This compact, pocket-sized reference presents the practical evidenced-based guidance needed to assess, diagnose, treat or refer pediatric patients effectively in any care setting. Bulleted lists, charts, tables, and illustrations, on write-on/wipe-off, reusable pages put need-to-know clinically relevant information at your finger tips. It provides an overview of normal and abnormal reflexes a summary of developmental milestones and a comprehensive collection of assessment tools. It outlines common pediatric diagnoses and their associated prognoses based the APTA's guidelines. It covers normal and abnormal orthopedic development and assessment, including normal, age-specific range of motion and strength surgical interventions and basic radiographic terminology, as well as differential diagnoses, and referrals to other professionals, when appropriate. It also covers common assistive technology devices (positioning and accepted variations) and uses samples to illustrate how to document these devices to third party payers. It reviews lab values radiology normal and abnormal cardiopulmonary development and values common medications acute care the NICU and much more.
Advocacy; Examination/Evaluation; Diagnosis; Intervention Approaches; Assistive Technology; Orthotics/Prosthetics; Labs/Diagnostic Testing; Health Professions: Physical Therapy.