Pediatric Life Care Planning and Case Management

Pediatric Life Care Planning and Case Management

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The life care plan is a dynamic document that provides an organized plan for the current and future needs of individuals with chronic health care needs. It can serve as a roadmap for the families, caregivers, therapists, physicians, and others involved with the ongoing care of a special needs child. Pediatric Life Care Planning and Case Management brings together the many concepts involved in developing pediatric life care plans in one state-of-the-art publication. It serves as a resource for professionals involved in life care planning and case management of the pediatric patient. The unifying theme of each chapter is the importance of an interdisciplinary approach to an integrated continuum. The book includes detailed case studies and lists clinical resources for children with special needs. This authoritative volume features contributions from recognized medical professionals and experienced life care planners and case managers. Their knowledge and expertise illuminate important issues affecting special needs children and the individuals requesting and providing care.If gait is not feasible, manual or power wheelchair mobility should be addressed. Motor planning impairments ... Non-traumatic causes of spinal cord injuries include transverse myelitis, tumor, and an epidural abscess. Treating the child with aanbsp;...

Title:Pediatric Life Care Planning and Case Management
Author:Susan Riddick-Grisham, Laura Deming
Publisher:CRC Press - 2004-06-22


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