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Epilepsy

Epilepsy Book
Author : Richard Appleton,Anthony G. Marson
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2009-01-29
ISBN : 0199233683
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Describes the causes of epilepsy, different types of seizures, and methods of treatment, and tells how epileptics can lead a nearly normal life.

Epilepsy Part I Basic Principles and Diagnosis

Epilepsy  Part I  Basic Principles and Diagnosis Book
Author : Hermann Stefan,William H. Theodore
Publisher : Newnes
Release : 2012-11-27
ISBN : 0444535055
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Epilepsy, Part I, Basic Principles and Diagnosis, Volume 107, in the Handbook of Clinical Neurology series offers a comprehensive review of our knowledge of the field today, including epidemiology, basic mechanisms, animal models, and topics of increasing interest such as the role of inflammation in epilepsy. It provides a comprehensive approach to description of the clinical, electrographic and imaging aspects of the epilepsies, with a clear outline of contemporary classification and the role of modern diagnostic techniques, as well as neuropsychological and psychiatric aspects of epilepsy. Chapters are authored by internationally respected neurologists with varied perspectives insuring depth to the content. Epilepsy, Part II, Treatment, Volume 108, continues coverage of epilepsy with a focus on treatment. The volumes will be a very important resource for basic scientists, clinical investigators, and all health professionals treating patients with epilepsy. A volume in the Handbook of Clinical Neurology series, which has an unparalleled reputation as the world's most comprehensive source of information in neurology International list of contributors including the leading workers in the field Describes the advances which have occurred in clinical neurology and the neurosciences, their impact on the understanding of neurological disorders and on patient care

Oxford Textbook of Epilepsy and Epileptic Seizures

Oxford Textbook of Epilepsy and Epileptic Seizures Book
Author : Simon Shorvon,Renzo Guerrini,Mark Cook,Samden Lhatoo
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2012-12-20
ISBN : 0199659044
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Part of the Oxford Textbooks in Clinical Neurology (OTCN) series, this volume covers the scientific basis, clinical diagnosis, and treatment of epilepsy and epileptic seizures, and is complemented by an online edition.

Epilepsy

Epilepsy Book
Author : Simon Shorvon
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2009-07-02
ISBN : 0199560048
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Part of the Oxford Neurology Library, this concise pocketbook highlights the importance of epilepsy, its diagnosis, the problems of misdiagnosis, and current thoughts on its pathogenesis, acute treatment and rehabilitation, in both children and adults.

Epilepsy

Epilepsy Book
Author : Richard Appleton,Tony Marson
Publisher : OUP Oxford
Release : 2009-01-28
ISBN : 0191579726
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Epilepsy: The Facts is written specifically for sufferers of epilepsy and their friends and families. This easy-to-understand, evidence-based guide to epilepsy explains everything about the causes and effects of the disease, clearly and simply. The book addresses all aspects of epilepsy, at all ages. It begins with basic descriptions and definitions of seizures, through the classification of seizures and epilepsy syndromes. The different forms of investigation are described in detail including drug and non-drug treatment options. Further chapters discuss the effects of epilepsy on lifestyle, education and career choice and future developments. Positive, constructive advice is presented by the authors throughout the book to help sufferers manage their condition and cope with problems as and when they arise, especially in relation to many aspects of normal life such as schooling, pregnancy, driving, and work.This new edition represents a unique approach to the group of conditions known as 'epilepsy' and is the only publication of its kind in the UK.

Epilepsy

Epilepsy Book
Author : Graham Scambler
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2005-09-23
ISBN : 1134978928
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

In examining the social and psychological aspects of epilepsy, the author takes not only the perspectives of individuals and their families, but also popular conceptions of the disorder. The result is an illuminating account of the social reality of epilepsy that demonstrates the distinctive contribution that the social sciences can play in understanding illness.

Introduction to Epilepsy

Introduction to Epilepsy Book
Author : Gonzalo Alarcón,Antonio Valentín
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2012-04-26
ISBN : 0521691583
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Covers all aspects of epilepsy, from basic mechanisms to diagnosis and management, as well as legal and social considerations.

