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Thieme Releases Stroke Resource

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NEW YORK, NY -- Thieme Publishing Group has announced the release of Physical Therapy for the Stroke Patient, which covers issues that physical therapists working with stroke patients must confront, such as assessment of patients' abilities, care during the acute phase, early mobilization, effects of medication, risk factors, and ethical questions.

The book includes a chapter titled "Optimizing Functional Motor Recovery after Stroke" by Janet Carr and Roberta Shepherd, pioneers in the field of correlating motor learning and stroke recovery.

The manual provides complete guidelines on how to examine and treat the patient, the dosage of physical therapy required, and the key differences between early and late stage rehabilitation after stroke.

The 206-page hardcover volume includes 117 illustrations and was authored by Jan Mehrholz, PhD, professor and head of the Research Institute at the Medical Academy for Rehabilitation, Clinic Bavaria, Kreischa, Germany.

Thieme Publishing Group is a scientific and medical publishing house with offices in New York, Delhi, Stuttgart and three other locations in Germany. Thieme publishes 137 peer-reviewed journals and over 500 new books annually, and offers a growing array of web-based products in medicine and science, including Thieme eJournals, Thieme Electronic Book Library, the medical student website WinkingSkull.com, and Thieme Teaching Assistant, a web-based platform for faculty.

Visit www.thieme.com.

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