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  • Oxford Handbook of Rehabilitation Medicineby Michael Barnes; Anthony Ward

    Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 48.99

    Rehabilitation medicine is a relatively new and fast growing medical specialty, which can make a real difference to a person with a disability. Most hospitals in the UK now have a rehabilitation unit and there are increasing numbers of specialist rehabilitation centres as well as community-based rehabilitation teams. This book outlines the principles... more...

  • The Radical Practice of Loving Everyoneby Michael J. Chase

    Hay House 2013; US$ 16.95

    Is "loving everyone" really possible, as the title of Michael J. Chase ’s new book suggests? The answer may surprise you, as he chronicles his journey toward enlightenment, gaining insight from a very unlikely source - a four-legged guru named Mollie, who happens to be the most lovable yet mischievous dog in the world. In his attempt... more...

  • Medical Aspects of Disabilityby Herbert H. Zaretsky; Edwin F. Richter; Myron G. Eisenberg

    Springer Publishing Company 2005; US$ 90.00

    Designated a Doody's Core Title!. Medical Aspects of Disability is a true interdisciplinary textbook, representing collaboration between experts from many professions and specialties. An overview of themes and principles of rehabilitation is provided. Numerous disabling conditions and disorders are covered not only from clinical but also functional,... more...

  • The Power of Wagging Tailsby Dawn Marcus

    Demos Medical Publishing 2011; US$ 17.95

    Medical studies have consistently shown that patients benefit from therapy dog visits. One recent study of 59 adults showed that following a therapy dog visit their energy levels increased, respiratory rated calmed significantly and pain scores decreased by over 20 percent. Mood scores improved by over 60 percent with the patients feeling less tense,... more...

  • SCHOOL EXERCISES FOR FLATWORK AND JUMPINGby ELEANOR ROSS

    Quiller 2006; US$ 15.99

    This volume offers ideas and specimen exercises for trainee instructors and more experienced instructors, and for riders schooling their own horses or ponies, and aims to provide purpose, variety and interest to lessons and riding sessions, for teachers, horses and riders. more...

  • Alternative Medicine and Rehabilitationby Stanley F. Wainapel; Avital Fast

    Demos Medical Publishing 2002; US$ 125.00

    Although unconventional therapies have coexisted with traditional medicine for centuries, the extent of their utilization was only recently recognized; we now know between one third and one half of patients receiving traditional rehabilitation therapies have had some experience with what has come to be referred to variously as alternative, complementary,... more...

  • Rethinking physical and rehabilitation medicineby Jean-Pierre Didier; Emmanuel Bigand

    Springer Paris 2011; US$ 209.04

    “Re-education” consists in training people injured either by illness or the vagaries of life to achieve the best functionality now possible for them. Strangely, the subject is not taught in the normal educational curricula of the relevant professions. It thus tends to be developed anew with each patient, without recourse to knowledge of what such... more...

  • Angel on a Leashby David Frei

    Lumina Media 2011; US$ 16.99

    David Frei, the publicist of Westminster Kennel Club and the founder of Westminster’s therapy dog charity, Angel on a Leash, along with his wife Cheri, a minister at Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York-Presbyterian, retell heartwarming stories of therapy dogs who change the lives of needy children at hospitals and rehabilitation centers.... more...

  • The Physiological Basis of Rehabilitation Medicineby John A. Downey; Stanley J. Myers; Erwin G. Gonzalez

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    The Physiological Basis of Rehabilitation Medicine: Second Edition presents a comprehensive examination of the management of patients with functional impairments due to disease or trauma. It discusses the distinction between disabilities and impairments per se. It addresses the method in which the human body adapts and compensates for the stress produced... more...

  • Pets and the Elderlyby Odean Cusack; Elaine Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Here is an excellent “how-to” guide for initiating pet-facilitated therapy programs with the elderly. Pets and the Elderly is a practical book that explains how to implement carefully planned programs in residential and nursing homes and in geriatric and psychiatric hospitals, with pets in residence or as visitors. The authors review past research,... more...