Management of Prader-Willi Syndrome

Under the Sponsorship of The Prader-Willi Syndrome Association

  • Louise R. Greenswag
  • Randell C. Alexander

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Physiological and Genetics Considerations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-2
    2. Randell C. Alexander, James W. Hanson
      Pages 3-14
    3. Karen Rubin, Suzanne B. Cassidy
      Pages 23-33
  3. A Case Presentation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-2
    2. Jack Sherman, Gerald Ente
      Pages 41-51
    3. Louise R. Greenswag, Randell C. Alexander
      Pages 52-54
    4. Randell C. Alexander, Louise R. Greenswag
      Pages 55-67
  4. The Interdisciplinary Process

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 69-69
    2. Arthur J. Nowak
      Pages 71-75
    3. Diane D. Stadler
      Pages 76-98
    4. Stephen Sulzbacher
      Pages 99-112
    5. Joyce A. Munson-Davis
      Pages 124-133
    6. Mary Alice Duesterhaus Minor, True Carr
      Pages 134-141
    7. James Timothy Inwood
      Pages 142-153
    8. James F. Porter
      Pages 154-161
  5. The Socialization Process

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 163-163
    2. William Mitchell
      Pages 165-170
    3. Louise R. Greenswag
      Pages 171-181
    4. Janalee Tomaseski-Heinemann
      Pages 182-194
  6. Delivery of Services

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 195-195
    2. Ralph Newbert
      Pages 197-204
    3. Dorothy G. Thompson, Louise R. Greenswag, Rhett Eleazer
      Pages 205-222
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 231-310

About this book


Management of Prader-Willi Syndrome is the first book to provide a comprehensive source of knowledge about Prader-Willi Syndrome and to offer common-sense guidelines for management. It consists of contributions from professionals in many health and allied disciplines who have worked with this special population. The book focuses on clinical, social, familial, and community issues related to care. It is directed to health, education, and other specialists in academic, clinical, and community settings. Management of Prader-Willi Syndrome describes strategies for management which are appropriate to an interdisciplinary approach.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Louise R. Greenswag
    • 1
  • Randell C. Alexander
    • 2
  1. 1.College of Nursing Program Consultant for Prader-Willi Syndrome Iowa Child Health Specialty ClinicsUniversity Hospital School The University of Iowa Hospitals and ClinicsIowa CityUSA
  2. 2.University Hospital SchoolThe University of Iowa Hospitals and ClinicsIowa CityUSA

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