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Author Rahlin, Mary, 1962- author.

Title Physical therapy for children with cerebral palsy : an evidence-based approach / Mary Rahlin
Published Thorofare, NJ : SLACK Incorporated, [2016]


Description 1 online resource
Contents Theoretical perspectives on motor development -- Variability, complexity, and adaptability in typical and atypical motor development -- Definition, incidence, etiology, classification, and diagnosis of cerebral palsy -- Alterations in body structures and functions, activity limitations, and participation issues in children with cerebral palsy -- Evidence for prognosis for ambulation, employment, and independent living -- The interdisciplinary team and effective interprofessional collaboration in health care / Mary Rahlin and Wendy Rheault -- neurological and neuromuscular systems : medical and surgical management of alterations in body structures and functions -- Musculoskeletal system : medical and surgical management of alterations in body structures and functions -- Cardiovascular and pulmonary, digestive, integumentary, urogenital, and sensory systems : medical and surgical management of alterations in body structures and functions -- Pain assessment and management / Roberta Henderson and Mary Rahlin -- Physical therapy examination and evaluation : tests and measures, anticipated goals, expected outcomes, and tracking progress -- Therapy settings and service delivery models -- Assessment and management of therapy-related behavior -- Therapeutic approaches / Regina T. Harbourne and Mary Rahlin -- Common intervention strategies and techniques -- Complementary and alternative interventions -- Significance of manual guidance in pediatric physical therapy practice -- Therapy frequency, duration, and intensity issues -- Normal gait kinematics and kinetics / Elaine Owen -- Common approaches to orthotic management of the lower extremity, trunk, and upper extremity / Donald McGovern and Mary Rahlin -- Segmental kinematic approach to orthotic management : ankle-foot orthosis/footwear combination / Elaine Owen -- Assistive technology, with emphasis on positioning and mobility equipment -- Cerebral palsy as a life span condition -- Planning transition to adult life / Donna Frownfelter and Mary Rahlin
Summary Cerebral palsy is the most common movement disorder encountered in pediatric physical therapy practice. Physical Therapy for Children With Cerebral Palsy: An Evidence-Based Approach is a unique, comprehensive reference that focuses on physical therapy management of children with cerebral palsy through the analysis and synthesis of published research, and it offers learning opportunities to a wide reading audience
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Children with cerebral palsy -- Rehabilitation
Physical therapy for children.
Physical therapy.
Evidence-based medicine.
Cerebral Palsy -- therapy
Physical Therapy Modalities
Evidence-Based Practice
children (people by age group)
Physical therapy
Evidence-based medicine
Cerebral palsied children -- Rehabilitation
Physical therapy for children
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2016016592
ISBN 1630913898