Editor: "Mohammed Al-Biltagi"

Down Syndrome Children - An Update

Personal Book: US $99 Special Offer (PDF + Printed Copy): US $209
Printed Copy: US $160
Library Book: US $396
ISBN: 978-1-68108-135-9
eISBN: 978-1-68108-134-2 (Online)
DOI: 10.2174/97816810813421150101

Introduction

This book describes different medical problems that children with Down syndrome can encounter. Twelve chapters written by medical experts present information about the disease and give general guidelines for pediatric care. Readers are introduced to the epidemiology and risk factors associated with Down Syndrome followed by descriptions of medical issues related to the disease in children. These include neonatal problems, cardiac defects, respiratory disorders, gastrointestinal problems, nervous system disorders, dental disorders and more. The book also includes information on mental health development and social issues that arise in the lives of affected children. This handbook will be essential for medical students, healthcare professionals and special education personnel who are involved in the care of children with Down syndrome.

Contributors

Editor(s):
Mohammed Al-Biltagi




Contributor(s):
Adel A. Hagag
Pediatric Department, Faculty of Medicine
Tanta University
Egypt


Ahmed K. Saeed
Ministry of Health
Kingdom of Bahrain


April Wang
Shaanxi Provincial People's Hospital
China


Ashraf El-Mitwalli
Mansoura University
Egypt


Avijit Gaikwad
American Mission Hospital, Bahrain. M.D
DNB University of Mumbai
India


Feilan Lv
Shaanxi Provincial People's Hospital
China


Fu Yong Jiao
Shaanxi Provincial People's Hospital
China


Guoyan Lee
Pediatricia Shaanxi Provincial People's Hospital
China


Hasan Alasy
Pediatric Department, Faculty of Medicine, Tanta University
Egypt


John Jacob Meakkara
International Hospital of Bahrain
Kingdom of Bahrain


Mohammed Al-Biltagi
Pediatric Department, Faculty of Medicine
Tanta University
Egypt


Mohammed Ramadan El-Shanshory
Hematology Unit, Faculty of Medicine
Tanta University
Egypt


Nermin K. Saeed
Microbiology Section, Pathology Department
Salmaniya Medical Complex
Kingdom of Bahrain


Osama Abd Rab Elrasoul Tolba
Pediatric Department, Faculty of Medicine
Tanta University
Egypt


Solaf M. Elsayed
Genetics Unit, Children's Hospital
Ain Shams University
Cairo
Egypt


Vikas Raj Somarajan
International Hospital of Bahrain
Kingdom of Bahrain


Vivian Song
Shaanxi Provincial People's Hospital
China




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