The High-Risk Neonate
Developmental Therapy Perspectives
By Jane Sweeney
Routledge – 1987 – 338 pages
This groundbreaking volume addresses the major challenges facing practitioners of neonatal treatment, the new and exciting subspecialty of pediatric therapy practice. Experts fully explore how professionals can provide safe and therapeutic interventionf for high-risk neonates and their parents. They provide a readable, comprehensive overview of neonatal neuropathology, neurologic and behavioral assessment, and clinical management strategies for newborns at risk for neurological dysfunction. The High-Risk Neonate is a unique volume that explores the medical complications of the prematurely born neonate and presents outcome data from early physical therapy intervention with infants.
Contents Part I. Theoretical Framework