Child Neurology / Edition 7

Child Neurology / Edition 7

by John H. Menkes
     
 

Revised to incorporate the latest advances in the neurosciences and clinical neurology, the Seventh Edition of this classic text provides practical, cost-effective problem-solving approaches to all diseases affecting the developing nervous system. In clinically relevant terms, the book explains how recent developments in molecular biology, genetics, neurochemistry,

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Revised to incorporate the latest advances in the neurosciences and clinical neurology, the Seventh Edition of this classic text provides practical, cost-effective problem-solving approaches to all diseases affecting the developing nervous system. In clinically relevant terms, the book explains how recent developments in molecular biology, genetics, neurochemistry, neurophysiology, neuropathology, and neuroimaging impact on diagnosis and treatment.

Chapters focus on specific disorders or groups of disorders and emphasize differential diagnosis, disease course, treatment, and prognosis. This edition has a new chapter on mitochondrial cytopathies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781751049
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
10/01/2005
Edition description:
Seventh Edition
Pages:
1100
Sales rank:
1,338,055
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents


  1. Inherited Metabolic Diseases of the Nervous Sytem
    John H. Menkes and William Wilcox
  2. Mitochondrial Cytopathies
    Harvey B. Sarnat and William Wilcox
  3. Heredodegenerative Diseases
    John H. Menkes
  4. Chromosomal Anomalies and Multiple Gene Syndromes
    John H. Menkes and Rena Falk
  5. Neuroembryology: Genetic Programming and Malformations of the Nervous System

    Part I: The New Embryology
    Harvey B. Sarnat

    Part II: Malformations of the Central Nervous System
    John H. Menkes, Harvey B. Sarnat and Laura Flores-Sarnat

  6. Perinatal Asphyxia and Trauma
    John H. Menkes and Harvey B.Sarnat
  7. Infections of the Nervous System
    Bernard Maria, James F. Bale, Jr., and G. Ellis Ziel
  8. Autoimmune and Postinfectious Diseases
    Augustin Legido
  9. Postnatal Trauma and Injuries by Physical Agents
    John H. Menkes and Richard C.Ellenbogen
  10. Toxic and Nutritional Disorders
    John H. Menkes
  11. Tumors of the Nervous System
    Bernard L. Maria and John H. Menkes
  12. Neurocutaneous Syndromes
    John H. Menkes and Bernard L. Maria
  13. Cerebrovascular Disorders
    Cesar C. Santos, Harvey B. Sarnat, and E. Steve Roach
  14. Epilepsy and Other Seizure Disorders
    Raman Sankar and John H. Menkes
  15. Non-epileptic Episodic Disorders
    A. David Rothner and John H. Menkes
  16. Diseases of the Motor Unit
    Harvey B. Sarnat and John H. Menkes
  17. Neurologic Manifestations of Systemic Disease
    Robert Snodgrass
  18. Disorders of Mental Development
    Marcel Kinsbourne and Frank Wood

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