Expanded with coverage of today's most critical topics and written by more than 90 physician experts, this is the first 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 I, students and professionals will get extensive information on critical topics such as
- brain development
- the epidemiology of developmental disabilities
- fetal alcohol syndrome
- neonatal neurodevelopmental assessment and screening
- family functioning
- early intervention and its efficacy
- behavior management
- ethical issues
- legislative directives and trends
- and more
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.