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November 01, 2016

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Ethics in Child Health: Principles and Cases in Neurodisability
Edited by Peter L. Rosenbaum, Gabriel M. Ronen, Bernard Dan, Jennifer Johannesen, and Eric Racine
October 2016 · $65.95 ($49.46 for AACPDM Members) · Hardcover · 397 pages
Ethics in Child Health explores the ethical dimensions of these issues that have either been ignored or not recognised. Each chapter is built around a scenario familiar to clinicians and is discussed with respect to how ethical principles can be utilised to inform decision-making.

Alcohol, Drugs and Medication in Pregnancy: The Long Term Outcome for the Child
Edited by Philip M. Preece and Edward P. Riley
January 2011 · $95.00 · Hardcover · 256 pages
This book documents the consequences of the exposure of infants to the influence of intrauterine chemicals. In setting out the evidence for these outcomes, the authors demonstrate that decisions about care and management can and should be made as early as possible. This should allow professionals to provide protective management and prevent the delays that are so often seen in this area of medical and social care.

Angelman Syndrome
Bernard Dan
May 2008 · $150.00 · Paperback · 256 pages
The diagnosis of Angelman syndrome has important implications for both medical management and counseling. Despite its severity and typical presentation, however, many physicians remain unfamiliar with the condition, first described by Harry Angelman in 1965. This comprehensive guide to the clinical management and basic science of Angelman syndrome will be of value to clinicians and researchers as well as parents and relatives.

An Atlas of Neonatal Brain Sonography
Paul Govaert and Linda S. de Vries
July 2010 · $240.00 · Hardback · 419 pages
This book is the second edition of the most comprehensive work in the field and includes the many advances in technique and interpretation that have been made in the past decade. The entire spectrum of brain disease as studied with ultrasound is presented in the book, alongside 1000 superb-quality images. It is aimed at neonatatologists and radiologists confronted with everyday clinical questions on the neonatal ward.

Cerebellar Disorders in Children
Edited by Eugen Boltshauser and Jeremy Schmahmann
October 2011 · $200.00 · Hardcover · 456 pages
This clinically orientated text by an international group of experts is the first definitive reference book on disorders of the cerebellum in children. It presents a wealth of practical clinical experience backed up by a strong scientific basis for the information and guidance given.

Cerebral Palsy: From Diagnosis to Adult Life
Peter L. Rosenbaum, Lewis Rosenbloom
August 2012 · $52.00 · Paperback · 224 pages
The book has been designed to provide readers with an understanding of cerebral palsy (CP) as a developmental as well as a neurological condition. It details the nature of CP, its causes and its clinical manifestations.

Cerebral Palsy: Science and Clinical Practice
Edited by Bernard Dan, Margaret Mayston, Nigel Paneth, Lewis Rosenbloom
October 2014 · $299.95 · Hardcover · 648 pages
An international team of experts provides clinicians and researchers with key information on the mechanisms underlying impairments in movement, development, cognition, communication, vision, feeding, behaviour, sexuality, and musculoskeletal deformities. 

Childhood Headache, 2nd Edition
Edited by Ishaq Abu-Arafeh
July 2013 · $160 · Hardcover · 352 pages
This book is a comprehensive source of knowledge and guidance to practising clinicians looking after children with headache which includes many clinical examples to illustrate the difficulties in diagnosis or options for treatment. It is also a resource for researchers who are looking for a full analysis of the published studies.

The Developing Human Brain: Growth and Adversities
Floyd Harry Gilles, Marvin D. Nelson
March 2012 · $170.50 · Hardcover ·  416 pages
This book is about human brain development, focusing on the last half of gestation and the neonatal and infant periods. These periods bring the greatest risk for the acquisition of childhood functional neurologic deficits, including cerebral palsy, developmental delay and intellectual disability.

Developmental Disability and Ageing
Edited by Gregory O'Brien and Lewis Rosenbloom
January 2009 · $36.95 · Paperback · 144 pages
This practical guide is aimed at clinicians and others engaged in caring for ageing adults with developmental disabilities. It will inform understanding, promote assessment, assist in care planning, and especially improve everyday living for this needy but sadly often neglected group of vulnerable individuals.

Disorders of the Spinal Cord in Children
Edited by Michael Pike.
July 2013 · $176 · Hardcover · 264 pages
This book covers the range of pediatric spinal cord disease, its clinical assessment, appropriate investigation, its medical and neurosurgical management and neuro-rehabilitation. 

