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Caring for Children with Cerebral Palsy : A Teambased Approach

Caring for Children with Cerebral Palsy : A Teambased Approach - 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-1557663221

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Publisher: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.
Published: 1998
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Caring for Children with Cerebral Palsy : A Teambased Approach - 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-1557663221

John P. Dormans and Louis Pellegrino

ISBN13: 978-1557663221
ISBN10: 155766322X
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 98
Publisher: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.

Published: 1998
International: No
Summary

This exhaustive resource is the definitive guide to the interdisciplinary care of children with cerebral palsy. Based on the team approach developed at the Cerebral Palsy Clinic at the Children's Seashore House and at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Caring for Children with Cerebral Palsy was written by pediatricians and orthopedic surgeons as well as physical and ocupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, social workers, educators, and administrators.

This daily-use handbook delivers detailed information on a multitude of issues relevant to treatment and supports so that you'll find the perspective you need to make sound, team-based caregiving decisions. Presenting a conceptual framework for care delivery and emphasizing goals for development and competency in family and community settings, this in-depth, practical reference is a must for physicians, nurses, therapists, and educators, as well as for

Table of Contents

Foreword, by Mark L. Batshaw


Section I: Introduction to Cerebral Palsy and the Importance of Interdisciplinary Team Approach


Definitions, Etiology, and Epidemiology of Cerebral Palsy
Louis Pellegrino and John P. Dormans

Making the Diagnosis of Cerebral Palsy
Louis Pellegrino

Interdisciplinary Care of the Child with Cerebral Palsy
Louis Pellegrino and Gretchen Meyer

Well-Child Care and Health Maintenance
Louis Pellegrino

Section II: Management of Impairments Related to Cerebral Palsy


The Management of Spasticity
Stephanie Ried, Louis Pellegrino, Shirley Albinson-Scull, and John P. Dormans

Musculoskeletal Impairments: Introduction to the Orthopedics of Cerebral Palsy
John P. Dormans and Lawson A. Copley

Orthopedic Approaches to Treatment
John P. Dormans and Lawson A. Copley

Gait Analysis in Cerebral Palsy
Freeman Miller

Postsurgical Management of Cerebral Palsy
Sandy McGee, Johanna E. Deitz Curry, and John P. Dormans

Neurosurgical Treatment of Spasticity
Ann-Christine Duhaime and Shirley Albinson Scull

Nutrition and Feeding
Peggy Eicher


Section III: Optimizing Function of the Child with Cerebral Palsy and Preventing Disability


Promoting Functional Mobility
Johanna E. Deitz Curry

Promoting Function in Daily Living Skills
Lesley A. Geyer, Lisa A. Kurtz, and Lynette E. Byarm

Promoting Function: Communication
Cynthia Solot

Assistive Technology
Jennifer Rauck Burstein, Mary Lisa Wright-Drechsel, and Audrey Wood

Orthotics
James S. Walker and Margaret Stanger


Section IV: Creating Opportunities for the Child with Cerebral Palsy and Preventing Handicap


The Family
Symme W. Trachtenberg and Christine F. Rouse

The School
Susan K. Effgen

Public Policy: Disability-Related Legislation
Linda Hock-Long

Transitions to Adulthood: The Adult with Cerebral Palsy
Adadot Hayes

Epilogue
Miah Hahn, John P. Dormans, and Louis Pellegrino


Index

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