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The Hemiplegia Handbook : For Parents and Professionals

Label
The Hemiplegia Handbook : For Parents and Professionals
Title
The Hemiplegia Handbook
Title remainder
For Parents and Professionals
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This highly accessible guide describes how and why hemiplegia occurs, outlining the different approaches to therapy. It sets out guidance on how to support the child or young adult with hemiplegia. It is practically orientated, answering the questions posed by families, carers and the interdisciplinary team involved with the children
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barnes, Liz
Dewey number
616.842
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC406.H45
LC item number
B37 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Fairhurst, Charlie
Series statement
1st
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hemiplegia
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • Hemiplegia
Label
The Hemiplegia Handbook : For Parents and Professionals
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • About the authors; Foreword; Chapter 1, Introduction, Liz Barnes; Chapter 2, Understanding the brain and movement, Charlie Fairhurst; The development of the nervous system; The developed nervous system; Movement -- when it works; Movement -- when it doesn't work; More than just a movement problem; Chapter 3, Causes of hemiplegia/hemiparesis, Charlie Fairhurst; Some terms and definitions; Congenital causes of hemiplegia; Chapter 4, Possible clinical problems:their signs and symptoms, Charlie Fairhurst; Congenital hemiplegia
  • Other clinical problems associated with congenital hemiplegiaAcquired hemiplegia -- how it may present; Other clinical problems associated with acquired hemiplegia; Chapter 5, After diagnosis -- what next? Liz Barnes; Treatment; Other sources of help in the early years; The legal framework -- rights and equality; Local and national support groups; National organizations; Where to find out about benefits and other types of support; Advice, information and campaigning for carers; Chapter 6, Assessment andclinical management, Charlie Fairhurst; The clinical patient pathway
  • Team-working in health servicesA 'who's who' of the child development centre; Assessments; Investigations; Interventions (treatments); Language assessments and interventions; Intervention in emotional and behavioural disorders; Problems as an adolescent and adult; Chapter 7, Family life, Liz Barnes; Early years; Five to eleven; Eleven to sixteen; Sisters and brothers; Family and friends; Talking to your child about hemiplegia; Useful resources; Chapter 8, Education, Liz Barnes; What additional support needs might a child with hemiplegia have?; Early years; Additional support
  • Transition: Early Years to PrimaryPrimary years; Transition: primary to secondary; Secondary years; Transition to post-16 education; Higher education; Distance learning; Useful names and addresses; Chapter 9, Adult life, Liz Barnes; Work; Volunteering; Self-employment; Benefits and financial help; Driving; Health and well-being; Friendships and relationships; Parenthood; Living with hemiplegia; More useful addresses; Chapter 10, The emotional impact ofhaving a child with a disability, Claire Edwards; Becoming a parent; What do we feel about disability?; Being part of a community
  • 'Getting with the system'Men and women; Joy and celebration; Living with the life you have -- acknowledging, adapting and adjusting; Glossary ofmedical terms; Index
Control code
876513663
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (176 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781908316394
Lccn
2014451470
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)876513663
Label
The Hemiplegia Handbook : For Parents and Professionals
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • About the authors; Foreword; Chapter 1, Introduction, Liz Barnes; Chapter 2, Understanding the brain and movement, Charlie Fairhurst; The development of the nervous system; The developed nervous system; Movement -- when it works; Movement -- when it doesn't work; More than just a movement problem; Chapter 3, Causes of hemiplegia/hemiparesis, Charlie Fairhurst; Some terms and definitions; Congenital causes of hemiplegia; Chapter 4, Possible clinical problems:their signs and symptoms, Charlie Fairhurst; Congenital hemiplegia
  • Other clinical problems associated with congenital hemiplegiaAcquired hemiplegia -- how it may present; Other clinical problems associated with acquired hemiplegia; Chapter 5, After diagnosis -- what next? Liz Barnes; Treatment; Other sources of help in the early years; The legal framework -- rights and equality; Local and national support groups; National organizations; Where to find out about benefits and other types of support; Advice, information and campaigning for carers; Chapter 6, Assessment andclinical management, Charlie Fairhurst; The clinical patient pathway
  • Team-working in health servicesA 'who's who' of the child development centre; Assessments; Investigations; Interventions (treatments); Language assessments and interventions; Intervention in emotional and behavioural disorders; Problems as an adolescent and adult; Chapter 7, Family life, Liz Barnes; Early years; Five to eleven; Eleven to sixteen; Sisters and brothers; Family and friends; Talking to your child about hemiplegia; Useful resources; Chapter 8, Education, Liz Barnes; What additional support needs might a child with hemiplegia have?; Early years; Additional support
  • Transition: Early Years to PrimaryPrimary years; Transition: primary to secondary; Secondary years; Transition to post-16 education; Higher education; Distance learning; Useful names and addresses; Chapter 9, Adult life, Liz Barnes; Work; Volunteering; Self-employment; Benefits and financial help; Driving; Health and well-being; Friendships and relationships; Parenthood; Living with hemiplegia; More useful addresses; Chapter 10, The emotional impact ofhaving a child with a disability, Claire Edwards; Becoming a parent; What do we feel about disability?; Being part of a community
  • 'Getting with the system'Men and women; Joy and celebration; Living with the life you have -- acknowledging, adapting and adjusting; Glossary ofmedical terms; Index
Control code
876513663
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (176 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781908316394
Lccn
2014451470
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)876513663

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