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Clinical epilepsy

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Published by Churchill Livingstone in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Epilepsy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn S. Duncan, Simon D. Shovron, David R. Fish.
    ContributionsFish, David R., Shorvon, S. D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC372 .D86 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination408 p. :
    Number of Pages408
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17161660M
    ISBN 10044304936X
    OCLC/WorldCa34382298

    Clinical trials and research are the key for advancing medial knowledge and patient care. They provide hope through offering testing of new drugs, new surgical techniques or other treatments before they are available. Access our epilepsy center clinical trials; Learn about our epilepsy center research programs. O'Sullivan's Brainstorm is worth reading and demonstrates both the suddenness and violent intensity of epilepsy, and serves to inspire the patient and physician in a realistic manner. There are both personal and clinical messages of import to learn from in this book, which makes it worth a read and worthy of a place on your book : Philip B Gorelick. He has authored more than peer-reviewed manuscripts, 45 book chapters and edited or co-edited eight books in the field of epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology. Conditions treated Brain tumor-associated epilepsy.


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Clinical epilepsy by J. S. Duncan Download PDF EPUB FB2

The current definition of epilepsy is the tendency to have repeated seizures (at least two) as a consequence of a brain disorder, that is, unprovoked by an acute systemic or brain insult. This definition stresses that the problem is one of brain function, and that the patient has the potential for more seizures.

The book was a product of many experienced and internationally-recognised pediatric epileptologists (physician specialised in epilepsy treatment), fully editted by Dr Michael Duchowny, one of the world-renowned and pioneers of epilepsy surgery in children. The book covers almost all aspects of epilepsy in children from definition, types, epileptic syndromes by age, investigation and variety of treatment/5(5).

Product details Hardcover: pages Publisher: LWW; Sixth edition (March 7, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN ASIN: Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: pounds (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: out /5(3).

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.

The book is written for practicing clinicians who treat patients with epilepsy. This book fits into a well intended niche, providing a translation of the ILAE classification for clinicians.

This allows practitioners to take the classification scheme and put it into clinical use.” (Matthew Hoerth, Doody’s Review Service, May, ). "This book is of great importance as the first one to cover epilepsy according to the new ILAE classification.

It provides the necessary precondition for successful treatment management as well as for meaningful communication in the clinical and scientific community. PSAP BOOK 3 • Neurology/Psychiatry 7 Epilepsy Epilepsy By Jeannine M. Conway, Pharm.D., BCPS; and Kimberly B.

Tallian, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPP INTRODUCTION Epilepsy is a common neurologic condition, with an estimated % of the U.S. population reporting active epilepsy (Zack ). This esti - mate consists of 3 million adults andPart of "The Special Needs Collection" for ages Published24 pages.

Explains epilepsy in a reassuring way for newly diagnosed children, their siblings and friends. Special People, Special Ways by Arlene Maguire.

Published32 pages. A colorfully illustrated book about children with disabilities for. Epilepsy caused by tumors needs a particular attention since it merges two major disabilitating diseases, thus representing a major clinical, economical, societal and ethical challenge.

Addressing the large costs for the European society for this particular disease, requires intensified inter-disciplinar and multisectoral research and the. Clinical Trials. Organizations Epilepsy may develop because of an abnormality in brain wiring, an imbalance of nerve signaling chemicals called neurotransmitters, changes in important features of brain cells called channels, or some combination of these and other factors.

Having a single seizure as the result of a high fever (called. A practical reference to the medical and surgical treatment of epilepsy. The third edition of The Treatment of Epilepsy has been thoroughly updated.

It is a reference work, but has a strong practical bias, and is designed to assist neurologists, neurosurgeons and other clinicians at all levels who are involved in the treatment of patients with epilepsy.

Patients with epilepsy pose many clinical challenges. Even experienced clinicians occasionally arrive at the point where diagnostic, work-up, treatment, or prognostic thinking becomes blocked This book brings the story of epilepsy alive with easy-to-understand text.

This practical, clinically orientated book on epilepsy covers diagnosis, investigation and treatment (both medical and surgical) in an accessible way.

Recent developments in scientific knowledge and clinical practice are highlighted. A distinctive reflex epilepsy syndrome of myoclonic jerks of the masticatory muscles elicited by reading. Prevalence Very low (% in non-febrile epilepsies of childhood). Age at onset 12 to 19 years (peak in late teens).

Sex Males predominate ( M/1 F). Etiology Genetically determined. Clinical manifestations Brief myoclonic jerks mainly restricted to the masticatory.

Read the latest chapters of Handbook of Clinical Neurology atElsevier’s leading platform of peer-reviewed scholarly literature Book chapter Full text access Chapter 5 - Classification of epilepsies and seizures: historical perspective and future directions Clinical neuropsychology in epilepsy: theoretical and.

Teens with Epilepsy Face More Social Hurdles By Brunk, Doug Clinical Psychiatry News, Vol. 35, No. 3, March Read preview Overview Epilepsy among Older Adults Underdiagnosed, Undertreated By Aldrich, Nancy Aging Today, Vol. 27, No. 6, November/December As early treatment of convulsions and of epilepsy is very important, it is essential to start correct treatment immediately.

But in order to be able to start this treatment, the doctor or clinical officer needs to know the causes of the seizures and epilepsy, what type of seizure and epilepsy the patient has, and which drug should be Size: KB. This resource covers the scientific basis, clinical diagnosis, and treatment of epilepsy and epileptic seizures.

Written by internationally-renowned specialists, each chapter comprehensively covers the current knowledge and evidence base related to each aspect of the disorder, with an emphasis on the personal experience of the authors. Models of Seizures and Epilepsy is a valuable, practical reference for investigators who are searching for the most appropriate laboratory models for addressing key questions in the field.

