Thursday, January 24, 2008

New book on spina bifida

CeDIR has recently added the book "Children with Spina Bifida: A Parents' Guide: Second Edition" (ed. Marlene Lutkenhoff) to the collection. This book provides an easy-to-understand guide to:
  • Causes of spina bifida
  • Prenatal diagnosis
  • Neurosurgery
  • Urological & bowel management
  • Physical therapy
  • Common medical concerns
  • Child development
  • Day-to-day parenting issues
  • Early intervention & school issues
  • Emotional development
  • Legal rights & hurdles
  • Perspectives from teens and adults with spina bifida
The new version includes many updates including information on the latest on orthotics and wheelchairs and new prenatal surgical options.

If you live in Indiana and are interested in checking out this book from our library, contact us at 812-855-9396 or cedir(at)indiana(dot)edu

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