Disability Across the Developmental Life Span

For the Rehabilitation Counselor
Author: Julie Smart
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826107346
Category: Psychology
Page: 518
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Health Care for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities across the Lifespan


Author: I. Leslie Rubin,Joav Merrick,Donald E. Greydanus,Dilip R. Patel
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319180967
Category: Medical
Page: 2307
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This book provides a broad overview of quality health care for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). It focuses on providing the reader a practical approach to dealing with the health and well-being of people with IDD in general terms as well as in dealing with specific conditions. In addition, it offers the reader a perspective from many different points of view in the health care delivery system as well as in different parts of the world. This is the 3rd , and much expanded edition, of a text that was first published in 1989 (Lea and Fibiger). The second edition was published in 2006 (Paul Brookes) and has been used as a formal required text in training programs for physicians, nurses and nurse practitioners as well as by administrators who are responsible for programs serving people with IDD. This book is considered the “Bible” in the field of health care for people with IDD since 1989 when the first edition came out.

Community-Oriented Health Services

Practices Across Disciplines
Author: Elias Mpofu, PhD, DEd, CRC
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 082619818X
Category: Social Science
Page: 384
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Grounded in a transdisciplinary approach, this groundbreaking text provides extensive, evidence-based information on the value of communities as the primary drivers of their own health and well-being. It describes foundational community health concepts and procedures and presents proven strategies for engaging communities as resources for their own health improvementñan important determinant of individual well-being. It is based on recommendations by the World Health Organization's International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health and on the premise that healthy communities are those with populations that participate in their own health promotion, maintenance, and sustenance. The book is unique in its integration of environmental and social justice issues as they significantly affect the advancement of community health. The text focuses on community-oriented health interventions informed by prevention, inclusiveness, and timeliness that both promote better health and are more cost effective than individually focused interventions. It addresses the foundations of community-oriented health services including their history, social determinants, concepts, and policies as well as the economics of community-oriented health services and health disparities and equity. It covers procedures for designing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating sustainable community health coalitions along with tools for measuring their success. Detailed case studies describe specific settings and themes in U.S. and international community health practice in which communities are both enactors and beneficiaries. An accompanying instructor's manual provides learning exercises, field-based experiential assignments, and multiple-choice questions. A valuable resource for students and practitioners of education, public policy, and social services, this book bridges the perspectives of environmental justice, public health, and community well-being and development, which, while being mutually interdependent, have rarely been considered together. KEY FEATURES: Offers a new paradigm for improving public health through community-driven health coalitions Includes evidence-based strategies for engaging communities in the pursuit of health Demonstrates how to design, implement, monitor, and evaluate community health partnerships Presents transdisciplinary approaches that consider environmental and social justice variables Includes contributions of international authors renowned in community health research and practice

Self-determination Across the Life Span

Independence and Choice for People with Disabilities
Author: Deanna J. Sands,Michael L. Wehmeyer
Publisher: Paul H Brookes Publishing Company
ISBN: N.A
Category: Education
Page: 353
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Discover how to enable people with disabilities to make their own choices -- from simple, everyday decisions to complex, life-changing ones. This progressive resource presents vital information on the theoretical, developmental, and applied aspects of self-determination. Its practical suggestions for promoting self-determination in school and community settings are essential for professionals who provide support services or intervention as well as for parents and people with disabilities.

Human Development and Performance Throughout the Lifespan


Author: Anne Cronin,Mary Beth Mandich
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305686241
Category: Medical
Page: 512
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Human Development & Performance Throughout the Lifespan, 2nd Edition is ideal for occupational therapy, physical therapy, and other rehabilitation disciplines. It provides a broad, occupation-based viewpoint of development and performance throughout all life stages with an emphasis on the factors that influence daily participation and optimal performance of desired daily life tasks. The authors use a life course conceptual model as an organizational foundation for clinical reasoning to help readers understand how to implement the activity- and participation-based goals and outcomes for therapy. Written by an occupational therapist and a physical therapist, the book incorporates chapters by leading experts in human development, giving users cutting-edge information and a wide range of perspectives. By integrating information from the International Classification of Function and Disability (ICF) with a developmental life-task perspective, the book gives both newcomers and experienced professionals an essential, contemporary frame of reference. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Functional Movement Development Across the Life Span - E-Book


