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Physical Therapy for Children, 4e [Hardcover]

Suzann K. Campbell PT PhD FAPTA , Robert J. Palisano PT ScD , Margo Orlin PT PhD
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February 7, 2011 1416066268 978-1416066262 4

Used as both a core textbook in PT programs and as a clinical reference, Physical Therapy for Children, 4th Edition, provides the essential information needed by PTs, both student and professional, when working with children. Like the previous bestselling editions, the 4th edition follows the practice pattern categories of the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice and uses the IFC model of the disabling process as it presents up-to-date evidence-based coverage of treatment. In this latest edition, Suzann Campbell DeLapp, Robert J. Palisano, and Margo N. Orlin have added more case studies and video clips, additional chapters and Medline-linked references online, and Evidence to Practice boxes to make it easy to find and remember important information.

    • Provides comprehensive foundational knowledge in decision making, screening, development, motor control, and motor learning, the impairments of body function and structure, and the PT management of pediatric disorders.
    • Reflects a family-centered care model throughout to help you understand how to involve children and their caregivers in developing and implementing intervention plans.
    • Emphasizes an evidence-based approach that incorporates the latest research for the best outcomes.
    • Follows the practice pattern guidelines of the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition which sets the standard for physical therapy practice.
    • Features the International Classification of Function, Disability, and Health (ICF) of the World Health Organization (WHO) as the model for the disabling process, emphasizing activity rather than functional limitations and participation rather than disability in keeping with the book's focus on prevention of disability.
    • Provides extensive case studies that show the practical application of material covered in the text and are often accompanied by online video clips illustrating the condition and its management.
    • Makes it easy to access key information with plenty of tables and boxes that organize and summarize important points.
    • Clearly demonstrates important concepts and clinical conditions you'll encounter in practice with over 800 illustrations.
    • Takes learning to a deeper level with additional resources on the Evolve website featuring:
      • Over 40 video clips that correspond to case studies and demonstrate conditions found in each chapter
      • Helpful resources, including web links
      • Questions and exercises you'll find helpful when preparing for the pediatric specialist certification exam
      • 10 additional video clips help you deepen your understanding of more disorders and their management.
      • UNIQUE! The latest research is incorporated throughout the text with evidence-based boxes that make it easy to find evidence supporting case management.
      • UNIQUE! The Evolve website now includes references linked to Medline abstracts for easy access to research cited in the text.
      • Patient and client cases are accompanied by an Evidence to Practice box in the text that clarifies the evidence and provides related references to help you better understand many of the decisions made in each case.
      • UNIQUE! Special topics such as gait, genomics, and assistive technology are covered in chapters on the Evolve website, making it easy to search related links and additional information.
      • Summary boxes at the end of each chapter help you focus your review of key points.
      • More case studies expand the number of clinical scenarios to help you understand how concepts apply to practice.
      • More cardiopulmonary coverage helps you consider important factors, including evaluation information and typical values across the lifespan for blood pressure, heart rate, and respiratory rate.
      • More coverage of fetal development explains how and why various disorders occur.

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      Essential PT for children text now features expanded case-studies and a DVD-ROM --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

      Product Details

      • Series: Physical Therapy for Children
      • Hardcover: 1104 pages
      • Publisher: Saunders; 4 edition (February 7, 2011)
      • Language: English
      • ISBN-10: 1416066268
      • ISBN-13: 978-1416066262
      • Product Dimensions: 11.2 x 8.8 x 1.8 inches
      • Shipping Weight: 5.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
      • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)
      • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #78,444 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

      More About the Author

      Suzann K. Campbell, PT, PhD, FAPTA, holds the BS in Physical Therapy and a PhD in Neurophysiology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is Professor Emerita and Director of Mentoring Programs in Clinical/Translational Science at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). She is senior editor of Physical Therapy for Children and has published more than 60 peer-reviewed articles. Dr. Campbell's research with OT and PT colleagues on assessment of infants born at high risk for movement disorders resulted in publication of the Test of Infant Motor Performance (TIMP), a functional motor scale for newborns which was normed on 990 U.S. infants. Recent research has demonstrated the value of the TIMP for educating parents of premature babies about their infant's motor development.

