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The epilepsy prescriber's guide to antiepileptic drugs

Author: P N Patsalos; Blaise F D Bourgeois
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"This practical and concise book is an essential reference guide for use by all clinicians and allied health professionals that treat or care for patients with epilepsy. In full color throughout, this volume presents the antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), 34 in total, in alphabetical order and for each AED the information is divided into eight colored sections: general therapeutics, pharmacokinetics, interaction profile,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: P N Patsalos; Blaise F D Bourgeois
ISBN: 9781107664661 1107664667
OCLC Number: 861120064
Description: x, 339 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: Acetazolamide; ACTH; Carbamazepine; Clobazam; Clonazepam; Diazepam; Eslicarbazepine; Ethosuximide; Ezogabine --
see retigabine; Felbamate; Fosphenytoin; Gabapentin; Lacosamide; Lamotrigine; Levetiracetam; Lorazepam; Methsuximide; Midazolam; Oxcarbazepine; Paraldehyde; Permapanel; Phenobarbital; Phenytoin; Piracetam; Pregablin; Primidone; Retigabine; Rufinamide; Stiripentol; Sulthiame; Tiagabine; Topiramate; Valproate; Vigabatrin; Zonisamide.
Responsibility: Philip N. Patsalos, FRCPath, PhD, professor of Clinical Pharmacology and Consultant Clinical Pharmacologist, UCL Institute of Neurology, the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, and the Epilepsy Society, Chalfont St. Peter, UK and Blaise F.D. Bourgeois, MD, professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, William G. Lennox, chair in Pediatric Epilepsy, and Clinical Neurophysiology, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA.

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Helps prescribers to easily and rapidly answer questions that may arise when initiating and monitoring an antiepileptic drug.  Read more...

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