Epilepsy in Our Words

Epilepsy in Our Words Book
Author : Steven C. Schachter
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release : 2008
ISBN : 0195330889
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nearly three million people in the United States live with epilepsy every day and another 180,000 Americans develop epilepsy every year. Around the world, more than 60 million people have epilepsy. Epilepsy impacts everyone in different ways, as well as their families, friends and professional caregivers. With the Brainstorms series, one of the world's leading authorities on epilepsy, Dr. Steven C. Schachter has gathered together the personal testimonies of patients, family members, and professional caregivers to create a poignant and gripping series of books on this misunderstood and often devastating disorder. This volume, Epilepsy in Our Words, features 68 personal accounts of seizure activity from people with epilepsy that illustrates the wide range of experiences associated with seizures and living with epilepsy. Many have had epilepsy for yers, and their passages are heartfelt and realistic. An introductory section explains epilepsy and different seizure types from a medical perspective. An index helps readers focus on particular symptoms and other specific aspects of seizures, such as seizure warnings and triggers.

The Treatment of Epilepsy

The Treatment of Epilepsy Book
Author : Elaine Wyllie,Ajay Gupta,Deepak K. Lachhwani
Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release : 2006
ISBN : 0781749956
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Serving as a reference on the epilepsies, this fourth edition provides an overview of seizure disorders and contemporary treatment options. It brings together the vital work in the neurosciences, genetics, electroencephalography, pediatric and adult neurology, neuropharmacology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry. It also talks about epilepsy surgery.

Seizures and Epilepsy

Seizures and Epilepsy Book
Author : Jerome Engel
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2013-01-31
ISBN : 019532854X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This second edition of 'Seizures and Epilepsy' is completely revised, due to tremendous advances in the understanding of the fundamental neuronal mechanisms underlying epileptic phenomena, as well as current diagnosis and treatment, which have been heavily influenced over the past several decades by seminal neuroscientific developments, particularly the introduction of molecular neurobiology, genetics, and modern neuroimaging. This resource covers a broad range of both basic and clinical epileptology.

Behavioral Aspects of Epilepsy

Behavioral Aspects of Epilepsy Book
Author : Gregory L. Holmes, MD,Steven C. Schachter,Dr. Dorothee GA Kasteleijn-Nolst Trenite, "MD,MPH"
Publisher : Demos Medical Publishing
Release : 2007-10-15
ISBN : 9781934559888
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The field of epilepsy and behavior has grown considerably in the past number of years, reflecting advances in the laboratory and clinic. Behavioral Aspects of Epilepsy: Principles and Practice is the definitive text on epilepsy behavioral issues, from basic science to clinical applications, for all neurologists, psychosocial specialists, and researchers in the fields of epilepsy, neuroscience, and psychology/psychiatry. Behavioral aspects of epilepsy include a patient's experiences during seizures, his or her reaction during and between seizures, the frequency of episodes and what can be determined from the number of seizures. With contributions by dozens of leading international experts, this is the only book to cover all aspects of this critical emerging science. Adult and pediatric patients, animal models, and epilepsy surgery and its effects are all covered in detail. Behavioral Aspects of Epilepsy is the only source for up-to-date information on a topic that has significant and growing interest in the medical community. This comprehensive, authoritative text has a bench to bedside, approach that covers: The mechanisms underlying epilepsy and behavior Neurophysiologic function Neuropsychiatric and behavioral disorders in patients with epilepsy The effects of treatments and surgery on behavior Pediatric and adolescent epilepsy Disorders associated with epilepsy that impact behavior And much more

