This book is a practical guide for primary-care doctors and health visitors involved in the detection of developmental problems in children whose parents are worried that their child is not developing like other children. It will be of assistance to pediatricians and pediatric neurologists in providing a developmental perspective in the diagnostic process in their work with children with chronic neurological disorders. The tests described have been standardized by the author and cover the essentials of developmental examination: history-including parents' views of their child's development; clinical tests of hearing; examination of visual behavior and visual acuity; observation of developing motor skills; language/performance profiles in which any substantial unevenness or an overall low score may reveal a developmental problem. In practice the range of average ability is wide, so a distinctive feature of this book is a standardized data base in graphical form that can be used to identify readily those children (lowest twenty percent) who warrant further specialist investigation or treatment. It is particularly relevant today when general practitioners are being directed to take an active role in such preventive work.
Foreword; Preface; Introduction; 1. Normal development; 2. When to worry about young children; 3. The craft of developmental examination; 4. A plan for developmental examination; 5. Clinical tests of hearing; 6. Vision: tests of visual behaviour and visual acuity; 7. Tests for early language skills; 8. Developmental examination of performance skills; 9. Developmental examination of gross motor skills; 10. Miniature toys test of language development; Bibliography; Index.
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Descrizione libro Mac Keith Press, 2016. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. PRINT ON DEMAND Book; New; Publication Year 2016; Not Signed; Fast Shipping from the UK. No. book. Codice libro della libreria ria9780521411974_lsuk