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IV Step Supplement

  • Creator:   Linda Fetters
  • Updated:   8/22/2019
  • Contains:  10 items
IV Step Supplement for the Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy

Free Access Articles

  • Creator:   Ann F. VanSant, PT, PhD, FAPTA
  • Updated:   8/22/2019
  • Contains:  29 items
New! Pediatric Physical Therapy now features one free access article in every issue. This special collection will compile the PED-PT Free Access archive as it grows issue by issue.

International Focus

  • Creator:   Ann F Van Sant, PT, PhD, FAPTA
  • Updated:   8/22/2019
  • Contains:  99 items
Internationally authored articles published by PPT since 2000. Included here are papers reporting on information or test results specific to a single country and those that are authored by an international cadre of authors.

Systematic Reviews

  • Creator:   Ann F. VanSant, PT, PhD, FAPTA
  • Updated:   8/22/2019
  • Contains:  17 items
This collection of systematic reviews of the literature that have appeared in Pediatric Physical Therapy. These reviews are primarily focused on the effectiveness of various interventions for children with cerebral palsy, however the collection also includes a review of the effect of exercise for children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, another on the effects of yoga for children with disabilities, a review of the clinimetric properties of tests used for children with developmental coordination disorder, and a review of the performance of Asian and European children on tests of motor development. The work of the authors in gathering and interpreting the evidence provides a valuable resource for clinicians and researchers alike.

Clinical Practice Guidelines

  • Creator:   Ann F. VanSant, PT, PhD, FAPTA
  • Updated:   8/22/2019
  • Contains:  8 items
The Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy of the American Physical Therapy Association has supported the development of two sets of Clinical Practice Guidelines. The most recently published set of guidelines address clinical practice of pediatric physical therapists in Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs). This two part series includes the delineation of clinical competencies and training models that prepare a pediatric physical therapist to practice in this highly specialized practice environment, and models for practice as well as evidence based guidelines for those practicing in the NICU. Also included in this collection are clinical practice recommendations for therapists working to achieve functional mobility outcomes for children with the spastic diplegia form of cerebral palsy. These practice recommendations were designed to guide both novice and expert clinicians working with children with spastic diplegia. Developed by a task force of the Academy, the practice recommendations represent practice patterns with best evidence and clinical experience. The document includes supporting references for recommendations, a flow chart of clinical decision making, and identification of tests and measures used in clinical management of children with spastic diplegia.