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Cerebral Palsies: Epidemiology and Causal Pathways / Edition 1
     

Cerebral Palsies: Epidemiology and Causal Pathways / Edition 1

by Fiona J. Stanley, Eve Blair, Eva Alberman
 

ISBN-10: 1898683204

ISBN-13: 9781898683209

Pub. Date: 01/18/2000

Publisher: Wiley

This is a clinical text about the commonest physical disability - the cerebral palsies. It follows up on the authors' earlier work The Epidemiology of the Cerebral Palsies, and its focus is still on epidemiology. In Cerebral Palsies: Epidemiology and Causal Pathways the authors offer:
Guidance on how best to study causes
Advice on how to use the

Overview

This is a clinical text about the commonest physical disability - the cerebral palsies. It follows up on the authors' earlier work The Epidemiology of the Cerebral Palsies, and its focus is still on epidemiology. In Cerebral Palsies: Epidemiology and Causal Pathways the authors offer:
Guidance on how best to study causes
Advice on how to use the massive amount of information available internationally
Novel ways to collect and analyse data
A complete review of all published data on trends in the cerebral palsies
New ways of thinking about causal pathways in the cerebral palsies which suggest possible new prevention pathway
A chapter devoted to systematic management of the cerebral palsies.
This is a timely update and an essential guide to good epidemiological research into cerebral palsies and related areas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781898683209
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/18/2000
Series:
Clinics in Developmental Medicine Series , #151
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.94(d)

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Table of Contents

Glossary; 1. Introduction; 2. What are the cerebral palsies?; 3. The classification of the cerebral palsies; 4. How common are the cerebral palsies?; 5. Causal pathways to the cerebral palsies: a new aetiological model; 6. Causal pathways initiated preconceptionally or in early pregnancy; 7. Pathways to cerebral palsy involving very preterm birth; 8. Pathways to cerebral palsy involving intrauterine growth restriction; 9. Pathways to cerebral palsy involving signs of birth asphyxia; 10. The special case of multiple pregnancy; 11. Postneonatally acquired cerebral palsy: incidence and antecedents; 12. Possibilities for the prevention of the cerebral palsies: social and medical factors; 13. Epidemiological issues in evaluating the management of cerebral palsy; 14. Towards a new era in cerebral palsy epidemiology?; Appendix; References; Index.

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