Handbook of Epilepsy Treatment (Ucb Edition)

Handbook of Epilepsy Treatment (Ucb Edition)

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There have been many advances in the treatment of epilepsy (new drugs, new investigations, novel surgical approaches) and this work aims to be thoroughly up-to-date. This text addresses all the common problems encountered in clinical practice, and emphasizes sound clinical judgement.show more

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  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 216 x 279mm
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Blackwell Science Ltd
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 79 illustrations, index
  • 0632057084
  • 9780632057085

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Definitions and classification of epilepsy; Chapter 2: Precipitation, causes and differential diagnosis of epilepsy; Chapter 3; General principles of treatment in epilepsy; Pharmacokinetic principles; Newly diagnosed patients; Patients with chronic and active epilepsy; Patients with epilepsy in remission; Drugs in partial and secondarily generalised seizures; Childhood epilepsy syndromes; Epilepsy in children and adults with additional handicaps; Epilepsy in the elderly; Epilepsy with myoclonia; Idiopathic generalised epilepsies; Special issues in the treatment of epilepsy in women; Chapter 4 The antiepileptic drugs: Clobazam; Clonazepam; Carbamazepine; Ethosuximide; Gabapentin; Lamotrigine; Levetirigine; Oxcarbazepine; Phenobarbitone and primidone; Phenytoin; Piracetam; Tiagabine; Topiramate; Valproate; Vigabatrin; Other drugs; Chapter 5: Emergency treatment of epilepsy; Chapter 6: Surgical Treatment of epilepsy.show more