Sharon A. Gutman, PhD, OTR, is currently an associate professor in Programs in Occupational Therapy at Columbia University. Her clinical expertise lies in the treatment of adults with traumatic brain injury and psychiatric disability. In the last two decades, she has taught courses and written journal articles and books regarding (a) the fundamentals of clinical neuroscience, (b) the neurologic basis of rehabilitation practices, and (c) the neurologic basis of pathological conditions including traumatic brain injury and psychiatric disability.
Quick Reference NeuroScience for Rehabilitation Professionals: The Essential Neurologic Principles Underlying Rehabilitation Practice, Second Edition is a user-friendly, comprehensive text that specifically addresses the key information needed to understand the neuroscience of clinical rehabilitation. This updated Second Edition is designed to provide complex information in a quick, easy-to-use format that is beneficial to students and rehabilitation professionals.
Dr. Sharon A. Gutman designed Quick Reference NeuroScience for Rehabilitation Professionals, Second Edition to provide easy-to-understand explanations of complex neurologic phenomena. The text describes basic neuroanatomical structures and functions, neuropathology underlying specific clinical conditions, and theories supporting clinical treatment.
Features of the Second Edition:
User-friendly, bulleted outline format
Italicized key concepts for easy scanning and identification
Color illustrations to help visualize the location of neuroanatomical structures
New clinical test questions
New text boxes outlining neurologic conditions and treatments
Updated and expanded glossary with both clinical and neurological terms
Including accessible information, color illustrations, new test questions, and updated features, Quick Reference NeuroScience for Rehabilitation Professionals: The Essential Neurologic Principles Underlying Rehabilitation Practice, Second Edition is a dynamic text for all students and clinicians in occupational therapy, physical therapy, and other areas of rehabilitation.