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Rob Forsyth

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date: 18 January 2020

This chapter offers practical information on the management of emergencies in paediatric neurology. A step-by-step guide is given to immediate assessment, differential diagnosis, intervention, investigation, and treatment. The common scenarios addressed are acute agitation; coma; convulsive status epilepticus; status dystonicus; sudden onset visual loss, and the child who suddenly stops walking.

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