Meeting the Physical Therapy Needs of Children

Meeting the Physical Therapy Needs of Children

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Ensure children with disabilities and special healthcare needs achieve their full potential. Noted authority Susan Effgen and a team of scholars and clinical experts explore the role of the physical therapist in meeting the needs of children and their families in a culturally appropriate context using a family-centered, abilities-based model. The 2nd Edition of this landmark text has been thoroughly revised, updated, and expanded to encompass all of today's new theories, clinical applications, and skills. From the major body systems to assistive technology and intervention support, you'll develop the clinical knowledge you need to provide a child with the very best care from initial examination to graduation from your services.Children aged 3 to 4 years may be tested reliably with a standard handheld dynamometer as long as they understand the ... based on the childa#39;s age and is therefore more objective than manual muscle testing when re- sistance is possible.

Title:Meeting the Physical Therapy Needs of Children
Author:Susan K Effgen
Publisher:F.A. Davis - 2012-09-12


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