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Smith's Recognizable Patterns of Human Deformation, 3rd Edition
John M. Graham, Jr., MD, ScD
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Smith's Recognizable Patterns of Human Deformation is the only book devoted to the diagnosis and management of birth defects resulting from mechanical forces in late gestation. It equips you with the evidenced-based guidance you need to intervene in a timely and effective manner to avoid long-term adverse secondary consequences.
Guides you through the initial clinical approach to suspected deformation problems, and then walks you through pathogenesis, diagnostic features, management, prognosis, and counseling for each condition.
Addresses a full range of lower extremity deformations · joint dislocations · nerve palsies · chest and spinal deformations · head and neck deformations · craniosynostoses and cranial bone variations · problems associated with abnormal birth presentation, birth palsies, and procedure-related defects · infant head shape variations and torticollis.
Helps you to distinguish deformations from malformations so you can manage them appropriately.
REVIEW OF THE LAST EDITION:
"Very practically and clinically oriented...This excellent book should be in the library of all who see infants and children." - Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics
By John M. Graham, Jr., MD, ScD, Professor of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; Director of Clinical Genetics and Dysmorphology, Director of Training in Medical Genetics, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
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