MUSCULOSKELETAL MEDICINE

Spinal Cord Injuries

Feb 22, 2017 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Spinal Cord Injuries

    16     SPINAL CORD INJURIES Joseph E. Hornyak IV, Michael W. Wheaton, and Virginia S. Nelson Children and adolescents with spinal cord injury (SCI) must deal with the multisystem involvement imposed…

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Adaptive Sports and Recreation

Feb 22, 2017 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Adaptive Sports and Recreation

    9     ADAPTIVE SPORTS AND RECREATION Michelle Miller and Ellen S. Kaitz† Adapted sports for the disabled (DA) were introduced in the mid-20th century as a tool for the rehabilitation of…

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Traumatic Brain Injury

Feb 22, 2017 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Traumatic Brain Injury

    17     TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY Linda E. Krach, Mark E. Gormley, Jr., and Marcie Ward   EPIDEMIOLOGY   Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major cause of death and disability in…

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History and Examination

Feb 22, 2017 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL MEDICINE Comments Off on History and Examination

    1     HISTORY AND EXAMINATION Maureen R. Nelson, Michael A. Alexander, and Gabriella E. Molnar† The physiatric history and examination of a child require a blend of medical diagnostic skills to…

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