Neurodevelopmental Disabilities: Clinical Care for Children and Young Adults by Dilip R. PatelNeurodevelopmental Disabilities: Clinical Care for Children and Young Adults by Dilip R. Patel

Neurodevelopmental Disabilities: Clinical Care for Children and Young Adults

byDilip R. PatelEditorDonald E. Greydanus, Hatim A. Omar

Hardcover | March 23, 2011

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Increasingly more and more children with developmental disabilities survive into adulthood. Pediatricians and other clinicians are called upon to care for an increasing number of children with developmental disabilities in their practice and thus there is a need for a practical guide specifically written for paediatricians and primary care clinicians that addresses major concepts of neurodevelopmental pediatrics. In the United States, the specialty training leading to a conjoint board certification by the American Board of Pediatrics and American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, requires a total of 6 years of training (2 years of pediatrics, 1 year of neurology, 18 months of child neurology, 18 months of neurodevelopmental disabilities). As of December 2006, in the US, there were 241 pediatricians and 55 child neurologists certified in the subspecialty of Neurodevelopmental Disabilities. Thus most of the children with developmental disabilities are seen by pediatricians and therefore it is important for these pediatricians to be well informed of common issues in the field. The 60,000 or so pediatricians in the United States (and hundreds more in other countries) are the main target audience for a practical book on neurodevelopmental pediatrics.
Dilip R Patel, MD, FAAP, FSAM, FAACPDM, FACSM, is professor in the Department of Pediatrics and Human Development at the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing, Michigan, USA. He is a full time teaching faculty member in the Pediatric Residency Program at the Michigan State University Kalamazoo Center for Med...
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Title:Neurodevelopmental Disabilities: Clinical Care for Children and Young AdultsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:495 pagesPublished:March 23, 2011Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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NEURODEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

Clinical care for children and young adults

Patel DR, Greydanus DE, Omar HA, Merrick J, eds

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Foreword

I Leslie Rubin, MD

 

Chapter 1

Neurodevelopmental disabilities: Introduction and epidemiology

Dilip Patel and Joav Merrick

 

Chapter 2      

Basic concepts of developmental diagnosis

Dilip Patel

 

Chapter 3      

Psychological assessment and testing

Margo Adams Larsen, Erin Tentis-Berglund, Robin Joseph and Helen D Pratt

 

Chapter 4      

Inborn errors of metabolism

Manmohan Kamboj

 

Chapter 5      

Genetic evaluation in developmental disabilities

Helga Toriello

 

Chapter 6      

Neurodevelopmental aspects of common genetic syndromes

Helga Toriello

 

Chapter 7      

Autism spectrum disorders

Ahsan Nazeer

 

Chapter 8      

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Donald E Greydanus

 

Chapter 9      

Sleep in children and adolescents with neurobehavioral disorders

Bantu Chhangani and Donald E Greydanus

 

Chapter 10    

Learning disabilities

Helen D Pratt and Donald E Greydanus

 

Chapter 11    

Intellectual disability

Dilip Patel and Joav Merrick

 

Chapter 12    

Developmental language disorders

Nikola Nelson

 

Chapter 13    

Disorders of speech and voice

Helen Sharp and Stephen M Tasko

 

Chapter 14    

Tic disorders

Donald E Greydanus

 

Chapter 15    

Medical management of cerebral palsy

Nancy N Dodge

 

Chapter 16    

Myelomeningocele

Dilip R Patel

 

Chapter 17    

Pain in individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Lynn Breau, Meir Lotan and Jeffrey L Koh

 

Chapter 18    

Visual impairment

Katherine Bergwerk

 

Chapter 19    

Impact of neurodevelopmental disorders on hearing in children and adolescents

Bharti Katbamna and Teresa Crumptom

 

Chapter 20    

Sexuality and gynecological care

Donald E Greydanus and Hatim Omar

 

Chapter 21    

Dental aspects

Ilan Feldberg and Joav Merrick

 

Chapter 22    

General medical care of individuals with developmental disabilities

Joav Merrick and Mohammed Morad

 

Chapter 23    

Principles of team care for children with developmental disabilities

Dilip Patel and Helen D Pratt

 

Chapter 24    

Working with the family and care givers

Helen D Pratt

 

 

Chapter 25

Allied health professionals and intellectual disability: Moving towards independence

Meir Lotan

 

Chapter 26    

Adoption

Gary Diamond and and Yehuda Senecky

 

Chapter 27    

Palliative care and end-of-life issues

Joav Merrick and Mohammed Morad

 

Chapter 28    

Transition from child oriented to adult oriented health care

Dilip R Patel and Donald E Greydanus

 

Chapter 29    

Psychosocial functioning in youth with chronic illness

John A Yozwiak, Regan E Settles and Rachel F Steffens

 

Chapter 30

Parents and siblings

Joav Merrick, Isack Kandel and Mohammed Morad

 

Chapter 31

Parenthood

Joav Merrick, Isack Kandel and Mohammed Morad

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

 

Chapter 32

About the editors

 

Chapter 33

About Michigan State University College of Human Medicine

 

Chapter 34

About Division of Adolescent Medicine University of Kentucky

 

Chapter 35

About National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Jerusalem, Israel

 

INDEX

Index

 

 

 

   

 

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews:"Experts in this field provide a current review of specific topics in developmental disabilities in children and young adults in this book. . It seems to be targeted at residents and general practitioners likely to be called upon to treat these patients within their practice. It provides a good basic reference for this purpose. . This is a very readable and useful source of information for the management of children with developmental disorders within a general practice." (Michael G. White, Doody's Book Reviews, February, 2012)"A very useful book for pediatricians, developmental health professionals, pediatric neurologists and psychologists. . This volume reviews in 31 chapters the diagnosis, discusses the wide spectrum of pathology as part of a series of diseases and body systems, as well as outcomes and counseling." (Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews (PER), Vol. 9 (1), September, 2011)