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Clinical Pediatric Neurology

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Clinical Pediatric Neurology

SKU# 9781933864228

Author: Ronald David MD


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"This new edition fills an important gap in the literature by providing a concise treatment of pediatric neurology that focuses on the most commonly seen diseases with clinical guidelines that help today´ busy practitioner find answers quickly. The book is divided into three sections starting with the tools required for a pediatric neurologic evaluation, then moving through classic disease states and disorders with the last section focusing on approaches to key clinical problems in children and adolescents. Each section is edited by the key opinion leaders in the field with dynamic features that get to the information quickly including:
  • Tools for diagnosis
  • Chapter opening outlines
  • Disease "Features" tables
  • "Pearls and Perils" boxes
  • "Consider Consultation When¬¥ " boxes
  • Selected annotated bibliographies
  • Key Clinical Questions

Product Details 

  • Publication Date April 23, 2009
  • Page Count 656
  • Product Form Hardback
  • ISBN 13 9781933864228
  • EISBN 9781935281139

Table of Contents 

"Pediatric Neurologic Evaluation: Neurologic History; The Neurologic Examination of the Preterm and Fullterm Neonate and of the Infant; The Neurologic Examination of the Young Child; The Neurologic Examination of the School-Age and Adolescent Child; The Electroencephalogram, Electrodiagnostic Evaluation of Pediatric Neuromuscular Disease; Clinical Evaluation with Evoked Responses; Neuroimaging Techniques. General Pediatric Neurologic Diseases and Disorders: Toxic and Metabolic Encephalopathies; Traumatic Encephalopathies; The Epilepsies; Movement Disorders in Childhood; Infections of the Central Nervous System; Vascular Disease in Infants and Children; Inborn Errors of Metabolism I: Neurologic Degenerative Diseases; Inborn Errors of Metabolism II: Disorders of Purine and Amino Acid Metabolism; Neoplastic Diseases; Neuromuscular Disease in Children; Order of Nervous System Development; Disorders of Nervous System Development; Disorders of Motor Execution I: Cerebral Palsy; Disorders of Motor Execution II: Higher-Order Motor Deficits; Disorders of Cognitive Function in the Preschooler; Learning Disabilities. Common Pediatric Neurologic Problems: Coma and Other States of Altered Awareness in Children; Headaches; Febrile Seizures; The Child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; Sleep Disorders. Appendix: A Proposed Approach to Nosology. Bibliography. Index."

Editorial Review(s) 

While there are many pediatric neurology books, this one is accessible to a wide variety of healthcare professionals. The authors strived to provide a resource somewhere between a voluminous reference and a smaller introductory book, and they have succeeded. In this edition, the authors have updated their chapters with the latest research. This book should appeal to medical students, nurses, and physicians who care for pediatric patients. - Kevin Chapman, MD, (Barrow Neurological Institute), Doody’s Reviews