Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents

Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents

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Epilepsy in childhood presents a profound challenge Epilepsy is an unsettling, complex condition. There is no a€˜one size fits alla€™ option. For effective treatment a full understanding of each patienta€™s situation and clinical history is needed. Recent remarkable improvements in our ability to image brain structures, to define physiological patterns and in treatment options has made the task of care of the child with epilepsy potentially more effective. Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents provides the contemporary, caring guidance you need to diagnose and manage seizures in a young patient. Beginning with an overview of the classification of epilepsy syndromes, the experienced authors cover: Diagnostic evaluation of childhood epilepsies Principles of treatment Generalized seizures and generalized epilepsy syndromes Partial onset seizures and localization-related epilepsy syndromes Epilepsies relative to age, etiology or duration The full range of treatment options: medical, dietary, surgical Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents takes a practical approach to a common but complex clinical challenge.Some children who have not had a satisfactory response to two of these agents when used as monotherapy, will have ... in females of child-bearing age, limit its use in this population (as it is common for this epilepsy syndrome to show up inanbsp;...

Title:Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents
Author:James W. Wheless, Dave F. Clarke, Amy L. McGregor, Philip L. Pearl, Yu-Tze Ng
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2012-10-22


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