The Epilepsies 3

This title in the acclaimed Blue Books of Neurology series highlights advances in epileptology and new ways of managing seizure disorders. Contributors from around the world-most new to this volume-lend a global perspective and provide the latest thinking on the new and controversial issues surrounding epilepsy. You'll find detailed discussions of difficulties in diagnosing and treating epilepsy, including the latest pharmacologic management strategies. This book covers the entire range of issues in epilepsy from basic science research to current clinical issues to medical and surgical therapeutics. Find all you need on critical issues in treating epilepsy and seizure disorders. Provides the expertise of new contributors and volume editors who are world-class authorities in the field for authoritative guidance. Features thoroughly updated content including new chapters-Seizure Prediction; Drug Resistance Genes; Cortical Myoclonus and Epilepsy; Sudden Unexplained Death in Epilepsy; Seizures in the Elderly; Rasmussen's Encephalitis; Epilepsies Due to Monogenic Disorders of Metabolism; Epilepsy and Sleep; Long-term Effects of Seizures on Brain Structure and Function; Brain Stimulation in Epilepsy-for the most current information for use in the decision-making process. Includes coverage of the surgical management of epilepsy to help you determine when it's best to recommend surgery and for which patients. Emphasizes pharmacologic management of seizure patients that reflects advances in biotechnology and imaging.

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  • Author : Simon D. Shorvon
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Pages : 355 pages
  • ISBN : 1416061711
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The Epilepsies 3

The Epilepsies 3
  • Author : Simon D. Shorvon,Timothy A. Pedley
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 24 January 2022
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This title in the acclaimed Blue Books of Neurology series highlights advances in epileptology and new ways of managing seizure disorders. Contributors from around the world-most new to this volume-lend a global perspective and provide the latest thinking on the new and controversial issues surrounding epilepsy. You'll find detailed discussions of difficulties in diagnosing and treating epilepsy, including the latest pharmacologic management strategies. This book covers the entire range of issues in epilepsy from basic science research to current clinical

Jasper's Basic Mechanisms of the Epilepsies

Jasper's Basic Mechanisms of the Epilepsies
  • Author : Jeffrey Noebels,Massimo Avoli,Michael Rogawski,Richard Olsen,Antonio Delgado-Escueta
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 01 June 2012
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H.H. Jasper, A.A. Ward, A. Pope and H.H. Merritt, chair of the Public Health Service Advisory Committee on the Epilepsies, National Institutes of Health, published the first volume on Basic Mechanisms of the Epilepsies (BME) in 1969. Their ultimate goal was to search for a "better understanding of the epilepsies and seek more rational methods of their prevention and treatment." Since then, basic and clinical researchers in epilepsy have gathered together every decade and a half with these

The Epilepsies

The Epilepsies
  • Author : Chrysostomos P. Panayiotopoulos
  • Publisher : Bladon Medical Pub
  • Release : 24 January 2022
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The Epilepsies: Seizures, Syndromes and Management is the latest work from one of the world's leading experts and offers an exhaustive account of the classification and management of epileptic disorders. In thirteen chapters, Dr Panayiotopoulos gives clear and didactic guidance on the diagnosis, treatment and ongoing management of the full spectrum of epileptic syndromes with an insight and perception that only he can bring to the subject.This text is published in full colour throughout and is complemented by a

The Epilepsy Book: A Companion for Patients

The Epilepsy Book: A Companion for Patients
  • Author : Thalia Valeta
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 24 November 2017
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This book presents scientific evidence about epilepsy along with straightforward guidance and recommendations. Responses to frequently asked questions and clarification of uncertainties are provided to empower patients to optimize their medical, psychological and social care. This book helps mediate between patients and health care professionals and can assist both sides to understand the condition of epilepsy at all levels. The information provided in the book empowers patients to share decision making with their carers and clinicians and enables them to

Models of Seizures and Epilepsy

Models of Seizures and Epilepsy
  • Author : Asla Pitkänen,Paul Buckmaster, DVM, PhD,Aristea S Galanopoulou,Solomon L. Moshé
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 14 June 2017
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Models of Seizures and Epilepsy, Second Edition, is a valuable, practical reference for investigators who are searching for the most appropriate laboratory models to address key questions in the field. The book also provides an important background for physicians, fellows, and students, offering insight into the potential for advances in epilepsy research as well as R&D drug development. Contents include the current spectrum of models available to model different epilepsy syndromes, epilepsy in transgenic animals, comorbidities in models of

