Epilepsy is a complicated neurological condition with variable manifestations, numerous etiologies, and a diverse range of treatments. It is a chronic disease that, in many cases, can be controlled. However, treatment requires accurate clinical evaluation to allow intelligent treatment choices.
Epilepsy has been designed to help you develop these evaluation skills. Expert neurologists have distilled the evidence and combined their experience. They provide practical guidance to:
· The causes and classification of epilepsy
· Working up seizures
· Antiepileptic medications
· Pediatric epilepsy
· Adult epilepsy
· Emergency epilepsy
· Comorbidity and mortality of epilepsy
Clinical in approach, practical in execution, Epilepsy is packed with tricks, tips, and focused advice to help you better manage your patients’ seizures.
John W. Miller, MD, PhD, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Howard P. Goodkin, MD, PhD, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA