The Clinician's Practical Guide to Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity DisorderBMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7238.879 (Published 25 March 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:879
- Daphne V Keen, consultant developmental paediatrician.
- Community Child Health, St George's Hospital, London
Marianne Mercugliano, Thomas Power, Nathan Blum
Brookes Publishing, $39.95, pp 368
ISBN 1 55766 358 0
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder must surely have a remarkable status within medical practice. It is the most common neurodevelopmental disability, affecting 3-5% of children of school age, yet most of those receiving medical care have to be looked after by clinicians without any formal training in the condition. Aimed at primary care physicians (in the United States), this book has, as its starting point, the recognition that …