Weiner & Levitt's Pediatric Neurology / Edition 4

Weiner & Levitt's Pediatric Neurology / Edition 4

by Patricia K. Duffner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781729319

ISBN-13: 9780781729314

Pub. Date: 03/28/2003

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins


Part of the House Officer Series, Weiner & Levitt's Pediatric Neurology, Fourth Edition has been extensively reorganized, thoroughly updated, and includes many algorithms and tables. The new structure presents the book in six sections, and is consistent with the ways in which clinicians approach their patients. The first section offers introductory chapters

Overview


Part of the House Officer Series, Weiner & Levitt's Pediatric Neurology, Fourth Edition has been extensively reorganized, thoroughly updated, and includes many algorithms and tables. The new structure presents the book in six sections, and is consistent with the ways in which clinicians approach their patients. The first section offers introductory chapters under the heading of evaluation, and includes neurologic history, neuro exam, and localization. The bulk of the material is in two sections and covers common complaints and specific diseases, while the remaining sections cover drugs and diagnostic and neuropsychological tests.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781729314
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Series:
House Officer Series
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
4.40(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents


  1. GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
  2. NEUROANATOMY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
  3. NEUROLOGIC HISTORY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
  4. NEUROLOGIC EXAMINATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
  5. FLOPPY INFANT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
  6. BACK PAIN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
  7. SPINAL CORD DISEASE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61
  8. NEUROPATHIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66
  9. MUSCLE DISEASES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78
  10. MYASTHENIA GRAVIS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89
  11. CEREBRAL PALSY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93
  12. HEMIPARESIS AND STROKE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100
  13. DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 113
  14. PROGRESSIVE DEGENERATIVE DISEASE . . . . . . . . . 120
  15. NEUROCUTANEOUS SYNDROMES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 130
  16. INFECTIOUS DISEASE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144
  17. SEIZURES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155
  18. FEBRILE SEIZURES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 168
  19. NEONATAL SEIZURES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173
  20. NONEPILEPTIC PAROXYSMAL EVENTS . . . . . . . . . . 177
  21. SLEEP DISORDERS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181
  22. COMPLICATIONS OF ANTIEPILEPTIC DRUGS . . . . 186
  23. GENETICS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 197
  24. HEADACHES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205
  25. LARGE HEADS, SMALL HEADS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 215
  26. BRAIN TUMORS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .222
  27. NEUROLOGIC COMPLICATIONS OF LEUKEMIA . . . . . . . . . . 230
  28. PSEUDOTUMOR CEREBRI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 236
  29. LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 240
  30. GAIT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 246
  31. CEREBELLAR ATAXIA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250
  32. MOVEMENT DISORDERS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 257
  33. OTHER MOVEMENT DISORDERS: MYOCLONUS, TICS, AND TREMORS . . . . . . . . . 264
  34. PERVASIVE DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS . . . . . . 268
  35. ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER . . . . . . . . . . . . 274
  36. VERTIGO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 277
  37. LUMBAR PUNCTURE AND CEREBROSPINAL FLUID EXAMINATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 283

APPENDICES I. KEY DEVELOPMENTAL MILESTONES . . . . . . . . . . 289
II. NEWBORN MATURITY RATING AND CLASSIFICATION . . . . . . . . . . 293
III. HEAD CIRCUMFERENCE FOR AGE PERCENTILES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 300
IV. AGE OF COPYING FIGURES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 303
V. APGAR SCORE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 305
VI. GLASGOW COMA SCALE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 306
Subject Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 325

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