Description

No other textbook gives physical therapy assistants complete, focused insight into their role in treating and managing common pediatric conditions. You'll find coverage of topics ranging from neurological rehabilitation to sports injuries and congenital disorders, as well as in-depth discussions of atypical development and pathologies. Each chapter follows a consistent, well-organized approach that defines each disorder, describes the appropriate physical therapy assessment and intervention, and rounds out the discussion with relevant case study examples based on established practice patterns.


Key Features:-

  • Chapters follow a consistent organization, first defining a disorder and then describing the appropr
  • Case studies provide examples of physical therapy applications to help you connect theory and practi
  • Special boxes highlight Clinical Signs, Interventions, and Case Studies to alert you to important in
  • Practice patterns and case studies are formatted according to the Guide to Physical Therapy Practice
  • Evolve resources for students provide additional online activities for learning and self-evaluation.

More Details about Pediatrics for the Physical Therapist Assistant (Paper Back)

General Information  
Author(s)O Shea
PublisherElsevier Science
Edition1
ISBN9781416047506
Pages267
BindingPaper Back
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2009