Pediatric Neurology (2nd Edition)

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  • Authors: James Bale, Joshua Bonkowsky, Francis Filloux, Gary Hedlund, Paul Larsen, Denise Morita
  • ISBN: 9781138704169
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Publication Date: November 3, 2017
  • Format: Hardback – 376 pages
  • Language: English


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The fundamental goal of the revised edition of this acclaimed text is to provide comprehensive, practical, and straightforward information about the developing nervous system that is as relevant to those embarking on careers in Pediatric Neurology as it will be to the experienced practitioner who cares for infants, children, and adolescents. New to this edition are chapters on tumors of the nervous system, autism and related conditions, and practice parameters in child neurology.

Table of Contents
  1. Core Concepts.
    1. The neurological examination
    2. Neuroimaging
    3. Electrophysiology evaluation
    4. Cerebrospinal fluid
    5. Genetic evaluation
    6. Newborn screening and inborn errors of metabolism.
  2. A Problem-based Approach to Pediatric Neurological Disorders 
    1. Disorders of behavior and development
    2. Autism spectrum disorders and related conditions
    3. Disorders of hearing and language
    4. Disorders of head size and shape
    5. Disorders of cranial nerves. Disorders of peripheral nerves
    6. Disorders of gait and balance
    7. Disorders of sleep
    8. Stroke and acute focal deficits
    9. Headaches
    10. Seizures and other paroxysmal disorders
    11. Hypotonia and weakness
    12. Movement disorders
    13. Dysmorphic findings in pediatric neurology
    14. Disorders of the newborn
    15. Infections of the central nervous system
    16. Tumors of the central and peripheral nervous system
    17. Pediatric neurological emergencies
    18. Practice parameters: Utilizing evidence-based medicine to manage pediatric neurological disorders
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