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ABC of epilepsy 1 edition

ABC of epilepsy
Henry Smithson

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ABC of epilepsy
1st ed.
edited by W. Henry Smithson and Matthew Walker

Published 2012 by John Wiley & Sons in Chichester, West Sussex, UK .
Written in English.

About the Book

"This practical guide to the classification and diagnosis of epilepsy provides coverage of what epilepsy is, how to make the diagnosis, anti-epileptic drugs, nondrug treatments, and living with epilepsy. Richly illustrated, the book will also address epilepsy within special groups such as women, children and those with learning disabilities, as well as providing guidance on long term monitoring and review, and support and self-management. Written for GPs and related primary health care professionals, this book reflects current NICE guidelines"--Provided by publisher.

Table of Contents

Machine generated contents note: What is epilepsy? Incidence, prevalence and aetiology / Henry Smithson & Matthew Walker
Describing and classifying the condition / Colin Ferrie & Matthew Walker
Making the diagnosis - taking a history, clinical examination, investigations / Jan Bagshaw, Colin Ferrie, Mike Kerr
Managing the drug treatment of epilepsy / Colin Ferrie ... [et al.]
Non-drug treatments including epilepsy surgery / Colin Ferrie, Henry Smithson & Matthew Walker
Prolonged or repeated seizures / Matthew Walker
Special groups: women, children, learning disability and the elderly / Jan Bagshaw, Colin Ferrie & Mike Kerr
Monitoring and review: how to manage the condition long term / Colin Ferrie, Alice Hanscomb & Mike Kerr
Living with epilepsy: information, support and self management / Alice Hanscomb, Henry Smithson.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ABC series, ABC series (Malden, Mass.)


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