Fenichel's Clinical Pediatric Neurology

Fenichel's Clinical Pediatric Neurology

A Signs and Symptoms Approach

8th Edition - June 27, 2019

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  • Authors: J. Eric Piña-Garza, Kaitlin C. James
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323485289

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Taking a practical, easy-to-reference signs and symptoms approach, Fenichel’s Clinical Pediatric Neurology, 8th Edition, provides a solid foundation in the diagnosis and management of primary neurologic disorders of childhood while bringing you fully up to date with recent developments in the field. It offers step-by-step, authoritative guidance that considers each presenting symptom in terms of differential diagnosis and treatment, reflecting real-life patient evaluation and management. Perfect for board exam preparation, office use, or residency reference, this well-organized, revised edition is an ideal introduction to this complex and fast-changing field.

Table of Contents

  • Pina-Garza: Fenichel's Clinical Pediatric Neurology 8th edition

    1. Paroxysmal Disorders

    2. Altered States of Consciousness

    3. Headache

    4. Increased Intracranial Pressure

    5. Psychomotor Retardation and Regression

    6. The Hypotonic Infant

    7. Flaccid Limb Weakness in Childhood

    8. Cramps, Muscle Stiffness, and Exercise Intolerance

    9. Sensory and Autonomic Disturbances

    10. Ataxia

    11. Hemiplegia

    12. Paraplegia and Quadriplegia

    13. Monoplegia

    14. Movement Disorders

    15. Disorders of Ocular Motility

    16. Disorders of the Visual System

    17. Lower Brainstem and Cranial Nerve Dysfunction

    18. Disorders of Cranial Volume and Shape

Product details

  • No. of pages: 400
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2019
  • Published: June 27, 2019
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323485289

About the Authors

J. Eric Piña-Garza

Dr. Piña-Garza earned his medical degree from Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon in Monterrey, Mexico, and worked in Social Service for the Department of Pediatrics at University’s Hospital in Monterrey. He served a rotating internship at University’s Hospital then completed a Pediatric Residency at Children’s Hospital of Austin at Brackenridge. He continued his post-doctoral training at Vanderbilt University as a neurology resident with special qualification in Child Neurology. He became a clinical instructor for the division of Child Neurology and a Neurophysiology/Epilepsy fellow in the Department of Neurology at Vanderbilt.

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Pediatric Epilepsy, Centennial Children’s Hospital, Department of Neurology, Tri-Star Medical Group Children’s Specialists

Kaitlin C. James

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