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Meeting the Physical Therapy Needs of Children

Third Edition

Susan K. Effgen (author) Alyssa Fiss (author)

ISBN: 9780803697270

Publication Date: Dec 2020

Format: Hardback

Presents family-centered interventions and vignette-style case examples throughout. Academics (in the systems chapters) and clinicians (in the sections on settings, supports, and case studies) provide a balance of theory and practice.. Disease-specific case studies highlight multisystem involvement of many common pediatric diagnoses.
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  • Family-centered interventions and vignette-style case examples appear throughout.
  • Academicians (in the systems chapters) and clinicians (in the sections on settings, supports, and case studies) provide a balance of theory and practice.
  • Disease-specific case studies highlight multisystem involvement of many common pediatric diagnoses, build critical thinking skills, and demonstrate real-life applications.
  • Content follows the practice patterns set by APTA's Guide to Physical Therapist Practice.
  • Organizational structure uses the World Health Organization's International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) model-the first text to do so.
  • Narrated video recordings online with closed captioning of children with disabilities being evaluated and receiving intervention.
Illustrations 425 illustrations
Pages 752
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 Dec 2020
Publisher F.A. Davis
Subject/s Therapy & therapeutics   Physiotherapy  
  • I. FOUNDATIONS OF SERVICE DELIVERY
  • 1. Serving the Needs of Children and Their Families
  • 2. Child Development
  • 3. Child Appraisal: Examination and Evaluation
  • 4. Family-Centered Care
  • II. SYSTEMS
  • 5. Musculoskeletal System: Structure, Function, and Evaluation
  • 6. Musculoskeletal System: Considerations and Interventions for Specific Pediatric Pathologies
  • 7. Neuromuscular System: Examination, Evaluation, and Diagnoses
  • 8. Neuromuscular System: The Plan of Care
  • 9. Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Systems
  • 10. Integumentary System
  • III. SERVICE DELIVERY SETTINGS
  • 11. Early Intervention
  • 12. Schools
  • 13. Sports Settings for the School-Aged Child
  • 14. Pediatric Acute-Care Hospital
  • 15. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • 16. Rehabilitation Settings
  • 17. Assistive Technology: Positioning, Mobility, and Other Technologies
  • IV. CASE STUDIES
  • 18. Case Study: Cerebral Palsy
  • 19. Case Study: Cystic Fibrosis
  • 20. Case Study: Down Syndrome
  • 21. Case Study: Pediatric Leukemia
  • 22. Case Study: Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
  • 23. Case Study: Developmental Coordination Disorder
  • 24. Case Study: Myelodysplasia
  • 25. Case Study: Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • 26. Case Study: Congenital Muscular Torticollis

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