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Author Miller, Freeman
Title Cerebral Palsy : A Complete Guide for Caregiving
Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006
©2006
book jacket
Edition 2nd ed
Descript 1 online resource (512 pages)
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Series A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book Ser
A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Contributors -- PART 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 -- PART 2 CAREGIVING TECHNIQUES -- Taking Care of Yourself When You Care for Others -- Protecting the Caregiver's 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 -- PART 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 -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U
V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Miller, Freeman Cerebral Palsy : A Complete Guide for Caregiving Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press,c2006 9780801883552
Subject Cerebral palsied children.;Cerebral palsy -- Popular works
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