Management of the Motor Disorders of Children with Cerebral Palsy / Edition 2

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Overview

Clinics in Developmental Medicine No. 161

Since the first edition of this book was published in 1984 the intensive debates about the 'correct' method of treatment for children with cerebral palsy have been resolved and it is now possible to describe what is generally agreed to be the optimal approach. This entirely rewritten new edition describes the most up-to-date thinking, with two new editors from America and Australia reflecting the worldwide picture. Coverage includes the coordination of care and the management team; the types of cerebral palsy; assessment; goal-setting; learning and neural plasticity; global therapeutic approaches as well as more focused (topical) therapies; the mechanisms of deformity, its prevention and treatment; and the transition to adult life. This book details the advancement of the subject from 1984 to 2002.

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Reviewer: John Willis, MD (Ochsner Clinic Foundation)
Description: This second edition reviews and evaluates most currently available treatments for cerebral palsy. The first edition was published in 1984.
Purpose: This book intends to introduce and "provide perspective on current thinking in the treatment of cerebral palsy." In a world where many therapies are proselytized/marketed but almost none have supporting data, this honest, coherent review is welcome and well done.
Audience: Students and practitioners of the various therapies addressing cerebral palsy and the medical specialists who treat these patients are the target audience. Physical, occupational, and speech therapists; pediatricians, neurologists, orthopedic and neurologic surgeons, and rehabilitation specialists will all find this a useful review.
Features: The book surveys and critiques a variety of physiotherapies and their theoretical bases. It also discusses medical (e.g., hyperbaric oxygen and botulinum toxin) and surgical techniques used to treat cerebral palsy, including their applications in adult life. These topics are well covered, and the absence of supporting data for almost all these techniques is honestly addressed.
Assessment: This is an excellent review of traditional and recent treatments for cerebral palsy that does not avoid the central problem. Almost none of these techniques has proven efficacy. I was surprised by the lack of discussion on forced use, or constraint-induced movement therapy, about which there is recent positive data. This field has changed in 20 years, and this second edition is welcomed.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781898683322
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/19/2004
  • Series: Clinics in Developmental Medicine Series , #161
  • Edition description: Subsequent
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 216
  • Product dimensions: 0.56 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Martin Bax and David Scrutton; 1. The family's needs: coordination of care and the management team Peter Rosenbaum; 2. The types of cerebral palsy; 3. Multidisciplinary Roslyn Boyd; 4. Goal setting and outcome measures Eva Bower; 5. Global therapeutic approaches and the evolving role of physical therapy Margaret Mayston; 6. Learning and neural plasticity Mary Galea; 7. Focussed therapeutic approaches Diane Damiano; 8. Mechanisms of deformity H. K. Graham; 9. Prevention of deformity Aidan Cosgrove; 10. Treatment and management of hypertonia Jean-Pierre Lin; 11. Transition to adulthood Sue Edwards; 12. Prospects for the future Murray Goldstein; Index.

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