By W. Henry Smithson, Matthew C. Walker
ABC of Epilepsy offers a pragmatic consultant for common practitioners, and all these operating in fundamental care, at the analysis, therapy and administration of epilepsy, and for the continuing tracking and long-term aid of what's nonetheless a comparatively poorly understood neurological disease.
This fresh identify within the ABC sequence is very illustrated all through and offers what epilepsy is, its category, and the way to diagnose it. It covers anti-epileptic medications and non-drug remedies, in addition to self-management and residing with epilepsy.
Edited through a surgeon and neurologist crew, the ABC of Epilepsy displays present great instructions and is perfect for all GPs, fundamental healthiness care execs, perform nurses and expert nurses, and non-specialist scientific employees who play an expanding function in tracking and handling of epilepsy patients.
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National Collaborating Centre for Primary Care and Royal College of General Practitioners, 2009. Stokes T, Shaw EJ, Juarez-Garcia A, Camosso-Steﬁnovic J, Baker R. Appendix B: Pharmacological treatment, in Clinical Guidelines and Evidence Review for the Epilepsies: Diagnosis and Management in Adults and Children in Primary and Secondary Care (NICE Clinical Guideline CG20). Royal College of General Practitioners, 2004. Further reading Forsgren L. Epidemiology and prognosis of epilepsy and its treatment, in The Treatment of Epilepsy (eds Shorvon S, Fish D, Perruca E, Dodson WE).
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Although idiopathic epilepsies occur throughout childhood, seizures occurring in babies and infants often have an underlying ABC of Epilepsy, First Edition. Edited by W. Henry Smithson and Matthew C. Walker. © 2012 Blackwell Publishing Ltd. Published 2012 by Blackwell Publishing Ltd. cause. This can have important genetic and management implications. For example, pyridoxine-dependent seizures are autosomal recessive disorders which do not respond to conventional antiepileptic drugs but do respond to pyridoxine.
ABC of epilepsy by W. Henry Smithson, Matthew C. Walker