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Cerebral palsy : a complete guide for caregiving

Author
Miller, Freeman.
Title
Cerebral palsy : a complete guide for caregiving / Freeman Miller, Steven J. Bachrach ; with Marilyn L. Boos ... [et al.].
Format
Book
Edition
2nd ed.
Published
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.
Description
xiv, 496 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
URL
<Contributor biographical information> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0625/2005052683-b.html
<Publisher description> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0625/2005052683-d.html
Other contributors
Bachrach, Steven J.
Series
A Johns Hopkins Press health book
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [473]-475) and index.
Contents
  • 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.
Subject headings
Cerebral palsied children.
Cerebral palsy--Popular works.
Medical subjects
Cerebral Palsy.
Caregivers.
ISBN
0801883547 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0801883555 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Standard Identifier
9780801883545

Holdings

Library
Columbus - University Library of Columbus
Call Number
RJ496.C4 M53 2006
Location
Stacks
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Library
Blmgtn - Indiana Institute on Disability
Call Number
20.6 .M55 2006
Location
IIDC Library - Stacks
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