Orthopaedic Management in Cerebral Palsy / Edition 2

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Clinics in Developmental Medicine Nos. 173-4

Comprehensive review of current methods of management and evaluation of the motor disorders of cerebral palsy.

  • Features the whole range of orthopaedic surgical procedures with commentary on each
  • Reviews the current epidemiology in the subject, offering perspective on prevention
  • Provides tables of gross motor performance to assess the measure of effectiveness of physical therapy
  • Describes methods of management, including: assistive technology, selective posterior rootlet rhizotomy, Botulinum toxin intramuscular injections and intrathecal Baclofen.
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Orthopaedic Management in Cerebral Palsy is a well-written and comprehensive textbook that focuses on all issues related to orthopedic management in children with cerebral palsy. It is one of the best examples of a textbook that summarizes accumulative thinking on a complex subject. This type of book could be kept on the nightstand for several months and read from cover to cover or kept readily available on the bookshelf at the office for use as a comprehensive reference.” (JAMA, Journal of the AMA, February, 2009)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781898683520
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/28/2007
  • Series: Clinics in Developmental Medicine Series, #7
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 412
  • Sales rank: 1,322,538
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 11.35 (h) x 1.45 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Classification, epidemiology and etiology.

2. Physician’s neurological and orthopaedic assessment.

3. Special assessments and investigations.

4. Neurobiology.

5. Prognosis and structural changes.

6. Goals, treatment and management.

7. Spastic hemiplegia.

8. Spastic diplegia.

9. Total body involvement.

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