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Management of Prader-Willi Syndrome


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Diagnosis and Genetics.- Clinical Findings and Natural History of Prader-Willi Syndrome.- Diagnostic Criteria for Prader-Willi Syndrome.- Molecular Genetic Findings in Prader-Willi Syndrome.- Laboratory Testing for Prader-Willi Syndrome.- Medical Physiology and Treatment.- Medical Considerations in Prader-Willi Syndrome.- Gastrointestinal System, Obesity, and Body Composition.- Growth Hormone and Prader-Willi Syndrome.- Multidisciplinary Management.- Neurodevelopmental and Neuropsychological Aspects of Prader-Willi Syndrome.- Speech and Language Disorders Associated with Prader-Willi Syndrome.- Motor and Developmental Interventions.- Educational Considerations for Children with Prader-Willi Syndrome.- Tools for Psychological and Behavioral Management.- Educational and Social Issues for Adolescents with Prader-Willi Syndrome.- Transition from Adolescence to Young Adulthood: The Special Case of Prader-Willi Syndrome.- Vocational Training for People with Prader-Willi Syndrome.- Residential Care for Adults with Prader-Willi Syndrome.- Inpatient Crisis Intervention for Persons with Prader-Willi Syndrome.- Social Work Interventions: Advocacy and Support for Families.- A National Approach to Crisis Intervention and Advocacy.- Advocacy Issues: School Discipline and Expulsion.- Advocacy Issues: Sexuality.


From the reviews of the third edition:

"The third edition is a welcome update which includes recent developments in the treatment of PWS ... . The layout and illustrations are excellent. ... will provide a wealth of information for the geneticist and it will serve as an excellent reference for any healthcare professional, family member or teacher." (Ruth Newbury-Ecob, Human Genetics, Vol. 124, October, 2008)

"This is an excellent ... book that cover every aspect and organ system involved in Prader Willi syndrome. ... This is an excellent resource for anyone who wants to know more about this syndrome. The prospective audience includes parents, practitioners, and physicians ... . This is an essential reference for anyone taking care of a person with Prader-Willi syndrome, whether physician, practitioner, teacher, or parent. It gives excellent and detailed information describing the disease and the problems associated with it." (Pinar Bulut, Doody's Review Service, March, 2009)

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