4 edition of Medical care in Down syndrome found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Paul T. Rogers, Mary Coleman ; with a special chapter on education by Sue Buckley.|
|Series||Pediatric habilitation ;, 8, Pediatric habilitation ;, v. 8.|
|Contributions||Coleman, Mary, 1928-, Buckley, Sue.|
|LC Classifications||RC571 .R64 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 345 p. :|
|Number of Pages||345|
|LC Control Number||92018344|
Referral to a medical geneticist for counseling is appropriate, because the risk of having a second child with Down syndrome varies with karyotype and maternal age In cases of translocation Cited by: Down Syndrome Pregnancy, Inc. is a nonprofit New Jersey corporation that provides information and support to expectant parents preparing for the birth of a baby with Down syndrome. Down Syndrome Research Foundation.
Medical Concerns Associated with Down Syndrome Although many newborns with Down syndrome do not have accompanying medical issues, it is true that DS presents a significantly increased risk for a number of associated medical concerns. Some of these issues are briefly summarized below. For more specific descriptions, physicians should go to. with Down Syndrome: Reprinted from Down Syndrome Quarterly, Volume 4, Number 3, September, Edited by William I. Cohen M.D. for the Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group 1 Dedicated to the memories of Chris Pueschel and Thomas E. Elkins M.D., two individuals, who, each in his own way, has inspired us to provide compassionate care for individuals with Down Syndrome.
Healthcare Resources for Families. Overview. Individuals with Down syndrome need the same medical care as their same-age peers, However, there are additional measures physicians should be familiar with and conduct with individuals with Down syndrome. Parents are encouraged to ensure their child’s medical providers are familiar with these. Down Syndrome: A Promising Future, Together provides a comprehensive and up-to-date look at life with Down syndrome. Designed to meet the needs of parents and professionals alike, this edited volume addresses a variety of critical medical, developmental, educational, and vocational issues. It discusses current trends and presents the most recent update of the Health Care Guidelines for.
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And it is the first health care book in Down syndrome specifically directed to parents. The material has been gathered by two pediatricians, a nurse, and an editor, all from the University of Iowa-and they have engaged good workers and champs from all over to do the rest of the by: 2.
Mary Coleman and I wrote this book for the practicing physician and well read parent. Some of the genetic information is a little outdated. Most of the specific recommendations for the appropriate care of children with Down syndrome are still very timely.
The book has 4/5(1). Part 1 Introduction to Down syndrome: the development of the child with Down syndrome - implications for effective education. Part 2 Preventive medicine by age groups: the neonate; the infant - two to 12 months; the child - one year to puberty; the adolescent; the adult.
Part 1 Introduction to Down syndrome: the development of the child with Down syndrome - implications for effective education. Part 2 Preventive medicine by age groups: the neonate; the infant - two to 12 months; the child - one year to puberty; the adolescent; the by: Book Review.
Medical care in Down syndrome. A preventive medicine approach. Pediatric rehabilitation, volume 8. Paul T. Rogers and Mary Coleman Marcel Dekker, Inc. New York, Basel, Hong Kong, XII+ pp. Giovanni : Giovanni Neri. The new Medical Care Guidelines for Adults with Down Syndrome will provide medical professionals, families and self-advocates with updated information about adults with Down syndrome and a checklist of recommended screenings and tests that cater to the unique medical profile of this population.
In the U.S. the life expectancy of an individual with Down syndrome [ ]. About these Health Care Guidelines Preventive Medical Check List These health guidelines continue the series begun inby Dr.
Mary Coleman, and published in Down Syndrome Papers and Abstracts for Professionals (DSPAP), the predecessor of this Down Syndrome Size: KB. Specialized health care guidelines for children with Down Syndrome have been been published by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
The guidelines span the prenatal period through age View the complete Health Care Information for Families of Children with Down Syndrome by the American Acadmy of Pediatrics. Address Lifespan Needs – Due to advances in medical technology, individuals with Down syndrome are living longer than ever before.
Today, as many as 80 percent of adults with Down syndrome reach the age of 60, and many live even longer. This necessitates access to affordable health care and long-term services and supports. This guide eliminates the need for parents to scour medical texts and journals in search of information they can understand about their child's medical condition.
It covers medical treatments and conditions--from heart disease to skin conditions--more common among children with Down syndrome.4/5.
provision of health care to the adult patient with Down syndrome. Key Words: adult, Down syndrome, medical care D own syndrome, also known as tris occurs in 1 of every live births in the United States.1 It is by far the most common birth defect and chromosomal disorder in live-borninfants.2 Despiteitsprevalence,thereisminimalliteratureFile Size: KB.
The detection rate of Down syndrome by first-trimester screening is 82% to 87%, by second-trimester screening is 80%, and by combined first- and second-trimester screening (referred to as integrated screening) is approximately 95%.
These screening tests are reported to have a 5% false-positive rate. 9, –, Cited by: down syndrome. oral Health problems in down syndrome and strategies for Care. People with Down syndrome have no.
unique oral health problems. However, some of the problems they have tend to be frequent and severe. Early professional treatment and daily care at home can mitigate their severity and allow people with Down syndrome to enjoy the File Size: KB.
Adults with Down syndrome (DS) represent a unique population who are in need of clinical guidelines to address their medical care. Many of these conditions are of public health importance with the po. Medical Care in Down Syndrome by Mary Coleman,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
There have been major advances in interdisciplinary and preventive medical management of individuals with Down syndrome. Improved medical care, laws ensuring appropriate education and related services for the disabled, and slow changes in societal attitudes have brightened the outlook for individuals with Down syndrome (Van Dyke et al, ).An active life, including participation in work Cited by: Medical Care in Down Syndrome: A Preventive Medicine Approach Pediatric Habilitation: : Paul Rogers: Books.
ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Introducing Down Syndrome --History of Down Syndrome --Chromosome Studies --Epidemiology --The Development of the Child with Down Syndrome: Implications for Effective Education --The Dynamic Process of Development --Measuring Development in Terms of IQ --The Wide Range.
Services to help people with Down syndrome have changed dramatically in the past half century. In the s, when a baby was born with Down syndrome, the parents were offered the option to.
Medical care in Down syndrome: A preventative medicine approach (Pediatric Habilitation, Vol. New York, NY: Marcel Dekker, Inc. ISBN X Rondal, Jean-Adolphe (). Exceptional language development in Down syndrome: Implications for the cognition-language relationship.
Health Care Guidelines are derived from the consensus of a panel of the Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group and based on avail-able evidence. Usual Health Maintenance Needs Adults with Down syndrome have the same basic health care needs as typically developed people, including health screening and pre-vention.
Immunization schedules are the same.The Global Down Syndrome Foundation is dedicated to significantly improving the lives of people with Down syndrome through Medical Care, Research, Education and Advocacy.
Global recommends parents or caregivers of children with Down syndrome follow the American Academy of Pediatrics Health Supervision for Children With Down Syndrome.ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Proceedings of the Health Care Conference held under the auspices of the National Down Syndrome Society, in San Diego, Calif., March