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Publicaciones

Yates C, Mitchell A, Booth M, Lowe L, Williams DK, Hall RW. Effects of Massage Therapy to Induce Sleep in Preterm Infants. Pediatric Physical Therapy. 2014. In press

Yelvington, M., Brown, S. (2012). The use of neoprene as a scar management modality. Burns, 39(5), 866-975.

McNeil, V. (2012). Making fitness and weight management a family affair. Parenting in Arkansas, 23(2).

Yelvington, M. (2009, November). Burn injuries and tracheostomies: a flexible splinting approach. Retrieved from http://burntherapist.com/Images/Splints/04-2009/2009OCT-FlexibleNeckTrachSplint.pdf.

Ward-Begnoche, W., Pasold, T., McNeill, V., Peck, D., Razzao, S., & Young, K. (2008). Childhood obesity treatment literature review. In J. Linton & L. James (Eds.), Treating Obesity Across the Lifespan (pp. 5-20). New York, NY: Springer Press.

Yates, C., Bandy, W., & Basier, R. (2008) Case Report: Traumatic dislocation of the hip in a high school football player. Physical Therapy, 88, 780-788.

Booth, M., Yates, C., Edgar, T., & Bandy, W. (2003) Serial Casting vs Combined Intervention with Botulinum. Pediatric Physical Therapy, 15, 216-220.

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Platforms, Presentations and Guest Lectures

Yelvington, M. (2014, May) Rehabilitation of the Burn Survivor: Moving Beyond the Scars. Lecture presented at the Arkansas Rehabilitation Trauma Conference, Little Rock, AR.

Yelvington, M. (2014, March) Fundamentals of Burn Care and Assessing the Scald Risks with Microwave Usage presented at the American Burn Association National Conference, Boston, MA.

Files, A., Brown, S., Yelvington, M. (2014, March) Safe is Smart: Pediatric Burn Prevention Education presented at UAMS Research Day, Little Rock, AR.

Wilkinson, G., Yelvington, M. (2014, March) The Whole Puzzle, Not Just the Pieces - Long term needs of Young Adult Burn Survivors presented at Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, OK.

Yelvington, M. (2013, January). Prevention of Microwave Scald Burns. KATV news segment.

McNeill, V. (2012, September) Childhood Obesity: The Role of PT in a Multidisciplinary Clinic presented at American Physical Therapy Association Section on Pediatrics Annual Conference, Orlando, FL.

Odom, B., (2012, September) Icky Yucky Wounds in NICU, Wound Care in School-Aged Children with Spina Bifida, and Icky Yucky Wounds in Children presented at American Physical Therapy Association Section on Pediatrics Annual Conference, Orlando, FL.

Bartley, W. (2012, March) Prevention and Treatment of Cheerleading & Dance Injuries presented as KATV segment and Guest Lecturer for the Arkansas Cheer and Dance Coaches Association, Little Rock, AR.

Odom, B., (2011, April) Reducing Pressure Ulcers and Cost: Implementing a Specialty Bed Algorithm presented at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Research Day, Little Rock, AR.

Reasbeck, Della (2011, April) Exercises and SF presented at the 9th Annual Cystic Fibrosis Family Resource Day, Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, AR.

Yelvington, M, (2010, November) Southern Recipes for Successful Burn Rehabilitation presented at the Southern Medication Association Burn Conference, Memphis, TN.

Odom, B., McKitrick-Bandy, B., Willey, M., Sepe, S., Yelvington, M., Scoggins, K., Yates, S., (2010, November) Bridging The Gap of Therapy Services presented at Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, AR.

Yelvington, M., (2008, November) From Reaction to Rehabilitation: Continuing Education of Staff Therapists presented at the Southern Medical Association Burn Conference, Richmond, VA.

Reasbeck, Della (2007, October) Case Studies and Research in Pediatric Physical Therapy, Physical Therapy Intervention After Placement of a Berlin Heart Prior to a Heart Transplant in a Pediatric Patient: A Case Study. University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR.

McKitrick-Bandy, B. (2001, October) Physical Therapy for Children with Illizorov Devices and External Fixators conference presented at Arkansas Children's Hospital Bridging the Gap-from Hospital to Community conference, Little Rock, AR.

McKitrick-Bandy, B. (1999, August) Standardized Testing Instruments in Pediatrics presented at conference co-sponsored by Arkansas Children's Hospital and Arkansas Easter Seal Society, Little Rock, AR.

McKitrick-Bandy, B. (1997, June) Use of NMES in a Child with Spina Bifida: A Case Study presented at American Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference, Boston, MA.

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Poster Presentations

Yelvington, M., (2014, March). Burn Survivors Find Inspiration Supporting Other Survivors. Poster session presented at the meeting of the American Burn Association, Boston, MA.

Booth M, Lowe L, Shephard S, Hall RW, Yates C. (2014, February) Can massage therapy be used to induce sleep in preterm infants? Poster session presented at the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, Las Vegas, NV.

Purkiss M, McKitrick-Bandy B, Yates C. (2014, February) Functional Progression in a Child with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) After Initiation of early mobility in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU): A Case Report. Presented at the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, Las Vegas, NV.

Yelvington, M., Wilkinson, G., Rinewalt, N. (2013, November) Burned by Social Media: A YouTube Challenge and Hearing the Lost Voice: Filling the Gap between Burn Camp and Adult Survivor Support Groups presented at The Southern Medical Association, Southern Region Burn Conference, Tampa, FL.

Yelvington, M. (2010, December) Neoprene splints: an effective method of scar management? A case study and Under Pressure: Neoprene as a scar management modality presented at The Southern Medical Association - Southern Region Burn Conference, Memphis, TN.

Odom, B. (2011, June) Enhanced Tracheostomy Wound Healing Using Maltodextrin And Silver Alginate Compounds in Pediatric Patients and Reducing Pressure Ulcers and Cost: Implementing a Specialty Bed Algorithm presented at the Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin & Wound Care, Washington, DC.

Odom, B. (2001, April) Reducing Pressure Ulcers and Cost: Implementing a Specialty Bed Algorithm presented at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Research Day, Little Rock, AR.

McNeill, V., Young, K., Razzaq, S., Ramsey, T., Kellam, V., Gross, G., Daniels, K., Ward-Begnoche, W. (2010, June). Creative Design and Implementation of an Exercise DVD for The Overweight/Obese Pediatric Population presented at the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Conference in Minneapolis, MN.

Reasbeck, D. (2007, February) Physical Therapy Intervention After Placement of a Berlin Heart Prior to a Heart Transplant in a Pediatric Patient: A Case Study presented at Combined Sections Meeting of

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Teaching and Guest Lectures

Therapists from Arkansas Children's Hospital frequently provide discipline or diagnosis specific lectures to the many Occupational and Physical Therapy programs throughout the state.

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Certifications and Specializations

ABPTS Pediatric Certified Specialist (PCS) - Mike Nelson, Della Reasbeck,

AOTA Specialty Certification in Feeding, Eating, and Swallowing - Kathy Scoggins

AOTA Board Certification in Physical Rehabilitation (BCPR)- Mandy Yelvington

Therapeutic Listening Provider - Tessa Davis, Kara Kennedy

Certified Brain Injury Specialist - Tessa Davis

Schroth Certification - Beth McKitrick-Bandy

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