Handbook of Epilepsy / Edition 4 available in Paperback
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 BackgroundChapter 2: Types of SeizuresChapter 3: Epilepsies with Onset at All Ages: Symptomatic and Probably Symptomatic Focal EpilepsiesChapter 4: Epilepsies with Neonatal Onset (Birth to 2 Months): Focal and Generalized EpilepsiesChapter 5: Epilepsies with Onset During Infancy (2 to 12 MonthsChapter 6: Epilepsies with Childhood Onset (1 to 12 Years)Chapter 7: Epilepsies with Juvenile and Adult Onset (12 Years and OlderChapter 8: Seizures Not Necessarily Requiring a Diagnosis of EpilepsyChapter 9: Diagnosis and Differential DiagnosisChapter 10: ManagementChapter 11: Antiepileptic DrugsChapter 12: Status EpilepticusChapter 13: Special Considerations in Women and the ElderlyChapter 14: ComorbiditiesChapter 15: CounselingSubject Index