Neurology and Neurosurgery Resources for Healthcare Professionals
At Children's Hospital Colorado, we're committed to helping all healthcare professionals improve the quality of life for children with neurological disorders. Get the latest in pediatric neuroscience information to better your practice and learn about innovation within our various programs.
These referral guidelines provide useful information to assist referring physicians in the evaluation and management of pediatric patients. Use these to determine the best approach to treat your patients, or to determine when to refer to a specialist.
Research articles and summaries
Focal cortical dysplasia is a common cause of treatment-resistant epilepsy in children. At Children's Hospital Colorado, however, researchers are homing in on focal cortical dysplasia treatment.
The goal of the study is to identify biologically rational therapeutics for the medical treatment of adamantinomatous craniopharyngioma by confirming the overexpression of specific molecules and ultimately improving treatment for patients with this rare tumor.
- Patients with the diagnosis or clinical suspicion of craniopharyngioma in whom planned clinical management will include tissue sampling
- 0-21 years of age
Charting Pediatrics is a weekly podcast for pediatric healthcare providers. In this series, specialists from Children’s Hospital Colorado examine the latest treatments for the most common complaints in pediatric medicine. Listen and subscribe on Spotify, iTunes and Google Play.
In this episode, Amy Brooks-Kayal, MD, discusses acute seizure management. The conversation includes the importance of gathering a detailed history of a seizure event, identifying provocations of a seizure and options for anti-seizure and rescue medications.
Headaches and Migraines in Children Management
Our guest for this episode is Marcy Yonker, MD, discussing headache and migraine management in primary care, including their prevalence, triggers and treatment options.
Abnormal Head Growth and Shapes in Pediatrics
In this episode, we discuss abnormal pediatric head growth, shape and treatment options with Todd Hankinson, MD, a pediatric neurosurgeon at Children's Colorado.
January 9, 2019
In this population-based cohort study, researchers assessed if prenatal exposures to airborne pollutants and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are related.
Journal of Child Neurology
November 15, 2018
Researchers conducted this case-control study to measure the level at which serum interleukin-6 (IL-6) could predict the immunologic status in children with ADHD and assessed its association with symptom severity.
Journal of Child Neurology
October 26, 2018
Dravet syndrome is a rare and progressive epileptic encephalopathy of infancy. Stiripentol reduces the seizure frequency in patients with Dravet syndrome. We evaluated the clinical characteristics of patients with Dravet syndrome and their response to stiripentol.