by Pedro Weisleder, E. Steve Roach
Manual of Pediatric Neurology is an easy-to-read and easy-to-access text based on clinical scenarios. The book comprises a collection of chapters that address frequently encountered conditions in all clinical settings. These include the management of seizures in the emergency department, treatment of epilepsy in the outpatient setting, acute and chronic management of headaches, tic disorder, neuromuscular illnesses, CNS infections, and many more. Emphasis is placed on signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests as needed, as well as practical advice on treatment.
The book’s matter also covers topics tangentially related to child neurology such as syncope and ventriculo-peritoneal shunt failure. Emerging and rapidly changing topics in child neurology such as neonatal neurology and the management of stroke in children are also addressed. One chapter is devoted to the care of child neurology patients at the end of life.
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