The Comprehensive Evaluation and Treatment of Epilepsy

The Comprehensive Evaluation and Treatment of Epilepsy

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Epilepsy is, after headache, the second most common neurological disorder. This book clarifies the many courses of action to take in treating patients with epilepsy. It presents current knowledge about seizures and epilepsy in a comprehensive, socially conscious, and clear manner. The editors have provided this information in a comprehensive, easy-to-use, and practical form. This short, simple pedagogical guide to the diagnosis and management of epilepsy is an important reference work for all medical schools, hospitals, clinics, and primary care centers. This book integrates the latest research into essential reviews on: * Initial management of patients with seizures * Neuroradiological evaluation of epilepsy * Psychosocial aspects of epilepsy * Neuropsychologic problems associated with epilepsy * Psychiatric disorders * Diagnosis and treatment of status epilepticus * Nonepileptic seizures * Ambulatory EEG monitoring * Epilepsy surgery * Endocrine aspects of partial seizures * Epilepsy in the elderlyIn these cases, the physician must take into account psychosocial, cognitive, educational, and vocational issues in ... Chapter 2 ada€“ dresses the optimal radiographic evaluation of epilepsy patients. ... seizures (Chapter 4), including psychosocial aspects of epilepsy (Chapter 5), neuropsychologic problems associated withanbsp;...

Title:The Comprehensive Evaluation and Treatment of Epilepsy
Author:Steven C. Schachter, Donald L. Schomer
Publisher:Academic Press - 1997-05-22


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