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Title Diseases of the nervous system in childhood
Edition Third edition / edited by Jean Aicardi with Martin Bax and Christopher Gillberg
Published London : Mac Keith Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (x, 965 pages) : illustrations
Series Clinics in developmental medicine
Clinics in developmental medicine.
Contents Neurological diseases in the perinatal period / Linda de Vries -- Malformations of the central nervous system -- Neurocutaneous diseases and syndromes -- Neurological and behavioural aspects of genetic abnormalities and dysmorphic syndromes including some 'behavioural phenotype syndromes' / Christopher Gillberg, Jean Aicardi, and Martin Bax -- Osseous malformations of the skull and cervical vertebrae -- Hydrocephalus and non-traumatic pericerebral collections -- Cerebral palsy / Ingeborg Krägeloh-Mann and Martin Bax -- Metabolic diseases / Hélène Ogier, Folker Hanefeld, and Jean Aicardi -- Heredodegenerative disorders / Jean Aicardi and Folker Hanefeld -- Infectious diseases / Cheryl Hemingway and Hermione Lyall -- Parainfectious and other inflammatory disorders of immunological origin / Folker Hanefeld and Jean Aicardi -- Accidental and non-accidental injuries by physical agents and toxic agents / J. Keith Brown and Robert A. Minns -- Tumours of the central nervous system and other space-occupying lesions -- Cerebrovascular disorders -- Epilepsy and other seizure disorders / Alexis Arzimanoglou and Jean Aicardi -- Paroxysmal disorders other than epilepsy -- Disorders of ocular motor and visual functions / Jean Aicardi and Carey Matsuba -- Hearing and vestibular function / Anne O'Hare -- Diseases of the motor neuron -- Disorders of the peripheral nerves / Robert Ouvrier and Jean Aicardi -- Muscle disorders / Kathryn North and Lloyd Shield -- Electrolyte and acid-base metabolism disturbances, nutritional disorders, and other systemic diseases -- Developmental and neuropsychiatric disorders of childhood / Christopher Gillberg -- Development : normal/delayed/disordered / Martin Bax and Christopher Gillberg -- Autism and autistic-like conditions / Christopher Gillberg -- Attention deficit hyperactivity and coexisting impairments / Christopher Gillberg
Summary Aicardi's authoritative book on pediatric neurology, covering a wide variety of neurologic diseases seen in neonates through to adolescence is the essential reference
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Children -- Diseases.
Pediatric neurology.
Nervous System Diseases.
Form Electronic book
Author Aicardi, Jean.
Bax, Martin.
Gillberg, Christopher, 1950-
ISBN 1898683921 (electronic bk.)
9781898683926 (electronic bk.)