I greatly enjoyed reviewing this book. It includes a wealth of information, and the spirit of practical approach and clinical experience iswell appreciated. I can recommend this handbook as a companion. (Neuropediatrics
This book is a welcome aid for busy clinicians... Most textbooks today have to compete with online resources but I think that this book, with its pocket-sized format, thorough cross-referencing and tasteful author recommendations, is a match for any website. (Journal of the Norwegian Medical Association, May 2013
About the Author
Rob Forsyth trained at Cambridge and Oxford Universities. His general paediatric training was in Nottingham before moving to Newcastle to complete a PhD in brain energy metabolism. After a fellowship in Vancouver he was appointed as consultant and senior lecturer in child neurology in Newcastle in 1997. He is National Training Adviser for the British Paediatric Neurology Association and Neurology Specialty Advisory Committee of the RCPCH.
Richard Newton trained at King's and Guy's in London and then completed a GP Vocational Training Scheme in Humberside. A growing interest in paediatric neurology then took him to Manchester where he completed his higher specialist training. He has been a consultant in paediatric neurology to the Manchester Children's Hospitals since 1983 and their Director of Clinical Services, later Medical Director from 1988 to 1997.