2. Congenital Conditions Affecting the Musculoskeletal System
This chapter presents an overview of the most common congenital conditions affecting the musculoskeletal systems. The etiology, incidence, diagnostic assessment, general and functional description of neuromuscular disorders, craniofacial malformations, limb deficiencies, and osteogenesis imperfecta are described as well as the treatment and therapy goals. The role of pediatric rehabilitation nurses across various practice settings are discussed.