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Pediatric Epilepsy / Edition 1
     

Pediatric Epilepsy / Edition 1

by Michael Duchowny, Helen Cross, Alexis Arzimanoglou
 

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ISBN-10: 0071496211

ISBN-13: 9780071496216

Pub. Date: 08/31/2012

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Practical, easy-to-follow guidance on every aspect of the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy in children

350 full-color illustrations

Pediatric Epilepsy comprehensively addresses the needs of all physicians treating children with epilepsy – from the specialized pediatric epileptologist to the general pediatric practitioner. Written by a team of

Overview

Practical, easy-to-follow guidance on every aspect of the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy in children

350 full-color illustrations

Pediatric Epilepsy comprehensively addresses the needs of all physicians treating children with epilepsy – from the specialized pediatric epileptologist to the general pediatric practitioner. Written by a team of international experts, this full-color text offers a consistent, age-based approach to the diagnosis and treatment of every type of seizure and epilepsy syndrome that may occur in childhood. The book’s primary focus is on specific treatment modalities, both surgical and medical.

Features

  • Algorithms and drug-dosage tables throughout emphasize patient care
  • Includes first, second, and combination drug treatments with recommended starting ranges and other essential information
  • Specific types of seizures and syndromes are organized by the age group in which they most often present
  • Logically organized by age group, then by the seizures and syndromes that tend to first occur at those ages
  • Co-morbidities section addresses illnesses caused by epilepsy treatment and illnesses that often present with epilepsy treatment
  • International authorship by a team of five award-winning pediatric epileptologists
  • 350 full-color illustrations

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071496216
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
08/31/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

SECTION I Approach to the Child with Epilepsy

1 Epileptic Seizures and Their Classification

2 Networks and Systems in Epileptic Seizures

3 EEGs: When, How, and Why

4 Sources of Error in EEG Interpretation

5 Aims and Rationale of Anatomic Brain Imaging

6 When and Why Perform Functional Brain Imaging: Medical and Surgical Treatment of Pediatric Epilepsy

7 The Role of Guidelines in the Management of Childhood Epilepsy

SECTION II Seizures in the Newborn and Infant

8 Benign Neonatal Convulsions

9 Provoked and Nonprovoked Neonatal Seizures

10 Focal Seizures in Infancy

11 Generalized Seizures in Early Childhood (2–4 Years of Age)

12 Neonatal Epilepsies with Suppression–Burst Pattern

13 Benign Myoclonic Epilepsy in Infancy

14 Severe Myoclonic Epilepsy of Infancy (Dravet Syndrome)

15 Errors of Metabolism in the Neonatal Period

16 Episodes in Neonates, Infants, and Toddlers Mimicking Epilepsy

SECTION III Seizures in Childhood

17 Febrile Seizures

18 Focal Seizures in Early Childhood

19 Focal Seizures in Older Childhood and Adolescence

20 Generalized Seizures in Childhood and Adolescence

21 Childhood Absence Epilepsy and Myoclonic Absence Epilepsy

22 Episodic Events Mimicking Seizures in Childhood and Adolescence

SECTION IV Seizures in Adolescence

23 Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy

24 Generalized Tonic–Clonic Seizures on Awakening

SECTION V Epilepsy Syndromes

25 Benign Epilepsy with Centrotemporal Spikes (BECTS)

26 Benign Occipital Epilepsies

27 Autosomal Dominant Nocturnal Frontal Lobe Epilepsy

28 Infantile Spasms and West Syndrome

29 Lennox–Gastaut and Related Syndromes

30 Acquired Epileptic Aphasia (Landau–Kleffner Syndrome)

31 Reflex Epilepsy

SECTION VI Epilepsy and Neurological Disorders

32 Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

33 Sturge–Weber Syndrome

34 Epilepsy Associated with Chromosomal Disorders

35 Hypothalamic Hamartoma and Gelastic Epilepsy

36 Hemispheric Disorders Associated with Cortical Malformation

37 Rasmussen Syndrome

SECTION VII Status Epilepticus

38 Convulsive Status Epilepticus

39 Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus

SECTION VIII CoMorbid Disorders

40 Cognitive Deficits in Children with Epilepsy

41 Learning Disabilities and ADHD in Children with Epilepsy

42 Depression and Anxiety Disorders in Children with Epilepsy

43 Autism in Children with Epilepsy: Diagnosis and Treatment

44 Treating Epilepsy in the Presence of Sleep Disorders

45 Impact of Comorbidities on Health Outcomes

SECTION IX Medical, Dietar y, and Nursing Treatment

46 Medical and Surgical Treatment of Pediatric Epilepsy

47 Antiepileptic Drugs: How to Choose

48 Antiepileptic Drug Follow-up and Withdrawal

49 Clinical Trials Versus Anecdotal Reports

50 A Practical Guide to AED Pharmacology

51 Teratogenicity of Antiepileptic Drugs

52 Comorbidities of Treatment with Antiepileptic Drugs

53 Ketogenic Diets

54 Nursing Considerations in Epilepsy Treatment

SECTION X Surgical Treatment

55 Surgery for Focal Epilepsy—Why and When?

56 Surgery for Catastrophic Epilepsies: When and Why?

57 Vagus Nerve Stimulation

58 Comorbidities of Surgical Treatment

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