Update from Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology – Feb 2024

Update from Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology – Feb 2024

16th February, 2024

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Mac Keith Press: February 2024 Highlights

New and critical insights into HIV treatment and management

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Our latest release unveils cutting-edge insights on the neurological and neurodevelopmental effects of HIV, with contributions from leading experts in the field. Explore crucial information for the treatment and care of HIV in children and adolescents.

‘In addition to a thorough review of scientific evidence derived from the enormous literature now available, the book covers not just the neurological and neurodevelopmental impact of HIV, but also the basic neurobiology of infection – in particular related to HIV’s invasion of the central nervous system through various mechanisms.’ – Pratibha Singhi, Head of Pediatric Neurology at Amrita Hospital, Faridabad, India.

Select your preferred format – available in Hardback or eBook – and stay informed about the latest progress in pediatric HIV care.


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Hammersmith Neonatal and Infant Neurological Examinations

The Hammersmith Neonatal Neurological Examination (HNNE) and the Hammersmith Infant Neurological Examination (HINE) are simple and scorable standardized neurological examinations that can be used to help identify full term and preterm infants at different ages within the neonatal period and infants in between 3 and 24 months of age who have a high probability of all types of cerebral palsy.

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Ethics in Child Health: New E-Learning Resource!

The emphasis throughout ‘Ethics In Child Health’ is on clinical methods, the use of appropriate investigations and treatments, and the avoidance of unnecessary or potentially harmful interventions.

This course is designed to help clinicians, therapists, nurses, and policy-makers to place practical ethical thinking at the heart of care.

Interact with the material by answering multiple-choice questions and


 activities, to immerse yourself in a personal response to ethical issues.

Emphasizing clinical methods and prudent interventions, this course, edited by Peter L. Rosenbaum, Gabriel M. Ronen, and Bernard Dan, underscores the importance of avoiding unnecessary harm.

Explore the course more here.


DMCN March 2024 Issue

DMCN Editor’s Choice

Probability of independent walking and wheeled mobility in individuals with cerebral palsy

Key papers in Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology this month:

Retinodural haemorrhage of infancy, abusive head trauma, shaken baby syndrome: The continuing quest for evidence


Attention and motor profiles in children with developmental coordination disorder: A neuropsychological and neuroimaging investigation

Check out the rest of the March 2024 issue here.

Visit Early View to see the most recent publications.


Top podcast

In this podcast, Margaret Mayston, Sarah Foley & Gillian Saloojee discuss their paper ‘The Bobath Clinical Reasoning Framework: A systems science approach to the complexity of neurodevelopmental conditions, including cerebral palsy’.

Read the paper