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Title:
Caring for children with cerebral palsy : a team approach
Author:
Dormans, John P.
Publication Information:
Baltimore : P.H. Brookes Pub. Co., [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
xiv, 533 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
I. Introduction to cerebral palsy and the interdisciplinary team approach. Definitions, etiology, and epidemiology of cerebral palsy ; Making the diagnosis of cerebral palsy / Louis Pellegrino and John P. Dormans -- Interdisciplinary care of the child with cerebral palsy / Louis Pellegrino and Gretchen Meyer -- Well-child care and health maintenance / Louis Pellegrino. II. Management of impairments related to cerebral palsy. The management of spasticity / Stephanie Ried ... [et al.] -- Musculoskeletal impairments : introduction to the orthopedics of cerebral palsy ; 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 S. Eicher.

III. Optimizing function of the child with cerebral palsy : 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 B. Solot -- Assistive technology / Jennifer Rauck Burstein, Mary Lisa Wright-Drechsel, and Audrey Wood -- Orthotic management / James S. Walker and Meg Stanger. IV. Creating opportunities for the child with cerebral palsy : 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.
ISBN:
9781557663221
Format :
Book

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Summary

Written by a diverse group of caregivers that includes pediatricians, orthopedic surgeons, physical and occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, social workers, educators, and administrators, this definitive volume gives you multidisciplinary guidance on issues surrounding the care of children with cerebral palsy. You'll find well-rounded perspective and cutting-edge information on interventions, diagnosis, epidemiology and etiology, feeding and nutrition, daily living skills, assistive technology, communication, and medication and treatment options. Order now, and get the facts you need to make sound, collaborative caregiving decisions.


Author Notes

John P. Dormans is Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery and Co-director of the Cerebral Palsy Program at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Children's Seashore House. He is also Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Louis Pellegrino is Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Prior to joining UMDNJ, he was Medical Director of the Cerebral Palsy Program at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Children's Seashore House and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.


Table of Contents

Mark L. BatshawLouis Pellegrino and John P. DormansLouis Pellegrino and John P. DormansLouis Pellegrino and Gretchen MeyerLouis PellegrinoStephanie Ried and Louis Pellegrino and Shirley Albinson-Scull and John P. DormansJohn P. Dormans and Lawson A. CopleyJohn P. Dormans and Lawson A. CopleyFreeman MillerSandy McGee and Johanna E. Deitz Curry and John P. DormansAnn-Christine Duhaime and Shirley Albinson-ScullPeggy S. EicherJohanna E. Deitz CurryLesley A. Geyer and Lisa A. Kurtz and Lynette E. ByarmCynthia B. SolotJennifer Rauck Burstein and Mary Lisa Wright-Drechsel and Audrey WoodJames S. Walker and Meg StangerSymme W. Trachtenberg and Christine F. RouseSusan K. EffgenLinda Hock-LongAdadot HayesJohn P. Dormans and Louis Pellegrino
About the Editorsp. vii
Contributorsp. ix
Forewordp. xiii
Section I Introduction to Cerebral Palsy and the Interdisciplinary Team Approach
Chapter 1 Definitions, Etiology, and Epidemiology of Cerebral Palsyp. 3
Chapter 2 Making the Diagnosis of Cerebral Palsyp. 31
Chapter 3 Interdisciplinary Care of the Child with Cerebral Palsyp. 55
Chapter 4 Well-Child Care and Health Maintenancep. 71
Section II Management of Impairments Related to Cerebral Palsy
Chapter 5 The Management of Spasticityp. 99
Chapter 6 Musculoskeletal Impairments: Introduction to the Orthopedics of Cerebral Palsyp. 125
Chapter 7 Orthopedic Approaches to Treatmentp. 143
Chapter 8 Gait Analysis in Cerebral Palsyp. 169
Chapter 9 Postsurgical Management of Cerebral Palsyp. 193
Chapter 10 Neurosurgical Treatment of Spasticityp. 225
Chapter 11 Nutrition and Feedingp. 243
Section III Optimizing Function of the Child with Cerebral Palsy: Preventing Disability
Chapter 12 Promoting Functional Mobilityp. 283
Chapter 13 Promoting Function in Daily Living Skillsp. 323
Chapter 14 Promoting Function: Communicationp. 347
Chapter 15 Assistive Technologyp. 371
Chapter 16 Orthotic Managementp. 391
Section IV Creating Opportunities for the Child with Cerebral Palsy: Preventing Handicap
Chapter 17 The Familyp. 429
Chapter 18 The Schoolp. 447
Chapter 19 Public Policy: Disability-Related Legislationp. 467
Chapter 20 Transitions to Adulthood: The Adult with Cerebral Palsyp. 491
Chapter 21 Epiloguep. 501
Indexp. 503

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