More Details about Pediatric Physical Therapy 4th Edition

General Information  
PublisherWolters Kluwer | Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Publish YearOctober 2007


The Fourth Edition of Pediatric Physical Therapy provides a comprehensive introduction to the major diseases and disabilities common to children who require physical therapy and the examination and interventions commonly employed in their rehabilitation. This book presents basic medical information regarding common clinical diagnostic categories, followed by physical therapy evaluation, treatment and special issues within each diagnostic group. It features additional coverage on the development of the musculoskeletal, neurological and neuromuscular, cardiac, and pulmonary systems which conforms to the APTA's Guide to Physical Therapy Practice.

Key Features:-

  • NEW Case studies to enhance learning process found online at
  • NEW Four all-new chapters: Pediatric Physical Therapy, Cultural Sensitivity and Family-Centered Care
  • NEW Extensive revisions to incorporate a number of important developments in the profession, includi
  • NEW More emphasis on clinical decision-making, by including case studies throughout the book, in ord
  • NEW Additional coverage on the development of body systems including musculoskeletal, neurological a
  • NEW Boxes regarding the nutritional needs of children with the diseases and disorders