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Other Pediatric Long Term Care Articles

An aquatic physical therapy program for adults with severe-profound developmental disabilities. Journal of Aquatic Physical Therapy, 24:41-49, 2016.

Nebulized tobramycin: Prevention of pneumonias in patients with severe cerebral palsy. Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, 4:155-158, 2011.

Safety, tolerability, and efficacy of high-frequency chest wall oscillation in pediatric patients with cerebral palsy and neuromuscular disease: an exploratory randomized controlled trial. Journal of Child Neurology, 25:1598, 2010.

Persistent Vegetative State / Minimally Conscious State. Workshop presentation at the 29th Annual Symposium of the American Medical Directors' Association, Dallas, Texas, March 17, 2006.

Pediatric Nursing Facility Protocols. These protocols give instructions to the nursing staff at pediatric long-term care facilities. They have been developed over 15 years of active clinical service to disabled children and young adults. These are being provided as a public service. They should be modified to meet the individual needs within a pediatric / young adult nursing facility.

(1) Calcitonin treatment of osteoporosis in quadriplegic cerebral palsy; (2) Osteoporosis in quadriplegic cerebral palsy: risk factors, protective effect of epilepsy and anticonvulsants. Two papers presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, September 2003, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 45 (suppl. 96): 32-33, 2003.

Pulmonary vest therapy in quadriplegic cerebral palsy. Handout for a paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, September 2003, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

(1) Pulmonary vest therapy to prevent pneumonias in quadriplegic cerebral palsy; (2) Cost savings of pulmonary vest therapy. Two papers presented at the annual meeting of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine and the American Society for Neurorehabilitation, October 2003, Tucson, AZ. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 84: A6-A8, 2003.

Cost Reduction of Pulmonary Disease in Neuromuscularly Impaired Pediatric Patients. Medical Direction workshop handout, American Medical Directors Association Annual Symposium, March 7, 2003, Orlando, FL.

Pulmonary vest therapy in pediatric long-term care. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 3:318-321, 2002.

(1) Calcitonin treatment of osteoporosis in pediatric long-term care: III; (2) Pulmonary vest therapy in pediatric long-term care: II; (3) Survival rates of children with severe neurologic disabilities in pediatric skilled nursing facilities. Three papers presented at the annual meeting of the American Medical Directors Association, March, 2002, San Diego, California. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 3:A17-18, 2002.

(1) Osteoporosis in quadriplegic cerebral palsy: risk factors, protective effect of epilepsy and anticonvulsants; (2) Calcitonin treatment of osteoporosis in quadriplegic cerebral palsy; (3) Pulmonary vest therapy in quadriplegic cerebral palsy. Three papers presented at the annual meeting of the Child Neurology Society, October, 2002, Washington, DC. Annals of Neurology, 52:Supplement 1, pages S145-5, S156, 2002.

An ethical response to Peter Singer. Caring for the Ages. 2:11-13, 2001.

Osteoporosis in pediatric long-term care: II. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Medical Directors Association, March, 2001, Atlanta, Georgia; Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 2:A16, 2001.

Calcitonin treatment of osteoporosis in pediatric long-term care: II. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Medical Directors Association, March, 2001, Atlanta, Georgia; Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 2:A16, 2001.

Pulmonary vest therapy in pediatric long-term care. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Medical Directors Association, March, 2001, Atlanta, Georgia; Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 2:A17, 2001.

Infection Control in Pediatric Facilities. Medical Direction workshop handout. American Medical Directors Association annual meeting, March 17, 2000, San Francisco, California.

(1) Calcitonin treatment of osteoporosis in pediatric long-term care; (2) Osteoporosis in pediatric long-term care; (3) Ketogenic diet as a treatment of refractory epilepsy in the pediatric skilled nursing facility. Three papers presented at the annual meeting of the American Medical Directors Association, March, 2000, San Francisco, California; Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 1:A7, 2000.

Osteoporosis in Severe Cerebral Palsy. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Child Neurology Society, October, 2000, St. Louis, Missouri; Annals of Neurology. 48: 545, 2000.

Calcitonin Treatment of Osteoporosis in Severe Cerebral Palsy. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Child Neurology Society, October, 2000, St. Louis, Missouri; Annals of Neurology. 48: 545, 2000.

Pediatric Long Term Care: Management of Spasticity. Medical Direction workshop handout, American Medical Directors Annual Symposium, March 5, 1999, Orlando, Florida.

Clinical research in pediatric long term care. Proceedings of the American Medical Directors Association, Phoenix, Arizona, February 13-16, 1997.

Infection Control Issues in Long Term Care Nursing Facilities. DDNA-Northern Illinois Chapter Meeting. Workshop handout, May 1,1996

L-carnitine as a treatment of lethargy in children with chronic neurologic handicaps. Brain and Development. 16:146-149, 1994.

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