Treatment of Cerebral Palsy and Motor Delay / Edition 4

Treatment of Cerebral Palsy and Motor Delay / Edition 4

by Sophie Levitt
     
 

The book is aimed primarily at those concerned with the development abilities and difficulties of children, particularly physiotherapists and occupational therapists working in paediatrics. Doctors and other healthcare professionals will also find useful insights in the book. Parents of people with cerebral palsy can learn more about therapy by consulting the book… See more details below

Overview

The book is aimed primarily at those concerned with the development abilities and difficulties of children, particularly physiotherapists and occupational therapists working in paediatrics. Doctors and other healthcare professionals will also find useful insights in the book. Parents of people with cerebral palsy can learn more about therapy by consulting the book together with their therapist.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405101639
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/15/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword to fourth Edition by Professor B. Neville.

Extract from Foreword to Second Edition by Mary D. Sheridan.

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

Chapter 1. The Clinical Picture for Therapy and Management.

Chapter 2. Outline of Treatment Approaches Adjuncts to Therapy.

Chapter 3. Synthesis of Treatment Systems.

Theoretical grounds.

Research studies.

Clinical experience with evidence-based practice.

The appraisal of quantitative research studies for therapy.

The eclectic viewpoint in therapy.

Synthesis of treatment systems.

Chapter 4. Learning Motor Function.

Chapter 5. A Collaborative Learning Approach.

Chapter 6. The Older Person with Cerebral Palsy.

Chapter 7. Assessment for Therapy and Daily Function.

Approach to assessment.

Assessment and measurements.

Chapter 8. Treatment Procedures and Management.

Motor training.

Motor development and the child with severe visual impairment.

Prone development.

Supine development.

Development of sitting.

Development of standing and walking.

Development of hand function.

Chapter 9. Motor Function and the Child's Daily Life.

Chapter 10. Problems of Deformity.

Causes.

Therapy and daily care.

Specific deformities.

General considerations related to surgery.

Chapter 11. Therapeutic Group Work.

Appendix 1. Development Levels; Physical Ability Assessment Guide; Wheelchair Use.

Appendix 2. Equipment.

References.

Index.

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