Down syndrome : current perspectives / edited by Richard W. Newton, Shiela Puri, Liz Marder.

Down syndrome; Clinical Perspectives provides doctors and other health professionals with the information they need to address the challenges that can present in the management of syndrome. Chapters written by internationally respected paediatricians with a special interest in Down syndrome, cover D...

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Other Authors: Newton, Richard W. (Editor), Puri, Shiela, (Editor), Marder, Liz, (Editor)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: London [England] : Mac Keith Press, 2015.
Series:Clinics in developmental medicine.
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Online Access:CONNECT
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Summary:Down syndrome; Clinical Perspectives provides doctors and other health professionals with the information they need to address the challenges that can present in the management of syndrome. Chapters written by internationally respected paediatricians with a special interest in Down syndrome, cover Down syndrome comorbidities, such hearing problems, gastrointestinal disorders, congenital heart diseases, as well as the underlying biology and new developments in molecular genetics. Contributions from the UK Down Syndrome Association and Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group define how doctors can work effectively with other professionals to improve health care provisions for this group. Each chapter is illustrated by informative case scenarios and answers to FAQs from parents and carers.
Physical Description:1 online resource (315 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781909962484
1909962481