This updated quick reference provides a contemporary perspective on pediatric physical therapy for both students and professionals. Following the "Guide to Physical Therapist Practice," this invaluable tool addresses growth and development, pediatric disorders, measurements, interventions, assistive technologies, and administrative issues--all in a rapid access format for daily consultation. The authors present each condition's etiology, assessment considerations, and treatment protocols. Also included are a Table of Measurement Resources and a comprehensive listing of disorders for easy reference.For easier use, this edition features a larger trim size, with new boxes, figures, charts, and conditions. Language has been updated to reflect the "Guide to Physical Therapist Practice." Separate chapters cover Intervention, Measurement & Disorders, and Assistive Technology. Expanded coverage of growth and development includes the outcomes that occur when development is disrupted. Insurance coding information includes structured guidelines for determining correct diagnosis coding. An abbreviation chart ensures accuracy.
Growth and Development