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SKU# 9781933864600

Author: Maureen R. Nelson MD


  • Ralph Buschbacher MD

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Pediatrics: Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Reference presents 111 alphabetically arranged topics covering all major concerns in pediatric rehabilitation. Organized in three sections, the first part reviews diagnostic considerations and testing while the final section highlights special considerations such as aging with pediatric-onset disability and polytrauma. The bulk of the book catalogs the diverse diseases, injuries, complications and other problems commonly seen by practitioners who work to restore function to children with disabilities and offers a quick reference guide to providing high-quality clinical care.

Every entry is standardized for quick look-up in the office or clinic, and features description, etiology, risk factors, clinical features, natural history, diagnosis, red flags, treatment, prognosis, helpful hints and suggested readings.

Edited by Ralph Buschbacher, MD, the Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Reference series is designed for the busy practitioner. The texts provide quick answers when diagnosing and treating common or more complex rehabilitation issues. All volumes in the series present the listed conditions in a read at-a-glance format with consistent headings for easy access to key information. Every entry is standardized for quick look-up in the office or clinic, and features description, etiology, risk factors, clinical features, natural history, diagnosis, red flags, treatment, prognosis, helpful hints, and suggested readings. All Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Referencetitles offer:

  • Consistent Approach and Organization: at-a-glance outline format allows readers to find the facts quickly
  • Concise Coverage: of must-know information broken down into easy-to-locate topics
  • Fast Answers to Clinical Questions: diagnostic and management criteria for problems commonly encountered in daily practice
  • Hands-on Practical Guidance: for all types of interventions and therapies
  • Multi-Specialty Perspective: ensures that issues of relevance to all rehabilitation team members are addressed


Product Details 

  • Publication Date December 20, 2010
  • Page Count 280
  • Product Form Hardback
  • ISBN 13 9781933864600
  • EISBN 9781617050046

Table of Contents 

"I Diagnostic Considerations: 1.Normal Development, 2.History and Physical in Pediatric Rehabilitation, 3.Rating Scales, 4.Testing in Pediatric Rehabilitation, 5.Pediatric Consideration of Drug Effects, 6.Electrodiagnostic Evaluation in Pediatric Rehabilitation, II Pediatric Diseases and Complications: 7.Amputation: Lower Extremity, 8.Amputation: Upper Extremity, 9.Arthrogryposis, 10.Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, 11.Autism, 12.BlountÌs Disease, 13.Botulism, 14.Brachial Plexus Palsy, 15.Burns, 16.Cancer: Bone/Limb, 17.Cancer: Brain, 18.Cerebral Palsy: Dyskinetic, 19.Cerebral Palsy: Gross Motor Function Classification System IÒIII, 20.Cerebral Palsy: Gross Motor Function Classification System IVÒV, 21.Clubfoot, 22.Connective Tissue Disease: Benign Joint Disease, 23.Connective Tissue Disease: Dermatomyositis, 24.Connective Tissue Disease: Juvenile Rheumatologic Arthritis, 25.Connective Tissue Disease: Juvenile Rheumatologic ArthritisÛPauciarticular, 26.Connective Tissue Disease: Juvenile Rheumatologic ArthritisÛPolyarticular, 27.Connective Tissue Disease: Juvenile Rheumatologic ArthritisÛSystemic, 28.Connective Tissue Disease: KawasakiÌs Disease, 29.Connective Tissue Disease: Lyme Disease, 30.Connective Tissue Disease: Rheumatic Fever, 31.Connective Tissue Disease: Septic Arthritis, 32.Connective Tissue Disease: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, 33.Conversion Reaction, 34.Cystic Fibrosis, 35.Developmental Delay, 36.Down Syndrome, 37.Dysarthria, 38.Dysphagia, 39.Endocrine Abnormalities, 40.Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, 41.Floppy Baby, 42.Fragile X Syndrome, 43.FriedreichÌs Ataxia, 44.Growing Pains, 45.Guillain-Barr» Syndrome, 46.Hearing Loss, 47.Hemophilia, 48.Hereditary Motor Sensory Neuropathy/Charcot Marie Tooth Disease, 49.Heterotopic Ossification, 50.Hip: Developmental Hip Dysplasia, 51.Hip: Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease, 52.Hip: Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis, 53.Hip: Transient Synovitis of the Hip, 54.HIV/AIDS, 55.Intellectual Disability, 56.Klippel-Feil Syndrome, 57.Metachromatic Leukodystrophy, 58.Morquio/Mucopolysaccharidose Type 4, 59.Multiple Sclerosis, 60.Muscular Dystrophy: Becker, 61.Muscular Dystrophy: Congenital, 62.Muscular Dystrophy: Congenital Myotonic, 63.Muscular Dystrophy: Duchenne, 64.Muscular Dystrophy: Emery-Dreifuss, 65.Muscular Dystrophy: Fascioscapulohumeral, 66.Muscular Dystrophy: Limb-Girdle, 67.Myasthenia Gravis, 68.Myelodysplasia/Spina Bifida, 69.Myopathies: Congenital, 70.Neurofibromatosis, 71.Osteogenesis Imperfecta, 72.Osteoid Osteoma, 73.Osteoporosis, 74.Pain: Chronic, 75.Plagiocephaly, 76.Polio, 77.Prader Willi Syndrome, 78.Rett Syndrome, 79.Scoliosis: Congenital, 80.Scoliosis: Idiopathic, 81.Scoliosis: Neuromuscular, 82.Seizures, 83.Sensory Integration Deficits, 84.Sialorrhea, 85.Sickle Cell Disease, 86.Sleep Apnea: Central, 87.Sleep Apnea: Obstructive, 88.Small Stature/Achondroplasia, 89.Spasticity, 90.Spinal Cord Injury: Paraplegia, 91.Spinal Cord Injury: Tetraplegia, 92.Spinal Muscular Atrohy, 93.Stroke, 94.Torticollis, 95.Toxic Ingestion, 96.Toxic Neuropathies, 97.Transverse Myelitis, 98.Traumatic Brain Injury: Anoxic, 99.Traumatic Brain Injury: Encephalopathic, 100.Traumatic Brain Injury: Inflicted (Shaken Baby Syndrome, Nonaccidental Trauma), 101.Traumatic Brain Injury: Mild, 102.Traumatic Brain Injury: ModerateÒSevere, 103.Visual Deficits, III Special Issues: 104.Aging with an Early-Onset Disability, 105.Benign Mechanical Back Pain of Childhood, 106.Bladder Management, 107.Bowel Management, 108.Palliative Care in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, 109.Polytrauma in Pediatric Rehabilitation, 110.Sexuality in Children with Disabilities"