Practical Pharmacology In Rehabilitation With Web Resource: Effect Of Medication On Therapy

Practical Pharmacology In Rehabilitation With Web Resource: Effect Of Medication On Therapy

Practical Pharmacology in Rehabilitation With Web Resource: Effect of Medication on Therapy

Practical Pharmacology in Rehabilitation: Effect of Medication on Therapy With Web Resource serves as a textbook for students and a reference book for practicing rehabilitation professionals. Rather than discussing pharmacology as it relates to only a limited segment of rehabilitation professions, this text takes an interdisciplinary approach to the effects of medications on rehabilitation patients and assists rehabilitation professionals in designing patient-specific therapy plans based on coexisting disease states.

Practical Pharmacology in Rehabilitation explains the necessary pharmacology and then focuses on the relationship between medications and the rehabilitation process. It offers a proactive approach to educating the patient and caregiver, monitoring the patient for side effects, and modifying therapy plans to provide the most effective and safe therapy for each patient. Written by a clinical pharmacist, a speech-language pathologist, and a physical therapist and athletic trainer, this unique guide helps readers in these ways:

• Optimize rehabilitation sessions with appropriately timed and dosed administration of medication.

• Understand the effects of medication on cognition and learning necessary for accomplishing the tasks of rehabilitation.

• Identify...

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