Status Epilepticus

Status Epilepticus : A Clinical Perspective

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This expanded edition represents the state of the art and captures many changes in our understanding of status epilepticus over the past decade. Varied characteristics and treatment approaches, the growing use of continuous EEG monitoring, and insights into the underlying biology and pathophysiology of convulsive and nonconvulsive SE are covered in depth. Authored by leading neurologists, epileptologists, and clinical neurophysiologists from around the world, this volume prepares the clinician to confront these multifaceted, sometimes subtle, and occasionally life-threatening conditions.
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  • Paperback | 388 pages
  • 210 x 279 x 32mm | 1,019g
  • Cham, Switzerland
  • English
  • Revised
  • Softcover reprint of the original 2nd ed. 2018
  • 38 Illustrations, color; 29 Illustrations, black and white; XV, 388 p. 67 illus., 38 illus. in color.
  • 3319863460
  • 9783319863467
  • 3,245,765

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This expanded edition represents the state of the art and captures many changes in our understanding of status epilepticus over the past decade. Varied characteristics and treatment approaches, the growing use of continuous EEG monitoring, and insights into the underlying biology and pathophysiology of convulsive and nonconvulsive SE are covered in depth. Authored by leading neurologists, epileptologists, and clinical neurophysiologists from around the world, this volume prepares the clinician to confront these multifaceted, sometimes subtle, and occasionally life-threatening conditions.
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Table of contents

Part I Overview

Chapter 1 History of Status Epilepticus

Chapter 2 Types of Status Epilepticus: Definitions and Classification

Chapter 3 The Epidemiology of Status Epilepticus

Chapter 4 Nonepileptic Psychogenic Status Epilepticus

Chapter 5 Periodic EEG Patterns

Chapter 6 Imaging in Status Epilepticus

Part II Convulsive Status Epilepticus

Chapter 7 Causes, Manifestations, and Complications of Generalized Convulsive Status Epilepticus in Adults

Chapter 8 Unusual Causes of Status Epilepticus

Chapter 9 Clinical Consequences of Generalized Convulsive Status Epilepticus

Chapter 10 Neuropathology of Generalized Convulsive Status Epilepticus

Chapter 11 Focal Status Epilepticus

Chapter 12 Myoclonic Status Epilepticus

Chapter 13 Anoxic Myoclonic Status Epilepticus

Chapter 14 Tonic, Clonic, and Atonic Status Epilepticus

Chapter 15 Status Epilepticus in the Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsies

Chapter 16 Early Treatment of Convulsive Status Epilepticus

Chapter 17 Treatment of Refractory and Super-Refractory Status Epilepticus

Chapter 18 Nonpharmacologic Treatments of Status Epilepticus

Part III Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus

Chapter 19 Evolving Concepts of Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus

Chapter 20 Clinical Presentations of Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus

Chapter 21 Cognitive Manifestations of Focal Status Epilepticus

Chapter 22 Initial Treatment of Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus

Chapter 23 Continuous EEG Monitoring for Status Epilepticus

Chapter 24 The Management of Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus in Adults

Chapter 25 Consequences of Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus: Experimental and Clinical Evidence

Chapter 26 Status Epilepticus in Neonates

Chapter 27 Pediatric Status Epilepticus: Initial Management and the Special Syndromes of Status Epilepticus in Children

Chapter 28 Status Epilepticus in Critically Ill Children

Chapter 29 Designing New Studies in Status Epilepticus
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About Frank W. Drislane

Frank W. Drislane, MD

Department of Neurology

Harvard Medical School

Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Boston, Massachusetts, USA



Peter W. Kaplan, MBBS, FRCP

Department of Neurology

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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