Dr Manoj Sivan MD is an Associate Clinical Professor in the University of Leeds and an honorary Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine in Leeds NHS Hospitals. He is also an honorary Senior Lecturer in the University of Manchester. He has held UK's first NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowship (ACF) integrated training post and was involved in the development of a home-based rehabilitation robotic device for upper limb exercise after stroke, this work received national and international awards (including the European Academy prize). His research interests are rehabilitation technology, chronic pain management, musculoskeletal rehabilitation and exercise medicine. Dr Margaret Phillips MD FRCP is a Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine in the Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham. She is experienced in undergraduate and postgraduate education, including the development of various methods of teaching medical students about rehabilitation. Research interests concern neuromuscular conditions and rehabilitation practice. Her clinical roles cover inpatients and outpatients, with specific interests in Huntington's disease, motor neurone disease, neuromuscular conditions and young adults with physical disabilities. A/Prof Ian Baguley MBBS PhD FAFRM OAM is a Senior Staff Specialist and the Research Team Leader of Westmead Hospital's Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service, holding academic positions with the University of Sydney and Macquarie University. He has published over 180 book chapters, refereed journal articles and conference papers and is an internationally recognized expert on spasticity management and Paroxysmal Sympathetic Hyperactivity following brain injury. In 2008 he was awarded a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Post-doctoral Fellowship. In 2014 he was awarded an Order of Australia Medal for service to medicine, particularly brain injury rehabilitation. Dr Melissa Nott is an occupational therapy clinical researcher and academic based at Charles Sturt University, Australia. Her clinical expertise and research focuses on multidisciplinary management of complex neurological disorders, including traumatic brain injury and stroke, targeting improved clinical outcomes through better functional assessment and enhancing occupational performance. She has a strong commitment to post-graduate research students and has published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles on various aspects of rehabilitation.
This text goes further than many in that it is packed with
information beyond the core issues...It is pleasing to see a
handbook that covers not only physical care, but psychological and
social aspects as well.
...a welcome contribution to the understanding of the interdisciplinary nature of rehabilitation medicine...useful to both those new to the field as well as those looking for a quick reference on a day-to-day basis.