9780071489256

Pediatric Practice Neurology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780071489256

  • ISBN10:

    0071489258

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-02-01
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical

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Summary

Pediatric Practice: Neurologyemphasizes the practical aspects of managing patients. While epidemiology, pathophysiology and diagnosis are covered, the emphasis of the book is on care of the patient, with the goal of optimizing care and improving the medical management and outcomes for these patients.

Author Biography

Paul R. Carney, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

James D. Geyer, MD
Neurology Consultants Of Tuscaloosa
Clinical Adjunct Professor, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
Acknowledgments
Section 1: Evaluation
1. History and Evaluation, Paul R. Carney and James D. Geyer
2. Neuroimaging in the Management of Neurological Disease, James D. Geyer, Camilo R. Gomez, Daniel C. Potts, Thomas Mareci, and Paul R. Carney
Section 2: Common Pediatric Neurologic Problems
3. Seizures and Epilepsy, Paul R. Carney and James D. Geyer
4. Febrile Seizures, Zhou Liu, James D. Geyer, and Paul R. Carney
5. Paroxysmal Disorders, Troy Payne
6. Headache, Paul R. Carney and James D. Geyer
7. Ataxia, Farjam Farzam
8. Abnormalities of Head Size: Microcephaly and Macrocephaly, Paul R. Carney and James D. Geyer
9. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Eileen B. Fennell
10. Learning and Language Disorders, Anne-Marie Slinger-Constant and Maria Wojtalewicz
11. Cerebral Palsy, Deborah Ringdahl, Carolyn Carter, Paul R. Carney, and James D. Geyer
12. Pediatric Sleep Medicine, Paul R. Carney, James D. Geyer, and Stephenie C. Dillard
Section 3: General Neurologic Disorders
13. Movement and Balance Disorders, Harrison C. Walker, Leon S. Dure IV, and Ray L. Watts
14. Neuropathy, Paul R. Carney, James D. Geyer, and Juan Idiaquez
15. Disorders of Muscle and Motor Function, Juan Idiaquez, Paul R. Carney, and James D. Geyer
16. Neuroinfectious Diseases, Marvin B. Harper, Cynthia J. Campen, Sarah M. Kranick, Daniel J. Licht, Mark Gorman, and Scott L. Pomeroy
17. Multiple Sclerosis White Matter, Khurram Bashir
18. Stroke, Paul R. Carney, James D. Geyer, Matthew A. Saxonhouse, and Camilo R. Gomez
19. Traumatic Brain Injury, Jose A. Pineda and Jeffrey R. Leonard
20. Toxic and Metabolic Encephalopathies, Edgard Andrade and Ronald Sanders
21. Genetic Testing for Neurological Disorders, Aditi I. Dagli and Charles A. Williams
22. Neurocutaneous Syndromes, Paul R. Carney and James D. Geyer
23. Metabolic Disorders, James D. Geyer, Paul R. Carney, and Stephenie C. Dillard
24. Inherited Neurodegenerative Disorders, Alan K. Percy
25. Brain Tumors, Gregory A. Murad, Michael Lynn, Amy A. Smith, David V. Smullen, Sharatchandra S. Bidari, Anna Co, and David W. Pincus
26. Malformations of the Nervous System in Relation to Ontogenesis, Harvey B. Sarnat and Laura Flores-Sarnat
27. Autism, Richard E. Frye
28. Newborn Neurology, Michael D. Weiss
29. Disorders of Vision and Ocular Motility, Jonathan Etter, M. Tariq Bhatti, Mays El-Dairi, and David Wallace
30. The Floppy Infant Syndrome, Paul R. Carney, James D. Geyer, and Edgard Andrade
31. Coma, Ikram Ul Haque
Index

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