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Clinical Child Neurology, 1st ed. 2019

Langue : Anglais

Coordonnateur : Salih Mustafa

Couverture de l’ouvrage Clinical Child Neurology
This book, which will hold global appeal, adopts a problem-based approach to childhood disorders of the nervous system with the aim of supporting practicing child neurologists, pediatricians, and residents in training in their management of children with neurological disorders. Throughout, the practical assistance that it offers is based firmly on the best available current scientific evidence. The various pediatric neurologic diseases and organ systems are covered by pediatric neurologists and scientists from leading university hospitals and health centers in both the developed and the developing world. In addition to the full range of more frequent disorders, the book spans the neurological aspects of neglected tropical diseases and neurogenetic diagnostic and management algorithms utilizing the power of emerging DNA technology. A further feature is the inclusion of didactic videos relating to epileptic and movement disorders. As an open access publication with a strong clinical focus, the book will be a handy and valuable reference and resource for all practitioners who deal with childhood neurological disorders.
Approach to status epilepticus.- Clinical features and management of childhood epileptic syndromes.- The genetics of childhood epilepsy: A clinical approach.- Management of neonatal and infantile seizures.- Management of refractory childhood epilepsy and epilepsy surgery.- New treatments for childhood epilepsy.- Neurodevelopment and social impact of childhood epilepsy.- Diseases of the lower motor unit.- Standards of care for childhood neuromuscular disorders.- Neuroinfections in childhood.- Neurological aspects of neglected tropical diseases.- Childhood neuroinflammatory disorders.- Childhood neurodegenerative disorders (ataxias and hereditary spastic paraplegia).- Movement disorders in childhood.- Childhood neuro-ophthalmic disorders.- Traumatic brain injury and disorders of intracranial pressure in children.- Cerebrovascular disease in children.- Tumors of the brain and spine, and paraneoplastic disorders in childhood.- Pain management, palliative care and ethical issues in child neurology.

Professor Mustafa Abdalla M. Salih earned an MBBS degree, a MD in Clinical Pediatrics, a Doctor of Medicine with Distinction from the University of Khartoum. He also earned a Doctor of Medical Science from Uppsala University in Sweden and he was elected Fellow to The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (FRCPCH, UK). He is Elected Fellow to the American Academy of Neurology (FAAN, USA). He previously served as Lecturer, Associate Professor and Professor of Pediatrics with the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Khartoum in Sudan. Currently, Prof. Salih serves as Professor of Pediatrics and Consultant Pediatric Neurologist at the College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

He has published (as of September 2015) 196 scientific articles in peer-reviewed medical journals, one supplement in the Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases and two supplements in the Saudi Medical Journal. He also authored two chapters in the textbook, Genetic Disorders Among Arab Populations, one chapter in the textbook, Diseases of DNA Repair and seven chapters on pediatric neurology in the Textbook of Clinical Pediatrics.

He is a former editor of the Sudanese Journal of Pediatrics, a former member of the editorial board of the Sudan Medical Journal and Guest Editor to two Saudi Medical Journal Supplements. Currently, he is the International Editor of Sudanese Journal of Paediatrics and Sudan Medical

 Journal. He is also a member of the editorial boards of The Journal of Pediatric Neurology, The Open Pediatric Medicine Journal, The Open Neurology Journal and The International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine; and Member of the Advisory Board of the Journal of Taibah University Medical Sciences. He holds a United States patent on a diagnostic method for congenital muscular dystrophy, and has evaluated new techniques for the rapid diagnosis of bacterial meningitis. Prof. Salih was awarded the President of Sudan Pri

​Provides a valuable resource for all physicians who deal with childhood neurological disorders

Covers the management of the full range of disorders based on current scientific evidence

Spans neurological aspects of neglected tropical diseases as well as neurogenetic diagnostic and management algorithms

Includes didactic videos for epileptic and movement disorders

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