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Handling the Young Child with Cerebral Palsy at Home

Handling the Young Child with Cerebral Palsy at Home - 3rd edition

Handling the Young Child with Cerebral Palsy at Home - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9780750605793

ISBN10: 0750605790

Handling the Young Child with Cerebral Palsy at Home by Nancy Finnie - ISBN 9780750605793
Edition: 3RD 97
Copyright: 1997
Publisher: Butterworth Heinemann
Published: 1997
International: No
Handling the Young Child with Cerebral Palsy at Home by Nancy Finnie - ISBN 9780750605793

ISBN13: 9780750605793

ISBN10: 0750605790

Edition: 3RD 97

Other Editions of Handling the Young Child with Cerebral Palsy at Home

Summary

Fundamental to the successful treatment of children with cerebral palsy is the cooperation of parents in home handling. The long-awaited new edition of this classic and popular text has been expanded and updated to include a wealth of new information for therapists, nurses, parents and carers.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction


PART I. COMMUNICATION WITH PARENTS : THE IMPORTANCE OF COMMUNICATION, PARENTS AND PROFESSIONALS

Medical aspects of cerebral palsy
Parents problems
Psychological guidance

PART II. BASIC INFORMATION : UNDERSTANDING MOVEMENT

Basic principles of handling
Early stages of hand function
Equipment as an adjunct to rehabilitation

PART III. INTEGRATION OF TREATMENT AND HANDLING : THE PARENT CONTRIBUTION TO EARLY LEARNING

Speech
communication and technology
Music and music therapy
Play

PART IV. HANDLING DURING ROUTINE ACTIVITIES : SLEEPING

Toilet training
Bathing
Dressing
Feeding
Carrying
Chairs/pushchairs/car seats
Aids to mobility

PART V. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION : THE MANAGEMENT OF CONTRACTURES AND DEFORMITIES

Going into hospital
Recreational activities

Glossary
Appendix

Index.

Other Editions of Handling the Young Child with Cerebral Palsy at Home

Handling the Young Cerebral Palsied Child at Home by Nancie R. Finnie - ISBN 9780452266582