Atlas of Epilepsies / Edition 1

Atlas of Epilepsies / Edition 1

by S.R. Benbadis
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1848821271

ISBN-13: 9781848821279

Pub. Date: 11/04/2010

Publisher: Springer London

• Atlas of Epilepsies offers a highly illustrative approach that tackles the difficult subject of epileptic seizures and epileptic syndromes.

• Includes numerous EEG and brain imaging of diagnostic significance.

• Explanatory schematic line diagrams are appropriately juxtaposed amongst the photographs

• Photographs are accompanied by

Overview

• Atlas of Epilepsies offers a highly illustrative approach that tackles the difficult subject of epileptic seizures and epileptic syndromes.

• Includes numerous EEG and brain imaging of diagnostic significance.

• Explanatory schematic line diagrams are appropriately juxtaposed amongst the photographs

• Photographs are accompanied by detailed figure legends describing nuances and subtleties.

• Liberally interspersed with personal vignettes from the international team of experts drawn together for this work.

• The premiere text in the field, and a landmark all-encompassing reference book, it present a hands-on guide to diagnosis, management and treatment of epilepsy in all its forms, and in its entire age-range of affected patients

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781848821279
Publisher:
Springer London
Publication date:
11/04/2010
Edition description:
2010
Pages:
1946
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 10.98(h) x 0.15(d)

Table of Contents

Definitions and Classifications.- Historical Aspects.- Epidemiology.- Etiology and Pathology.- Pathophysiology.- Animal and Experimental Models of Epileptic Seizures.- Epileptogenicity in the Developing Brain.- Generalized Epileptic Seizures.- Focal Epileptic Seizures.- Reflex Epileptic Seizures.- Neonatal Seizures.- Status Epilepticus.- Imitators of Epileptic Seizures.- History, Physical and Mental Examination and Assessment. - EEG.- Neuroimaging.- Neonatal Epileptic Seizures and Neonatal Epileptic Syndromes.- Idiopathic Epileptic Seizures and Syndromes in Infancy.- Epileptic Encephalopathies in Infancy and Early Childhood.- Severe Neocortical Epileptic Syndromes in Infancy and Childhood.- Benign Childhood Focal Seizures and Related Epileptic Syndromes.- Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsies.- Familial (autosomal dominant) Focal Epilepsies.- Symptomatic and Cryptogenic Focal Epilepsies.- Reflex Seizures and Reflex Epilepsies.- Progressive Myoclonic Epilepsies.- Epilepsies in Specified Groups of Patients.- Comorbidity.- Psychiatric Aspects.- Impact of Epilepsies.- Quality of Life.- Stigma .- The Epilepsy Treatment Gap .- Legal Aspects .- Great Achievers Amongst Epilepsy Patients .- Management of Epilepsies.- AED Prophylactic Treatment.- Surgery for Epilepsies.- Additional and Alternative Treatments. - Pharmacopoeia.

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