Manual of Pediatric Neurology

Manual of Pediatric Neurology

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Manual of Pediatric Neurology is an easy-to-read and easy-to-access text based on clinical scenarios. Emphasis is placed on signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests as needed, and practical advice on treatment for childhood neurologic disorders. The book comprises a collection of chapters that address frequently encountered pediatric scenarios in all clinical settings. These include the management of seizures in the emergency department, treatment of epilepsy in the outpatient setting, acute management of headaches and many more. The book also covers topics juxtaposed to neurology such as neonatal neurology, neurogenetics, and the management of stroke in children. Special attention is placed on commonly encountered neurological conditions such as Tourette' syndrome, neuromuscular illnesses, and CNS infections. Interpretation of frequently used tests such as EEG, CSF analysis, and nerve conduction testing is also covered. Finally, one chapter is devoted to the care of child neurology patients at the end of life, i.e. palliative care.Infants and young children will also need to be sedated or given general anesthesia. A solution is to screen children using a limited study. This consists of a single series of T2- weighted axial images. This option does not provide theanbsp;...

Title:Manual of Pediatric Neurology
Author:Pedro Weisleder
Publisher:World Scientific - 2012


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