EEG - The Epilepsies

EEG - The Epilepsies
  • Author : Philippe Gélisse ,Arielle Crespel,Michelle Bureau,Pierre Genton
  • Publisher : John Libbey Eurotext
  • Release : 04 July 2019
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Fully revised and updated, this second edition of the second volume of the Atlases of electroencephalography series includes more than 2/3 new high-quality digital figures. A new Classification approach to epileptic seizures and to the epilepsies became official in 2017. Several aspects in terms of terminology have been included in this book and most of the chapters have been rewritten. The second volume of this series on the practical use and interpretation of EEG focuses on epilepsies in their diversity. It is

Atlas of Electroencephalography

Atlas of Electroencephalography
  • Author : Philippe Gélisse,Arielle Crespel,Michelle Bureau,Pierre Genton
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 12 June 2019
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Fully revised and updated, this second edition includes more than 2/3 new high-quality digital figures. A new Classification approach to epileptic seizures and to the epilepsies became official in 2017. Several aspects in terms of terminology have been included in this book and most of the chapters have been rewritten. This volume focuses on epilepsies in their diversity. It is richly illustrated, and each EEG plate is analyzed in order to highlight the most significant elements to be used both for the

Astrocytes and Epilepsy

Astrocytes and Epilepsy
  • Author : Jacqueline A. Hubbard,Devin K. Binder
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 05 July 2016
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Epilepsy is a devastating group of neurological disorders characterized by periodic and unpredictable seizure activity in the brain. There is a critical need for new drugs and approaches given than at least one-third of all epilepsy patients are not made free of seizures by existing medications and become "medically refractory". Much of epilepsy research has focused on neuronal therapeutic targets, but current antiepileptic drugs often cause severe cognitive, developmental, and behavioral side effects. Recent findings indicate a critical contribution of

The Neuropsychology of Epilepsy

The Neuropsychology of Epilepsy
  • Author : Thomas L. Bennett
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 06 June 2013
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This was an exciting project to work on, and I attempted to obtain a broad sampling of current research on the neuropsychology of epilepsy. Because the emphasis of the book takes a neuropsychological perspective on epilepsy, the coverage is not redundant with previous texts on this topic. The book is organized around three themes, although individual chapters certainly often extend beyond the part in which they are located. The three major topics are the nature of epilepsy, cognitive and emotional

Epilepsy Across the Spectrum

Epilepsy Across the Spectrum
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Sciences Policy,Committee on the Public Health Dimensions of the Epilepsies
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 29 July 2012
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Although epilepsy is one of the nation's most common neurological disorders, public understanding of it is limited. Many people do not know the causes of epilepsy or what they should do if they see someone having a seizure. Epilepsy is a complex spectrum of disorders that affects an estimated 2.2 million Americans in a variety of ways, and is characterized by unpredictable seizures that differ in type, cause, and severity. Yet living with epilepsy is about much more than just seizures;

Handbook of Epilepsy

Handbook of Epilepsy
  • Author : Thomas R. Browne,Gregory L. Holmes
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Release : 24 January 2022
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Now updated, this bestselling reference is a practical point-of-care guide to the diagnosis and management of epilepsy. This edition's updated coverage of drug therapy includes current American Academy of Neurology guidelines, new drugs, newly approved indications, and more.

Many Lives

Many Lives
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 24 January 2022
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"A 3-disc DVD educational programme for professionals involved in the treatment and management of epilepsy"--Publisher's website.

The Comprehensive Evaluation and Treatment of Epilepsy

The Comprehensive Evaluation and Treatment of Epilepsy
  • Author : Steven C. Schachter,Donald L. Schomer
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 22 May 1997
GET THIS BOOKThe Comprehensive Evaluation and Treatment of Epilepsy

Epilepsy is, after headache, the second most common neurological disorder. This book clarifies the many courses of action to take in treating patients with epilepsy. It presents current knowledge about seizures and epilepsy in a comprehensive, socially conscious, and clear manner. The editors have provided this information in a comprehensive, easy-to-use, and practical form. This short, simple pedagogical guide to the diagnosis and management of epilepsy is an important reference work for all medical schools, hospitals, clinics, and primary care

Genetics of Epilepsy and Refractory Epilepsy

Genetics of Epilepsy and Refractory Epilepsy
  • Author : Alberto Lazarowski,Liliana Czornyj
  • Publisher : Morgan & Claypool Publishers
  • Release : 01 March 2013
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Epilepsy affects approximately 3% of the population, and is usually defined as a tendency to experience recurrent seizures arising from periodic neuronal hyperexcitability of unknown causes. Different genetic factors, through various mechanisms, can cause this abnormal neuronal behavior. The etiology of epilepsy is a major determinant of clinical course and prognosis. Many of the genes that have been implicated in idiopathic epilepsies code for ion channels, whereas a wide spectrum of syndromes where epilepsy is a main clinical feature are caused