This thoroughly updated second edition of Manual of Pediatric Balance Disorders remains a vital resource for clinicians and students specializing in pediatric vestibular and balance disorders. The text is organized for effective use in the clinic, classroom, bedside, or laboratory, and is separated into four parts: Basic Mechanisms, Clinical Evaluation, Pediatric Vestibular Disorders, and Treatment. Each chapter ends with Self-Assessment Questions to aid in reader comprehension and address important chapter topics. Manual of Pediatric Balance Disorders features contributions from 45 experts across the fields of otolaryngology, audiology, neurology, and physical therapy, and represents the distillation of years of cumulative clinical and research experience. New to the Second Edition: * New Co-Editor, Jacob R. Brodsky, MD, FACS, FAAP *Five new chapters with the latest research and findings on various testing and topics in pediatric balance disorders o Chapter 7. Video Head Impulse Testing (vHIT) o Chapter 12. New Horizons for the Evaluation of Functional Balance, Self-Motion Perception, Navigation, and Mobility o Chapter 13. Genetics and Metabolism in Pediatric Vestibular Disorders o Chapter 15. Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) o Chapter 24. Vertigo, Dizziness and Mental Health * Fully rewritten chapters on migraine and concussion * Updated references and self-assessment questions throughout * Includes videos
"This thoroughly updated second edition of Manual of Pediatric Balance Disorders remains a vital resource for clinicians and students specializing in pediatric vestibular and balance disorders. The text is organized for effective use in the clinic, classroom, bedside, or laboratory, and is separated into four parts: Basic Mechanisms, Clinical Evaluation, Pediatric Vestibular Disorders, and Treatment. Each chapter ends with Self-Assessment Questions to aid in reader comprehension and address important chapter topics. Manual of Pediatric Balance Disorders features contributions from 45 experts across the fields of otolaryngology, audiology, neurology, and physical therapy, and represents the distillation of years of cumulative clinical and research experience"--
This manual provides a focused and useful clinical guide to the psychiatric and psychological assessment of physically ill children and adolescents. Covering all of the common clinical psychiatric consultation questions that arise in the pediatric hospital, this book is designed for both novice trainees approaching their first pediatric consultation-liaison psychiatry rotations and advanced and experienced practitioners seeking information on psychopharmacological management of physically ill children.
The Comprehensive Handbook of Pediatric Audiology, Second Edition is the most wide-ranging and complete work of its kind, and has become the definitive reference in the specialty area of pediatric audiology. Content areas range from typical auditory development, to identification and diagnostic processes, to medical and audiologic management of childhood hearing and ear disorders. An interdisciplinary assembly of sixty-six internationally recognized experts from the fields of audiology, speech-language pathology, education, pediatric medicine, otology, and hearing science have contributed to this second edition. Building from the success of the first edition, and aligning with the evolution of the profession, this edition expands and deepens its coverage of early identification of hearing loss, etiology and medical considerations, and hearing technologies, especially implantable devices and the measurement of outcomes resulting from intervention. Updates to the new edition include: New chapters on the measurement of outcomes resulting from intervention, preventable hearing loss, implementation of newborn hearing screening programs, and the future of implantable devices, among othersReorganization for improved sequencing of content areaSubstantially updated chapters The Comprehensive Handbook of Pediatric Audiology, Second Edition is intended for use in doctoral-level education programs in audiology or hearing science, as well as to serve as an in-depth reference source for practicing audiologists and other professionals, educators, scientists, and policy makers seeking current and definitive information on evidence-based pediatric audiology practice.
Indispensable for all otolaryngologists who see children in their practice, as well as fellows and others in training, Cummings Pediatric Otolaryngology offers comprehensive, state-of-the-art coverage for evaluation and treatment of children with otolaryngologic disorders. The 2nd Edition features revised and updated content and numerous new chapters throughout, making it your #1 resource for the latest information, techniques, and treatments on improving otolaryngologic outcomes for children. Offers expanded discussion of common comorbidities occurring in children as well as challenging clinical problems in both healthy and medically complex children. Includes extensive new content on otology, as well as new chapters on pediatric speech disorders, 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, pediatric cochlear implantation, laryngotracheal clefts, pediatric tracheotomy and decannulation, and more. Covers hot topics such as evaluation and management of pediatric vestibular disorders and ankyloglossia and tight maxillary frenula. Provides detailed, authoritative coverage of every area of head and neck surgery, authored by leading experts in the field and carefully edited by a senior pediatric otolaryngologist, Dr. Marci M. Lesperance. Includes an all-new electronic appendix with supplemental pediatric content from Cummings Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, 7th edition and additional references. Features superb, full-color illustrations throughout.
The most comprehensive, authoritative reference of its kind, this acclaimed work examines a wide range of acquired, congenital, and developmental brain disorders and their impact on children’s neuropsychological functioning. Leading experts present state-of-the-art knowledge about how each condition affects the developing brain; the nature and severity of associated cognitive, behavioral, and psychosocial impairments; and effective approaches to clinical evaluation and treatment planning. New to This Edition *Reflects significant scientific advances. *An additional coeditor, Bruce F. Pennington. *Chapters on math, reading, and language disabilities; attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; autism; and intellectual disabilities. *Medical disorders not covered in prior edition: acute disseminated encephalomyelitis and multiple sclerosis; tuberous sclerosis; childhood stroke; and fetal alcohol syndrome. *A chapter on evidence-based neuropsychological interventions.
