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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.
Table of Contents
Providing Family-Centered Care in Pediatric Physical Therapy
Motor Development in the Normal Child
Assessment and Testing of Infant and Child Development
The Infant at High Risk for Developmental Delay
The Infant and Child with Cerebral Palsy
Traumatic Injury to the Central Nervous System: Brain Injury
Traumatic and Atraumatic Spinal Cord Injury in Pediatrics
Neuromuscular Disorders in Childhood: Physical Therapy Intervention
Mental Retardation: Focus on Down Syndrome
Adaptive Equipment and Environmental Aids for Children with Disabilities
Traumatic Disorders and Sports Injuries
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Other Medical/Surgical Disorders
Rehabilitation of the Child with Burns
Pulmonary Disorders in Infants and Children and Their Physical Therapy Management
Physical Therapy in the Educational Environment
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