By Aatif M. Husain MD,Aatif M., MD Husain

Written for busy practitioners and trainees, Practical Epilepsy is the single concise but exhaustive reference encompassing the large scope of scientific epilepsy. It includes middle info for pros who want achieve a breadth and intensity of information approximately epilepsy in a shorter period of time than is needed to learn huge reference books, and is a helpful overview software for self-assessment or examination preparation.

Designed to be learn cover-to-cover, this hugely functional reference covers uncomplicated technology, evaluate, and remedy and makes use of transparent, succinct narratives, lists, tables, and illustrations to offer the basic details had to comprehend all elements of epilepsy. the 1st part of the publication introduces the medical points of the technological know-how of epileptology with chapters on pathophysiology, genetics, category, syndromes, epidemiology, etiology, and differential analysis. the second one part is dedicated to diagnostic evaluate, together with instrumentation, general and irregular EEG, ICU EEG tracking, scalp and intracranial video EEG tracking, mind mapping, seizure semiology, neuroimaging, and different recommendations. part 3 covers remedy with an intensive evaluate of uncomplicated rules, all periods of antiepileptic medicinal drugs, stimulation treatment, surgical procedure, and nutritional and substitute cures. the ultimate part makes a speciality of targeted events and linked matters, starting from prestige epilepticus and psychogenic nonepileptic seizures to migraines and reproductive issues.

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  • can provide a concise but thorough assessment of the medical technology and present perform of epilepsy medication
  • bankruptcy contributions come from a big selection of experts
  • offers details in crisp, formatted chapters that distill must-know info for max software
  • beneficial for practitioners at any point, from trainees to more matured clinicians
  • Illustrated with over a hundred figures, together with EEG readouts and different medical photographs
  • Serves as a useful evaluation device for self-study or examination practise

About the Editor:

Aatif M. Husain, MD, Professor, division of Neurology, Duke college scientific heart, Durham, NC

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