Disabled Children Living Away from Home in Foster Care and Residential Settings
Edited by Claire Burns
January 2009 · $36.95 · Paperback · 144 pages
This book addresses the key issues that arise when disabled children move from the family home to new accommodation. It provides insights into the difficulties that they face and looks at how standards of care might be improved. It also makes suggestions about how professionals might work more effectively with each other and with the children's care-givers.

Down Syndrome: Current Perspectives
Edited by Richard W Newton, Liz Marder, Shiela C Puri.
April 2015 · $150 · Hardcover · 288 pages
This book provides doctors and other health professionals with the information they need to address the challenges that can present in the management of syndrome.

Examination of the Child with Minor Neurological Dysfunction, 3rd Edition
Mijna Hadders-Algra
September 2010 · $80.00 · Paperback · 168 pages
This highly practical book brings the examination of minor neurological dysfunction developed by Bert Touwen and his colleagues in Groningen right up to date, which is timely in view of the increasing interest in and use of this approach.The accompanying CD-ROM contains videos illustrating typical and atypical performance and also provides an electronic assessment form.

Feeding and Nutrition in Children with Neurodevelopmental Disability
Edited by Peter B. Sullivan
May 2009 · $43.00 · Paperback · 196 pages
This book is for those who have responsibility for the nutritional and gastrointestinal care of children with neurodisability, providing an up-to-date account of the practicalities of assessment and management of feeding problems in these children. The emphasis throughout is on the importance of multidisciplinary care: it is written from a multidisciplinary perspective by a group of authors with considerable clinical and research experience in this area.

Fetal Behaviour: A Neurodevelopmental Approach
Christa Einspieler, Daniela Prayer, Heinz F.R. Prechtl
April 2012 · $109.95 · Hardcover · 212 pages
Fetal behaviour and movements not only give an insight into the developing brain, as an expression of neural activity, but are also necessary for the further development of neural structure and of other organs. This book presents an account of our current understanding of fetal behaviour as obtained through the assessment of fetal movements and behavioural states. The approach is based on the premises of developmental neurology, and provides important clues for the recognition of the age-specific functional repertoire of the nervous system. The companion DVD contains 26 movies using both ultrasound and dynamic MRI to illustrate the text.

Gross Motor Function Measure (GMFM-66 and GMFM-88) User's Manual, 2nd Edition
Dianne J Russell, Peter L Rosenbaum, Marilyn Wright, Lisa M Avery.
September 2013 · $120 · Spiral bound paperback · 304 pages
The GMFM has become the best evaluative measure of motor function designed for quantifying change in the gross motor abilities of children with cerebral palsy. The new version of the scoring program has now been released, and includes two abbreviated methods of estimating GMFM-66 scores using the GMFM-66-Item sets and the GMFM-66-Basal & Ceiling.

A Handbook of Neurological Investigations in Children
Mary D. King and John B.P. Stephenson
September 2009 · $73.95 · Paperback · 256 pages
Management and treatment of neurological disorders in children depend on establishing the diagnosis, which usually requires investigations, but the number of possible neurological investigations is now very large indeed, and uncritical investigations may be seriously misleading and costly. This book, based on the authors· vast combined personal experience, gives practical guidance on how to target any specific condition with the minimum of tests. Throughout, vignettes of real cases illustrate the use of the tests in different clinical situations.

The Hemiplegia Handbook
Liz Barnes, Charlie Fairhurst
February 2012 · US $39.95 · Paperback · 174 pages
A highly accessible and practically orientated guide to childhood hemiplegia, for the people who are most affected by it - the children and young people themselves, and their parents, families, friends and teachers, as well as the professionals working with them on the management of their condition.

The Identification and Treatment of Gait Problems in Cerebral Palsy (2nd edn)
Edited by James R Gage, Michael H. Schwartz, Steven E. Koop and Tom F. Novacheck
June 2009 · $209.00 · Hardcover + 2 discs · 660 pages
This is the only book to deal specifically with the treatment of gait problem in cerebral palsy. It has been thoroughly updated since the previous edition, with a greater focus on treatment and several entirely new topics covered, including chapters on the operative treatment of orthopaedic deformities. Two discs accompany the book: a DVD containing a teaching video on normal gait, and a C-ROM containing the videos and motion analysis data of the case studies, as well as teaching videos of many of the procedures described.

