Frontiers in Pediatric Neurology

by TM Ananda Kesavan

The aim of this book is to focus on the “frontiers in pediatric neurology”. Neurological problems in children are a leading cause for morbidity, and sometimes mortality in India, and other middle-income countries. Diseases of the nervous system are quite common in children in the developing countries. They are one of the main causes of morbidity and mortality in our children. This book consists of 30 chapters. It includes pitfalls in neurological examination of children, malformations of the central nervous system, perinatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, neurodegenerative disorders, neural tube defects, cerebral palsy, neuronal migration disorders, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, Guillain-Barré syndrome, autoimmune encephalitis in children, tuberculous meningitis, cerebrospinal fluid examination in bacterial meningitis, cerebral malaria, neurocysticercosis, neurological manifestations in human immunodeficiency virus infection, febrile seizures, epileptic syndromes, practical management of status epilepticus, cerebral edema, muscle disorders, approach to a child with ataxia, an approach to children with neurogenic bladder dysfunction and brain death in children. This book is useful for postgraduate students in pediatrics and pediatric neurology, practicing pediatricians and faculty from teaching hospitals.


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Kesavan TM Ananda Govt. Medical College, Thrissur, Kerala, India
ISBN 9789386261755
Speciality Pediatrics, Neurology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12989
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2017
Pages 276
Book Type Professional


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