Clinical Pediatric Physical Therapy: A Guide for the Physical Therapy Team

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Katherine T. Ratliffe
Mosby, 1998 - Medical - 451 pages
The first book ever published specifically on pediatrics for the physical therapy team takes an integrated approach. It focuses on clinical skills and strategies as well as encompassing educational and family environments where children live, work and play. Special features include key terms, more than 300 illustrations, practice exercises, key terms and questions, a glossary, community resources boxes, case studies and an instructors manual.

* The only book available covering pediatrics for the Physical Therapy Team! * Covers such hot topics as importance of play in therapy, handling and positioning, and behavioral supports. * Nearly 400 high-quality photographs and line drawings show techniques, postures, and disorders to illustrate content in the text. * In-depth case studies provide students with hands-on experience in clinical practice. * Special boxes throughout each chapter give the reader tips and suggestions to use in therapy. * "Questions to Ponder" sections at the end of each chapter explore ethical issues, health care reform issues, communication issues, budget issues, and more. * Features practice exercises, annotated bibliographies, and reference lists for every chapter.

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Contents

The Emerging Role of the Physical Therapist Assistant in Pediatrics
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The Typically Developing Child
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Orthopedic Disorders of Childhood
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