Acute Pediatric Neurology by Thomas Sejersen, Ching H. Wang

By Thomas Sejersen, Ching H. Wang

This booklet offers ideas for evaluate and remedy within the sector of acute pediatric neurology; those are awarded didactically with widespread use of illustrations and algorithms. Chapters within the first a part of the booklet talk about providing 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 featuring indicators; prompt checks; and instructed interventions.

 

Acute Pediatric Neurology provides an obtainable, clinically concentrated consultant to aid physicians within the emergency ward or extensive care unit in judgements on prognosis and healing interventions in all significant acute pediatric neurological diseases.

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In the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) practice parameter for the diagnostic assessment of the child with status epilepticus, a retrospective study, remote symptomatic SE with an acute precipitant occurred in 1 % of patient [9], whereas in the prospective North London status epilepticus surveillance study, an acute on remote cause occurred in 16 % [10]. J. Riviello Jr. C. Scott Serum glucose should be rapidly checked to exclude hypoglycemia. CBC may be helpful for infection, although leukocytosis occurs from SE itself.

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Frequency and predictors of nonconvulsive seizures during continuous electroencephalographic monitoring in critically ill children. Arch Neurol. 2006;63:1750–5. 31. Watemberg N, Segal G. A suggested approach to the etiologic evaluation of status epilepticus in children: what to seek after the usual causes have been ruled out. J Child Neurol. 2010;25: 203–2011. 32. Bleck TP. Less common etiologies of status epilepticus. Epilepsy Curr. 2010;10:31–3. 33. Pellock JM, Hrachovy R, Shinnar S, Baram TZ, Bettis D, Dlugos DJ, Gaillard WD, Gibson PA, Holmes GL, Nordl DR, O’Dell C, Shields WD, Trevathan E, Wheless JW.

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