An introduction to epilepsy

Main Author: Schachter, Steven C.
Format: eBook
Published: London Henry Stewart Talks 2011, 2011
Series:Epilepsy and seizures : causation, diagnosis and management
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Collection: Henry Stewart Talks - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Principles of accurate diagnosis
  • Definitions and epidemiology
  • Seizures that are not epilepsy
  • Disorders that mimic seizures
  • The underlining cause of seizure
  • Patients' medical history
  • Neurological examination & Lab evaluation
  • Principles of AED therapy
  • Factors that help determine type of treatment
  • Elderly
  • Comprehensive management: non-AED issues
  • Strategies to enhance outcomes
  • Patient education resources
  • Epilepsy-related issues
  • Driving
  • Referral to epileptologist