Improving Hand Function in Children with Cerebral Palsy
Edited by Ann-Christin Eliasson and Patricia A. Burtner
September 2008 · $158.00 · Hardcover · 480 pages
Over the last two decades there have been major advances in the understanding of hand function. Particularly in children with cerebral palsy, assessment of hand function has become more exact and the range of possible interventions has expanded. Linking different fields of knowledge, this book highlights new perspectives and provides the best evidence for different types of intervention.

Inflammatory and Autoimmune Disorders of the Nervous System in Children
Edited by Russell C Dale and Angela Vincent
December 2009 · $218.95 · Hardcover · 448 pages
Autoimmune diseases are a relatively common cause of adult neurological conditions and are often potentially treatable. Inflammatory disorders of the nervous system, although individually uncommon, collectively make up 10-20% of acute paediatric neurology presentations. This book will provide a detailed and comprehensive summary of the childhood diseases that are, or are likely to be, caused by the immune system, highlighting recent and exciting developments in the field.

Leukodystrophies
Edited by Gerald V. Raymond, Florian S. Eichler, Ali Fatemi, and Sakkubai Naidu
March 2011 · $125.00 · Hardcover · 252 pages
This book is the only up-to-date, comprehensive text on leukodystrophies. Its purpose is to summarize for the reader all aspects of the inherited disorders of myelin in children and adults.

Measures for Children with Developmental Disability framed by the ICF-CY
Edited by Annette Majnemer
October 2012 · $243.00 · Hardcover · 552 pages
Presents and reviews outcome measures across a wide range of attributes that are applicable to children and youth with developmental disabilities.

Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale, 4th Edition
Edited by T. Berry Brazelton and J. Kevin Nugent
July 2011 · $63.95 · Hardcover · 200 pages
The Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale (NBAS) is the most comprehensive examination of newborn behaviour available today and has been used in clinical and research settings around the world for more than 35 years. The scale assesses the newborn's behavioral repertoire with 28 behavioral items and also includes an assessment of the infant's neurological status on 20 items. The NBAS items cover the following domains of neonatal functioning: autonomic regulation; motor organization; state organization and regulation and attention/social interaction.

Neurodevelopmental Disabilities: Clinical and Scientific Foundations (International Reviews in Child Neurology)
Edited by Michael Shevell
May 2009 · $125.95 · Paperback · 504 pages
This book takes a comprehensive approach to addressing neurodevelopmental disabilities in childhood. In particular, it focuses on the two most common childhood neurodevelopmental disabilities: global developmental delay and developmental language impairment. The book·s focus on both clinical and scientific aspects is invaluable; it also provides extensive information in a single source relating to often-overlooked areas such as medical management, rehabilitation, public policy, and ethics.

Neurological Assessment in the First Two Years of Life
Edited by Giovanni Cioni and Eugenio Mercuri
January 2008 · $158.00 · Hardcover · 256 pages
This book reviews the state of the art of neurological assessment in the first two years of life and identifies the most appropriate instruments for the follow-up of newborn children at risk of developing neurological abnormalities. It presents the various methods used, emphasizing how a combined approach of clinical and instrumental investigations can provide important diagnostic and prognostic information.

Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy for People with Cerebral Palsy
A Practical Guide from Mac Keith Press

Edited by Karen J. Dodd, Christine Imms and Nicholas F. Taylor
March 2010 · $41.99 · Paperback · 256 pages
This clinically relevant resource has been written by therapists for therapists. It takes an innovative problem-based approach to assessment and management, using real-life situations to demonstrate the practical use of the approaches described.

Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease in Childhood
Edited by Vijeya Ganesan and Fenella Kirkham
April 2011 · $199.95 · Hardcover · 248 pages
The field of stroke and cerebrovascular disease in children is one in which there has been much recent research activity, leading to new clinical perspectives. This book for the first time summarises the state of the art in this field.

Typical and Atypical Motor Development
David A Sugden, Michael G Wade.
April 2013 · $242 · Hardcover · 396 pages
This book covers motor development and motor impairment, drawing on sources in medicine and health-related studies, motor learning and developmental psychology.

Visual Impairment in Children due to Damage to the Brain
Edited by Gordon Dutton and Martin Bax
September 2010 · $142.00 · Hardcover · 224 pages
This book sets out novel concepts which will be of great practical value to those who care for children with visual impairment due to brain injury. Summaries of the more specialist chapters as well as clear diagrams and a glossary enhance the book's accessibility to a broader readership.

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