Meeting the Physical Therapy Needs of Children / Edition 2

Meeting the Physical Therapy Needs of Children / Edition 2

by Susan K. Effgen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803619421

ISBN-13: 9780803619425

Pub. Date: 09/12/2012

Publisher: F. A. Davis Company

Ensure children with disabilities and special healthcare needs achieve their full potential. Noted authority Susan Effgen and a team of scholars and clinical experts explore the role of the physical therapist in meeting the needs of children and their families in a culturally appropriate context using a family-centered, abilities-based model.

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Overview

Ensure children with disabilities and special healthcare needs achieve their full potential. Noted authority Susan Effgen and a team of scholars and clinical experts explore the role of the physical therapist in meeting the needs of children and their families in a culturally appropriate context using a family-centered, abilities-based model.

The 2nd Edition of this landmark text has been thoroughly revised, updated, and expanded to encompass all of today's new theories, clinical applications, and skills. From the major body systems to assistive technology and intervention support, you'll develop the clinical knowledge you need to provide a child with the very best care from initial examination to graduation from your services.

A bonus DVD packaged with each book features narrated videos of children during intervention.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803619425
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
09/12/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
704
Sales rank:
247,362
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Text

I. Foundations of Service Delivery

1. Serving the Needs of Children and Their Families

2. Child Development

3. Child Appraisal: Examination and Evaluation

4. Family-Centered Care

II. Systems

5. Musculoskeletal System: Structure, Function, and Evaluation

6. Musculoskeletal System: Considerations and Interventions for Specific Pediatric Pathologies

7. Neuromuscular System: Examination, Evaluation, and Diagnoses

8. Neuromuscular System: The Plan of Care

9. Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Systems

10. Integumentary System

III. Service Delivery Settings

11. Early Intervention

12. Schools

13. Sports Settings for the School-Aged Child

14. Pediatric Acute Care Hospital

15. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

16. Rehabilitation Settings

17. Assistive Technology: Positioning and Mobility

18. Assistive Technology: Augmentative Communication and Other Technologies

IV. Case Studies

19. Cerebral Palsy

20. Cystic Fibrosis

21. Down Syndrome

22. Leukemia

23. Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

24. Developmental Coordination Disorder

25. Myelodysplasia

Index

DVD

Cancer and Vincristine-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

Cerebral Palsy

Intensive Therapy

Cholesterol Metabolism Disorder and Scoliosis

Developmental Delay due to Cytomegalovirus

Down Syndrome

Hemihypertrophy

Hypotonia and Developmental Delay

Mitochondrial Disorder

Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

Participation

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