Get all the pediatric physical therapy background and guidance you need with Campbell's Physical Therapy for Children Expert Consult, 5th Edition. Insightful and comprehensive coverage walks you through all aspects of working with children, including: decision making, screening, development, motor control and motor learning, the impairments of body function and structure, and the PT management of pediatric disorders. Like the previous bestselling editions, this edition also follows the practice pattern categories of the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice and uses the IFC model of the disabling process as it presents up-to-date, evidence-based coverage of treatment. New to this edition are a number of added and extensively revised chapters - covering topics such as tests and measures, autism spectrum disorder, pediatric oncology, and the neonatal intensive care unit - to keep you at the cutting edge of the latest issues and best-practices. Finally, with it's wealth of online resources and learning aids, you'll have all the tools and support you need to tackle every aspect of pediatric physical therapy!
Section 1: Understanding Motor Performance in Children 1. Evidence-Based Decision Making in Pediatric Physical Therapy 2. Tests and Measures 3. Motor Development and Control 4. Motor Learning: Application of Principles to Pediatric Rehabilitation 5. Musculoskeletal Development and Adaptation 6. Physical Fitness during Childhoold and Adolescence
Section 2: Management of Musculoskeletal Conditions 7. Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis 8. Spinal Conditions 9. Congenital Muscular Torticollis and Cranial Deformation 10. Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita 11. Osteogenesis Imperfecta 12. Muscular Dystrophy and Spinal Muscular Atrophy 13. Limb Deficiencies and Amputations 14. Orthopedic Conditions 15. Sports Injuries in Children
Section 3: Management of Neurologic Conditions 16. Developmental Coordination Disorder 17. Children with Motor and Intellectual Disabilities 18. Cerebral Palsy 19. Perinatal Brachial Plexus Injury 20. Spinal Cord Injury 21. Acquired Brain Injuries: Trauma, Near Drowning, and Tumors 22. Myelodyspasia 23. Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Section 4: Management of Cardiopulmonary Conditions 24. Children Requiring Long-term Mechanical Ventilation 25. Cystic Fibrosis 26. Asthma: Multisystem Implications 27. Thoracic Surgery (Cardiac)
Section 5: Special Settings and Special Considerations 28. Serving Infants, Toddlers, and Their Families: Early Intervention Services under IDEA 29. The Education Environment 30. Pediatric Oncology 31. The Special Care Nursery 32. Transition to Adulthood for Youth with Disabilities 33. Assistive Technology 34. Development and Analysis of Gait
Orlin, Margo Associate Professor and Interim Chair, Drexel University, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.