FP Essentials™

Care of Adults With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Edition #439 | December 2015

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  • Describe issues to address when establishing care for patients with developmental disabilities (DDs).
  • Cite strategies for managing common acute and chronic health conditions in patients with DDs.
  • Summarize common medical conditions that occur in patients with Down syndrome (DS).
  • Describe aspects of preventive care for patients with DS.
  • Summarize therapeutic options for maintaining function and reducing spasticity in patients with cerebral palsy (CP).
  • Cite recommendations for the screening and monitoring of patients with CP.
  • Cite the medical and behavioral health conditions associated with traumatic brain injury (TBI).
  • Summarize aspects of short- and long-term care in patients with mild, moderate, and severe TBI.

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