Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1993 May; 74(5-S): S413-6
ABSTRACT: This self-directed learning module highlights mid- and late-life effects of early-life disabilities. It is part of the chapter on geriatric rehabilitation in the Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program for practitioners and trainees in physical medicine and rehabilitation. This article contains information on how to evaluate, prevent, and manage late complications seen in adults and older adults with cerebral palsy, spina bifida, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, and early-life amputations, including psychosocial and other quality-of-life issues. New advances in post-polio syndrome are also covered.