The Comorbidities of Epilepsy

Written By Marco Mula
The Comorbidities of Epilepsy
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 20 April 2019
  • ISBN : 0128148780
  • Pages : 413 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The Comorbidities of Epilepsy written by Marco Mula which was release on 20 April 2019, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Epilepsy is one of most frequent neurological disorders affecting about 50 million people worldwide and 50% of them have at least another medical problem in comorbidity; sometimes this is a the cause of the epilepsy itself or it is due to shared neurobiological links between epilepsy and other medical conditions; other times it is a long-term consequence of the antiepileptic drug treatment. The Comorbidities of Epilepsy offers an up-to-date, comprehensive overview of all comorbidities of epilepsy (somatic, neurological and behavioral), by international authorities in the field of clinical epileptology, with an emphasis on epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis and management. This book includes also a critical appraisal of the methodological aspects and limitations of current research on this field. Pharmacological issues in the management of comorbidities are discussed, providing information on drug dosages, side effects and interactions, in order to enable the reader to manage these patients safely. The Comorbidities of Epilepsy is aimed at all health professionals dealing with people with epilepsy including neurologists, epileptologists, psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, epilepsy specialist nurses and clinical researchers. Provides a comprehensive overview of somatic, neurological and behavioral co-morbidities of epilepsy Discusses up-to-date management of comorbidities of epilepsy Written by a group of international experts in the field

The Comorbidities of Epilepsy

The Comorbidities of Epilepsy
  • Author : Marco Mula
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-04-20
  • Total pages : 413
  • ISBN : 0128148780
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Summary : Epilepsy is one of most frequent neurological disorders affecting about 50 million people worldwide and 50% of them have at least another medical problem in comorbidity; sometimes this is a the cause of the epilepsy itself or it is due to shared neurobiological links between epilepsy and other medical conditions; other times ...

Psychiatric Comorbidity in Epilepsy

Psychiatric Comorbidity in Epilepsy
  • Author : Harry McConnell
  • Publisher : American Psychiatric Pub
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Total pages : 427
  • ISBN : 0128148780
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Summary : Epilepsy affects 40 million people worldwide. With appropriate treatment most can become seizure free. For a minority of patients who also suffer from psychiatric comorbidity, however, diagnosis and management may be complicated by uncontrolled seizures, associated stigma or by the treatment of the epilepsy itself. Written by the world's foremost authorities ...

A Comprehensive Guide to Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

A Comprehensive Guide to Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Author : Ivan Brown,Maire Ede Percy
  • Publisher : Brookes Pub
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 768
  • ISBN : 0128148780
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Summary : Learning objectives, instructive case stories, stimulating questions for reflection, and key Internet resources help make this a user-friendly textbook - one that students will refer to for years to come. With this thorough compendium of information, insights, and answers, future educators, social workers, researchers, and clinicians will know what to ...

Oxford Textbook of Epilepsy and Epileptic Seizures

Oxford Textbook of Epilepsy and Epileptic Seizures
  • Author : Simon Shorvon,Renzo Guerrini,Mark Cook,Samden Lhatoo
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-12-20
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 0128148780
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Summary : Part of the Oxford Textbooks in Clinical Neurology (OTCN) series, this volume covers the scientific basis, clinical diagnosis, and treatment of epilepsy and epileptic seizures, and is complemented by an online edition....

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Principles of Medical Pharmacology
  • Author : Harold Kalant,Denis Michael Grant,Jane Mitchell
  • Publisher : W B Saunders Company Canada Limited
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 1022
  • ISBN : 0128148780
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Summary : This edition includes new case studies, overview chapters on second messenger systems and the nervous and cardiovascular systems, and sections on topics such as drug-resistant TB and pharmacogenetics....

Handbook of Epilepsy

Handbook of Epilepsy
  • Author : Thomas R. Browne,Gregory L. Holmes
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Total pages : 278
  • ISBN : 0128148780
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Summary : Thoroughly updated for its Fourth Edition, this best-selling pocket reference is a practical point-of-care guide to the diagnosis and management of epilepsy. In an easy-to-use outline format, the book provides complete, clinically focused information on seizure classification, epilepsies with different ages of onset, situation-related epilepsy, diagnosis and differential diagnosis, and ...

