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Treatment of Cerebral Palsy and Motor Delay Fourth Edition

 كاتب: Sophie Levitt  Category: Pediatric  Publisher: Wiley–Blackwell  منشور: 25 November، 2003  ISBN: 9781405101639  صفحات: 339  اللغة: English  File Size: 49,2MB

Treatment of Cerebral Palsy and Motor Delay is first and foremost a practical book, a distillation of the author′s considerable experience in treating those affected by cerebral palsy. It provides an outline of therapeutic approaches and suggests treatment options. It integrates various current ideas on motor control and motor learning in a further development of the author′s Collaborative Learning Approach. The fourth edition offers a new chapter on adolescents and adults with cerebral palsy. It also provides a commentary on research and measurement, adjuncts to treatment, specialised medical procedures and complementary medicine.

Key features

∗ Written by an international authority in the field

∗ Extensively revised, updated and well referenced

∗ Highly illustrated

∗ Emphasises an eclectic, functional and holistic approach

∗ Promotes positive individual–therapist relationships

The book is aimed primarily at those concerned with the developmental abilities and difficulties of children, particularly physiotherapists and occupational therapists working in paediatrics. Doctors and other healthcare professionals will also find useful insights in the book. Parents of people with cerebral palsy can learn more about therapy by consulting the book together with their therapist.