Prader-Willi Syndrome: Selected Research and Management Issues by Mary L. CaldwellPrader-Willi Syndrome: Selected Research and Management Issues by Mary L. Caldwell

Prader-Willi Syndrome: Selected Research and Management Issues

byMary L. CaldwellEditorRonald L. Taylor

Paperback | September 17, 2011

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Prader-Willi Syndrome: Selected Research and ManagementIssuesinvestigates the most recent developments in the diagnosis and management of individuals with the syndrome. This volume is not intended as a comprehensive review, but as a source of new, original research on this little understood syndrome. Alternative methods of identification and treatment are considered, and issues related to the nonmedical characteristics are explored.
Title:Prader-Willi Syndrome: Selected Research and Management IssuesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:110 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.07 inPublished:September 17, 2011Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1461283787

ISBN - 13:9781461283782

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Table of Contents

1 Issues in Prader-Willi Syndrome: Diagnosis, Characteristics, and Management.- Diagnosis.- Treatment.- Summary.- 2 The Etiology of Prader-Willi Syndrome: Clinical Implications of the Chromosome 15 Abnormalities.- Cytogenetic Basis for Prader-Willi Syndrome.- Clinical Implications of Cytogenetic Findings.- Future Research Directions.- Summary.- 3 Cognitive and Behavioral Characteristics.- Cognition.- Adaptive and Maladaptive Behavior.- Summary.- 4 Management of the Problems of Infancy: Hypotonia, Developmental Delay, and Feeding Problems.- Hypotonia and Developmental Delay.- Management of Hypotonia and Developmental Delay.- Management of Feeding Problems.- Other Management Issues of Early Infancy.- Summary.- 5 Behavior Management and Intervention.- Methodology in Behavior Analysis and Therapy.- Behavioral Treatment of Problems Common to Prader-Willi Syndrome.- Behavioral Treatment in Prader-Willi Syndrome.- Summary.- 6 Surgical Considerations in Prader-Willi Syndrome.- Surgery for Obesity Control.- Cosmetic Surgery.- Scoliosis Surgery.- Gonadal and Genetalia Surgery.- Surgery for Miscellaneous Problems.- Anesthetic Considerations in Children with Prader-Willi Syndrome.- Summary.- 7 Parent Concerns.- Concerns at the Time of the Birth of the Child.- Concerns from the Time of the Birth of the Child to the Onset of Weight Gain.- The Time from Weight Gain to the Beginning of Adolescence.- Adolescence and Postadolescence.- Conclusions: Suggestions for Physicians and Parents.- Parent Questionnaire.- Author Index.