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Neurodevelopmental disorders

Srinivas Gada

in Community Paediatrics

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print September 2012 | ISBN: 9780199696956
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191743177 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199696956.003.0004

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Paediatrics

Neurodevelopmental disorders

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Introduction to neurodisability - ICF-CY and application of ICF model to children with disability - Cerebral palsy - Oral motor dysfunction - Assessment of the disabled child with feeding difficulties - Management of nutritional compromise in the child with disability - Energy and nutritional needs for children with disability - Feeding difficulties: assessment and management from a SLT perspective - Respiratory care of the child with disability - Common infections in children with disability - Dermatological care of children with disability - Bone health in children with disabilities - Gynaecological aspects in children with developmental disabilities - Assessment and management of pain - The role of the hospice - Key principles in caring for the dying child - Pervasive developmental disorders - Learning/intellectual disabilities - Investigation of learning difficulties/developmental delay - Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder - Developmental coordination disorder - Apraxia of speech - Specific learning disabilities - Developmental dyslexia - Developmental dysgraphia - Developmental dyscalculia - Inherited metabolic disorders - Neurodevelopmental disorders and inherited metabolic disorders - Incontinence in children with developmental disabilities - Dental health in children with developmental disabilities - Sleep disorders and management - Transition: moving from paediatric to adult services

It is the rough road that leads to the height of greatness. Seneca, 5 BC–65 AD

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Subjects: Paediatrics

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