Physical Therapy for Children, 3e

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Used as both a core textbook in PT programs and as a clinical reference, Physical Therapy for Children, 3rd Edition, provides the essential information needed by PTs, both student and professional, when working with children. Like the previous bestselling editions, the 3rd edition follows the practice pattern categories of the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice and presents evidence-based coverage of treatment in a convenient and concise format. Users will discover that the new edition features more case studies, revised chapters with additional information, a DVD-ROM with video clips, as well as a three-tiered website with resources for instructors, students, and clinicians.

  • Presents broad coverage of all potential practice situations including information on unique practice settings and medicolegal information
  • Emphasizes an evidence-based approach that incorporates the latest research
  • Follows the practice pattern guidelines of the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2 Edition which sets the standard for physical therapy practice
  • Features an entire section on the basics of pediatrics, which includes essential coverage of normal development, motor control, motor learning, and a framework for decision making
  • Includes extensive information on clinical management featuring practical applications for clinicians
  • DVD-ROM featuring approximately 39 video clips that correspond to case studies and demonstrate conditions found in each chapter
  • More case studies providing real-world examples of the material covered in the text
  • Chapter on The Environment for Intervention demonstrating contextual factors that are important for children's everyday life functions
  • Chapter on Genomics and Genetic Syndromes Affecting Movement that includes information on genetic resources, mutation, genetics and development, chromosomal disorders, gene disorders ― providing knowledge in a growing field that has revolutionized the diagnosis and categorization for genetic disorders
  • Social participation aspects of the World Health Organization's disability model explaining how rehabilitation can focus on the entire child rather than the disability
  • Two-color artwork highlighting important points and concepts

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Essential PT for children text now features expanded case-studies and a DVD-ROM

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