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Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents

1st Edition

By Albert P. Aldenkamp, Fritz E. Dreifuss, W. Renier, T.P.B.M. Suurmeijer

CRC Press

336 pages

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pub: 1995-07-10
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The primary aim of this book is to provide up-to-date information for all involved in the care and cure of children and adolescents with epilepsy. The first part of the book describes the clinical manifestation of epilepsy in children and adolescents and focuses on diagnosis and classification. The second and third parts give an extended overview of the current alternatives for drug treatment and surgical interventions. The book gives a comprehensive approach to the prevention of adverse effects of treatment due to attention. The impact of epilepsy on daily life function and the treatment of epilepsy as a chronic condition is discussed.

Table of Contents

Classification of Epilepsies in Children and Adolescents, F.E. Dreifuss

The Epidemiology of Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents, J. Overweg and W.C.G. Overweg-Plandsoem

Seizures in the Newborn, W.O. Reiner

The Malignant Epilepsies of Childhood and Adolescence, W.O. Renier

The Benign Epilepsies of Childhood and Adolescence, J. Manelis and M. Dublin

The Neurophysiological Aspects of Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents, A. Martins Da Silva

Established and New Antiepileptic Drugs; an Overview, J.A. Hannah, G.J. Sills, and M.J. Brodie

Why and When to Start Treatment, When to Stop Treatment, B. Echenne

Clinical Aspects of Antiepileptic Treatment, S.W. Brown

Cognative Side-Effects of Antiepileptic Drugs, A.P. Aldenkamp

Current State of Affairs; Epilepsy Surgery In Children and Adolescents, H. Silfvenius

The Neuropsychological Aspects of Epilepsy Surgery, M. Westerveld and K.J. Sass

The Impact of Epilepsy on Cognitive Development and Learning Behavior, A.P Aldenkamp

The Impact of Epilepsy on Behavior and Emotional Development, P.J. Thompson

The Impact of Epilepsy on Social Integration and 'Quality of Life', Th. P.B.M. Suurmeijer

Counseling and Rehabilitation of Children and Adolescents With Epilepsy: The Clinician Point of View, M. Sillanpää

Assessment of Quality of Life in Children and Adolescents With Epilepsy, G.A. Baker and A. Jacoby

Assessment of Quality of Epilepsy Care From Child to Adult: The Clinimetric Point of View, H. Meinardi

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Neurology
MEDICAL / Pediatrics
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Neuroscience