Neurological Problems in Childhood

Neurological Problems in Childhood

1st Edition - June 14, 1993

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  • Author: Neil Gordon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483193717

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Neurological Problems in Childhood focuses on developmentally deviating and disabled children. This book provides an explicit and a well-balanced analyses and compilations of signs and symptoms of neurological problems, and how to deal with them in the examination room. Organized into 14 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the process of neurological examination relevant to the neonate and the infant. This text then discusses the significance of obtaining a careful description of symptoms and the need to question the child as well as the parents. Other chapters consider the variety of disorders that are genetically determined. This book discusses as well the abnormalities at birth due to faults in the early growth and development of the body. The final chapter deals with the advances in the field of genetics that contribute to the management of neurological diseases. This book is a valuable resource for pediatric neurologists, general pediatricians, and public health physicians.

Table of Contents


  • Foreword

    Preface

    Acknowledgments

    1 The Neurological Examination

    2 Some Presenting Symptoms and Signs

    3 Certain Genetically-Determined Conditions

    4 Developmental Abnormalities of the Brain and Spinal Cord

    5 Disorders of Mental Development

    6 Specific Disorders of Learning

    7 Disorders and Diseases of the Motor System

    8 Cerebral Palsy

    9 Epilepsy

    10 Infections of the Nervous System

    11 Degenerative Cerebral Diseases

    12 Neurological Disorders Complicating General Medical Conditions; and Neurosurgical Problems

    13 Emotional and Functional Disorders

    14 Envoi

    Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 352
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1993
  • Published: June 14, 1993
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483193717

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Neil Gordon

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