The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Epilepsy

The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Epilepsy

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by Elaine Wyllie
     
 

Expert medical advice from an award-winning physician at one of the nation’s best hospitals for the treatment of epilepsy and seizures. Epilepsy and seizures affect more than three million Americans of all ages. Approximately 200,000 new cases of epilepsy and seizures occur each year. For anyone affected by this disorder, The Cleveland Clinic Guide to

Overview

Expert medical advice from an award-winning physician at one of the nation’s best hospitals for the treatment of epilepsy and seizures. Epilepsy and seizures affect more than three million Americans of all ages. Approximately 200,000 new cases of epilepsy and seizures occur each year. For anyone affected by this disorder, The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Epilepsy can help.

Dr. Elaine Wyllie, a world-renowned neurologist and epilepsy specialist, guides you through all aspects of epilepsy, from the definition of seizures and their underlying causes, to treatment with medicine or surgery. The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Epilepsy provides a comprehensive, one-stop source of information about epilepsy, while also outlining clear and concise actions for maximizing care and treatment of this disorder.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781607146322
Publisher:
Kaplan Publishing
Publication date:
03/02/2010
Series:
Cleveland Clinic Guides Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Elaine Wyllie, MD, is an epilepsy specialist and Professor of Pediatrics at the Cleveland Clinic.  She directs the Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Pediatric Neurology, ranked among the top 4 programs in the country by US News and World Report.  An active clinician, she attracts personal referrals from child neurologists all over the world. She has published over 250 scientific articles, and is currently preparing the fifth edition of Wyllie’s Treatment of Epilepsy, recognized as the standard in the field.

She has been honored with several awards, most notably the prestigious Epilepsy Research Career Effort Award from the Milken Family Foundation and American Epilepsy Society.  As a recognized thought leader in pediatric epilepsy, she has served on the editorial boards of several scientific journals and on the executive boards and committees of national and international scientific societies.  Her current research, expanding and redefining key aspects of the selection criteria for pediatric epilepsy surgery candidates, is influencing patient care at the epilepsy centers throughout the world.  Dr. Wyllie recently published her first book for the lay public, Epilepsy: A Cleveland Clinic Guide.  Now that her two sons are grown and pursuing their own scientific careers, she studies ballroom dancing with her husband, Dr. Robert Wyllie, Physician-in-Chief of the Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital.

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