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Handling the Young Child with Cerebral Palsy at Home

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

ISBN13: 978-0750605793

Cover of Handling the Young Child with Cerebral Palsy at Home 3RD 97 (ISBN 978-0750605793)
ISBN13: 978-0750605793
ISBN10: 0750605790
Edition: 3RD 97
Copyright: 1997
Publisher: Butterworth Heinemann
Published: 1997
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Handling the Young Child with Cerebral Palsy at Home - 3RD 97 edition

ISBN13: 978-0750605793

Nancy Finnie

ISBN13: 978-0750605793
ISBN10: 0750605790
Edition: 3RD 97
Copyright: 1997
Publisher: Butterworth Heinemann
Published: 1997
International: No
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

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.

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