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ERIC Number: ED417555
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 496
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-55766-322-X
Caring for Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Team Approach.
Dormans, John P., Ed.; Pellegrino, Louis, Ed.
Twenty-one papers on caring for children with cerebral palsy are organized into four sections, including: (1) cerebral palsy and the interdisciplinary team approach; (2) management of impairments related to cerebral palsy; (3) preventing disability by optimizing function of the child with cerebral palsy; and (4) preventing handicap by creating opportunities for the child with cerebral palsy. The papers are: "Definitions, Etiology, and Epidemiology of Cerebral Palsy" (Louis Pellegrino and John P. Dormans); "Making the Diagnosis of Cerebral Palsy" (Louis Pellegrino and John P. Dormans); "Interdisciplinary Care of the Child with Cerebral Palsy" (Louis Pellegrino and Gretchen Meyer); "Well-Child Care and Health Maintenance" (Louis Pellegrino); "The Management of Spasticity" (Stephanie Ried, Louis Pellegrino, Shirley Albinson-Scull, and John P. Dormans); "Musculoskeletal Impairments: Introduction to the Orthopedics of Cerebral Palsy" (John P. Dormans and Lawson A. Copley); "Orthopedic Approaches to Treatment" (John P. Dormans and Lawson A. Copley); "Gait Analysis in Cerebral Palsy" (Freeman Miller); "Postsurgical Management of Cerebral Palsy" (Sandy McGee, Johanna E. Deitz Curry, and John P. Dormans); "Neurosurgical Treatment of Spasticity" (Ann-Christine Duhaime and Shirley Albinson-Scull); "Nutrition and Feeding" (Peggy S. Eicher); "Promoting Functional Mobility" (Johanna E. Deitz-Curry); "Promoting Function in Daily Living Skills" (Lesley A. Geyer, Lisa A. Kurtz, and Lynette E. Byarm); "Promoting Function: Communication" (Cynthia B. Solot); "Assistive Technology" (Jennifer Rauck Burstein, Mary Lisa Wright-Drechsel, and Audrey Wood); "Orthotic Management" (James S. Walker and Meg Stanger); "The Family" (Symme W. Trachtenberg and Christine F. Rouse); "The School" (Susan K. Effgen); "Public Policy: Disability-Related Legislation" (Linda Hock-Long); "Transitions to Adulthood: The Adult with Cerebral Palsy" (Adadot Hayes); and "Epilogue" (John P. Dormans and Louis Pellegrino). (Individual papers contain references). (DB)
Paul H. Brookes Publishing Company, PO Box 10624, Baltimore, MD 21285-0624 ($38.95).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A