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.Rhonda has a low-level myelomeningocele repair secondary to spina bifida. ... At an OT assessment, it was decided that Rhondaa#39;s need for mobility could be met by the occasional use of a scooter. ... The manual wheelchair category may be subdivided into standard, lightweight (also called sports), special purpose (e.g., anbsp;...
|Title||:||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 - 1994-01|