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Title Paediatric orthotics / edited by Christopher Morris ; orthopaedic editor, Luciano S. Dias
Published London : Mac Keith Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 182 pages) : illustrations
Series Clinics in developmental medicine, 0069-4835 ; no. 175
Clinics in developmental medicine ; no. 175
Contents Biomechanical principles / Christopher Morris -- Assessment / Christopher Morris, Nicholas Gryfakis, Michael El-Shammaa and Luciano Dias -- Materials, components and fabrication / Christopher Morris -- Upper-limb orthoses / Nicole Parent-Weiss -- Lower-limb orthoses / Christopher Morris -- Congenital deformities / Christopher Morris and Luciano Dias -- Conditions arising in childhood / Christopher Morris and Luciano Dias -- Cerebral palsy / Christopher Morris -- Muscular dystrophies, spinal muscular atrophies and peripheral neuropathies / Nicole Thompson, Steve Porter and Christopher Morris -- Myelomeningocoele / Brigid Driscoll, Robert Novak and Luciano Dias -- Idiopathic scoliosis / Paul Horwood -- Protective and corrective headwear / Sheila Kellner and Trevor da Silva
Summary Covering the orthotic management of children: fundamental principles, including biomechanics, clinical assessment methods, and materials. There are condition-specific chapters e.g. neuromuscular conditions such as cerebral palsy, myelomeningocoele and muscular dystrophy; and also congenital deformities and conditions arising in childhood
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Orthopedic apparatus.
Pediatric orthopedics.
Child.
Infant.
Musculoskeletal Abnormalities -- rehabilitation.
Orthopedic Procedures -- methods.
Orthotic Devices.
Form Electronic book
Author Dias, Luciano S.
Morris, Christopher, 1966 January 5-
ISBN 1898683816 (electronic bk.)
9781898683810 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Pediatric orthotics