Pediatric Neuropsychology in the Medical Setting by Ida Sue BaronPediatric Neuropsychology in the Medical Setting by Ida Sue Baron

Pediatric Neuropsychology in the Medical Setting

byIda Sue Baron, Eileen B. Fennell, Kytja K.S. Voeller

Hardcover | August 1, 1995

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This book provides a basis for understanding the impact of medical conditions on the developing brain and offers much practical clinical information. The authors first review normal brain development and then the influences that disrupt it. Specific developmental and genetic disorders aredescribed. They explain the pediatric neuropsychological evaluation, from initial patient contact through assessment, interpretation and report writing. Many examples of how to obtain the best samples of behavior are given. Specific medical problems that affect brain-behavior functions areconsidered in-depth. These include hydrocephalus, epilepsy, head trauma, cancer, and cardiovascular and renal disease. Each chapter in this section provides essential information that contributes to an understanding of the system and of the impact of the illness of the child's brain function. Thisbook will be of value to neuropsychologists, neurologists, psychiatrists, rehabilitation specialists and other professionals directly involved in the care of children with medical conditions that affect brain function.
Ida Sue Baron is at Georgetown University.
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Title:Pediatric Neuropsychology in the Medical SettingFormat:HardcoverDimensions:464 pages, 9.49 × 6.46 × 1.46 inPublished:August 1, 1995Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195063457

ISBN - 13:9780195063455

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Pediatric NeuropsychologyI. Normal and Abnormal Brain Development2. The Developing Brain3. Neurodevelopmental and Genetic SyndromesII. The Pediatric Neurological and Neuropsychological Evaluation4. The Pediatric Neurological Examination5. Assessment of the Pediatric Patient6. The Interpretive Session and the ReportIII. Pediatric Medical Disorders and Their Neuropsychological Aspects7. Hydrocephalus and Myelomeningocele8. Epilepsy9. Head Trauma10. Cancer11. Cardiovascualr Disease12. Renal Disease13. Neuropsychiatric Disorders

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"The present volume stems from the authors' collective rich and varied experience..."--Contemporary Psychology