The Clinical Practice of Pediatric Physical Therapy: From the NICU to Independent Living / Edition 1
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The Clinical Practice of Pediatric Physical Therapy: From the NICU to Independent Living / Edition 1

by Mark Drnach
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0781790638

ISBN-13: 9780781790635

Pub. Date: 10/01/2007

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This comprehensive text explains the physical therapist's role across the full range of practice settings, including neonatal intensive care units, rehabilitation programs, early intervention programs, the educational system, pediatric hospices, and intermediate care facilities. This text and reference prepares readers for the demands and challenges faced as the

Overview

This comprehensive text explains the physical therapist's role across the full range of practice settings, including neonatal intensive care units, rehabilitation programs, early intervention programs, the educational system, pediatric hospices, and intermediate care facilities. This text and reference prepares readers for the demands and challenges faced as the practitioner of choice for children with disabilities.

Features include Case Studies and Parent Perspectives. Chapter appendices offer examples of data collection tools and methods, evaluations, and documents used in patient/client management. Sample evaluations show how this information is used in clinical settings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781790635
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
10/01/2007
Series:
Point (Lippincott Williams and Wilkins) Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
379
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: FOUNDATIONAL ISSUES
Chapter 1: Physical Therapy and Children
Chapter 2: The Child
Chapter 3: Practice Patterns and Pediatrics

Part II: PRACTICE SETTINGS
Chapter 4: Providing Services in the Clinical Setting: NICU and Inpatient
Chapter 5: Providing Services in the Clinical Setting: Rehabilitation and Outpatient
Chapter 6: Providing Services in an Early Intervention Program
Chapter 7: Providing Services in the Educational Environment: Regular Education
Chapter 8: Providing Services in the Public Schools: Special Education
Chapter 9: Pediatric Hospice
Chapter 10: After 21: Living and Working

Part III: SELECTED TOPICS
Chapter 11: Prenatal and Postnatal Exercise
Chapter 12: Pediatric Pharmacology
Chapter 13: Legal Issues
Chapter 14: The Basics of Billing

Appendix: Review Question Answers
Key and Rationales
Glossary
Index

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