ERIC Number: ED416598
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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The Ventilator-Assisted Child: A Practical Resource Guide.
Driver, Lynn E.; Nelson, Virginia Simson; Warschausky, Seth A.
The 16 chapters comprising this manual are intended to provide a practical guide for meeting the needs of ventilator-assisted children. Chapters have the following titles and authors: (1)"Spectrum of Care" (Virginia Simson Nelson and Lynn E. Driver); (2) "Long-Term Airway Management for the Ventilator-Assisted Child" (Ann Marie Ramsey and Elizabeth Ann Grady); (3) "Pediatric Home Mechanical Ventilation" (Grady); (4) "The Role of Nursing in the Transition Home for Ventilator-Assisted Children" (Cathy Lewis and Janet Dean); (5) "Functional Independence in Activities of Daily Living" (Angela Jordan, Donn F. Hilker, and Janet Santos); (6) "Oral and Written Communication Needs of the Ventilator-Assisted Child" (Driver and Hilker); (7) "Special Needs of the Prelinguistic Ventilator-Assisted Infant" (Juanita Zink Cox and Dale VanDeinse); (8) "Feeding and Swallowing Issues in the Ventilator-Assisted Child" (VanDeinse and Cox); (9) "Physical Therapy Goals and Intervention for the Ventilator-Assisted Child or Adolescent" (Gretchen Backer and Betsy Howell); (10) "Leisure and Recreation: Activities and Resources for the Ventilator-Assisted Child" (Robert Wolfe, Deborah Webb, and Hilker); (11) "Establishing a Recreational Camp for Ventilator-Assisted Children" (Mary Dekeon and Betsy Howell); (12) "Sexuality Education for Ventilator-Assisted Adolescents and Their Families" (Angela Giacoletti Argento, Lisa Engel, and Seth Warschausky); (13) "Psychosocial Adjustment to the Transition Home" (Engel and Amy Jo Herndon); (14) "Transitions: A Personal Perspective" (Derek Juntunen); (15) "A Family's Perspective" (Darlene Russ); and (16) "Resources for Ventilator-Assisted Children and Their Families" (Engel, Herndon, and Donald G. Kewman). Appendices list resources for leisure and recreation and assistive technology solutions for computer access. (Individual chapters contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Ancillary School Services, Child Rearing, Communication Skills, Daily Living Skills, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Adjustment, Infants, Leisure Time, Medical Services, Nursing, Physical Disabilities, Physical Therapy, Recreational Activities, Sex Education, Special Health Problems, Young Children
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
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