Living with Spina Bifida: A Guide for Families and Professionals

Living with Spina Bifida: A Guide for Families and Professionals

by Adrian Sandler

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780807855478
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date: 03/15/2004
Edition description: Updated Edition
Pages: 296
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.

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[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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