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Head Injuries in the Newborn and Infant

  • Anthony J. Raimondi
  • Maurice Choux
  • Concezio Di Rocco

Part of the Principles of Pediatric Neurosurgery book series (PRINCPEDIATR)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Isao Yamamoto, Osamu Sato
    Pages 1-18
  3. Karl H. Hovind
    Pages 87-109
  4. Marion L. Walker, Bruce B. Storrs
    Pages 151-162
  5. Robert L. McLaurin, Richard Towbin
    Pages 183-201
  6. Maurice Choux, Gabriel Lena, Lorenzo Genitori
    Pages 203-216
  7. N. Chiofalo, J. Madsen, L. Basauri
    Pages 217-232
  8. Anthony J. Raimondi
    Pages 233-239
  9. Thomas G. Luerssen, Leslie N. Sutton, Derek A. Bruce, Luis Schut
    Pages 241-256
  10. Harold J. Hoffman, Chopeow Taecholarn
    Pages 257-262
  11. G. Kaiser, A. Rüdeberg, I. Fankhauser, C. Zumbühl
    Pages 263-279
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 281-292

About this book

Introduction

It is estimated that the functionally significant body of knowledge for a given medical specialty changes radically every 8 years. New specialties and "sub-specialization" are occurring at approximately an equal rate. Historically, established journals have not been able either to absorb this increase in publishable material or to extend their readership to the new specialists. International and national meetings, symposia and seminars, workshops and newsletters, successfully bring to the attention of physi­ cians within developing specialties what is occurring, but generally only in demonstration form without providing historical perspective, patho­ anatomical correlates, or extensive discussion. Page and time limitations oblige the authors to present only the essence of their material. Pediatric neurosurgery is an example of a specialty that has developed during the past 15 years and over this period, neurosurgeons have ob­ tained special training in pediatric neurosurgery and then dedicated them­ selves primarily to its practice. Centers, Chairs, and educational pro­ grams have been established as groups of neurosurgeons in different countries throughout the world organized themselves respectively into national and international societies for pediatric neurosurgery. These events were both preceded and followed by specialized courses, national and international journals, and ever-increasing clinical and investigative studies into all aspects of surgically treatable diseases of the child's ner­ vous system.

Keywords

Hydrocephalus birth brain child embryo head head injury neurosurgery rehabilitation surgery trauma

Editors and affiliations

  • Anthony J. Raimondi
    • 1
  • Maurice Choux
    • 2
  • Concezio Di Rocco
    • 3
  1. 1.Division of Pediatric Neurology, Chidren’s Memorial HospitalNorthwestern University Medical SchoolChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Hôpital des Infantes de la TimoneMarseilleFrance
  3. 3.Instituto di NeurochirurgiaUniversità Cattolica del Sacro CuoreRomeItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-7183-4
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York 1986
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4615-7185-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-7183-4
  • Series Print ISSN 1431-6811
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