Spasticity Management: A Practical Multidisciplinary Guide by Valerie L. Stevenson, Louise Jarrett

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By Valerie L. Stevenson, Louise Jarrett

The root of this handbook is to assemble jointly the event and data of a crew who've labored during this region for 10 years. It pulls jointly all parts together with tips on how to arrange and enhance a carrier in addition to invaluable administration thoughts. On a pragmatic notice it contains whole copies of sufferer details, evaluation proformas, protocols for various interventions, nursing care plans, and an built-in care pathway for outpatient spasticity administration either in ebook and CD structure. those protocols are particular to this care crew yet may perhaps simply be tailored to be used in different facilities. This resource may also help experts boost their very own carrier hence bettering administration for all people with spasticity.

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If spasms are a particular concern, determine any aggravating factors such as specific movements or positions, trigger factors, or wearing off of medication. Ask specifically about the common trigger factors for spasticity or spasms: – Bladder: establish current management, history of infections, residuals, incontinence or self-regulating fluid restriction. – Bowels: establish current management, history of constipation, diarrhoea or incontinence. – Skin: are there areas of redness or vulnerable or broken pressure areas?

When providing education and suggestions about these issues, the professional needs to be sensitive to the person’s lifestyle and what level of support they have and realistic about what can be achieved and incorporated into the person’s daily life. Finding time for these things can be a huge challenge for individuals who may also be busy working and being a partner, parent or friend. For instance, one woman realised that in her hectic lifestyle of maintaining a home for her husband and two children, the one thing she made time for regularly was watching her favourite television programme.

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