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Pediatric neurology [electronic resource] : essentials for general practice /
Peter L. Heilbroner, Glenn Y. Castaneda.
imprint
Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2007.
description
xii, 336 p. : ill.
ISBN
0781769450, 9780781769457
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imprint
Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2007.
isbn
0781769450
9780781769457
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Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
Suggestions for history and physical examination -- Headache -- School problems and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder -- Abnormal movements -- Behavioral and sleep problems -- Seizures, epilepsy, and related disorders -- Dizziness, fainting, and loss of balance -- Delay or regression of motor development associated with low muscle tone -- Autism and language disorders -- Cerebral palsy (static encephalopathy) and related problems -- Abnormalities of cranial size and shape, hydrocephalus, and spinal dysraphism -- Common neurological complications of trauma -- Stroke, acute paraparesis, and other serious disorders of acute and subacute onset -- Other important neurological syndromes.
catalogue key
6778829
 
Electronic reproduction. New York, N.Y. : Ovid Technologies, Inc. Available via World Wide Web.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
Summaries
Main Description
Geared to primary care practitioners, this straightforward, practical guide focuses on evaluation and management of commonpediatric neurologic conditions. Coverage includes routine disorders such as headaches, ADHD and school problems, autism, seizures, developmental delays, behavioral problems, tics, changes in gait, and dizziness, as well as neurologic conditions encountered in the emergency room. The authors address everyday questions such as how to distinguish serious from non-serious conditions, whether or not to order an EEG or MRI, what to do when a child does not respond to medication, and how to discuss common concerns with parents. Each chapter includes typical case studies.
Main Description
Pediatric Neurology Essentials for General Practice focuses on the most common pediatric neurological conditions and teaches practical skills and concepts useful in managing everyday cases. The primary purpose of this essential tool is to teach useful clinical skills while highlighting important clinical features to help differentiate serious from non-serious conditions. Each chapter is devoted to a common syndrome or set of disorders and includes typical case studies.
Long Description
Geared to primary care practitioners, this straightforward, practical guide focuses on evaluation and management of common pediatric neurologic conditions. Coverage includes routine disorders such as headaches, ADHD and school problems, autism, seizures, developmental delays, behavioral problems, tics, changes in gait, and dizziness, as well as neurologic conditions encountered in the emergency room. The authors address everyday questions such as how to distinguish serious from non-serious conditions, whether or not to order an EEG or MRI, what to do when a child does not respond to medication, and how to discuss common concerns with parents. Each chapter includes typical case studies.
Table of Contents
Introductionp. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Suggestions for History and Physical Examinationp. 1
Headachep. 34
School Problems and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorderp. 71
Abnormal Movementsp. 109
Behavioral and Sleep Problemsp. 126
Seizures, Epilepsy, and Related Disordersp. 147
Dizziness, Fainting, and Loss of Balancep. 188
Delay or Regression of Motor Development Associated with Low Muscle Tonep. 196
Autism and Language Disordersp. 210
Cerebral Palsy (Static Encephalopathy) and Related Problemsp. 223
Abnormalities of Cranial Size and Shape, Hydrocephalus, and Spinal Dysraphismp. 237
Common Neurological Complications of Traumap. 251
Stroke, Acute Paraparesis, and Other Serious Disorders of Acute and Subacute Onsetp. 269
Other Important Neurological Syndromesp. 287
Indexp. 317
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