Practical Epilepsy

Practical Epilepsy Book
Author : Aatif M. Husain, MD
Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
Release : 2015-09-11
ISBN : 161705187X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Written for busy practitioners and trainees, Practical Epilepsy is the only concise yet exhaustive reference encompassing the broad scope of clinical epilepsy. It contains core information for professionals who wish gain a breadth and depth of knowledge about epilepsy in a shorter amount of time than is required to read large reference books, and is a valuable review tool for self-assessment or exam preparation. Designed to be read cover-to-cover, this highly practical reference covers basic science, assessment, and treatment and uses clear, succinct narratives, lists, tables, and illustrations to present the essential information needed to understand all aspects of epilepsy. The first section of the book introduces the clinical aspects of the science of epileptology with chapters on pathophysiology, genetics, classification, syndromes, epidemiology, etiology, and differential diagnosis. The second section is devoted to diagnostic evaluation, including instrumentation, normal and abnormal EEG, ICU EEG monitoring, scalp and intracranial video EEG monitoring, brain mapping, seizure semiology, neuroimaging, and other techniques. Section three covers treatment with a thorough review of basic principles, all classes of antiepileptic drugs, stimulation therapy, surgery, and dietary and alternative therapies. The final section focuses on special situations and associated concerns, ranging from status epilepticus and psychogenic nonepileptic seizures to migraines and reproductive issues. Key Features: Delivers a concise yet thorough review of the clinical science and current practice of epilepsy medicine Chapter contributions come from a wide array of specialists Presents information in crisp, formatted chapters that distill must-know information for maximum utility Useful for practitioners at any level, from trainees to more experienced clinicians Illustrated with over 100 figures, including EEG readouts and other clinical images Serves as a valuable review tool for self-study or exam preparation About the Editor: Aatif M. Husain, MD, Professor, Department of Neurology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

Epilepsy

Epilepsy Book
Author : Jerome Engel,Timothy A. Pedley,Jean Aicardi
Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release : 2008
ISBN : 9780781757775
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Written and edited by world-renowned authorities, this three-volume work is, to quote a reviewer, "the definitive textbook about seizures and epilepsy". This Second Edition is thoroughly updated and gives you a complete print and multimedia package: the three-volume set plus access to an integrated content Website. More than 300 chapters cover the spectrum of biology, physiology, and clinical information, from molecular biology to public health concerns in developing countries. Included are detailed discussions of seizure types and epilepsy syndromes; relationships between physiology and clinical events; psychiatric and medical comorbidity; conditions that could be mistaken for epilepsy; and an increasing range of pharmacologic, surgical, and alternative therapies, including vagus nerve stimulation and deep brain stimulation. This edition describes many new antiepileptic drugs, major advances in surgical treatment, and state-of-the-art neuroimaging, EEG, and other technologies for diagnosis and seizure prediction. A companion Website offers instant access to the complete, fully searchable text, plus an image bank of additional figures, video footage, and annual updates to selected chapters.

Models of Seizures and Epilepsy

Models of Seizures and Epilepsy Book
Author : Asla Pitkänen,Paul Buckmaster, DVM, PhD,Aristea S Galanopoulou,Solomon L. Moshé
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2017-06-14
ISBN : 012804067X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Models of Seizures and Epilepsy, Second Edition, is a valuable, practical reference for investigators who are searching for the most appropriate laboratory models to address key questions in the field. The book also provides an important background for physicians, fellows, and students, offering insight into the potential for advances in epilepsy research as well as R&D drug development. Contents include the current spectrum of models available to model different epilepsy syndromes, epilepsy in transgenic animals, comorbidities in models of epilepsy, and novel technologies to study seizures and epilepsies in animals. Provides a comprehensive reference detailing animal models of epilepsy and seizure Offers insights on the use of novel technologies that can be applied in experimental epilepsy research Edited by leading experts in the field that provide not only technical reviews of these models but also conceptual critiques Comments on the strengths and limitations of various models, including their relationship to clinical phenomenology and their value in developing better understanding and treatments

The Treatment of Epilepsy

The Treatment of Epilepsy Book
Author : Simon Shorvon,Emilio Perucca,Jerome Engel, Jr.
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2015-09-15
ISBN : 1118936981
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Highly Commended at the British Medical Association Book Awards 2016 The Treatment of Epilepsy, fourth edition, is a comprehensive reference and clinical guide to the pharmacological, medical and surgical options available in the treatment of epilepsy. The text is compiled by a group of internationally renowned editors and contributors and is now in full color and extensively illustrated The first two sections cover the background to, and principles of, treatment in different clinical situations Section three comprises a series of systematic reviews of contemporary drug therapy, devoting one chapter to each anti-epileptic drug and covering all clinically-relevant aspects Section four focuses on the surgical options, devoting individual chapters to each of the modalities of presurgical assessment and to each surgical operation or approach This 4th edition is extensively revised incorporating the many recent developments in therapy, and comprises 81 chapters from world experts from 18 countries

