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Published by Shriners Hospitals for Children in Montreal .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Osteogenesis imperfecta.,
  • Osteogenesis imperfecta -- Treatment.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesApproche interdisciplinaire du traitement de l"ostéogenèse imparfaite chez l"enfant.
Statementeditors, Rose-Marie Chiasson, Craig Munns, Leonid Zeitlin.
ContributionsChiasson, Rose-Marie., Munns, Craig., Zeitlin, Leonid., Shriners Hospitals for Children.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC931*
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 212 p. :
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20765270M
ISBN 102896020004

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Interdisciplinary Treatment Approach for Children with Osteogenesis Imperfecta. Send mail orders to: Nancy Cyr Shriners Hospital for Children Cedar Avenue, Montreal, (Quebec), Canada, H3G 1A6 Payable to: Shriners Hospital for Children (Canada) • Canadian funds $ • American funds $ • Australian funds $ • Euro funds. Interdisciplinary Treatment Approach for Children With OI is a book published by the Montreal Shriners Hospital that draws on the experience of their interdisciplinary team involved with the care of children and young adults with OI. Order forms can be downloaded from Resources from the OI Foundation The. The multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of children and young people living with OI seeks to provide well-coordinated, comprehensive assessments, and interventions that place the child and.   Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a genetic bone fragility disorder characterized by low bone mass, skeletal deformity, and variable short stature. OI is predominantly caused by dominant mutations affecting type 1 collagen synthesis, with a number of other genes implicated in OI over recent years. The clinical severity of OI can vary greatly, even within families who share a common mutation.

  When difficult questions arise regarding the care of patients with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), the first consideration is what can or cannot be done through treatment options such as physical therapy, bracing and splinting, pharmacologic therapy and orthopedic surgical management. 1 Medical questions regarding care for children with OI can be particularly challenging because the .   Journals & Books; Help Conclusions Children with osteogenesis imperfecta can integrate among the normal children, with a little help and goodwill received from the people around them. References Chiasson, RM., Munns, C., & Zeitlin, L. (). Interdisciplinary treatment approach for children with osteogenesis imperfect, Shriners. Osteogenesis imperfecta is a serious lifelong condition that needs to be managed through an interdisciplinary medical approach to maximize a child's quality of life and ability to function. The condition presents complex challenges on anatomical, medical and socio-psychological levels.   The overarching purpose of the interdisciplinary team assessment of young children is to develop plans and recommendations, including locating com­ munity resources to meet the identified needs of the child and family. To ac­ complish this, the interdisciplinary team assessment process should yield at least five outcomes.

Interdisciplinary treatment approach for children with osteogenesis imperfecta (Book) 2 editions published --New York North America Ojibwa Indians Osteogenesis imperfecta . Osteogenesis Imperfecta: A Guide for Nurses (1 times) The Unbreakable Boy: A Father's Fear, a Son's Courage, and a Story of Unconditional Love by Scott Michael LeRette (1 times) Interdisciplinary Treatment Approach for Children with Osteogenesis Imperfecta (1 times). Osteogenesis imperfecta is a genetic disorder of increased bone fragility, low bone mass, and other connective-tissue manifestations. The most frequently used classification outlines four clinical. OI can also result in fragile teeth, spine curvatures, hearing loss and weak muscles. Shriners Hospitals for Children is on the leading edge of OI research and actively working towards innovative treatment options to help children with OI. Osteogenesis imperfecta affects somewhere betw people in the U.S.