Cerebral palsy [electronic resource] : a complete guide for caregiving / Freeman Miller, Steven J. Bachrach ; with Marilyn L. Boos ... [et al.].
By: Miller, Freeman.
Contributor(s): Bachrach, Steven J | ebrary, Inc.Series: Johns Hopkins Press health book: Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xiv, 496 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.Subject(s): Cerebral palsied children | Cerebral palsy -- Popular worksGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 618.92/836 Online resources: An electronic book accessible through the World Wide Web; click to view
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -475) and index.
pt. 1. Cerebral palsy handbook -- 1. What is cerebral palsy? -- 2. An overview of early child development -- 3. Medical problems associated with cerebral palsy -- 4. Intellectual, psychological, and social development -- 5. Hemiplegia -- 6. Diplegia -- 7. Quadriplegia -- 8. The adult with cerebral palsy -- 9. How the health care system works -- 10. Financing care for the child with cerebral palsy -- 11. Navigating the educational system -- 12. Being an advocate for your child : using the legal system -- pt. 2. Caregiving techniques -- Taking care of yourself when you care for others -- Protecting the caregivers' back : basic body mechanics -- Making things easier for you and your child : home modifications -- Choosing appropriate seating -- Choosing and using car seats -- About wheelchair maintenance -- Pressure management awareness -- Choosing a stander -- About walkers and gait trainers -- About braces -- Choosing the correct shoes -- Increasing independence with service dogs -- Managing the system -- Working with a case manager -- Letters of medical necessity -- Occupations for adults with cerebral palsy -- About hospitalization -- Keeping medical history records -- Life planning process -- About casts -- Using nutritional boosters -- Managing tube feedings -- Oral hygiene : providing mouth and teeth care -- Toilet training your child -- Giving an enema -- Giving rectal medications or suppositories -- Suctioning techniques -- pt. 3. Cerebral palsy encyclopedia -- From Achilles tendon lengthening to vocational rehabilitation -- Resources : support groups, foundations, and government agencies -- Recommended reading and toys, and where to go to chat with others.
Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2009. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.