Brain damage causing disability

Gabriella E. Molnar, Jessie K.M. Easton, Angeles Badell, Helga Binder, Dennis D Dykstra, Dennis J. Matthews, Stephen F. Noll, Jane C.S. Perrin

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Abstract

This self-directed learning module addresses rehabilitation issues in the child with brain damage. It is a section of the chapter on pediatric rehabilitation for the Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program Study Guide for practitioners and trainees in physical medicine and rehabilitation. In addition to the motor manifestations, intellectual, social, and emotional impairment are addressed. Problems vary with developmental stage. Emphasis is on the etiology, severity, and combination of deficits in order to develop a plant of management, including physical, occupational, and speech therapy, recreational and social milieu, and family and community resources.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Volume70
Issue number5 SUPPL.
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1989

Keywords

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Cerebral trauma
  • Development
  • Learning disabilities
  • Psychosocial issues

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