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Acute pediatric neurology

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Thomas Sejersen, Ching H. Wang, editors. Springer , c2014.
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This book provides recommendations for evaluation and therapy in the area of acute pediatric neurology; these are presented didactically with frequent use of illustrations and algorithms. Chapters in the first part of the book discuss presenting symptoms of acute neurological conditions. The second part of the book covers major areas of acute pediatric neurology and each of these chapters has three key elements: description of presenting symptoms; recommended assessments; and recommended interv…
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Other Authors
Sejersen, Thomas
Wang, Ching H
Responsibility
Thomas Sejersen, Ching H. Wang, editors
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer
Date Published
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvii, 405 pages)
ISBN
9780857294906
9780857294913 (electronic bk.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Acute Disease
Nervous System Diseases - diagnosis
Nervous System Diseases - therapy
Neurologic Manifestations
Subjects (LCSH)
Adolescent
Child
Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Emergency Treatment
Infant
Nervous System Diseases
Neurology
Pediatric emergencies
Pediatric intensive care
Pediatric neurology
Pediatrics
Abstract
This book provides recommendations for evaluation and therapy in the area of acute pediatric neurology; these are presented didactically with frequent use of illustrations and algorithms. Chapters in the first part of the book discuss presenting symptoms of acute neurological conditions. The second part of the book covers major areas of acute pediatric neurology and each of these chapters has three key elements: description of presenting symptoms; recommended assessments; and recommended interventions.
Contents
Part I. Acute Neurological Symptoms -- Unconsciousness, Coma, and Death by Neurological Criteria -- Seizures -- Acute Headache -- Acute Disturbance of Motor Function -- Acute Disturbance of Vision -- Dizziness and Vertigo -- Acute Changes of Behavior and Memory -- Part II. Management of Acute Neurological Conditions -- Ischemic and Hypoxic Insults: Near Drowning, Asphyxia, Carbon Monoxide Poisoning -- Neurometabolic Crisis -- Approach to Childhood-Onset Muscle Cramps, Exercise Intolerance and Recurrent Myoglobinuria -- Management of Seizures and Status Epilepticus -- Management of Increased Intracranial Pressure -- Management of Migraine and Other Headaches -- Central Nervous System Infections (Bacteria and Parasites) -- Management of Acute Neuromuscular Disorders -- Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases -- Viral Infections, Autoimmune and Demyelinating Conditions of the Central Nervous System -- Spasticity, Dystonia, and Other Movement Disorders: A Comprehensive Treatment Guide -- Acute Pain.
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e-Book
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