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Author Mohanty, Aaron.

Title 100 questions & answers about hydrocephalus / Aaron Mohanty.

Imprint Sudbury, Mass. : Jones & Bartlett Learning, ©2012.


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  616.85 MOH    Check Shelf
Edition 1st ed.
Description ix, 245 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series 100 questions & answers
100 questions & answers.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-215) and index.
Contents Preface -- Part One: Introduction -- Part Two: Anatomy of the brain -- Part Three: Types of hydrocephalus -- Part Four: Recognizing hydrocephalus -- Part Five: Hydrocephalus associated with specific conditions -- Part Six: Radiological picture of hydrocephalus -- Part Seven: Common bedside procedures in hydrocephalus -- Part Eight: Indications for surgery for hydrocephalus -- Part Nine: Shunts: the basics -- Part Ten: Shunt surgery -- Part Eleven: Alternatives to shunting -- Part Twelve: Follow-up of patients with shunts -- Part Thirteen: Follow-up of patients with hydrocephalus without a shunt -- Part Fourteen: Special circumstances with indwelling shunts -- Part Fifteen: Hydrocephalus, shunts, and pregnancy -- Part Sixteen: Neuropsychologic deficits in hydrocephalus -- Part Seventeen: Intraventricular hemorrhage of the newborn -- Part Eighteen: Benign external hydrocephalus -- Part Nineteen: Normal pressure hydrocephalus -- Part Twenty: Idiopathic intracranial hypertension -- Part Twenty-One: Long-term outcome of hydrocephalus -- Resources -- References -- Glossary.
Summary Whether you are a newly diagnosed patient or a loved one of someone with hydrocephalus, this book offers help. 100 Questions & Answers About Hydrocephalus provides authoritative, straightforward answers to the most common questions asked by patients and parents of children with this disorder. This easy-to-read text is a comprehensive guide to understanding the causes, symptoms, and risks associated with this condition. It covers diagnosis, treatment, post-treatment follow up, and much more. 100 Questions & Answers About Hydrocephalus is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil caused by hydrocephalus.
Subject Hydrocephalus -- Miscellanea.
Hydrocephalus. (OCoLC)fst00964860
Hydrocephalus -- Miscellanea.
Genre/Form Popular Works.
Trivia and miscellanea. (OCoLC)fst01921748
Trivia and miscellanea.
Added Title 100 questions and answers about hydrocephalus
One hundred questions & answers about hydrocephalus
ISBN 9780763779900 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0763779903 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
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