By Mary P. Lindsey
First released in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa corporation.
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It is thought to be inherited from both parents who are carriers (recessive inheritance). FILLIPI, G. A. (1970) The Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome. Medicine, 49:279. SCHIFF, D. et al (1973) Metabolic aspects of the Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome. J. , 82:258. 31 Beclamide Beclamide A drug used for the treatment of behaviour disorders and epilepsy. It is said to be indicated for people who are unstable and aggressive. It is not widely used and is generally not regarded as the drug of first choice for either behaviour problems or epilepsy.
1986) Sensory Impairments in Mentally Handicapped People. London: Croom Helm. Audiometry A term for the measurement of hearing. There are a number of standard procedures which may be used for testing hearing. The audiometer produces sounds of different frequencies and loudness (measured in decibels) to measure the amount of hearing loss under different conditions. Impedance audiometry is another technique that can be used (acoustic impedance testing). It is important that all mentally handicapped people are screened to exclude hearing loss.
Ateliosis Incomplete development physically and/or mentally. It includes restricted growth and mental handicap. See bird-headed dwarfism. Athetoid See athetosis. Athetosis The term means ‘no fixed position’ and in this condition there are uncontrolled, slow, continuous movements which are writhing, repeated, often frequent and usually most severe in hands and feet, although the face may also be affected. It is caused by damage to particular parts of the brain and lack of oxygen and/or severe jaundice at the time of birth are possible causes.