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Paediatric Neurology (2nd edition)

ISBN : 9780199603633

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¥9,031
Author: 
Rob Forsyth; Richard W. Newton
Pages
672 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
101 x 180 mm
Pub date
Jul 2012
Series
Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Paediatrics
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Paediatric Neurology contains all the necessary guidance to investigate, diagnose and treat many of the common and rare neurological conditions in paediatrics. Each condition is covered by its own topic providing information on symptoms and signs, complications and emergency intervention. Other contents include: anatomical diagrams for quick and easy reference; expert guidance on drug usage in paediatric neurology; highlighted emergencies section; and, North American perspectives on management.

Index: 

CLINICAL APPROACH
The consultation
What, where, and when
History taking
Examination
Higher cognitive function
Cranial nerves
Peripheral nervous system
Neonatal neurological examination
Real world examination sequences
Synthesis
NEURODIAGNOSTIC TOOLS
Principles of investigation
Principles of neuroradiology
Neuroradiological anatomy
Brainstem anatomy
Principles of neurophysiology
Peripheral neurophysiological tests
Neurophysiological testing of central sensory pathways
Specialist investigations
Practical procedures
Neuropsychological testing
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS
Agitation and confusion
Back pain
Behaviour disorders
Developmental delay
Exercise limitation and muscle pain
Eye movement abnormalities
Facial movement abnormalities
Facial sensation abnormalities
Floppy infant
Foot deformaties
Funny turns (paroxysmal episodes)
Funny turns: likely epilepsy?
Gait abnormalities
Head shape abnormalities
Head size abnormalities
Headache
Hearing loss
Incontinence
Movement abnormalities
MRI: developmental abnormalities
MRI: unexpected and incidental findings
MRI: white matter abnormalities
Numbness, pain and sensory disturbance
Peripheral weakness
Psychomotor regression
School failure
Sleep disturbance
Speech difficulties
Swallowing and feeding problems
Toe walking
Unsteadiness and falls
Visual disturbances
SPECIFIC CONDITIONS
Acquired brain injury
Acquired spinal cord injury
Autoimmune disease of the CNS
'Autoinflammatory' conditions
Autoimmune encephalitides
Cerebral palsy and neurodisability
Care of the disabled child
Feeding
Communication
Special Senses
Respiratory disease in neurodisability
Demyelinating disease
Epilepsy
Non-epileptic paroxysmal phenomena
Functional illness
Headache
Hydrocephalus
Idiophathic intracranial hypertension
Infection of the CNS
Metabolic disease: late presentations
Mitochondrial disease
Movement disorders
Neuromuscular disease
Neurocutaneous syndromes
Neurodegenerative conditions
Neurotransmitter disorders
Sleep disorders
Stroke and intracerebral haemorrhage
Tumours of the CNS
Vitamin-responsive disorders
CONSULTS WITH OTHER SERVICES
General principles
Cardiology consultations
Endocrinology consultations
Gastroenterology consultations
Neonatal unit consultations
Neurosurgical consultations
Oncology consultations
PICU consultations
Psychiatry consultations
Renal consultations
Respiratory consultations
Rheumatology consultations
EMERGENCIES
Acute agitation
Coma
Convulsive status epilepticus
Status dystonicus
Sudden onset visual loss
The child who suddenly stops walking
PHARMACOPOEIA

About the author: 

Rob Forsyth trained at Cambridge and Oxford Universities. His general paediatric training was in Nottingham before moving to Newcastle to complete a PhD in brain energy metabolism. After a fellowship in Vancouver he was appointed as consultant and senior lecturer in child neurology in Newcastle in 1997. He is National Training Adviser for the British Paediatric Neurology Association and Neurology Specialty Advisory Committee of the RCPCH.; Richard Newton trained at King's and Guy's in London and then completed a GP Vocational Training Scheme in Humberside. A growing interest in paediatric neurology then took him to Manchester where he completed his higher specialist training. He has been a consultant in paediatric neurology to the Manchester Children's Hospitals since 1983 and their Director of Clinical Services, later Medical Director from 1988 to 1997.

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