Doyle J. Matthews

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A comprehensive questionnaire which measured gross and fine motor function in the area of cognition, communication, and social development was completed by parents of children and young adults who had suffered severe closed head injuries between the years 1967 and 1978. The final sample included 42 returned questionnaires. Of these patients, 15 (37%) were(More)
This self-directed learning module addresses rehabilitation issues in the child with brain damage. It is a section of the chapter on pediatric rehabilitation for the Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program Study Guide for practitioners and trainees in physical medicine and rehabilitation. In addition to the motor manifestations, intellectual, social, and(More)
Ethical issues in pediatric rehabilitation should be viewed within the framework of the understanding of the terms of autonomy, nonmaleficence, beneficence and justice. In dealing with the pediatric patient, health professionals are most frequently treating the parents who have the decision-making authority. Normalization which underlies the concept of(More)
This self-directed learning module provides review and references for the basic concepts of, and highlights new advances in, disorders of the spinal cord in children. It is a section of the chapter on pediatric rehabilitation for the Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program Study Guide for practitioners and trainees in physical medicine and rehabilitation.(More)
This self-directed learning module addresses core concepts in the assessment of any child with disability, including physical growth and development, evolution of reflexes, and cognitive and personality development. It is a section of the chapter on pediatric rehabilitation for the Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program Study Guide for practitioners and(More)
This self-directed learning module addresses diagnostic and rehabilitation issues in children with the most common disorders of the motor unit. It is a section of the chapter on pediatric rehabilitation for the Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program Study Guide for practitioners and trainees in physical medicine and rehabilitation. Conditions occurring(More)
This self-directed learning module presents pertinent information about rehabilitation management of specific joint and connective tissue diseases affecting children. This section highlights juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, Lyme disease, rheumatic fever, hemophilia, dermatomyositis, polymyositis, systemic lupus erythematosus, and other forms of arthritis. It(More)
This self-directed learning module highlights advances in evaluation and treatment of congenital and acquired musculoskeletal disorders in the child. It is a section of the chapter on pediatric rehabilitation for the Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program Study Guide for practitioners and trainees in physical medicine and rehabilitation. This section(More)
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