Hand Function in the Child Foundations for Remediation
Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)
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Description: This comprehensive resource and clinical guide for students and practicing pediatric therapists features current information on the neurological foundations of hand skills, the development of hand skills, and intervention with children who have problems related to hand skills. Covers foundation and development of hand skills, therapeutic intervention, and special problems and approaches. Is readable, concise, and well-organized with a consistent format throughout. Integrates recent research findings and current thinking throughout the text. Emphasizes neuroscience and the hands sensory function and haptic perception. Applies neuroscience and development frames of reference throughout. Implications for practice included in each chapter. Presents concepts in the foundation/development chapters that are linked with the intervention chapters. Seven new chapters reflect current practice in the field and cover cognition & motor skills, handedness, fine-motor program for preschoolers, handwriting evaluation, splinting the upper extremity of the child, pediatric hand therapy, and efficacy of interventions. Extensively revised content throughout includes new research and theories, new techniques, current trends, and new information sources. 9 new contributors offer authoritative guidance in the field. Over 200 new illustrations demonstrate important concepts with new clinical photographs and line drawings. Over 50 new tables and boxes highlight important information. An updated and expanded glossary defines key terms.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $81.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 9/29/2005
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
|Foundation of Hand Skills|
|Cortical control of hand-object interaction|
|Anatomy and kinesiology of the hand|
|Normal and impaired development of force control in precision grip|
|Perceptual functions of the hand|
|Reaching and eye-hand coordination|
|Cognition and motor skills|
|Development of Hand Skills|
|Hand skill development in the context of infants play: birth to two years|
|Object manipulation in infants and children|
|Handedness in children|
|Self-care and hand skill|
|The development of graphomotor skills|
|Intervention for children with hand skill problems|
|A fine motor program for preschoolers|
|Evaluation of handwriting|
|Principles and practices of teaching handwriting|
|Upper extremity intervention in cerebral palsy: a neurodevelopmental approach|
|Pediatric hand therapy|
|Splinting the upper extremity of a child|
|Efficacy of interventions to enhance hand function|