It also provides an important background for physicians, fellows, and students, offering insight into the potential for advances in epilepsy research. Highly Commended at the British Medical Association Book Awards 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. Books on Epilepsy. There has been a steady increase in the number of books published that are relevant to epilepsy that members of the League will likely find useful for their practice or research.

However, keeping up with the books that are available is no easy task. This listing is provided as a service to our membership. The Handbook of Clinical Neurology (HCN) was originally conceived and edited by Pierre Vinken and George Bruyn as a prestigious, multivolume reference work that would cover all the disorders encountered by clinicians and researchers engaged in neurology and allied fields.

The first series of the Handbook (Volumes ) was published between and and was followed by a second. Popular Epilepsy Books Showing of The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures (Paperback) by.

Anne Fadiman (shelved 27 times as epilepsy) avg rating — 65, ratings —. If you are a starter in the field of EEG reading then this book should be your first step. It explains how to read EEG from the scratch.

From normal, variants, artifacts to. He is also current Chair of the American Epilepsy Society Curriculum Committee. Louis is board certified in Adult Neurology, Epilepsy, EEG/Epilepsy Monitoring, Clinical Neurophysiology, and Sleep Medicine by the American Boards of Psychiatry and Neurology, Clinical.

A scheme of classification is proposed based not solely on seizure type but also on age, pathophysiological mechanisms and clinical features, considering where possible the clinical aspects of status in the context of their scientific basis, whether this is epidemiology, neurophysiology, neuropathology or neuropharmacology.

Topics covered includes: Public health principles and neurological disorders, Global burden of neurological disorders: estimates and projections, Neurological disorders: a public health approach, Dementia, Epilepsy, Headache disorders, Neuroinfections, Parkinson s.

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, 4/5(2).

In Epilepsy in Clinical Practice: A Case Study Approach, Andrew Wilner, MD, FACP, has managed to adapt this traditionally oral teaching method to a book. Essentials of Clinical Epilepsy: 2nd Edition Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery & Psychiatry 70(6) June with Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Stephen Wroe.

Epilepsy is the condition of recurrent unprovoked seizures. The definition of “provoked” here is more precise than in common parlance and refers to acute, reversible provoking factors causing seizures. For example, acute hypoglycemia, alcohol withdrawal, high fever.

Epilepsy is amongst the most frequently encountered of neurological disorders. There are important emerging clinical management issues (e.g., first seizure, therapy-resistant seizures, ICU, pregnancy) but also differential diagnosis of non-epileptic seizures (syncopy, pseudo-seizure, paroxysmal dystonic syndromes, sleep disorders, psychosis.

Clinical and Genetic Aspects of Epilepsy. Edited by: Zaid Afawi. ISBNPDF ISBNPublished This book on Epilepsy was conceived and produced as a source of information on wide range of issues in epilepsy. We hope that it will help health care providers in daily practices and increase their Cited by: 5.

This chapter is devoted to defining some of the mechanisms that determine the behaviour of cellular membranes, both of neurons and glial cells, during the transition towards epileptic discharges and henceforth during seizures. We take the view that epileptic events are not the sole result of concerted populations of neurons, but equally important, of the dialogue between neurons, glial cells.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Guberman, Alan. Essentials of clinical epilepsy. Boston: Butterworth-Heinemann, © (OCoLC) Parallel experimental studies with a number of epilepsy models have indicated that the corpus callosum is indeed the major route for seizure generalization, that the brainstem is a secondary and more resistant pathway for seizure generalization, and that most if not all.

Clinical Epilepsy Topics. Diagnosis. Seizure Classification () Epilepsy: Definitions and basics; Epilepsy Syndromes (From L Selwa) Localization of seizures based on semiology. Classic localization of focal seizures (From L Selwa) From Clinical Neuropsychology book; SUDEP (sudden unexplained death in epilepsy)--(L Selwa).

A new section considers clinical approaches to diagnosing causes, to guide and assist clinicians in investigations. With chapters written by leading figures from around the world, this comprehensive and authoritative resource is indispensable to senior and junior clinicians and trainees working in the field of epilepsy, including.

Clinical data on the benefits of ketogenic diet treatment in terms of clinical symptoms and adverse reactions in patients with epilepsy have been reviewed. Variables that could have influenced the interpretation of the data were also discussed (e.g., gut microbiota).Author: Marzena Ułamek-Kozioł, Stanisław J.

Czuczwar, Sławomir Januszewski, Ryszard Pluta. Epilepsy is a neurological condition that accompanies mankind probably since its inception.

About years before Christ, the disease was already known by Hippocrates, who wrote the book "On The Sacred Disease". Classically, epilepsy has been defined as a chronic condition characterized by an enduring propensity to generate seizures, which are paroxysmal occurring episodes of abnormal Cited by: 7.

Epilepsy is the most common serious neurological condition, affecting children and adults, and can occur in a variety of medical settings. It has many causes and many forms, and a variable prognosis.

Mortality and morbidity are high, social and legal consequences can stretch well beyond the purely medical, and its management is often poor. Part of the Oxford Textbooks in Clinical Neurology.Epilepsy Education This content is designed for use by both students and faculty as either a resource on epilepsy or a stand-alone learning tool.

Use and distribution of these presentation files and handouts is granted by permission of the American Epilepsy Society and should be acknowledged as such.Subsequently, fellows are offered didactic training in Clinical Epilepsy, EEG/IOM, EMG/Neuromuscular and PSG/Sleep through a dedicated weekly lecture series for each of these areas.

The goal of the program is to prepare the fellow for independent practice as a specialist in Clinical Neurophysiology (EEG/Video EEG Monitoring/Intraoperative.