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Imitators of epilepsy

Author: Peter W Kaplan; Robert S Fisher
Publisher: New York, NY : Demos, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Reference for clinicians on the differential diagnosis of 16 disorders often misdiagnosed as epilepsy. Covers clinical presentation, distinguishing features of history or examination, and lab tests.
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Imitators of epilepsy.
New York, NY : Demos, c2005
(OCoLC)562509586
Online version:
Imitators of epilepsy.
New York, NY : Demos, c2005
(OCoLC)629212832
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter W Kaplan; Robert S Fisher
ISBN: 1888799838 9781888799835
OCLC Number: 56956444
Description: xv, 296 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction: approach to the diagnosis of possible seizures / Robert T. Wechsler and Robert S. Fisher --
Electroencephalography in the diagnosis of nonepileptic and epileptic conditions / Warren T. Blume --
Anatomical-clinical localization of ictal behavior / Barbara C. Jobst and Peter D. Williamson --
Curious epileptic seizures that don't resemble seizures / Monisha Goyal, Paul Zarkowski, and Barbara E. Swartz --
Convulsive nonepileptic seizures / Don W. King --
The role of serum prolactin in seizure diagnosis / Paul B. Pritchard III --
Nonepileptic spells in neonates and infants / Linda Laux and Douglas R. Nordli --
Nonepileptic seizures and similar phenomena in children and adolescents / John B.P. Stephenson and Sameer Zuberi. Paroxysmal disturbances resembling seizures in the elderly / A. James Rowan --
Migraine and epilepsy / Audrey L. Halpern and Stephen D. Silberstein --
Strange tastes, smells, sounds, visions and feelings: nonepileptic events that mimic simple partial seizures / Ross FineSmith, Eric B. Geller, and Orrin Devinsky --
Dizziness or vestibular problems resembling seizures / Martin Gizzi and Sidney P. Diamond --
Movement disorders that imitate epilepsy / Ann Helms and Lisa Shulman --
Hyperekplexia and other disorders of startle: differential diagnosis with epilepsy / Frederick Andermann and Eva Andermann --
Encephalopathy as a mimic of seizures / Michael Benatar and Frank W. Drislane. Neuroendocrine, metabolic, and toxic imitators of epilepsy / Robin L. Gilmore --
Parasomnias, sleep disorders, and narcolepsy-sleep-time imitators of epilepsy / Carl W. Bazil --
Cerebrovascular imitators of epilepsy / Louis R. Caplan --
Hyperventilation syndrome / Randolph W. Evans --
Psychiatric aspects of nonepileptic seizures: psychogenic NES / John R. Gates --
Coexisting epilepsy and nonepileptic seizures / Allan Krumholz and Tricia Ting --
Panic attacks and panic disorders: the great imitators / Meghan M. Grady and Stephen Stahl.
Responsibility: edited by Peter W. Kaplan, Robert S. Fisher.
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