Coping with Epilepsy

Coping with Epilepsy

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Epilepsy is common, affecting around one in 200 people. This well-established book explains ways to treat and manage the condition in adults, with a particular focus on women with epilepsy and their reproductive health. Updated by leading consultant neurologist Professor Pamela Crawford, this new edition provides the latest thinking about anti-epileptic drugs and surgery. It looks at the most suitable medications for seizure management in general, and gives information as to the safest way to treat epilepsy in fertile and pregnant women. Other topics include: a€c types of seizures and epilepsy a€c how epilepsy is diagnosed a€c stress and relaxation a€c lifestyle a€c practical issues a€c feelingsA syndrome is when certain symptoms occur together to form an identifiable medical condition. Recognizing different ... An EEG may also show up certain typical patterns. Some epilepsy ... epilepsy. However, only around half of all people with epilepsy will be found to have a clearcut epilepsy syndrome. Some syndromesanbsp;...

Title:Coping with Epilepsy
Author:Pam Crawford, Fiona Marshall
Publisher:SPCK - 2013-06-20


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