Summary: Basic Rehabilitation Techniques: A Self-Instructional Guide has been one of the bestselling basic rehabilitation texts used by nurses, therapists, and students for over 20 years. The Fourth Edition details a variety of simple, practical, easy-to-apply techniques that have withstood the test of time and have proven to contribute to efficient and effective clinical care. Appropriate for any member of the rehabilitation team, this book demonstrates how to improve ...show more patient function through training. Chapter objectives, review questions, and self-tests facilitate independent study. This extensive revision features important new material on: hip fracture, rehabilitation of the person with an amputation, rehabilitation after total knee arthroplasty, the late effects of polio, the role of the rehabilitation psychologist, and negotiation of patient compliance. This text is ideal for courses in occupational therapy, physical therapy, nursing, and rehabilitation science.