Author: Donna J. Cech,Suzanne Tink Martin
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437715486
Category: Medical
Page: 374
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Providing a solid foundation in the normal development of functional movement, Functional Movement Development Across the Life Span, 3rd Edition helps you recognize and understand movement disorders and effectively manage patients with abnormal motor function. It begins with coverage of basic theory, motor development and motor control, and evaluation of function, then discusses the body systems contributing to functional movement, and defines functional movement outcomes in terms of age, vital functions, posture and balance, locomotion, prehension, and health and illness. This edition includes more clinical examples and applications, and updates data relating to typical performance on standardized tests of balance. Written by physical therapy experts Donna J. Cech and Suzanne "Tink" Martin, this book provides evidence-based information and tools you need to understand functional movement and manage patients' functional skills throughout the life span. Over 200 illustrations, tables, and special features clarify developmental concepts, address clinical implications, and summarize key points relating to clinical practice. A focus on evidence-based information covers development changes across the life span and how they impact function. A logical, easy-to-read format includes 15 chapters organized into three units covering basics, body systems, and age-related functional outcomes respectively. Expanded integration of ICF (International Classification of Function) aligns learning and critical thinking with current health care models. Additional clinical examples help you apply developmental information to clinical practice. Expanded content on assessment of function now includes discussion of participation level standardized assessments and assessments of quality-of-life scales. More concise information on the normal anatomy and physiology of each body system allows a sharper focus on development changes across the lifespan and how they impact function.

Adolescents and Sports


Author: Dilip R. Patel,Donald E. Greydanus
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437720064
Category: Medical
Page: 636
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This issue of Pediatric Clinics, guest edited by Drs. Dilip Patel and Donald Greydanus, examines the topic of Adolescents and Sports. Authorities in the field have come together to pen articles on Pre-participation evaluation, Cardiovascular evaluation of young athletes, Medical conditions and sport participation, Management of the adolescent athlete with type 1 diabetes mellitus, Musculoskeletal conditions and sports participation, Stress fractures: Diagnosis and management, Computer-based neuropsychological evaluation of concussion, The female athlete, Doping: From drugs and supplements to genetics, Analgesics and anti-inflammatory medications in sports, Nutritional considerations for adolescent athletes, Resistance training guidelines for adolescents, Application of osteopathic manual medicine to treat sports injuries, and Physically and cognitively challenged athletes.

Nursing and the Disabled

Across the Life Span
Author: Ardella M. Fraley
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 358
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Principles and Practice of Lifespan Developmental Neuropsychology


Author: Jacobus Donders,Scott J. Hunter
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139485644
Category: Psychology
Page: N.A
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Lifespan developmental neuropsychology is the study of the systematic behavioral, cognitive, and psychosocial changes and growth that occur across infancy, adolescence, adulthood and later life. This book provides insight into how brain-behavior relationships change over time, how disorders differ in presentation across the lifespan, and what longer-term outcomes look like. Providing practical guidance in a succinct and accessible format, this book covers the most common neurodevelopmental, behavioral and cognitive disorders, including but not limited to ADHD, cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, and epilepsy. Key points concerning the practice of developmental neuropsychology are emphasized in order to aid understanding of neuropsychological development and its impact on behavior, emotion, cognition, and social integration. This will be essential reading for advanced graduate students and early career professionals in the fields of neuropsychology, pediatric psychology, clinical psychology, school psychology, and rehabilitation psychology, as well as practitioners in the allied fields that interact with neuropsychology.

Asthma Management Across the Life Span


Author: Anne Meng
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Asthma
Page: 13
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Language Disorders Across the LifeSpan


Author: Betsy P. Vinson
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285225244
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 624
View: 375
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Written for core introductory coursework on language disorders, LANGUAGE DISORDERS ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN, 3rd edition has been thoroughly updated to illustrate how the latest research can be applied to actual practice by speech-language pathologists when diagnosing and treating language delays and disorders in clients of all ages. The book maintains a clear progression from preschool to school-age children to adults in order to differentiate the origins and progression of language disorders. An expanded discussion of the long term potential impacts of delays and disorders in the preschool years leads in to a new chapter that explores how to set the stage for linguistic and literacy success. Expanded content also includes a new chapter on autism, coverage of right hemisphere deficits in TBI, an expanded discussion of syndromes, and a new discussion of the effects of nicotine on the developing fetus. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Development Across the Life Span


Author: Robert S. Feldman,Robert Stephen Feldman
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Developmental psychology
Page: 755
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User-friendly in approach with a variety of pedagogical tools and an abundance of take-home information, this broad, balanced, comprehensive overview of life-span development integrates theories, research, and applications with particular emphasis on relevance to students' lives. Organised chronologically, it covers the entire range of human life from the moment of conception through death and examines both the traditional areas of the field as well as more recent innovations.

A Life-span Approach to Nursing Care for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities


Author: Shirley P. Roth,Joyce S. Morse
Publisher: Paul H Brookes Publishing Company
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 438
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Written by and for nurses, this comprehensive reference provides sound theory-based approaches and practical recommendations for the individualized nursing care of people with developmental disabilities. Using in-depth case studies, helpful charts and tables, and problem-solving strategies, the book addresses fundamental nursing issues such as health promotion, infection control, seizure management, adaptive and assistive technology, and sexuality. It's an ideal resource for nurses working in community-based centers, schools, group homes, residential centers, and home health programs and an excellent guide for student nurses and other health care professionals.

