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Title Vision rehabilitation : multidisciplinary care of the patient following brain injury / edited by Penelope S. Suter, Lisa H. Harvey.

Imprint Boca Raton [Florida] : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, ©2011.

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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 514 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Providing all of the necessary information required to provide post-acute vision rehabilitative care following brain injury, this multidisciplinary book bridges the gap between theory and practice and presents clinical information and scientific literature supporting the diagnostic and therapeutic strategies applied. It covers all areas of vision care including the structure and function of the eye, organization of visual perception in the brain, and rehabilitation concepts applied to the visual system. It offers cutting-edge research, prescribing lenses and prisms, and therapy techniques that will enable even the experienced clinician to provide enhanced care to the brain injury patient"--Provided by publisher.
Contents Ch. 1. What is vision rehabilitation following brain injury? / Penelope S. Suter [and others] -- ch. 2. The interdisciplinary approach to vision rehabilitation following brain injury / Amy Berryman and Karen G. Rasavage -- ch. 3. Neural substrates of vision / Richard Helvie -- ch. 4. Spatial vision / Robert B. Sanet and Leonard J. Press -- ch. 5. Evaluation and treatment of visual field loss and visual-spatial neglect / Neil W. Margolis -- ch. 6. Egocentric localization : normal and abnormal aspects / Kenneth J. Ciuffreda and Diana P. Ludlam -- ch. 7. The use of lenses to improve quality of life following brain injury / Paul A. Harris -- ch. 8. Photophobia, light, and color in acquired brain injury / Cathy D. Stern -- ch. 9. The vestibular system : anatomy, function, dysfunction, assessment, and rehabilitation / Velda L. Bryan -- ch. 10. Evaluation and treatment of vision and motor dysfunction following acquired brain injury from occupational therapy and neuro-optometry perspectives / Janet M. Powell and Nancy G. Torgerson -- ch. 11. Acquired brain injury and visual information processing deficits / Sidney Groffman -- ch. 12. Vision examination of patients with neurological disease and injury / Thomas Politzer and Penelope S. Suter -- ch. 13. Successfully incorporating vision rehabilitation into the primary care vision practice / Allen H. Cohen -- ch. 14. Advocating for your patient in the legal system / Joseph Kiel.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Visual agnosia -- Patients -- Rehabilitation.
People with visual disabilities -- Rehabilitation.
Visual training.
Brain damage -- Complications.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Suter, Penelope S.
Harvey, Lisa H.
Other Form: Print version: Vision rehabilitation. Boca Raton [Florida] : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, ©2011 9781439836552 (DLC) 2010046266 (OCoLC)678397513
ISBN 9781439836569 (electronic bk.)
1439836566 (electronic bk.)