Pasquale J. Accardo

Capute & Accardo's Neurodevelopmental Disabilities in Infancy and Childhood. 3rd edition. Vol. II

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Expanded with coverage of today's most critical topics and written by more than 90 physician experts, this is the second of two volumes comprising the third edition of the core text for certification in neurodevelopmental disabilities in pediatrics.

The most complete textbook available on this subject, this definitive resource prepares future clinicians to skillfully assess and treat a range of neurodevelopmental disabilities in infants and children.

In Volume II, readers will explore more than two dozen specific disorders, their effects from infancy through adolescence, and the latest assessment and intervention strategies for each. Disabilities covered include

... autism spectrum disorders

... cerebral palsy

... Down syndrome

... spina bifida

... fragile X and X--linked intellectual disability

... learning disabilities

... Prader--Willi syndrome

... Williams syndrome

... Smith--Magenis syndrome

... neuromuscular dysfunction

A necessary textbook for academic pediatrics and a must-have desk reference for every practicing pediatrician, this authoritative resource will help clinicians ensure the best possible care for children with neurodevelopmental disabilities.

"All physicians who work with children should have this as a reference . . . covers our present knowledge of neurodevelopmental disabilities and is a firm base for the rapidly developing field.--T. Berry Brazelton, MD

Pasquale J. Accardo, MD, is professor of pediatrics at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. He received his medical degree from Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York; completed his pediatric residency at James Whitcomb Riley Hospital for Children, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, and obtained his developmental pediatrics training at the John F. Kennedy Institute for Handicapped Children (now called the Kennedy Krieger Institute), an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland. He is subcertified in neurodevelopmental disabilities in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics.

800 pages. 2007

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