Paediatric neurology is a subspecialty dealing with neurological disorders in children.
This new edition has been thoroughly updated to present undergraduate and postgraduate students with the latest developments in the field of paediatric neurology.
Beginning with an introduction to the development, anatomy and functions of different parts of the nervous system, the following chapters describe numerous neurological disorders that may be encountered in children.
This practical guide describes proven diagnostic and management techniques, with special emphasis placed on neurological examination and history taking of children under the age of two years, and newborns.
Thoroughly updated new edition presenting latest developments in paediatric neurology
Emphasis on neurological examination and history taking of children under two years, and newborns
Includes more than 70 easy to understand figures and illustrations
Previous edition published in 2005
Kamalendu Chakrabarti MBBS DCH MD Child Specialist, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Chapter 1: Development of the Nervous System Chapter 2: Anatomy of Nervous System Chapter 3: Essential Functions of Different Parts of Cerebral Cortex and Effects of their Damage Chapter 4: The Cranial Nerves Chapter 5: The Neonatal Nervous System Chapter 6: Some Special Functions of Brain Chapter 7: Recording the Neurologic History and Examination Chapter 8: Neurological Examination of Children below 2 Years of Age Chapter 9: Neurologic History and Examination of the Newborn Chapter 10: Diagnostic Investigations of the Nervous System Chapter 11: Congenital Abnormalities of the Central Nervous System Chapter 12: Diseases of Nervous System of the Newborns Chapter 13: Seizures in Childhood Chapter 14: Infections of the Central Nervous System Chapter 15: Coma in the Pediatric Patients Chapter 16: Brain Tumors in Children Chapter 17: Motor System: Anatomy and Physiology and Effects of its Damage Chapter 18: Cerebellar Disturbances and Ataxia Chapter 19: Abnormal Movements Chapter 20: Disorders of Somatic Sensation Chapter 21: Diseases of the Spinal Cord Chapter 22: Nerve Root Lesions and Disorders of Peripheral Nerves Chapter 23: Disorders of Neuromuscular Transmitters and Myopathic Disorders Chapter 24: Cerebral Palsy Chapter 25: Cerebrovascular Diseases Chapter 26: Neurocutaneous Syndromes Chapter 27: Neurodegenerative Disorders