This comprehensive review of current approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of childhood seizures is written especially for the pediatrician and family physician. The individual chapters, authored by internationally respected specialists, cover topics ranging from the simple to the most complex in a clear, easily understandable manner. Practical in approach, the book thoroughly discusses many recent advances in the field. These include a better understanding of the natural history of childhood seizures, the development of a large number of effective new medications, the increasing use of epilepsy surgery in children, and the greater emphasis placed on the psychological effects of epilepsy on the individual. The volume presents information essential for the effective treatment of seizures and epilepsy. It will greatly assist the primary care physician and interest neurologists, psychologists, nurses and social workers caring for these children.
Publisher: S Karger AG
Number of pages: 200
Weight: 580 g
Dimensions: 216 x 138 mm
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