, Second Edition PDF has been extensively updated to reflect recent breakthroughs in scientific understanding of neurological recovery and developing evidence for new clinical interventions.

The second edition continues to provide detailed information on the assessment and management of all acute and long-term stroke-related impairments and complications, such as cognitive dysfunctions, musculoskeletal pain, and psychological issues and includes free e-book access with every print purchase. It examines risk factors, epidemiology, prevention, neurophysiology, complementary and alternative therapies, functional assessments, care systems, ethical problems, and psychosocial reintegration.

Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation PDF
Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation PDF

Due to the comprehensive discussion of scientific underpinnings and viewpoints from physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and language pathology, and nursing. This volume includes increased treatment of crucial themes such as the role of robots and virtual reality in rehabilitation, with contributions from over 100 recognized leaders from every discipline of the stroke recovery field.

New chapters have been added to cover hot topics like transcranial magnetic stimulation, biomarkers, and the genetics of recovery, as well as necessities like medication use and the survivor’s perspective. Every healthcare professional working to restore function and help stroke survivors reach their full potential will find Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation to be a valuable resource.

Features of Stroke Recovery PDF

  1. All chapters have been edited and updated extensively to reflect improvements in scientific understanding of brain healing and clinical progress.
  2. Five entirely new chapters and enhanced discussion of critical topics advancing the area
  3. Additional comments from eminent stroke doctors from across all relevant fields
  4. Access to the fully searchable, downloadable ebook is included.

