Meeting the Physical Therapy Needs of Children / Edition 1

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Contemporary management and intervention models for children with special health care needs and disabilities have evolved to match the rapid changes in pediatric service delivery. Susan Effgen and her team of 23 scholars and clinical experts are among the first to address these fundamental shifts in this innovative text. Based on a systems model, not a "disease of the week," this abilities-based text offers theory, clinical applications and skills.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803602502
  • Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
  • Publication date: 10/31/2004
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 450
  • Product dimensions: 8.25 (w) x 10.25 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

Section 1 Foundations of Service Delivery 1
Chapter 1 Serving the Needs of Children and Their Families 3
Chapter 2 Child Development and Appraisal 41
Chapter 3 Family-Centered Intervention 108
Section 2 Systems 129
Chapter 4 Musculoskeletal System: Structure, Function, and Evaluation 131
Chapter 5 Musculoskeletal System: Musculoskeletal Considerations and Interventions for Specific Pediatric Pathologies 155
Chapter 6 Neuromuscular System: Structures, Functions, Diagnoses, and Evaluation 185
Chapter 7 Neuromuscular System: The Plan of Care 245
Chapter 8 The Cardiopulmonary System 283
Chapter 9 Integumentary System 329
Section 3 Service Delivery Settings 359
Chapter 10 Early Intervention 361
Chapter 11 Schools 377
Chapter 12 Sports Settings for the School-Aged Child 397
Chapter 13 The Pediatric Acute Care Hospital 419
Chapter 14 The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit 430
Chapter 15 Rehabilitation Settings 444
Section 4 Intervention Supports 453
Chapter 16 Assistive Technology: Positioning and Mobility 455
Chapter 17 Assistive Technology: Augmentative Communication and Other Technologies 475
Section 5 Case Studies 489
Chapter 18 Case Study: Cerebral Palsy 491
Chapter 19 Case Study: Cystic Fibrosis 504
Chapter 20 Case Study: Down Syndrome 516
Chapter 21 Pediatric Leukemia 531
Chapter 22 Case Study: Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy 539
Index 555
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