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Principles of Therapy in the Epilepsies

Panayiotopoulos, C. P.

2011, IX, 99p. 2 illus. in color.

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  • Provides a concise, authoritative guide for all those involved in the care of patients with epileptic seizures
  • Written by a world renown expert in the field
  • Presents a practical overview of all aspects of the treatment and management of epilepsy
Principles of Therapy in the Epilepsies provides a concise, authoritative guide to all aspects of the treatment and management of epilepsies. Chapters cover treatments with anti-epileptic drugs, neurosurgical interventions and other pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments. The book also overviews management strategies for specific groups of patients including women and elderly patients. C.P. Panayiotopoulos is an internationally renowned leader and expert in the diagnosis, treatment and management of epilepsy. This pocket-sized reference work will be a valuable resource for all those involved in the care of patients with epileptic seizures.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Epilepsy - Epileptic - Epilepticus - Seizures

Related subjects » Critical Care & Emergency Medicine - Internal Medicine - Neurology - Pediatrics - Psychiatry

Table of contents 

Introduction.- Anti-epileptic Drug Prophylactic Treatment.- Principles of Management in Women with Epilepsies.- Principles of Management in the Elderly with Epileptic Seizures.- Surgery for Epilepsies .- Vagus Nerve Stimulation.- Ketogenic diet.- Corticosteroids in the Treatment of Childhood Epilepsies.- References.

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