Contents of Stroke Recovery Book


  1. The Historical Origins of Stroke Rehabilitation
    Douglas J. Lanska 3
  2. Epidemiology of Stroke
    Valery L. Feigin, Carlene M.M. Lawes, Derrick A. Bennett,
    Richard D. Zorowitz, and Craig S. Anderson 31
  3. Pathophysiology and Management of Acute Stroke
    William Alvin McElveen and Richard F. Macko 45
  4. Neuroimaging of Acute Stroke
    Govind Mukundan and Pamela W. Schaefer 59
  5. Cerebral Stroke Syndromes
    Richard L. Harvey 83
  6. Infratentorial Stroke Syndromes
    Richard D. Zorowitz 95
  7. The Mechanisms and Neurophysiology of Recovery from Stroke
    Randolph J. Nudo 123
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  8. Functional Imaging and Stroke Recovery
    Stephanie McHughen, Jill See, and Steven C. Cramer 135
  9. Physiological Basis of Rehabilitation Therapeutics in Stroke
    Andreas R. Luft, Charlene Hafer-Macko, and Timothy Schallert 145
  10. Aphasia, Apraxia of Speech, and Dysarthria
    Leora R. Cherney and Steven L. Small 155
  11. Dysphagia
    Marlis Gonzalez-Fernandez, Denise M. Monahan, Koichiro Matsuo,
    and Jeffrey B. Palmer 183
  12. Right Hemispheric Neurobehavioral Syndromes
    Kenneth M. Heilman 201
  13. Memory, Executive Function and Dementia
    Steven M. Greenberg 213
  14. Central Post-Stroke Pain
    Fatemeh Milani 221
  15. Visual, Oculomotor, and Vestibular Deficits
    David Solomon and Judith E. Goldstein 227
  16. Patterns of Locomotor Recovery after Stroke
    Carol L. Richards, Francine Malouin, and Francine Dumas 245
  17. Task-Oriented Training to Promote Upper Extremity Recovery
    Carolee J. Winstein and Steven L. Wolf 267
  18. Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation for Motor Restoration in Hemiplegia
    John Chae and Lynne R. Sheffler 291
  19. Technological Aids for Motor Recovery
    Joel Stein, Richard Hughes, Susan E. Fasoli, Hermano Igo Krebs, and Neville Hogan 307
  20. Walking Recovery and Rehabilitation after Stroke
    Katherine J. Sullivan, Sara J. Mulroy, and Steven A. Kautz 323
  21. Recovery and Rehabilitation of Standing Balance after Stroke
    Mark W. Rogers and Katherine M. Martinez 343
  22. Secondary Prevention of Ischemic Stroke
    Sandra M. Pinzon and Karen L. Furie 377
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  23. Prevention of Deconditioning after Stroke
    Frederick M. Ivey and Richard F. Macko 387
  24. Medical Complications after Stroke
    Lalit Kalra 405
  25. Physiology and Management of Spasticity after Stroke
    Gerard E. Francisco and John R. McGuire 413
  26. Shoulder Pain and Other Musculoskeletal Complications
    David Tzehsia Yu 437
  27. Depression and Other Neuropsychiatric Complications
    Gianfranco Spalletta and Carlo Caltagirone 453
  28. Fatigue and Sleep Disturbances after Stroke
    Kathleen Michael 469
  29. Malnutrition after Stroke
    Hillel M. Finestone, Norine Foley, and Linda S. Greene-Finestone 481
  30. Bladder and Bowel Management after Stroke
    Sylvia A. Duraski, Florence A. Denby, and J. Quentin Clemens 495
  31. Orthotic Management in Stroke
    Stefania Fatone 515
  32. Alternative, Complementary, and Integrative Medicine
    Samuel C. Shiflett 531
  33. Seating, Assistive Technology, and Equipment
    Rory A. Cooper, Bambi Roberts Brewer, Rosemarie Cooper, Katya Hill, Patricia Karg,
    Amol Karmarkar, Amy Karas Lane, Roger Little, and Tamra L. Pelleschi 543
  34. Stroke-Specific Functional Assessment Instruments
    Nancy K. Latham, Chiung-ju Liu, and Alan M. Jette 569
  35. Predictive Factors for Recovery
    Robert W. Teasell, Norine Foley, and Katherine Salter 587
  36. Stroke Services: A Global Perspective
    Peter Langhorne and Anthony George Rudd 597
  37. Levels of Rehabilitative Care and Patient Triage
    Anne Epstein and Andrew M. Kramer 607
  38. Rehabilitation of Children after Stroke
    Donna L. Nimec, Robin M. Jones, and Eric F. Grabowski 617
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  39. Stroke in Young Adults
    Randie M. Black-Schaffer 635
  40. Stroke in Older Adults
    Marianne Shaughnessy and Kathleen Michael 653
  41. Ethical Issues in the Care of Stroke Survivors
    Lynne C. Brady Wagner and Kristi L. Kirschner 667
  42. Stroke and the Family
    Tamilyn Bakas 683
  43. Driving after Stroke
    Arthur M. Gershkoff and Hillel M. Finestone 697
  44. Sports and Recreation
    David Martin Crandell 713
  45. Sexuality after Stroke
    Monika V. Shah 721
  46. Vocational Rehabilitation after Stroke
    Brendan E. Conroy, Fatemeh Milani, Marion Levine, and Joel Stein 735
  47. Challenges in Community Rehabilitation
    Brendan E. Conroy, Richard D. Zorowitz, Fatemeh Milani, Carol Bartlett, and Karen Tyner 747


Professor and Chair, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Professor and Chair, Division of Rehabilitation Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
Physiatrist-in-Chief, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
NewYork Presbyterian Hospital
New York, New York

Associate Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Wesley and Suzanne Dixon Stroke Chair and Medical Director,
Stroke Rehabilitation Program
The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Professor, Departments of Neurology, Medicine/Gerontology,
and Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Director, Baltimore Veterans Affairs Center of Excellence in Exercise and Robotics
Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System
Baltimore, Maryland

Professor and Director of Research, Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy
University of Southern California School of Dentistry
Los Angeles, California

Associate Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Chairman, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Baltimore, Maryland

Pros & Cons


This is the only book available on the subject. It contains all the information that one might ever desire to know about the subject. Because it frequently uses highly technical jargon, it is critical to keep a good dictionary nearby while reading it. Strongly suggest it to everyone who has had a stroke or treats or cares for stroke victims.


No cons found yet!

Book details

  • Book Name: Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation, 2nd Edition
  • Publisher ‏: ‎ Demos Medical; 2nd edition (September 18, 2014)
  • Language ‏: ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏: ‎ 888 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏: ‎ 1620700069
  • ISBN-13 ‏: ‎ 978-1620700068
  • Item Weight ‏: ‎ 5.11 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏: ‎ 8.7 x 2 x 11.1 inches

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