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Clinical Neurophysiology of Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence

This one-of-a-kind reference is unique in its exclusive devotion to the clinical neurophysiology of children. Written by a stellar group of recognized authorities, it blends classical electrophysiological techniques such as EEG, EMG, and nerve conduction studies with today's most cutting-edge methods, including magnetic stimulation and magnetoencephalography. The result is the first comprehensive review of all clinical neurophysiological techniques used to treat children with neurological disorders. This stand-alone text is essential to anyone performs or interprets neurophysiologic tests on children.

Audience
Neurologists, Child Neurologists, Clinical Neurophysiologists

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Published: September 2005

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7506-7251-1

Contents

  • SECTION I

    Basic Principles and Maturational Change


    1. Basic Principles of Electroencephalography

    2. Electroencephalography of the Newborn: Normal Features

    3. Visual Analysis of the Neonatal Electroencephalogram

    4. Normal Development of the Electroencephalogram: Infancy Through
    Adolescence

    5. Visual Analysis of the Pediatric Electroencephalogram

    6. Clinical Neurophysiology of the Motor Unit in Infants and Children


    7. Maturational Changes vis-à-vis Neurophysiology Markers and the
    Development of Peripheral Nerves

    8. Somatosensory Evoked Potentials in Pediatrics—Normal

    9. Brainstem Auditory Evoked Potentials in Pediatrics—Normal

    10. Visual Evoked Potentials in Pediatrics—Normal


    SECTION II

    Disorders of Cerebral Function


    11. Age-Specific Seizure Disorders

    12. Neurophysiology of Language and Behavioral Disorders in Children

    13. Neonatal Electroencephalography: Abnormal Features

    14. Drug Effects on the Human Electroencephalogram

    15. Electroencephalography and Structural Disease of the Brain

    16. Manifestations of Metabolic, Toxic, and Degenerative Diseases

    17. Infectious Diseases

    18. Head Trauma

    19. Childhood Sleep-Wake Disorders

    20. The Diagnosis of Brain Death

    21. Ambulatory Electroencephalography

    22. Electroencephalography in Evaluation for Epilepsy Surgery in Children

    23. Long-Term Electroencephalogram and Video Monitoring

    24. Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring Using Evoked Potentials


    Abnormal Evoked Potentials


    25. Somatosensory Evoked Potentials in Pediatrics—Abnormal

    26. Brainstem Auditory Evoked Potentials in Pediatrics—Abnormal

    27. Visual Evoked Potentials in Pediatrics—Abnormal


    SECTION III

    Neuromuscular Disorders


    28. The Floppy Infant

    29. Facial and Bulbar Weakness

    30. Spinal Muscular Atrophies and Other Disorders of the Anterior Horn Cell

    31. Plexopathies and Nerve Root Lesions

    32. Focal Neuropathies in Children

    33. Clinical Neurophysiology of Pediatric Polyneuropathies

    34. Autonomic Testing in Childhood

    35. Neuromuscular Transmission Defects

    36. Muscle Disorders in Children: Neurophysiologic Contributions to
    Diagnosis and Management

    37. Neuromuscular Problems of the Critically Ill Neonate, Child, and Adolescent

    38. The Interrelation of DNA Analysis with Clinical Neurophysiology in the Diagnosis of
    Chronic Neuromuscular Disorder of Childhood


    SECTION IV

    Other Neurophysiologic Techniques

    39. Magnetoencephalography (MEG)

    40. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: An Overview

    41. Sphincter Dysfunction


    Index

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