ISBN 9788184730869,Handbook of Epilepsy

Handbook of Epilepsy



PeePee Publishers and Distributors Pvt

Publication Year 2008

ISBN 9788184730869

ISBN-10 8184730861

Paper Back

Edition 4th
Number of Pages 288 Pages
Language (English)

Alternative Therapies & Medicines

Thoroughly updated for its Fourth Edition, this best-selling pocket reference is a practical point-of-care guide to the diagnosis and management of epilepsy. In an easy-to-use outline format, the book provides complete, clinically focused information on seizure classification, epilepsies with different ages of onset, situation-related epilepsy, diagnosis and differential diagnosis, and all available drug treatments, including dosages, side effects, and drug interactions This edition's updated coverage of drug therapy includes current American Academy of Neurology guidelines, new drugs, newly approved indications, new information on pharmacokinetics, and results of six registries of antiepileptic drugs in pregnancy. New information on the genetics and molecular biology of several epilepsy syndromes is also included
Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Epilepsy: Definitions and Background
Chapter 2: Types of Seizures
Chapter 3: Epilepsies with Onset at All Ages: Symptomatic and Probably Symptomatic Focal Epilepsies
Chapter 4: Epilepsies with Neonatal Onset (Birth to 2 Months): Focal and Generalized Epilepsies
Chapter 5: Epilepsies with Onset During Infancy (2 to 12 Months)
Chapter 6: Epilepsies with Childhood Onset (1 to 12 Years)
Chapter 7: Epilepsies with Juvenile and Adult Onset (12 Years and Older
Chapter 8: Seizures Not Necessarily Requiring a Diagnosis of Epilepsy
Chapter 9: Diagnosis and Differential Diagnosis
Chapter 10: Management
Chapter 11: Antiepileptic Drugs
Chapter 12: Status Epilepticus
Chapter 13: Special Considerations in Women and the Elderly
Chapter 14: Comorbidities
Chapter 15: Counseling.

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