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Epilepsy and its treatment

by William P. Spratling

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Published by W.B. Saunders in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby William P. Spratling
The Physical Object
Pagination522 p. :
Number of Pages522
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24352527M
OCLC/WorldCa14555163

  Each chapter considers topics in a consistent fashion, dealing with the phenomenon of epilepsy in each etiology, including its epidemiology, clinical features and prognosis, and any specific aspects of treatment. The book is a comprehensive reference work, a catalogue of all important causes of epilepsy, and a clinical tool for all clinicians Brand: Cambridge University Press. The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures is a book by Anne Fadiman that chronicles the struggles of a Hmong refugee family from Houaysouy, Sainyabuli Province, Laos, the Lees, and their interactions with the health care system in Merced, Robert Entenmann, of St. Olaf College wrote that the book is Author: Anne Fadiman.

New Memoir Reveals Epilepsy’s Deadly Dangers and Ongoing Stigma. Treatment can include drugs, several types of surgery, or both to control seizures. There is a real need for people who.   Epilepsy is a fairly common neurological condition characterized by recurrent seizures. In this article, learn about the different types of epilepsy and their symptoms, treatments, and : Erika Klein.

  Make your way through the epilepsy maze Epilepsy is a complex neurological condition. There are many modern treatment options, and treatment should nowadays be tailored to an individual patient. But identification of the best therapy can be a labyrinthine process. The Handbook of Epilepsy Treatment provides a practical pathfinder for treating epilepsy based on published evidence and the Author: Simon Shorvon. AEDs according to the different STESs is a basic principle of epilepsy treatment. Drugs for epilepsy treatment are based on different STESs because of the differ-ent pharmacological mechanisms. In the antiepileptic guidelines [12], drugs are listed as a first-line choice, second-line File Size: KB.


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Epilepsy and its treatment by William P. Spratling Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Treatment of Epilepsy is a vital contribution to the field. The book's primary focus is on the medical and surgical evaluation and treatment of the disease. Experts around the globe who have made seminal contributions to the treatment of epilepsy have contributed to the book, which preserves its flow and focus extremely well.

Format: Hardcover. For children Lee: the Rabbit with Epilepsy by Deborah Moss. Part of "The Special Needs Collection" for ages Published24 pages. Explains epilepsy in a reassuring way for newly diagnosed children, their siblings and friends.

Special People, Special Ways by Arlene Maguire. Published32 pages. A colorfully illustrated book about children with disabilities for. The Handbook of Epilepsy Treatment will help you and your patient find the best path to control epilepsy for each individual’s situation.

Reviews "Handbook of Epilepsy Treatment is truly what the title promises: a very practice-oriented and useful handbook about the treatment of epilepsy. The book’s primary focus is on the medical and surgical evaluation and treatment of the disease. Experts around the globe who have made seminal contributions to the treatment of epilepsy have contributed to the book, which preserves its flow and focus extremely well.

Epilepsy is a chronic disorder that causes unprovoked, recurrent seizures. A seizure is a sudden rush of electrical activity in the brain.

There are two main types of : Ann Pietrangelo. Comprehensive and up-to-date, complete with illustrations, case studies and a resource list, Epilepsy and Seizures is your guide to managing a complex and often frustrating disorder. "A complete and very well written book covering the topics of interest to persons with Cited by: 1.

Epilepsy is a group of related disorders in the brain's electrical systems that are characterized by a tendency to cause recurrent seizures. Seizures cause changes in movement, behavior, sensation, or awareness, including loss of consciousness or convulsions, which last from a few seconds to a few minutes in most individuals.

The book goes through the symptoms, the diagnosis, test and treatment of seizures Intended to help children cope with the disorder and understand the test and treatment The story ends with a powerful message in that Teddy is not in any way different than he was prior to the seizure.

Epilepsy can also be divided into active and inactive epilepsy, with active epilepsy being defined as two or more epileptic seizures in the last five years that are unprovoked by any immediate identified Size: KB.

been made aware that epilepsy is a medical condition and that it can, therefore, be treated medically and be controlled. As a result, the number of patients with epilepsy seeking treatment is increasing rapidly.

Epilepsy is a major public health problem in Kenya. For this reason a File Size: KB. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Spratling, William P. Epilepsy and its treatment.

Philadelphia, Saunders, (OCoLC) Document Type. Epilepsy can affect both children and adults. Epilepsy can be treated in a number of ways. One of the most preferred forms of treatment is homeopathy. Homeopathy addresses both the physical symptoms of the disease and the underlying factors triggering it.

Another big advantage of homeopathic treatment is that it has negligible side effects. Atlas of Epilepsies is a landmark, all-encompassing, illustrated reference work and hands-on guide to the diagnosis, management and treatment of epilepsy in all its forms and across all age groups.

The premier text in the field with over one thousand images, the Atlas’s highly illustrative approach. Doing so, is akin to judging a book by its cover and not by reading what is inside. Clearly much more work is needed in order to better standardize video-EEG interpretation and perhaps find better biomarkers to confirm a diagnosis of PNES with high specificity and : Joseph I.

Sirven. If you've just been diagnosed with epilepsy, you will want to know all your options for treatment. WebMD explains various medications and surgical options to control seizures. The majority of epileptic seizures are controlled through drug therapy, particularly anticonvulsant type of treatment prescribed will depend on several factors including the frequency and severity of the seizures as well as the person's age, overall health, and medical history.

An accurate diagnosis of the type of epilepsy is also critical to choosing the best treatment. Epilepsy results to be highly responsive to the components in cannabis that is why medical marijuana is a reliable treatment for this condition.

Patients often find a relief while being treated with medical cannabis; methods can differ between only being treated with medical cannabis or adding other traditional anticonvulsant medications.

A seizure is the manifestation of an abnormal, hypersynchronous discharge of a population of cortical neurons. This discharge may produce subjective symptoms or objective signs, in which case it is a clinical seizure, or it may be apparent only on an electroencephalogram (EEG), in which case it is an electrographic (or subclinical) seizure.

Clinical seizures are usually classified according to. Anti-seizure drugs are the most common epilepsy treatment. If a medication doesn’t work, your doctor may adjust the dose or prescribe a different drug for you. About two-thirds of people with. The purpose of this study was to present the evolution of views on epilepsy as a disease and symptom during the 19th and the 20th century.

A thorough study of texts, medical books, and reports along with a review of the available literature in PubMed was undertaken. The 19th century is marked by the works of the French medical school and of John Hughlings Jackson who set the research on Cited by:.

BOOK REVIEWS: Chronic Epilepsy, Its Prognosis and Management. Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery & Psychiatry 53(8) August with 14 Reads How we measure 'reads'.Epilepsy is a group of neurological disorders characterized by recurrent epileptic seizures.

Epileptic seizures are episodes that can vary from brief and nearly undetectable periods to long periods of vigorous shaking. These episodes can result in physical injuries, including occasionally broken bones.

In epilepsy, seizures have a tendency to recur and, as a rule, have no immediate underlying Causes: Unknown, brain injury, stroke, brain tumors. Treatment Dr. Lerman provides a care-comprehensive approach in treatment for epilepsy focused on lessening its symptoms and impacts.

He aims to minimize the side effects of medication and significantly improve quality of life of his patients, enabling them to take part in normal day-to-day activities with the ultimate goal of becoming seizure-free.