Encyclopedia of Basic Epilepsy Research

Encyclopedia of Basic Epilepsy Research Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2009-05-27
ISBN : 0123739616
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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As a truly translational area of biomedical investigation, epilepsy research spans an extraordinary breadth of subjects and involves virtually every tool that modern neuroscience has at its disposal. The Encyclopedia of Basic Epilepsy Research provides an up to date, comprehensive reference for all epilepsy researchers. With an expert list of authors, the encyclopedia covers the full spectrum of research activities from genes and molecules to animal models and human patients. The encyclopedia's electronic format also provides unparalleled access to frequent updates and additions, while the limited edition print version provides another option for owning this content. The Encyclopedia of Basic Epilepsy Research is an essential resource for researchers of all levels and clinicians who study epilepsy. The only comprehensive reference for basic research and current activities in epilepsy Electronic format provides fast and easy access to updates and additions, with limited print version available as well Contains over 85 articles, all written by experts in epilepsy research

Handbook of Epilepsy Treatment

Handbook of Epilepsy Treatment Book
Author : Simon Shorvon
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2010-12-03
ISBN : 9781444340808
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Make your way through the epilepsy maze Epilepsy is a complex neurological condition. There are many modern treatment options, and treatment should nowadays be tailored to an individual patient. But identification of the best therapy can be a labyrinthine process. The Handbook of Epilepsy Treatment provides a practical pathfinder for treating epilepsy based on published evidence and the author’s 30 years of specialist clinical experience. Direct in style but comprehensive in content, with ample tables and summaries, the Handbook of Epilepsy Treatment covers: Treatment of the different forms and causes of epilepsy Treatment in the different commonly encountered clinical situations Treatment in children, in adults, in the elderly, in women, in epilepsy syndromes and in those with special needs and requirements Epilepsy drugs – their pharmacology, kinetics, side effects, effectiveness and practical usage in the clinic Epilepsy surgery – the various types, the indications, assessment and outcome A succinct pharmacopeia summarizes the entire range of anti-epileptic medications with emphasis on effective prescribing in the clinical setting. The Handbook of Epilepsy Treatment will help you and your patient find the best path to control epilepsy for each individual’s situation.

Handbook on Epilepsy for Physicians

Handbook on Epilepsy for Physicians Book
Author : PV Rai,HV Srinivas,P Satishchandra,GT Subhas
Publisher : Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
Release : 2019-09-30
ISBN : 9389188008
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Handbook on Epilepsy for Physicians book written by PV Rai,HV Srinivas,P Satishchandra,GT Subhas, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Epilepsy Part II Treatment

Epilepsy  Part II  Treatment Book
Author : Hermann Stefan,William H. Theodore
Publisher : Newnes
Release : 2012-12-31
ISBN : 0444535063
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Epilepsy, Part II, Treatment, Volume 108, provides a full description of epilepsy pathology and etiology, antiepileptic drug treatment, the approach to surgical evaluation and alternative procedures to be considered, in both children and adults, as well as brain stimulation and diet treatment. Economic and psychosocial issues such as stigma are fully covered. The special problems of epilepsy treatment in the developing world are described. Chapters are authored by internationally respected neurologists with varied perspectives insuring depth to the content. Epilepsy, Part I, Basic Principles and Diagnosis, Volume 107, establishes the scientific and practical diagnosis of epilepsy. The volumes will be a very important resource for basic scientists, clinical investigators, and all health professionals treating patients with epilepsy. A volume in the Handbook of Clinical Neurology series, which has an unparalleled reputation as the world's most comprehensive source of information in neurology International list of contributors including the leading workers in the field Describes the advances which have occurred in clinical neurology and the neurosciences, their impact on the understanding of neurological disorders and on patient care

Treating Epilepsy Naturally

Treating Epilepsy Naturally Book
Author : Patricia A. Murphy
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
Release : 2001-10-17
ISBN : 9780658013799
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Hard-to-find information on epilepsy, presented by an author living successfully with the condition Drugs commonly used to treat epilepsy have some extremely harmful side effects. Treating Epilepsy Naturally is an empathetic, practical, empowering look at treatment options, lifestyle choices, and ways of living well. Written by an author who has been successfully living with it herself for most of her adult life, this comprehensive guide offers alternative treatments to replace and to complement traditional therapies and sound advice to find the right health practitioner for you.