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[BOOK] Handbook of Biomechatronics – Chapter 9: Upper Extremity Rehabilitation Robots: A Survey – Google Books
Handbook of Biomechatronics
Handbook of Biomechatronics provides an introduction to biomechatronic design and an in-depth explanation of some of the most exciting and groundbreaking biomechatronic devices in the world. Edited by Dr. Jacob Segil and written by a strong team of biomechatronics experts, the book covers biomechatronic design, components, and specific biomechatronic devices that span many disciplines. Sections cover sensors, actuators, processing and control systems, and signal processing. In addition, a chapter on biomechatronic devices contains distinct examples, spanning hearing aids to brain-machine interfaces. Each chapter presents the development phase of a biomechatronic device that is followed by an in-depth discussion of the current state-of-the-art.
- Covers biomechatronic design, components and devices in one comprehensive source
- Accessible for readers in multiple areas of study, such as bioengineering, computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and chemical engineering
- Includes the most recent and groundbreaking advances in the biomechatronics field
ARK are international symposia of the highest level organized every two years since 1988. ARK provides a forum for researchers working in robot kinematics and stimulates new directions of research by forging links between robot kinematics and other areas.The main topics of the symposium of 2018 were: kinematic analysis of robots, robot modeling and simulation, kinematic design of robots, kinematics in robot control, theories and methods in kinematics, singularity analysis, kinematic problems in parallel robots, redundant robots, cable robots, over-constrained linkages, kinematics in biological systems, humanoid robots and humanoid subsystems.
[BOOK] Common Epilepsy Pitfalls: Case-Based Learning – Chapter 3, Radiographic Errors in Epilepsy – Google Books
A Doody’s Core Title 2012
Spasticity: Diagnosis and Management is the first book solely dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of spasticity. This pioneering work defines spasticity in the broad context of Upper Motor Neuron Syndrome and focuses not on a single component, but on the entire constellation of conditions that make up the UMNS and often lead to disability.
Spasticity: Diagnosis and Management clearly defines the process for the diagnosis of spasticity, the basic science behind its pathophysiology, the measurement tools used for evaluation, and reviews the available treatment options. Divided into five sections, this comprehensive clinical resource provides a roadmap for assessing the complicated picture of spasticity and choosing the appropriate interventions. Therapies including oral medications, intrathecal baclofen, botulinum toxin and phenol, and surgical options are thoroughly discussed, as are non-medical therapies and the role of the emerging technologies. The full spectrum of diseases involving spasticity in adults and children and the unique diagnostic and management challenges they present is addressed by experienced clinicians. This text is a one-stop source for physicians, therapists and other members of the spasticity management team tasked with the goal of improving patient care and outcomes.
Special Features of Spasticity: Diagnosis and Management include
- In-depth coverage of diagnoses, interventions, and outcomes across multiple pathologies
- Tools and clinical measurements for patient assessment
- Treatment-focused chapters outlining current medical and other therapeutic options
- Illustrated review of limb anatomy
- Hands-on guidance to chemodenervation techniques with botulinum toxin and phenol, and ITB management
- Disease-based chapters devoted to the full range of clinical conditions involving spasticity in adults.and children
- Multidisciplinary perspective supporting a team approach to care
[BOOK] Seidel’s Physical Examination Handbook – E-Book: An Interprofessional Approach – Google Books
Advances in the material sciences, 3D printing technology, functional electrical stimulation, smart devices and apps, FES technology, sensors and microprocessor technologies, and more have lately transformed the field of orthotics, making the prescription of these devices more complex than ever before. Atlas of Orthoses and Assistive Devices, 5th Edition, brings you completely up to date with these changes, helping physiatrists, orthopaedic surgeons, prosthetists, orthotists, and other rehabilitative specialists work together to select the appropriate orthotic device for optimal results in every patient.
Neuroscience – E-Book: Fundamentals for Rehabilitation
Elsevier Health Sciences, Oct 30, 2017 – 576 pages
Boost your skills in planning and managing physical rehabilitation! Neuroscience: Fundamentals for Rehabilitation,5th Edition provides a practical guide to the nervous system and how it affects the practice of physical and occupational therapy. Case studies and first-person stories from people with neurologic disorders make it easier to apply your knowledge to the clinical setting. New to this edition are new chapters on neuroanatomy imaging and neurologic examination techniques. Written by noted PT educator Laurie Lundy-Ekman, this book uses evidence-based research to help you understand neurologic disorders and treat clients who have physical limitations due to nervous system damage or disease.