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The third edition continues to be the only reference in pediatric neurology organized by "chief complaint". This unique format, which has been thoroughly revised and updated, presents a practical approach, from the initial features of the disease, to the possible causes and then to management. The book is organized into 18 chapters which cover the main neurological disorders of childhood. Review of the 2nd Edition: "An excellent reference source for pediatric neurology...Well organized and written...Strongly recommended...Valuable." --The Journal of Neurosurgery Features: * Up-to-date with all new references and new approaches to many complaints and diseases. * Features coverage of new anticonvulsant drugs, and an expanded discussion of childhood AIDS. * Where appropriate magnetic resonance images (MRI) have replaced CT scans in earlier editions. * Defines each complaint by age at onset, course of illness, discriminating features, and treatment options. * Includes a complete differential diagnosis of each presenting complaint, in table form, for easy reference. * Cross-references disorders with diverse initial features, offering fast access to relevant information. * Allows readers to work their way through the difficult subject of neurodegenerative disorders, especially those caused by inborn errors of metabolism, with clearly designed algorithms. * Excellent for preparation for Pediatric Neurology portion of Board Certification Examinations.
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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 W B Saunders Co, 1997. Hardcover. Condition: New. 3rd. Seller Inventory # DADAX0721668526
Book Description Elsevier. Condition: New. pp. 405. Seller Inventory # 7136505