Pediatric Physical Therapy

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Jan Stephen Tecklin
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008 - Medical - 680 pages
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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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Contents

I
1
II
15
III
17
V
67
VI
99
VII
101
X
179
XIII
231
XXIV
389
XXV
415
XXVI
417
XXVIII
451
XXXI
487
XXXIV
533
XXXV
535
XXXVIII
559

XVI
281
XVIII
311
XXI
335
XXII
365
XLI
589
XLII
615
XLIV
653
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