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Title Movement disorders of the upper extremities in children : conservative and operative therapy / Jörg Bahm, editor
Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2021]


Description 1 online resource (xv, 344 pages)
Contents Part 1. Introduction -- 1. Introduction -- 2. History of Reconstructive Operations -- 3. Obstetric risk factors -- Part 2. Diagnostics -- 4. Diagnostics and therapy planning from the perspective of the neuropaediatrician -- 5. Surgical diagnostic and measurement procedures -- 6. Objective acquisition of pathological movement patterns of the upper extremity: muscular coordination and movement analysis -- 7. "Invasive" diagnostic procedures: Electromyography, Neurography and Evoked Potentials -- 8. Central neural plasticity -- Part 3. Conservative Treatment Methods -- 9. Physiotherapy -- 10. Occupational therapy for children and adolescents -- 11. Orthopaedic Technology -- 12. Botulinum Toxin -- 13. Self-concept -- 14. Inclusion -- Part 4. Primarily reconstructive interventions -- 15. Reconstruction of traumatized nerves -- 16. Neuroorthopaedic management of congenital joint stiffness and muscle spasticity -- 17. Neurosurgical Options -- 18. Rare clinical features -- 19. Anaesthesia in infants and young children with birth traumatic plexus lesion -- Part 5. Secondary interventions -- 20. Principles of orthopaedic correction -- 21. secondary reconstructive surgery -- 22. Non neural microsurgery in children -- 23. Secondary Microsurgery -- Part 6. Follow-up Treatment -- 24. Specific post-operative treatment -- 25. Research on peripheral nerves and muscles -- Part 7. The non-medical concern -- 26. Three testimonials on obstetric brachial plexus palsy -- 27. At home and at school -- 28. Professional life and sports -- 29. Legal Benefits for the severely disabled -- the process for filing an eligibility claim with the pension and benefits office -- Part 8. Forensic and legal issues -- 30. Legal Issues and Forensic Problems in Obstetrical Brachial Plexus Paresis -- 31. The role of the reconstructive surgeon in medico-legal practice
Summary This book discusses the diagnosis and therapy for movement disorders of the upper extremities in children caused by brachial plexus injuries, peripheral nerve lesions or spasticity. The diagnostic procedures are presented from the perspective of pediatricians and surgeons. In addition to detailed descriptions of primary reconstructive and secondary surgical procedures, it also presents essentials of non operative treatment, such as physiotherapy, occupational therapy and orthopedic technologies. The book is rounded out with information on the management of these patients and their parents. Written by experienced clinicians, it offers valuable reading for plastic surgeons, pediatricians and surgeons who are interested in this topic
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed May 3, 2021)
Subject Movement disorders in children -- Diagnosis
Movement disorders in children -- Treatment
Movement disorders in children -- Treatment.
Form Electronic book
Author Bahm, Jörg, editor
ISBN 9783030536220