Screening for Idiopathic Scoliosis in Adolescents
- School Screening for Scoliosis: The Pros and Cons. // Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly;Oct1989, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p308
A summary is presented of the article "School screening for scoliosis: A statement of the problem," by R. T. Morrissy, in the journal "Spine." The article considers scoliosis screening in schools, providing an overview of how the programs work and common problems. Seven criteria for success are...
- Screening for scoliosis. Dickson, Robert A. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);8/4/1984, Vol. 289 Issue 6440, p269
Focuses on the medical screening for scoliosis in teenagers in Great Britain. Interrelation between scoliosis and severe respiratory dysfunction; Introduction of school screening programs for early detection f scoliosis; Causes of idiopathic scoliosis.
- School screening for scoliosis. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);10/1/1983, Vol. 287 Issue 6397, p963
Focuses on the screening of the school for scoliosis in Great Britain. Number of schoolchildren required treatment; Different types of screening programs; Assessment on the cost of screening in terms of money and anxiety.
- Pediatric screenings reviewed for efficacy. Moskowitz, Andy // Infectious Diseases in Children;Oct2010, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p47
The article focuses on the recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force for pediatric screening of vision, hearing and scoliosis.
- Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis In Ibadan, Nigeria. Adegoke, Babatunde O. A.; Akinpelu, Aderonke O.; Taylor, Busola L. // Internet Journal of Epidemiology;Jan2011, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p1
Objectives: The prevalence of idiopathic scoliosis which accounts for most cases of structural scoliosis not due to diseases or injury to bones among adolescent Nigerians has not been reported. This study was designed to provide preliminary data on the prevalence of idiopathic scoliosis among...
- Age-and Sex-specific Prevalence of Scoliosis and the Value of School Screening Programs. Morais, Thérèse; Bernier, Michèle; Turcotte, Fernand // American Journal of Public Health;Dec1985, Vol. 75 Issue 12, p1377
Abstract: A prevalence study of idiopathic scoliosis was conducted among 29,195 children of a community health district in the province of Quebec. The study was designed to determine whether a permanent screening program for idiopathic scoliosis was justified, The prevalence of the condition...
- Referrals from Scoliosis Screenings. Skaggs, David L. // American Family Physician;7/1/2001, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p32
Editorial. Focuses on school screening programs for scoliosis. Benefits from scoliosis screening; Information on how the Adams forward-bending test is done; Significance of scoliosis screening to students with scoliosis.
- Raising awareness of scoliosis among childrenâ€™s nurses. Honeyman, Cheryl // Nursing Children & Young People;Jun2014, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p30
Scoliosis affects up to 3% of adolescents, some babies and young children, and many children with existing neuromuscular and syndromic conditions. It is the most common spinal deformity. Not all children with scoliosis require active intervention, but for more significant, progressive curves,...
- PEDIATRIC MANAGEMENT PROBLEMS. Belkengren, Richard; Sapala, Shirley // Pediatric Nursing;Mar/Apr2003, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p134
Presents a pediatric management problem. Medical history of the patient; Social history of the patient; Physical examination on the patient.