Pediatric Rehabilitation: Principles & Practice

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Demos Medical Publishing, Sep 18, 2009 - Medical - 260 pages
A Doody's Core Title 2012

Thoroughly updated and expanded, the new edition of the classic comprehensive reference on pediatric rehabilitation brings together specialists from the various wings of the pediatric rehabilitation community. This market-leading text covers everything from basic examination and psychological assessment to electrodiagnosis, therapeutic exercise, orthotics and assistive devices, and in-depth clinical management of the full range of childhood disabilities and injuries.

Features include:

  • Expanded new edition of Dr. Gabriella Molnars pioneering pediatric rehabilitation text
  • Comprehensive coverage of all areas, with up-to-date information on therapy, exercise physiology, CAM, cancer, obesity, and joint replacement
  • Clinical emphasis throughout
  • Multi-specialty expert authorship
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 History and Examination
1
Chapter 2 Medical Care of Children with Disabilities
13
Chapter 3 Psychological Assessment in Pediatric Rehabilitation
21
Chapter 4 Language Development in Disorders of Communication and Oral Motor Function
53
Chapter 5 Adaptive Sports and Recreation
79
Chapter 6 Orthotic and Assistive Devices
103
Chapter 7 Electrodiagnosis in Pediatrics
127
Chapter 8 Cerebral Palsy
165
Chapter 11 Spinal Cord Injuries
261
Chapter 12 Neuromuscular Diseases
277
Chapter 13 Pediatric Limb Deficiencies
335
Chapter 14 Orthopedics and Musculoskeletal Conditions
361
Chapter 15 Aging With Pediatric Onset Disability and Diseases
425
Chapter 16 The Assessment of Human Gait Motion and Motor Function
461
Chapter 17 Psychosocial Aspects of Pediatric Rehabilitation
493
Index
501

Chapter 9 Spina Bifida
199
Chapter 10 Traumatic Brain Injury
231

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