Acute Pediatric Neurology by Thomas Sejersen, Ching H. Wang

By Thomas Sejersen, Ching H. Wang

This e-book offers techniques for overview and remedy within the quarter of acute pediatric neurology; those are provided didactically with common use of illustrations and algorithms. Chapters within the first a part of the e-book talk about featuring signs of acute neurological stipulations. the second one a part of the publication covers significant components of acute pediatric neurology and every of those chapters has 3 key parts: description of offering signs; prompt tests; and urged interventions.


Acute Pediatric Neurology provides an obtainable, clinically centred advisor to help physicians within the emergency ward or in depth care unit in judgements on analysis and healing interventions in all significant acute pediatric neurological diseases.

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