Clinical Approach to Pediatric Neurology: For Postgraduate Students and Practicing Pediatricians

by Piyush Gupta, Jaya Shankar Kaushik

The aim of this book is to focus on the Clinical Approach to Pediatric Neurology: For Postgraduate Students and Practicing Pediatricians. The book provides a simplified approach to diagnosis of various childhood neurological problems including seizure, encephalopathy, developmental delay, neuroregression, movement disorder, ataxia and neuromuscular weakness. The book has four sections. The first section covers clinical neuroanatomy, neuroimaging, electrophysiology, and other essential investigations in pediatric neurology. The second section focuses on how to approach a child with a specific neurological problem. Chapters on clinical approach highlight the points to be covered in history and examination. The text is replete with clinical pearls of wisdom to reach a clinical diagnosis and plan relevant investigations. The third section is the core of the book called “Residents’ Corner,” to help the residents to present a neurological case, thus imploring them to think in a logical sequence. Practical key boxes provide the templates that can help the residents on how to present important aspects of relevant neurological history or examination in a particular case. The book ends with quick notes on management issues of common neurological ailments encountered in day-to-day practice, relevant to both residents and practitioners.

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Author Author's Affiliation
1. Gupta Piyush
University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India; Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, UK; B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Nepal; IAP Education Center
University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India
University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, Email: prof.piyush.gupta@gmail.com
University College of Medicine, New Delhi
University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Delhi, e-mail: drpiyush@satyam.net.in
University College of Medical Sciences and GTB Hospital, Delhi, India
University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi
University College of Medical Sciences; Indian Pediatrics, New Delhi, India
Indian Academy of Pediatrics 2008-13; University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi
University College of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India; Indian Pediatrics; IAP Education Center
University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, New Delhi, India
University Co
2. Kaushik Jaya Shankar All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India
Pt BD Sharma Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India
Pt B D Sharma Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India
Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India
ISBN 9789351525509
Speciality Neurology, Pediatrics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18361
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2021
Pages 464
Book Type Professional

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