It is the most common complex birth defect. Spina bifida affects approximately one out of every 1,000 children born in the United States. In this comprehensive guide, Dr. Adrian Sandler offers a wealth of useful information on the medical, developmental, and psychological aspects of this condition. Accurate, accessible, and up-to-date, Living with Spina Bifida is written especially for families and professionals who care for children, adolescents, and adults with spina bifida. This edition contains a new preface by the author, addressing recent developments in research and treatment, as well as an updated list of spina bifida associations.
|Publisher:||The University of North Carolina Press|
|Edition description:||Updated Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.80(d)|
About the Author
Adrian Sandler, M.D., is medical director of the Olson Huff Center at Mission Children's Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina.
What People are Saying About This
[As] the parent of a child with spina bifida, I've never found a book that so completely addresses the multiple facets of his disability. Dr. Sandler's work is a refreshingly direct and highly readable, detailed look at a complete life-long condition."-Judy Woodruff, CNN
An authoritative summary of the current issues facing both patients and their families."-W. Jerry Oakes, M.D., Children's Hospital of Alabama
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