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Clinical Neurophysiology of Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence

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This one-of-a-kind reference is unique in its exclusive devotion to the clinical neurophysiology of children. Written by a stellar group of recognized authorities, it blends classical electrophysiological techniques such as EEG, EMG, and nerve conduction studies with today's most cutting-edge methods, including magnetic stimulation and magnetoencephalography. The result is the first comprehensive review of all clinical neurophysiological techniques used to treat children with neurological disorders. This stand-alone text is essential to anyone performs or interprets neurophysiologic tests on children.

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Key Features

    • Provides detailed correlations between clinical features and neurophysiological studies, as well as vital information on both common and rare neurological disorders.
    • Includes practical guidelines on interpreting neonatal and pediatric EEGs.
    • Details the use of magnetoencephalogrphy in the localization of cerebral function.
    • Features intracranial EEG monitoring in the evaluation of children with medically intractable epilepsy.
    • Explores the neurophysiology of language and behavioral disorders in children.
    • Addresses intraoperative evoked potentials as a means of gathering subtle clinical information.
    • Discusses the interrelation of DNA analysis and clinical neurophysiology in the diagnosis of chronic neuromuscular disorders of childhood.
    • Examines the neurophysiological root of frequently encounter pediatric sleep disorders.
    • Presents concise descriptions of the neurological disorders in which clinical neurophysiological testing is valuable.
    • Organizes information in an easy-to-find, clinically relevant manner.

Author Information

    By Gregory L. Holmes, MD, Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Boston; Director, Division of Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA; Solomon Moshe, MD, Professor of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York; Department of Neurology, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York; and H. Royden Jones, Jr., MD, Clinical Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School; Jaime Ortiz-Patino Chair of Neurology, Lahey Hitchcock Medical Center, Burlington; Director of EMG Laboratory, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

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Clinical Neurophysiology of Infancy, Childhood, and Adolescence
  • Hardcover
  • Reference
  • 888 Pages
  • Trim Size: 8 1/2 X 10 7/8 in
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-7251-1
  • Copyright: 2006