Neurodiagnostic Techniques

  • Gerald S. Golden
Part of the Topics in Pediatrics book series (TIPE)


This chapter will present a brief discussion of the major neurodiagnostic techniques as they relate to children. It is not meant to be a complete atlas of laboratory diagnosis, but to provide an overview of the use and abuse of special studies in pediatrics and the range of normal values expected in this age group. More detailed discussion of many procedures may be found in chapters relating to specific disease processes.


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerald S. Golden
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  1. 1.Department of Neurology, The Health Science CenterUniversity of Tennessee, MemphisMemphisUSA

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