Paediatric Neurology by Rob ForsythPaediatric Neurology by Rob Forsyth

Paediatric Neurology

byRob Forsyth, Richard W. Newton

Paperback | August 7, 2012

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Paediatric Neurology contains all the necessary guidance to investigate, diagnose and treat many of the common and rare neurological conditions in paediatrics. Each condition is covered by its own topic providing information on symptoms and signs, complications and emergency intervention.Other contents include: anatomical diagrams for quick and easy reference; expert guidance on drug usage in paediatric neurology; highlighted emergencies section; and, North American perspectives on management.

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Rob Forsyth trained at Cambridge and Oxford Universities. His general paediatric training was in Nottingham before moving to Newcastle to complete a PhD in brain energy metabolism. After a fellowship in Vancouver he was appointed as consultant and senior lecturer in child neurology in Newcastle in 1997. He is National Training Adviser ...
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Title:Paediatric NeurologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:656 pagesPublished:August 7, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199603634

ISBN - 13:9780199603633

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Table of Contents

Clinical approachThe consultationWhat, where, and whenHistory takingExaminationHigher cognitive functionCranial nervesPeripheral nervous systemNeonatal neurological examinationReal world examination sequencesSynthesisNeurodiagnostic toolsPrinciples of investigationPrinciples of neuroradiologyNeuroradiological anatomyPrinciples of neurophysiologyPeripheral neurophysiological testsNeurophysiological testing of central sensory pathwaysSpecialist investigationsPractical proceduresNeuropsychological testingSigns and symptomsAgitation and confusionBack painBehaviour disordersDevelopmental delayExercise limitation and muscle painEye movement abnormalitiesFacial movement abnormalitiesFacial sensation abnormalitiesFloppy infantFoot deformatiesFunny turns (paroxysmal episodes)Funny turns: likely epilepsy?Gait abnormalitiesHead shape abnormalitiesHead size abnormalitiesHeadacheHearing lossIncontinenceMovement abnormalitiesMRI: developmental abnormalitiesMRI: unexpected and incidental findingsMRI: white matter abnormalitiesNumbness, pain and sensory disturbancePeripheral weaknessPsychomotor regressionSchool failureSleep disturbanceSpeech difficultiesSwallowing and feeding problemsToe walkingUnsteadiness and fallsVisual disturbancesSpecific conditionsAcquired brain injuryAcquired spinal cord injuryAutoimmune disease of the CNSCerebral palsy and neurodisabilityDemyelinating diseaseEpilepsyNon-epileptic paroxysmal phenomenaFunctional illnessHeadacheHydrocephalusIdiophathic intracranial hypertensionInfection of the CNSMetabolic disease: late presentationsMitochondrial diseaseMovement disordersNeuromuscular diseaseNeurocutaneous syndromesNeurodegenerative conditionsNeurotransmitter disordersSleep disordersStroke and intracerebral haemorrhageTumours of the CNSVitamin-responsive disordersConsults with other servicesGeneral principlesCardiology consultationsEndocrinology consultationsGastroenterology consultationsNeonatal unit consultationsNeurosurgical consultationsOncology consultationsPICU consultationsPsychiatry consultationsRenal consultationsRespiratory consultationsRheumatology consultationsEmergenciesAcute agitationComaConvulsive status epilepticusStatus dystonicusSudden onset visual lossThe child who suddenly stops walkingPharmacopoeia