Autism and Its Medical Management

Autism and Its Medical Management

A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Book - 2008
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Jessica Kingsley Pub
Autism and its Medical Management explains the medical aspects of autism and how both parents and professionals can use current medical knowledge to better understand how to address the medical aspects of autism.The book begins with an overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) and how they are diagnosed, and goes on to identify the different types of autism and to describe relevant medical interventions. The author also provides an outline of recent research to enable parents and professionals to gain an understanding of the various factors that may contribute to the development of ASDs, as well as the latest available treatment options.Bridging the communication gap between medical professionals and parents, this book offers accessible explanations of medical terminology and treatment relevant to ASDs and is an important tool for parents and professionals working with children with ASDs.

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Chez (Pediatric Neurology, University of California Davis Medical Center) summarizes the current medical knowledge about autism and discusses how this knowledge can be used to better address the medical aspects of autism. Beginning with an overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) and how they are diagnosed, the author goes on to identify the different types of autism and describe relevant medical interventions. This book will help professionals and (scientifically literate) parents to understand the various factors that can contribute to the development of ASDs, as well as the latest treatment options. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008
ISBN: 9781849058179
9781843108344
1843108348
Characteristics: 222 p. : ill. ; 26 cm

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