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By Thomas Sejersen, Ching H. Wang

This ebook offers options for overview and treatment within the zone of acute pediatric neurology; those are offered didactically with common use of illustrations and algorithms. Chapters within the first a part of the e-book talk about providing signs of acute neurological stipulations. the second one a part of the booklet covers significant components of acute pediatric neurology and every of those chapters has 3 key components: description of featuring indicators; steered tests; and urged interventions.


Acute Pediatric Neurology provides an available, clinically centred consultant to aid physicians within the emergency ward or in depth care unit in judgements on analysis and healing interventions in all significant acute pediatric neurological diseases.

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2 is an example of focal NCSE following a convulsive seizure with persistent altered awareness. The indications for emergency EEG include unexplained altered awareness (to exclude NCSE); neuromuscular paralysis for SE, which eliminates the convulsive movements by neuromuscular blockade; continuous IV therapy for refractory SE, or when there is no improvement or return to baseline mental status after controlling overt convulsive movements (to exclude NCSE or nonconvulsive seizures) [25]. The EEG is useful whenever the diagnosis is in doubt, especially for pseudoseizures [26].

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