Pediatric Physical Therapy / Edition 4

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Overview

The Fourth Edition of Pediatric Physical Therapy provides a comprehensive introduction to the major diseases and disabilities common to children who require physical therapy and the examination and interventions commonly employed in their rehabilitation. This book presents basic medical information regarding common clinical diagnostic categories, followed by physical therapy evaluation, treatment and special issues within each diagnostic group. It features additional coverage on the development of the musculoskeletal, neurological and neuromuscular, cardiac, and pulmonary systems which conforms to the APTA's Guide to Physical Therapy Practice.

NEW TO THIS EDITION:

  • Case studies to enhance learning process found online at http://thepoint.lww.com/tecklin4e.
  • Four all-new chapters: Pediatric Physical Therapy, Cultural Sensitivity and Family-Centered Care; Traumatic Injury to the Central Nervous System: Spinal Cord Injury; Traumatic Disorders and Sports Injuries; and Cardiac Disorders
  • Extensive revisions to incorporate a number of important developments in the profession, including emphasis on evidence-based practice regarding examination and treatment of children
  • More emphasis on clinical decision-making, by including case studies throughout the book, in order to enable students to understand and work through the process of patient examination
  • Additional coverage on the development of body systems including musculoskeletal, neurological and neuromuscular, cardiac, and pulmonary. This conforms to the APTA's Guide to Physical Therapy Practice.
  • Boxes regarding the nutritional needs of children with the diseases and disorders
  • Improved design and art program including many new illustrations and visual information displays
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781753999
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 10/1/2007
  • Edition description: Fourth Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 680
  • Sales rank: 1,209,032
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Providing Family-Centered Care in Pediatric Physical Therapy

Part I: Development

CHAPTER 2: Motor Development in the Normal Child

CHAPTER 3: Assessment and Testing of Infant and Child Development

Part II: Neurological Disorders

CHAPTER 4: The Infant at High Risk for Developmental Delay

CHAPTER 5: The Infant and Child with Cerebral Palsy

CHAPTER 6: Spina Bifida

CHAPTER 7: Traumatic Injury to the Central Nervous System: Brain Injury

CHAPTER 8: Traumatic and Atraumatic Spinal Cord Injury in Pediatrics

CHAPTER 9: Neuromuscular Disorders in Childhood: Physical Therapy Intervention

CHAPTER 10: Mental Retardation: Focus on Down Syndrome

CHAPTER 11: Adaptive Equipment and Environmental Aids for Children with Disabilities

Part III: Musculoskeletal Disorders

CHAPTER 12: Orthopedic Management

CHAPTER 13: Traumatic Disorders and Sports Injuries

CHAPTER 14: Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Part IV: Other Medical/Surgical Disorders

CHAPTER 15: Pediatric Oncology

CHAPTER 16: Rehabilitation of the Child with Burns

CHAPTER 17: Cardiac Disorders

CHAPTER 18: Pulmonary Disorders in Infants and Children and Their Physical Therapy Management

CHAPTER 19: Physical Therapy in the Educational Environment

Index

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