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Oxford textbook of epilepsy and epileptic seizures

Author: S D Shorvon; Renzo Guerrini; Mark Cook, (Neurologist); Samden D Lhatoo
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Series: Oxford textbooks in clinical neurology.
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Epilepsy is the most common serious neurological condition, affecting children and adults, and can occur in a variety of medical settings. It has many causes and many forms, and a variable prognosis. Mortality and morbidity are high, social and legal consequences can stretch well beyond the purely medical, and its management is often poor. Part of the Oxford Textbooks in Clinical Neurology (OTCN) series, this volume  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Oxford Textbook of Epilepsy and Epileptic Seizures.
Oxford Univ Pr 2013
(OCoLC)806014746
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: S D Shorvon; Renzo Guerrini; Mark Cook, (Neurologist); Samden D Lhatoo
ISBN: 9780191640957 0191640956
OCLC Number: 826443497
Description: 1 online resource (x, 384 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Neurophysiology of epilepsy / Florin Amzica --
Neurogenetics of epilepsy / Renzo Guerrini and Elena Parrini --
Neurochemistry of epilepsy / B. Keith Day, Lawrence Eisenman, and R. Edward Hogan --
Developmental neurobiology, neuroanatomy, and neuropathology of epilepsy / Ingmar Blümcke --
Definitions and epidemiology of epilepsy / Shichuo Li, Ding Ding, and Jianzhong Wu --
The causes of epilepsy / Simon Shorvon --
Classification, clinical symptoms, and syndromes / Renzo Guerrini and Carmen Barba --
Differential diagnosis of epilepsy / Kristina Malmgren, Markus Reuber, and Richard Appleton --
The electroencephalogram in the investigation of epilepsy / Stephan U. Schuele, Adrina C. Bermeo, and Samden D. Lhatoo --
Neuroimaging in the investigation of epilepsy / Trevor T.-J. Chong and Mark Cook --
The biochemical, haematological, histological, immunological, and genetic investigation of epilepsy / Simon Shorvon --
Non-pharmacological therapy of epilepsy / Peter Wolf, Katia Lin, and Marina Nikanorova --
Reproductive aspects of epilepsy / Michael R. Johnson and John J. Craig --
Neonatal seizures and infantile-onset epilepsies / Elia Pestana Knight and Ingrid E.B. Tuxhorn --
Epileptic encephalopathies / Renzo Guerrini and Carla Marini --
Principles of treatment of epilepsy in children and adolescents / Renzo Guerrini --
Epilepsy in learning disability / Tom Berney and Shoumitro Deb --
Epilepsy in the elderly / Trevor T.-J. Chong and Wendyl D'Souza --
Psychiatric comorbidity in epilepsy / Marco Mula Epilepsy due to traumatic brain injury, cerebrovascular disease, central nervous system infections, and brain tumours / Gagandeep Singh, J.M.K. Murthy, and Ashalatha Radakrishnan --
Epilepsy in renal, hepatic, and other conditions / Aidan Neligan --
Management of patients with first seizure and early epilepsy / Zachary Grinspan and Shlomo Shinnar --
The medical treatment of chronic active epilepsy / Simon Shorvon --
Epilepsy in remission / Jerry J. Shih --
Drug interactions / Philip N. Patsalos --
The pharmacokinetics and clinical therapeutics of the antiepileptic drugs / Mark Cook and Simon Shorvon --
Principles of epilepsy surgery / Samden D. Lhatoo --
Resective surgery of temporal lobe epilepsy / Simon V. Liubinas, Andrew P. Morokoff, and Terence J. O'Brien --
Resective surgery of extratemporal epilepsy / Shahram Amina and Hans O. Lüders --
Vagal nerve stimulation and deep brain stimulation in epilepsy / Paul A.J.M. Boon and Kristl E. Vonck --
Other surgeries for epilepsy and new approaches / Kitti Kaiboriboon and Samden D. Lhatoo --
Management of seizures and of epilepsy in the emergency department / Andrea O. Rossetti --
Management of status epilepticus on the intensive care unit / Erich Schmutzhard and Bettina Pfausler --
Epilepsy and employment / Ann Jacoby --
Sexual and emotional behaviour in epilepsy / Sarah J. Wilson and Jessie Bendavid --
Epilepsy : cognition and memory in adults / Sallie Baxendale --
Legal aspects of epilepsy and epilepsy and driving / Morris Odell.
Series Title: Oxford textbooks in clinical neurology.
Other Titles: Epilepsy and epileptic seizures
Responsibility: edited by Simon Shorvon, Renzo Guerrini, Mark Cook, Samden D. Lhatoo.

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