Promoting the development of infants and young children with spina bifida and hydrocephalus : a guide for mid-level rehabilitation workers

Publication date 1 January 1996 Category
  • Rehabilitation
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Paediatrics
  • Rehabilitation
  • Spina Bifida
Publishing organisation World Health Organisation

This manual explains the types, signs and causes of spina bifida and hydrocephalus describing how to assess the child’s level of development and complications. It gives suggestions on how to promote the child’s normal development, mobility, self-care and education with examples of equipment that can be made from local materials