Now in a revised and expanded second edition, this authoritative work synthesizes the rapidly growing knowledge base on the human frontal lobes and their central role in behavior, cognition, health, and disease. Leading contributors address neuroanatomy, neurochemistry, and normal neuropsychological functioning, and describe the nature and consequences of frontal lobe dysfunction in specific neurological and psychiatric conditions. Second edition features include a new section on structural and functional neuroimaging and substantially expanded coverage of frontotemporal dementia and related disorders. Other new topics include self-consciousness, competence, and personality; new testing approaches; bipolar disorder; and adult-onset genetic disorders of the frontal lobes. The book is illustrated with nearly 100 figures.
ìBy far, the most comprehensive and detailed coverage of pediatric neuropsychology available in a single book today, Davis provides coverage of basic principles of pediatric neuropsychology, but overall the work highlights applications to daily practice and special problems encountered by the pediatric neuropsychologist.î Cecil R. Reynolds, PhD Texas A&M University "The breadth and depth of this body of work is impressive. Chapters written by some of the best researchers and authors in the field of pediatric neuropsychology address every possible perspective on brain-behavior relationships culminating in an encyclopedic textÖ. This [book] reflects how far and wide pediatric neuropsychology has come in the past 20 years and the promise of how far it will go in the next." Elaine Fletcher-Janzen, EdD, NCSP, ABPdN The Chicago School of Professional Psychology "...it would be hard to imagine a clinical situation in pediatric neuropsychology in whichthis book would fail as a valuable resource."--Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology "I believe there is much to recommend this hefty volume. It is a solid reference that I can see appreciating as a resource as I update my training bibliography."--Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society This landmark reference covers all aspects of pediatric neuropsychology from a research-based perspective, while presenting an applied focus with practical suggestions and guidelines for clinical practice. Useful both as a training manual for graduate students and as a comprehensive reference for experienced practitioners, it is an essential resource for those dealing with a pediatric population. This handbook provides an extensive overview of the most common medical conditions that neuropsychologists encounter while dealing with pediatric populations. It also discusses school-based issues such as special education law, consulting with school staff, and reintegrating children back into mainstream schools. It contains over 100 well-respected authors who are leading researchers in their respective fields. Additionally, each of the 95 chapters includes an up-to-date review of available research, resulting in the most comprehensive text on pediatric neuropsychology available in a single volume. Key Features: Provides thorough information on understanding functional neuroanatomy and development, and on using functional neuroimaging Highlights clinical practice issues, such as legal and ethical decision-making, dealing with child abuse and neglect, and working with school staff Describes a variety of professional issues that neuropsychologists must confront during their daily practice, such as ethics, multiculturalism, child abuse, forensics, and psychopharmacology
Gain a solid foundation in physical therapy for infants, children, and adolescents! Campbell's Physical Therapy for Children, 6th Edition provides essential information on pediatric physical therapy practice, management of children with musculoskeletal, neurological, and cardiopulmonary conditions, and special practice settings. Following the APTA’s Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, this text describes how to assess and evaluate health problems, select evidence-based interventions, and help children improve their range of motion, flexibility, and strength. What also sets this book apart is its emphasis on clinical reasoning, decision making, and family-centered care. Written by a team of PT experts led by Robert J. Palisano, this book is ideal for use by students and by clinicians in daily practice. Comprehensive coverage provides a thorough understanding of foundational knowledge for pediatric physical therapy, including social determinants of health, development, motor control, and motor learning, as well as physical therapy management of pediatric disorders, including examination, evaluation, goal setting, the plan of care, and outcomes evaluation. Focus on the elements of patient/client management in the APTA’s Guide to Physical Therapist Practice provides a framework for clinical decision making. Focus on the International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) of the World Health Organization (WHO) provides a standard language and framework for the description of health and health-related states, including levels of a person’s capacity and performance. Experienced, expert contributors help students prepare to become Board-Certified Pediatric Clinical Specialists and to succeed on the job. NEW! New chapter on social determinants of health and pediatric healthcare is added to this edition. NEW! New chapter on Down syndrome is added. NEW! 45 case scenarios in the eBook offer practice with clinical reasoning and decision making, and 123 video clips depict children’s movements, examination procedures, and physical therapy interventions. NEW! An ebook version is included with print purchase, providing access to all the text, figures, and references, plus the ability to search, customize content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud.
Otoacoustic Emissions: Principles, Procedures, and Protocols, Second Edition is a readable yet comprehensive source of information on otoacoustic emissions (OAEs). OAEs now play an important role in hearing screening and the clinical assessment of children and adults. The text begins with a succinct overview of OAEs and a historical description of their discovery and emergence as a clinical tool. Otoacoustic Emissions distills in 10 chapters the latest information on OAEs from basic research to clinical applications. The book is concise, but comprehensive, and covers the essentials of the subject from innovative and up-to-date perspectives. The second edition features updates across all chapters, including current research findings and changing perspectives on OAE taxonomy. Important information is highlighted with new and updated illustrations throughout the book. The material covered in the book is appropriate for intermediate and advanced students, and ideal for practicing audiologists. With a focus on practical information needed by the clinical audiologist and an eye to technological developments, authors Dhar and Hall provide an up-to-date, straightforward, and clinically focused source of information on OAEs.