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1st Edition

Health Status Measurement in Neurological Disorders

ISBN 9781857753998
Published August 31, 2000 by CRC Press
144 Pages

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Book Description

The use of home detoxification enables health care workers to avoid episodes of in-patient care, with its inherent high costs and secondary problems of label attachment and possible stigmatization. Patients, their carers (professional, voluntary and domestic), families and friends all involved in this 'at-home' process, thereby leading to empowerment and increased compliance. This book provides practical advice and guidance. If all the procedures here are followed, the care worker of whatever discipline is unlikely to encounter major difficulties. Alcohol Home Detoxification and Assessment provides the kind of model increasingly required for the move towards community care of people with a whole range of conditions, and will enable professionals to organize the process with confidence.

Table of Contents

Health status measurement in neurology. Headache. Parkinson's disease. Multiple sclerosis. Stroke. Epilepsy. Alzheimers's disease. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/motor neurone disease. The translation and cross-cultural adaptation of quality life.

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