      Dr. Campbell's work has been honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine and numerous awards from the American Physical Therapy Association, including the Mary McMillan Lecture Award, the Marion Williams Award for Research, and the Section on Pediatrics Research Award. Following her retirement as Head of the Department of Physical Therapy at UIC, Dr. Campbell returned to clinical practice serving families and infants in home-based physical therapy through Child and Family Connections, Illinois' early intervention program.

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      17 of 17 people found the following review helpful
      5.0 out of 5 stars An Absolute Must-Have January 9, 2007
      This book, now in its third edition, has now become the foundation of our field. In studying for the Pediatric Specialty Exam given by the American Physical Therapy Association, we, in our study group, have found this book to be an invaluable compilation of evidence-based therapy for virtually every major pediatric diagnosis requiring physical therapy intervention. We all thank you, Suzanne Campbell, for a thorough job well done.
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      5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
      5.0 out of 5 stars Classic reference for pediatric PT September 29, 2009
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      My peds teacher recommended this book and it is awesome. The authors do a very comprehensive look at the literature and quality studies. I have found it very useful in deciding treatment and management courses as well as staging children when they come in in different levels/phases of their particular problems. It is also good in that it can be a starting point for additional research.
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      4.0 out of 5 stars Great reference August 26, 2007
      My primary practice is outpatient orthopedics with just a small portion of my patient population falling in the area of pediatrics. I love this book as a reference and have found it invaluable time and time again.
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      4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
      4.0 out of 5 stars Most up to date, evidence based peds reference April 21, 2011
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      When studying for a pediatric certification exam, this reference is paramount! I had just bought the previous edition a mere months before this came out, and I had no qualms about buying this latest one. A few caveats here: some chapters were condensed, and may seem a bit bewildering for PTs who are accustomed to the earlier edition - that's why I decided to hang on to my earlier edition for comparison. Also, this one DOES NOT have the DVD accompaniment that the previous editions had; so for videos one has to log online.
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      4.0 out of 5 stars Physical Therapy for Children May 13, 2014
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      This book is very detailed and well organized. However, it is very boring at time because it lacks pictures and colors.
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      By Mosstic
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      I recently finished my pediatric course- and I legitimately read this book cover to cover twice. I have to say there were a few things I was unhappy with. 1) In a box about Osteogenisis Imperfecta: it says "Trian Ulnar face noted" instead of Triangular face noted 2) Pictures are fuzzy and look like they have been taken from Google image or a random stock image 3) Compared with Tecklin there isn't enough photos- Would it kill these people to add an arrow now and again! The DMD chapter didn't have the Gower's sign? I had to google so much while using this text, due to vague photos. 4) A photo in the Orthopedic chapter looks like it was make quickly on Microsoft Paint before printing 5) I hardly saw any references since the last edition (What am I paying 95+ bucks for?!) 6) I can't say how many times I read about Family education without explanation or elaboration (they could have cut 30 pages by eliminating this in every chapter some times multiple times!!)

      Overall, this was Textbook was disappointing. I found some points overly generalize and didn't expand on other areas. Unfortunately my teacher focused on it
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      5.0 out of 5 stars Better than expected. February 17, 2014
      By Andrea
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      I bought this textbook used, but when I received it in the mail, it was just like brand new! It arrived earlier than anticipated and exceeded my expectations. Thank you!
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      5.0 out of 5 stars New and seasoned therapists will appreciate January 27, 2014
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      Great resource Happy with purchase Must have for seasoned and new therapists workng in pediatrics.
      My new go to book
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      4.0 out of 5 stars Service is good
      The book is not very good. Some chapters are really horrible to read. Probably the authors didn't read and understand referred papers well. But Amazon's service is good.
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      Received the product very quickly from sender, and it was as described. The product itself is a good resource for my pediatric/neuromuscular course and has many case studies to... Read more
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      3.0 out of 5 stars Poor index.
      A well written and strongly evidence based text but if you want to find specific information using the index good luck. The text has an inadequate (at best) index.
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