Pediatric Physical Therapy / Edition 5

Pediatric Physical Therapy / Edition 5

by Jan S. Tecklin
     
 

Prepare your students for physical therapy practice with this up-to-date and accessible introduction to the major diseases and disabilities common to children who require physical therapy and the examination techniques and interventions commonly used in their rehabilitation. This fifth edition of Tecklin’s Pediatric Physical Therapy provides basic

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Overview

Prepare your students for physical therapy practice with this up-to-date and accessible introduction to the major diseases and disabilities common to children who require physical therapy and the examination techniques and interventions commonly used in their rehabilitation. This fifth edition of Tecklin’s Pediatric Physical Therapy provides basic medical information regarding common clinical diagnostic categories, followed by coverage of physical therapy evaluation, treatment, and special issues within each diagnostic group. In addition, case studies accessible online at thePoint support the book’s strong focus on clinical decision-making. 

Featuring new chapters on autism and obesity, new authors, the latest research, and much more, this fifth edition continues to provide just the right amount of information needed to prepare students for practice without overwhelming them with unnecessary detail.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781451173451
Publisher:
LWW
Publication date:
04/25/2014
Edition description:
Fifth
Pages:
768
Sales rank:
509,361
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents

Normal Motor Development1
Tests of Infant and Child Development28
The High-Risk Infant71
Physical Therapy for the Child with Cerebral Palsy107
Spina Bifida163
Neuromuscular Disorders in Childhood and Physical Therapy Intervention223
Traumatic Brain Injury in Childhood247
Mental Retardation: Focus on Down Syndrome283
Adaptive Equipment for Physically Challenged Children314
Pediatric Oncology352
Orthopedic Management378
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis429
Rehabilitation of the Child with Burns468
Pulmonary Disorders in Infants and Children and Their Physical Therapy Management518
Physical Therapy in the Public Schools562
Index579

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