Key Features

  • Strong emphasis on evidence-based practice
  • Case studies illustrate practical applications of concepts and techniques and offer clinical reasoning behind decision-making
  • Outcome measures discussed in depth - over 14 different assessments are reviewed
  • Up to date - most recent research and newest legislation taken into account

Table of Contents

Part 1 Approaches to working with children

Chapter 1 Legal and ethical framework

Chapter 2 Service delivery

Part 2 Assessment and Outcome measures

Chapter 3 Outcome measures

Chapter 4 Clinical gait analysis

Part 3 Neurology

Chapter 5 Motor control in developmental neurology

Chapter 6 Neonatal Care

Chapter 7 Cerebral palsy

Chapter 8 Neural tube defects

Chapter 9 Developmental co-ordination disorder

Chapter 10 Assistive Technology

Part 4 Acquired brain injury

Chapter 11 Acquired brain injury: Acute phase

Chapter 12 Acquired brain injury: Long-term rehabilitation

Part 5 Musculoskeletal

Chapter 13 Orthopaedics

Chapter 14 Rheumatology

Chapter 15 Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Chapter 16 Sports injuries

Part 6 Cardio-Respiratory

Chapter 17 The anatomy and physiology of the immature respiratory system

Chapter 18 Cardiorespiratory physiotherapy for the acutely ill, non-ventilated child

Chapter 19 Paediatric Intensive Care

Part 7 Oncology & Palliative Care

Chapter 20 Cancer in the Child and Young Person

Part 8 Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Chapter 21 Child and Adolescent Mental Health


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About the author

Teresa Pountney

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Physiotherapist, Chailey Heritage Clinical Services, East Sussex