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Epilepsy : a comprehensive textbook

Author: Jerome Engel; Timothy A Pedley
Publisher: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Written and edited by authorities this work is a definitive textbook about seizures and epilepsy. More than 300 chapters cover the spectrum of biology, physiology, and clinical information, from molecular biology to public health concerns in developing countries. Included are detailed discussions of seizure types and epilepsy syndromes; relationships between physiology and clinical events; psychiatric and medical  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jerome Engel; Timothy A Pedley
ISBN: 9780781757775 0781757770
OCLC Number: 163589796
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: v. I. Epidemiology, pathology, and genetics of epilepsy ; The neurobiology of epilepsy ; Phenomenology ; Diagnostic evaluation --
v. II. General treatment considerations ; Antiepileptic drugs ; Surgical therapy ; Clinical biology of epilepsy --
v. III. Psychiatric and social issues ; Epilepsy syndromes ; Disorders that can be confused with epilepsy ; Delivery of health care and socioeconomic issues.
Responsibility: editors, Jerome Engel, Jr., Timothy A. Pedley ; associate editors, Jean Aicardi [and others].
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Covers the spectrum of biology, physiology, and clinical information, from molecular biology to public health concerns in developing countries. This title includes detailed discussions of seizure  Read more...

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Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), 23-JUL-08, Volume 300, Issue 4, George Lee Morris, III, MD, Regional Epilepsy Center, St. Luke's Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI -- "I recommend the Read more...

 
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