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This is the revised and updated edition of the reference in child neurology organized by presenting symptoms the way clinicians see patients. The book is divided by 18 major presenting symptoms - with the aim of facilitating quick and accurate diagnoses. Special features of this book include: symptoms covered range from headaches and muscle stiffness to paraplegia and cranial nerve dysfunction; each complaint is defined by age at onset, the course of illness, discriminating features, and treatment options; special emphasis is given to differential diagnosis; tightly written descriptions, decision trees, and disease tables aim to guide the reader from symptoms to precise diagnosis; basic science is discussed only when needed to explain diagnoses and treatments; expanded coverage is given to sections on AIDS in children, Lyme disease, mitochondrial disorders and paroxysmal disorders.
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Organized by chief complaint, this resource features clear algorithms thatAbout the Author:
Gerald Fenichel, MD, Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics and Chairman, Department of Neurology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee; Neurologist-in-Chief, Vanderbilt University Hospital and Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, Nashville
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Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # M-0721664636
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # E-0721664636