Pediatric Rehabilitation: Principles & Practice

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Edition 05
Author Alexander & Matthews
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Named a Doody's Core Title in 2012 and 2013!Widely acknowledged as the cornerstone reference in the field,Pediatric Rehabilitationbrings together renowned specialists from all sectors of the pediatric rehabilitation community to provide the most current and comprehensive information available.The fifth edition has been substantially updated and expanded with evidence-based discussions of new theories, therapies, interventions, research findings, and controversies. Five completely new chapters focus on such emerging areas as the use of ultrasound to guide motor point and nerve injections, rehabilitation of chronic pain and conversion disorders, management of concussions, sports injuries, and neurodegenerative and demyelinating diseases in children. This edition also addresses important new directions in genetic markers and tests, cognitive, developmental, and neuropsychological assessment, and rehabilitation for common genetic conditions. Additionally, several new contributors provide fresh perspectives to the voices of established leaders in the field.The text covers all aspects of pediatric rehabilitation medicine from basic examination and testing to electrodiagnosis, therapeutic exercise, orthotics and assistive devices, gait labs, aging with pediatric onset disability, and in-depth clinical management of the full range of childhood disabilities and injuries. "Pearls and Perils" featured throughout the book underscore crucial information, and illustrations, summary tables, information boxes, and lists contribute to the text's abundant clinical utility.New to the Fifth Edition:Every chapter has been thoroughly revised and expanded to reflect current thinking and practiceEvidence-based discussions of new theories, therapies, interventions, research findings, and areas of controversyFive entirely new chapters illuminating emerging areas: rehabilitation of chronic pain and conversion disorders, ultrasound-guided injections, concussion management, sports injuries, and neurodegenerative and demyelinating diseases in children

Short Description
"Universally acknowledged as the cornerstone reference in the field,Pediatric Rehabilitationbrings together renowned specialists from all sectors of the pediatric rehabilitation community to provide the most current and comprehensive information available. The fifth edition has been substantially updated and expanded with evidence-based discussions of new theories, therapies, interventions, research findings, and controversies. Five completely new chapters focus on such emerging areas as the use of ultrasound to guide motor point and nerve injections, rehabilitation of chronic pain and conversion disorders, management of concussions, sports injuries, and neurodegenerative and demyelinating diseases in children. This edition also addresses important new directions in genetic markers and tests, cognitive, developmental, and neuropsychological assessment, and rehabilitation for common genetic conditions. Additionally, several new contributors provide fresh perspectives to the voices of established leaders in the field."

Table of Contents
Michael A. Alexander, MD, Professor, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA; Emeritus Medical Staff, Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DEDennis J. Matthews, MD, Fischahs Chair, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine; Professor and Chair, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Colorado Denver, School of Medicine, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, COCONTENTSContributorsPrefaceCHAPTER 1 History and ExaminationMaureen R. Nelson, Michael A. Alexander, and Gabriella E. MolnarCHAPTER 2 Medical Care of Children With DisabilitiesSusan D. Apkon and Emily MyersCHAPTER 3 Psychological Assessment in Pediatric RehabilitationJamie L. Spohn and Jane A. CrowleyCHAPTER 4 Language Development and Disorders of Communication and Oral Motor FunctionLynn Driver, Rita Ayyangar, and Marie Van TubbergenCHAPTER 5 Quantitative Assessment of Gait: A Systematic ApproachJames J. Carollo and Dennis J. MatthewsCHAPTER 6 Electrodiagnosis in PediatricsCraig M. McDonaldCHAPTER 7 Guidance Techniques for Botulinum Toxins and Other InjectionsKatharine E. Alter and Kevin P. MurphyCHAPTER 8 Orthotics and Assistive DevicesElizabeth L. Koczur, Carrie E. Strine, Denise Peischl, Richard Lytton, Tariq Rahman, and Michael A. AlexanderCHAPTER 9 Adaptive Sports and RecreationMichelle Miller and Ellen S. KaitzCHAPTER 10 Orthopedics and Musculoskeletal ConditionsKevin P. Murphy, Colleen A. Wunderlich, Elaine L. Pico, Sherilyn Whateley Driscoll, Elizabeth Moberg Wolff, Melanie Rak, and Maureen R. NelsonCHAPTER 11 Acute Management and Rehabilitation of Sport-Specific Musculoskeletal InjuriesAaron M. Karlin and Kevin P. MurphyCHAPTER 12 Concussion Management and RehabilitationNicole Marcantuono and Jamie L. SpohnCHAPTER 13 Pediatric Limb DeficienciesAnn Modrcin, Matthew McLaughlin, and Matthew LuetkeCHAPTER 14 Cerebral PalsyMary McMahon, David Pruitt, and Jilda Vargus-AdamsCHAPTER 15 Spina BifidaElaine L. Pico, Pamela E. Wilson, Kathryn Smith, Jeffrey Thomson, Jeffrey Young, Daria Ettinger, Gerald H. Clayton, and Kerstin SobusCHAPTER 16 Spinal Cord InjuriesJoseph E. Hornyak IV, Michael W. Wheaton, and Virginia S. NelsonCHAPTER 17 Traumatic Brain InjuryLinda E. Krach, Mark E. Gormley, Jr., and Marcie WardCHAPTER 18 Neuromuscular DiseasesCraig M. McDonaldCHAPTER 19 Neurodegenerative and Demyelinating Diseases and Other CNS DisordersAmy HoutrowCHAPTER 20 Rehabilitation of Chronic Pain and Conversion DisordersMarisa A. Wiktor and Stacy J. B. Peterson (A. Chronic Pain) Michelle Miller (B. Conversion Disorders)CHAPTER 21 Aging With Pediatric Onset Disability and DiseasesMargaret A. Turk, Jan Willem Gorter, and Lynne Romeiser LoganIndex