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A Clinical Guide to Epileptic Syndromes and their Treatment by C. P. Panayiotopoulos

By C. P. Panayiotopoulos

This revised version is quintessential analyzing for all those that take care of sufferers with epileptic seizures. development at the sell-out good fortune of the 1st variation this thorough revision displays the most recent record of the ILAE category center staff and the numerous development made within the prognosis, category and remedy of the epilepsies.

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"A medical consultant to Epileptic Syndromes and Their remedy is really worth having on your library for its compendious details and important replace because its first variation (2002)... The textual content has really turn into a realistic and beneficial advisor within the therapy of epilepsy." (George L. Morris III; JAMA)

Praise for the 1st edition

"This publication is of significant value because the first one to hide epilepsy in line with the recent ILAE class. It presents the required precondition for winning therapy administration in addition to for significant communique within the medical and clinical neighborhood. " (Roger Weis; EJPN)

"I suggest this ebook, the single considered one of its style, to epileptologists, electrophysiologists, EEG technicians, neurologists, paediatricians, or even normal physicians." (Nadir Bharucha; Lancet Neurology)

"There are few books busy clinician should want to learn from disguise to hide when getting ready a evaluation —this is one in every of them." (Roger Cull; Brain)

"Extremely good referenced… an invaluable resource to the literature… attractively awarded, with colors used to spotlight elements reminiscent of definitions and a few debatable concerns… good illustrated." (Sam Berkovic; Brain)

"This ebook is a pleasant rarity." (John Duncan; J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry)

"I’ve learn this publication with curiosity, from finish to finish. it truly is interesting, good- written and vigorous and makes the reader query his assumptions and systems. everyone with an curiosity in epilepsy may still learn it." (Tim Betts; Seizure)

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G. fear, anger) e. g. macropsia) f. g. music, scenes) B. Complex partial seizures (with impairment of consciousness; may sometimes begin with simple symptomatology) 1. Simple partial onset followed by impairment of consciousness a. With simple partial features (A1 to A4) followed by impaired consciousness b. With automatisms 2. With impairment of consciousness at onset a. With impairment of consciousness only b. With automatisms Unilateral or, frequently, bilateral discharge, diffuse or focal in temporal or frontotemporal regions EEG inter-ictal expression Unilateral or bilateral, generally asynchronous focus; usually in the temporal or frontal regions C.

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