Movement Disorders in Children
Movement Disorders in Children by Emilio Fernandez-Alvarez
Book DescriptionMovement Disorders in Children brings the combined expertise and experience of two world-known authorities to the systematic and practical study of movement disorders in infancy and childhood. Aimed at the clinicians and professionals who manage children with these disorders, Emilio Fernandez-Alvarez and Jean Aicardi cover not only the well-known diseases, but also the less well-known conditions, such as 'transient' and 'paroxysmal' movement disorders. It is the first time all the available information, currently spread throughout journals and individual chapters in other books, has been brought together in one volume and specifically directed towards the care of children with movement disorders. With its clinical emphasis, full coverage and extensive but selective references, this book will be essential reading for child neurologists, pediatricians and physiotherapists.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781898683230
(238mm x 155mm x 28mm)
Imprint: Mac Keith Press
Publisher: Mac Keith Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Emilio Fernandez-Alvarez
Child neurologist, born 1st February 1936. From 1970 he has been Head of the Neuropediatric Department at Hospital Sant Joan de Deu, Barcelona, Spain. He is the co-author of Neurologia Pediatrica El Ateneo, Buenos Aires 1998, Editorial Panamericana 1997. He is author of over 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals and of 10 chapters in books. Founding member of the Sociedad Espanola de Neuropediatria, Societe Europeenne de Neurologies Pediatrique. Honorary member of the Sociedad Argentian de Neuropediatria. Born 1926. Formerly head of Neurology Unit, Hopital des Enfants Malades, Paris. Former Director of Research, National Institute of Health and Medical Investigation, Paris. Former Honorary Consultant, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London. Author of Epilepsy in Children, Raven Press, 1986 and 1994, and of Diseases of the Nervous System in Childhood Mac Keith Press, London, 1992 and 1998. Editor and co-editor of several books, including Epilepsia Comprehensive Textbook, Lippincott Raven,1998. Author of over 200 articles in peer-reviewed journals, and of 100 chapters in books. Recipient of the Cornalia de Lange Medalion (Dutch Child Neurology Society), the Hower Award (US Child Neurology Association), the Investigator Award (American Epilepsy Society), etc. Honorary member of the American Neurological Association, Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.
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