Intellectual Disabilities Across the Lifespan


Author: Clifford J. Drew,Michael L. Hardman
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131707344
Category: Psychology
Page: 412
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This book provides an introduction to intellectual disabilities that is highly readable, comprehensive, and reflective of the broad array of human stories associated with this condition. This volume is strongly based in human development and follows the development of individuals with intellectual disabilities from conception through birth, infancy, and early childhood, and then through the elementary school, adolescent, and adult years. Intellectual disabilities is a field in which this complete cycle of human life is important for a full understanding of the challenges and issues involved. The authors also examine intellectual disabilities from the perspective of many disciplines. It is important to examine collaboration among disciplines and its impact on the person with intellectual disabilities and his or her family. This edition has updated and expanded coverage of a number of growing areas related to the field of intellectual disabilities

Advancing the Nation's Health

A Guide to Public Health Research Needs
Author: N.A
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 1437923313
Category:
Page: 141
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This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. As a step toward fostering strategic investments in public health research and science, the CDC developed this comprehensive guide. To achieve practical, cost-effective policies, programs, and practices that improve health, the field of public health will need to place a high priority on interdisciplinary, cross-cutting research that facilitates innovations and helps inform many program areas. Researchers at CDC are aligning their work and research efforts to achieve specific Health Protection Goals that focus on four inter-related areas: healthy people across all stages of life; healthy places and communities; preparedness against infectious, occupational, environmental and terrorist threats; and improved global health. Charts and tables.

Development across the life span


Author: Robert Stephen Feldman
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131925380
Category: Psychology
Page: 773
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This chronologically organized book provides readers with a broad overview of the field of human development--from the moment of conception through death--focusing on physical, cognitive, and social and personality development. Appealing to individuals with a myriad of different backgrounds and future goals, this book offers the most current, balanced coverage of theory and research. A wide variety of chapter topics includes gene therapy; brain development, post-partum depression; child care effects; home schooling; cognitive developments, stability of personality; cultural approaches to development, and attitudes toward aging and length of life. For a better understanding of the experiences of life and development of humans.

Interpersonal Communication Through the Life Span


Author: Tricia S. Jones,Martin S. Remland,Rebecca Sanford
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: N.A
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 437
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Interpersonal Communication Through the Lifespan presents concepts from a unique life span orientation so that readers can gain a better understanding of the impact life span stages have on interpersonal communication and relationships. The authors include an abundance of current communication theory and research and also incorporate scholarship from psychology and sociology. Section Two is organized around four specific life stages: early to middle childhood--addresses topics such as emotional and conflict competence; adolescence to young adulthood--examines identity, self-disclosure, how relationships form, and relationships outside the family; adulthood to middle-adulthood--covers marital and family communication, and gender issues; elderly--looks at multi-generational issues, grandparenting, communication challenges for the elderly, and romance and intimacy for the elderly.

Pediatric Primary Care - E-Book


Author: Catherine E. Burns,Ardys M. Dunn,Margaret A. Brady,Nancy Barber Starr,Catherine G. Blosser,Dawn Lee Garzon Maaks
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455742171
Category: Medical
Page: 1288
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Covering the full spectrum of health conditions seen in the primary care of children, Pediatric Primary Care, 5th Edition emphasizes both prevention and management from the unique perspective of the Nurse Practitioner. Written by an expert editor/contributor team, it provides in-depth, evidence-based guidance for assessing and managing health problems in children from infancy through adolescence. Other key topics include developmental theory, the health status of children today, issues of daily living, and cultural considerations. Four-part organization includes an introductory unit, plus units on child development, the health management of children, and diseases and disorders common to childhood. UNIQUE! Functional health patterns framework in Unit Three provides a lens for discussing health promotion through the various components of healthy living. UNIQUE! ICD framework in Unit Four addresses the classification used to code diseases in both hospital and outpatient settings. UNIQUE! Practice management chapter provides need-to-know information on managing a private healthcare practice, including issues of productivity, compliance with applicable laws, quality-of-care indicators, and successful business practices. UNIQUE! Environmental health chapter offers evidence-based content on the effects of environmental toxicants, such as tobacco smoke, heavy metals, and air pollutants. An 8-page color insert presents over 40 photos that visually demonstrate key assessment findings for ear, skin, and other conditions. NEW! Pediatric Pain Management chapter addresses the increased recognition of pain as the "fifth vital sign" with expanded coverage of acute and chronic pain management in children. Extensively revised and updated genetics chapter presents a new paradigm for addressing genetic considerations in clinical practice, including an introduction to epigenetics. Increased emphasis on health disparities explores the growing health disparities among children in the U.S and worldwide and provides strategies to help patients and parents gain accessibility to health care resources. NEW! Content on implementing a "medical home" explores the trend toward family-centered coordinated health care and fosters appropriate treatment for children with chronic disease. NEW! Updated coverage takes a more global approach, exploring the health status of children outside the U.S. Expanded imaging content offers valuable guidance on using various imaging modalities, including how to prepare the child for diagnostics.