ISBN 9780443072475,Enabling Technologies in Rehabilitation: Body Image and Body Function

Enabling Technologies in Rehabilitation: Body Image and Body Function



Elsevier Publishing Company

Publication Year 2003

ISBN 9780443072475

ISBN-10 0443072477


Number of Pages 290 Pages
Language (English)


As biotechnology and the benefits it can offer are playing an increasingly important role in all areas of clinical rehabilitation, this text is intended to help all those who encounter biological innovations within their practice. The content aids the reader is moving beyond the suspicion and mistrust biotechnology is often regarded with, and it helps them to attain a better understanding of its potential and the benefits it can offer for patients. The book presents comprehensive coverage of the topic, offering a full range of explanations of technological developments and their relevance in the field of clinical rehabilitation. Clinicians who understand the potential of the innovations and are able to deal with the emotional responses of the patients will be well-placed to achieve faster and more effective rehabilitation for those in their care.
Contributions from a multidisciplinary team of experts lend a great deal of diversity to the material.
Generously illustrated with case studies, the book has a fresh, bold style.
Common chapter structure makes the text easy to use and dip into.
Information addresses latest innovations in biotechnology and their impact on both the practitioner and the patient.