By Bernard L. Maria

During this paintings, specialists give a contribution their own protocols for facing the neurologic problems obvious in perform. 3 significant sections include this booklet: part one provides scientific perform developments, together with the neurologic exam; part covers the workplace stopover at, organised through seizures and epilepsy, headache, developmental hold up, university readiness and ADHD, by means of different proceedings; and part 3 offers with the hospitalized baby.

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Determination of Brain Death in Children H. Kenneth Spalding, MD, And Salvatore R. C. 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Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Document Page 377 INDEX A Abdomen examination, 26 Abetalipoproteinemia, 176, 177, 178 Absence seizures, 130133 childhood, 131 clinical features of, 139 differential diagnosis, 138139 EEG, 132, 133, 138 juvenile, 132 length of treatment, 133 micturitional, 132 monoclonic, 132 prognosis, 139 treatment, 132133 Abuse, 40 head trauma due to, 57 sexual, 159 Accident proneness, 68 Acetaminophen, for migraine, 47, 59 for febrile seizure, 122 Acetazolamide, for absence epilepsies, 132 Achalasia, 177 Achievement and ability, discrepancy, 114 Acting out, 116 Acute brain injury, 78 Acute neurologic disease, pediatrician competency, 3435 Acute seizure emergencies, 289295 Acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiencies, 178 Adderall, 8788 contraindications, 88 side effects, 88 Adenoid hypertrophy, 225 ADHD, 3132, 6797 aggressive behaviors, 72, 82 allergies, 79 antiepileptic drugs, 78, 144147 with anxiety and/or depressive disorders, 83 behavior modification, 9094 behavioral checklist, 68 bipolar disorder and, 81 case management, 83 cognitive disorders and, 80 comorbidity, 77, 8184 conduct disorder, 80, 82 continuum, 67 developmental issues, 71 differential diagnosis, 77, 78 DSM-IV, 67, 71, 72 dysthymic disorder and, 81 epilepsy and, 78 evaluation forms, 7576 examination, 7273 family-based therapies, 94, 9697 functional analysis, 91 growth parameters, 72 incidence, 77 inhibition, 71 interventions, 97 laboratory testing, 73 language delay, 67 learning disorders and, 80, 81 maintenance therapy, 97 mimicry, 74, 77, 78 monitoring, 89 mood disorder and, 81 obtaining history, 71 oppositional defiant disorder, 80, 8183 parent reports, 82 parent training, 96 pathophysiology, 77 peer interactions, 95 pharmacotherapy, 8589 psychiatric disorders and, 80 psychological evaluation, 82 psychological treatment, 94 psychometric testing, 73 seizure disorders and, 78 self-esteem, 72 social history, 72 social problem solving, 95 spectrum, 67 speech disorders in, 81 stimulant drugs for, 83 stress inoculation, 95 subgroups, 72 teacher reports, 82 temper tantrums, 72 therapy, 9497 tic disorders in, 81 Tourette's syndrome and, 79, 81 treatment, 83, 9192 treatment failure, 89 Adjustment disorder, 271 Adrenal insufficiency, 177 Adrenoleukodystrophy, 174, 177, 180 neonatal, 178 X-linked, 178 Advocacy, 9, 40 Aggressive behaviors, 72 and brain injury, 78 Agoraphobia, 236 Alacrima, 177 Alcohol use, parental, 79 Alice in Wonderland syndrome, 46, 52, 160 Alopecia, 25, 175, 178 Alpha motor neuron, 24 Alpha-fetoprotein, 282 Altered states of consciousness, 317324 Amblyopia, 264265, 268 Amitriptyline for migraine, 48, 63 for post-traumatic headache, 57 side effects caution, 58 Angiitis, 364365 Anion gap, 258 Anticonvulsants, 6465 for migraine, 48 prevention of migraine, 61 Antidepressants, 6364, 272 dosage, 64, 272 for headache, 56 side effects, 64 Antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), 144147, 151 choice of, 128 discontinuation of, 154155, 156158 medication changes, 154 monitoring, 154 prognosis, 156 reduction of recurrence, 127 risk vs.

C. C. [/PU][DP]1999[/DP]End of Citation Page 380 Dysmorphism, 175 Dysphasia, 107 Dysphraxia, verbal, 115 Dyssomnias, 225226 Dyssynergia, 254 Dystonia, 175, 261262 Dystonia muscularum deformans, 177 Dystonic posturing, 197 E Ear infections, and language acqusition, 109 Ecchymoses, 26 Eczema, 26 Educational disadvantage, 114 Educational problems, 22 Electrical status epilepticus of sleep, 227 Electrocorticography, 137 Electroencephalogram (EEG) in absence epilepsy syndrome, 139 in absense seizures, 132, 133, 138 in epilepsy, 118, 121, 157 epileptiform abnormalities, 126 in febrile seizures, 123 in juvenile absence epilepsy, 139 in juvenile epilepsy, 141 in myoclonic seizures, 140 Emergencies, 39 Emergency management, 293 Emery-Dreyfuss muscular dystrophy, 251 Emotional development, 98 Emotional disorder, 115 Emotional disturbance, 114 Encephalitis, 123, 296301 Encephalopathy, acute, 176 Encoding processes, deficits in, 77 Endocrine disorders, 79 Endolymphatic hydrops, 240 Environmental toxins, 79 Epilepsy, 118119 ADHD and, 78 benign rolandic, 125 with cerebral palsy, 125 cerebrovascular disease and, 125 clinical evaluation of, 149150 cryptogenic, 119 definition, 148 diagnosis of, 118, 148 EEG in, 118, 139, 157 epidemiology, 148149 etiology, 149, 157 family history, 157 frequency of, 148 generalized, 119 hospital discharges, 21, 23 idiopathic, 119 international classification of, 119 juvenile absence, 139 juvenile myoclonic, 119, 131, 141 localization-related, 119 long-term remission, 127 long-term therapy, 150 managing, 144 mental retardation and, 125, 157 monitoring treatment, 154 monotherapy, 145 monotherapy vs.

Grinenko, MD 244 50. Neuromuscular Disorders Teresa Massagli, MD, and Harvey B. Sarnat, MD, FRCPC 248 51. Ataxia, Clumsiness, and Tremor Raymond S. Kandt, MD 253 52. Paroxysmal Movement Disorders in Children Harvey S. Singer, MD 260 53. Visual System Problems Michael X. Repka, MD 264 54. Childhood Depression Tanya K. Murphy, MD 269 55. Conversion Reaction Mohammad Maisami, MD 274 56. Neurocutaneous Syndromes Bruce O. C. [/PU][DP]1999[/DP]End of Citation Page xi Section 3 The Hospitalized Child 57.

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