Alternative Therapies For Epilepsy

Alternative Therapies For Epilepsy
  • Author : Orrin Devinsky, MD,Steven V. Pacia, MD,Steven C. Schachter
  • Publisher : Demos Medical Publishing
  • Release Date : 2012-06-19
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0128148780
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Summary : Written by three distinguished epileptologists with a long-standing interest in alternative therapies, this book provides an evidence-based consideration of the use of complementary and alternative (CAM) therapies in epilepsy care. Organized by problem, the authors review alternative approaches to epilepsy- related conditions to help physicians, healthcare professionals, CAM providers, and ...

Advanced Therapy in Epilepsy

Advanced Therapy in Epilepsy
  • Author : James W. Wheless,James Willmore,Roger A. Brumback
  • Publisher : PMPH-USA
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 478
  • ISBN : 0128148780
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Summary : The social and health consequences of epilepsy on the lives of patients are enormous, and, although diagnosis and providing effective treatments remain challenging, the last decade has brought significant progress. Advanced Therapy in Epilepsy offers a comprehensive review of epilepsy in all of its manifestations: its history, neurophysiology, and newly ...

Age related Dopamine dependent Disorders

Age related Dopamine dependent Disorders
  • Author : Masaya Segawa,Yoshiko Nomura
  • Publisher : S Karger Ag
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 255
  • ISBN : 0128148780
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  • Author : Jong Rho,Raman Sankar,Carl E. Stafstrom
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2010-06-18
  • Total pages : 684
  • ISBN : 0128148780
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Summary : Epilepsy has afflicted humankind throughout recorded history; yet, it is only in the last half-century, that significant progress has been made in our basic understanding of the epileptic brain. Pivotal advances in drug development and surgical techniques, as well as the emergence of innovative approaches such as electrical stimulation of ...

Yonsei Medical Journal

Yonsei Medical Journal
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128148780
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Models of Seizures and Epilepsy

Models of Seizures and Epilepsy
  • Author : Asla Pitkänen,Paul Buckmaster, DVM, PhD,Aristea S Galanopoulou,Solomon L. Moshé
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-06-14
  • Total pages : 1178
  • ISBN : 0128148780
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Summary : Models of Seizures and Epilepsy, Second Edition, is a valuable, practical reference for investigators who are searching for the most appropriate laboratory models to address key questions in the field. The book also provides an important background for physicians, fellows, and students, offering insight into the potential for advances in ...

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  • Author : Cynthia Harden,Sanjeev V. Thomas,Torbjorn Tomson
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-01-02
  • Total pages : 232
  • ISBN : 0128148780
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Summary : Epilepsy requires careful management and monitoring through a woman’s life Epilepsy is a complex disease. The hormonal changes women experience, both day-to-day menstrual fluctuations and the longer waxes and wanings of a reproductive lifetime, make the management of epilepsy even more complicated. At some point, the well-being of a ...

Behavioral Aspects of Epilepsy

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  • Author : Gregory L. Holmes, MD,Steven C. Schachter,Dr. Dorothee GA Kasteleijn-Nolst Trenite, "MD,MPH"
  • Publisher : Demos Medical Publishing
  • Release Date : 2007-10-15
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 0128148780
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Summary : The field of epilepsy and behavior has grown considerably in the past number of years, reflecting advances in the laboratory and clinic. Behavioral Aspects of Epilepsy: Principles and Practice is the definitive text on epilepsy behavioral issues, from basic science to clinical applications, for all neurologists, psychosocial specialists, and researchers ...

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  • Author : Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics Cheryl K Gooden,Director Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Lia Lowrie,Benjamin F. Jackson
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2018-11-16
  • Total pages : 512
  • ISBN : 0128148780
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Summary : The Pediatric Procedural Sedation Handbook provides a comprehensive but concise review of the essential information needed to allow for the safe practice of pediatric procedural sedation. Written by a group of multidisciplinary authors, this text explores the fundamentals of sedation, procedural sedation, special patient considerations, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, and ...