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Title Disorders of the spinal cord in children / edited by Michael Pike.

Imprint London : Mac Keith Press, 2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource : illustrations (some color)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Clinics in developmental medicine
Clinics in developmental medicine.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents ""CONTENTS""; ""AUTHORS� APPOINTMENTS""; ""FOREWORD""; ""PREFACE""; ""1: THE NEUROLOGICAL EXAMINATION OF CHILDREN WITH SPINAL CORD DISORDERS""; ""History of present illness""; ""Clinical examination""; ""Important paediatric scenarios with myelopathy""; ""Summary""; ""2: IMAGING THE CORD""; ""Imaging techniques""; ""Spinal ultrasound""; ""Spinal MRI""; ""Summary""; ""3: CLINICAL NEUROPHYSIOLOGY OF THE SPINAL CORD""; ""Introduction""; ""Evaluation of sensory function""; ""Clinical use of SEPs""; ""Neurophysiological evaluation of spinal motor function: the anterior horn cell""
""Evaluation of corticospinal motor pathways: motor evoked potentials and centralmotor conduction time""""Summary""; ""4: SPINAL CORD MALFORMATIONS""; ""Classifications""; ""Embryology (Afonso and Catala 2003)""; ""Open dysraphism: MMC""; ""Occult dysraphism""; ""Caudal regression syndromes""; ""Summary""; ""5: SPINAL CORD ABSCESS, HAEMORRHAGE, AND TRAUMA""; ""Spinal cord abscess""; ""Spinal cord haemorrhage""; ""Spinal cord trauma in the paediatric population""; ""6: TUMOURS OF THE SPINE IN CHILDREN""; ""Introduction""; ""Intradural intramedullary tumours""
""Intradural extramedullary tumours""""Extradural tumours""; ""Management of spinal tumours""; ""Summary""; ""7: INFLAMMATORY, METABOLIC, VASCULAR, AND DEMYELINATING DISORDERS""; ""Acute transverse myelitis""; ""NMO""; ""Multiple sclerosis""; ""Radiation myelitis""; ""Tropical spastic paraparesis and HTLV-1-associated myelopathy""; ""Human immunodeficiency virus and myelopathy""; ""Spinal cord ischaemia""; ""Neurodegenerative, metabolic, and nutritional disorders affecting the spinal cord""; ""8: SPECIFIC ISSUES IN MANAGEMENT AND REHABILITATION""
""Rehabilitation: general paediatric and adolescent issues""""Motor rehabilitation""; ""Home modifications""; ""Sensation""; ""Respiratory complications""; ""Autonomic disturbances""; ""Orthopaedic complications""; ""Spasticity""; ""Wellness/fitness""; ""Psychosocial issues""; ""Scenario 1""; ""Scenario 2""; ""Summary""; ""9: PROSPECTS FOR SPINAL CORD REPAIR""; ""Targeting the acute injury phase""; ""Targeting post-acute events""; ""Concluding remarks""; ""COLOUR PLATE SECTION""; ""INDEX""; ""Advert""
Summary Covering the range of pediatric spinal cord disease, its clinical assessment, appropriate investigation, its medical and neurosurgical management and neuro-rehabilitation.
Subject Spinal cord -- Abnormalities.
Spinal cord -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Surgery -- General.
Children. (OCoLC)fst00854835
Spinal cord -- Abnormalities. (OCoLC)fst01129854
Spinal cord -- Diseases. (OCoLC)fst01129861
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Pike, Michael.
Other Form: Print version: Pike, Michael. Disorders of the Spinal Cord in Children. London : Mac Keith Press, ©2014 9781908316806
ISBN 9781908316844 (electronic bk.)
1908316845 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. DEBBG BV042794426
DEBSZ 481274715

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