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6 edition of Issues in Epilepsy found in the catalog.

Issues in Epilepsy

by Gordon Mallarkey

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Neurology & clinical neurophysiology,
  • Diseases - Brain,
  • Family & General Practice,
  • Neurology - General,
  • Medical / Nursing

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11049739M
    ISBN 100864710542
    ISBN 109780864710543
    OCLC/WorldCa44026075

    The last section, Living With Epilepsy, tackles practical issues like relationships, sex, driving, legal issues, and problems in the workplace. To hear a female lawyer with epilepsy speak on legal issues gives the chapter a sense of authority and authenticity missing from similar works by the : Truce Taneo Ordoña. Written and edited by authorities this work is a definitive textbook about seizures and epilepsy. More than chapters cover the spectrum of biology, physiology, and clinical information, from molecular biology to public health concerns in developing countries.

    epilepsy, a chronic disorder of cerebral function characterized by periodic convulsive seizures. There are many conditions that have epileptic seizures. Sudden discharge of excess electrical activity, which can be either generalized (involving many areas of cells in the brain) or focal, also known as partial (involving one area of cells in the. Issues and Answers, A Guide for Parents of Teens and Young Adults with Epilepsy, published by the Epilepsy Foundation. () EFA or National Center for Learning Disabilities, not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by learning disabilities, address: 81 Park Ave. South.

      Expanded Guide to Epilepsy Books for People of All Ages | Aug Many health-care providers are not informed about the unique issues facing women with epilepsy. This book, published in association with the Epilepsy Foundation of America, fills that gap and provides women with epilepsy with the information they need to be effective.   Epilepsy doesn’t have to mean the end of “normal” life. People with epilepsy can find love, friendship, employment, hobbies and meaning just like everybody else.


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Social issues. Epilepsy can have tremendous social issues for patients. Social acceptance from others is a common challenge. Though persons with epilepsy are otherwise just like anyone else, there are stigmas associated with epilepsy that can affect one's acceptance among others.

Depression is common due to impaired social acceptance. Comprehensive and up-to-date, complete with illustrations, case studies and a resource list, Epilepsy and Seizures is your guide to managing a complex and often frustrating disorder. "A complete and very well written book covering the topics of interest to persons with epilepsy and their families." Thomas R.

Browne, MDCited by: 1. Epilepsy in Children: What Every Parent Needs to Know () written by Orrin Devinsky, MD, Erin Conway, MS, RN, CPNP, and Courtney Schnabel Glick, MS, RD, CDN Get the right diagnosis for.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Developments in epilepsy treatment --The management of epilepsy in managed healthcare --Treatment options for acute seizure care --Treating epilepsy in childbearing women --The single seizure: to treat or not to treat?--Monotherapy versus polytherapy in epilepsy --Role of liver.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Health Issues: Epilepsy by Susan Elliot Wright and Sarah Lennard-Brown (, Hardcover) at the. Many health-care providers are not informed about the unique issues facing women with epilepsy.

This book, published in association with the Epilepsy Foundation of America, fills that gap and provides women with epilepsy with the information they need to be effective self-advocates.5/5(1). Beyond my Control - One Man's Struggle with Epilepsy, Seizure Surgery & Beyond 1 chapters — updated PM — 1 person liked it Me and health 6 chapters — updated PM — 0 people liked it.

Neuropsychiatric development disorders in epileptic children are also common, as are psychiatric problems after surgery for epilepsy. Pre-existing psychiatric problems may result in surgical complications. The aim of this book is to list the current understanding of neuropsychiatric issues in.

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Olaf College wrote that the book is Author: Anne Fadiman. Coping with epilepsy is different for everyone. Seizure control can range from complete to not-at-all depending on treatment and circumstances. Epilepsy and its treatment can affect how people think and feel.

So too can many epilepsy-related conditions. Concerns are different based on age and sex or if you are a parent or caregiver. This volume is a pragmatic, comprehensive guide to evaluation and management of psychiatric problems in patients with epilepsy.

The authors critically analyze recent findings on the relationship between seizures and psychiatric disorders and offer practical recommendations for diagnosis and treatment.

Numerous case studies are included. This thoroughly updated edition includes new material on. Memory is commonly reported as a big area of concern for people with epilepsy. If you have epilepsy, your memory can be affected in several ways. In each case, the end result will be that you cannot recall an event or a piece of information when you need it.

Problems of attention and encoding Memory disturbance often can be traced to a problem with some other function. - Explore efof's board "Epilepsy Books", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Epilepsy, Epilepsy awareness and Books pins. Issues.

Current Issue; Free Sample Issue (01/) Journal of Pediatric Epilepsy Book Review. Husari, Khalil S.: Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery: Preoperative Assessment and. This book covers novel aspects of epilepsy without ignoring its foundation and therefore, apart from the classic issues that cannot be missing in any book about epilepsy, we introduced novel aspects related with epilepsy and neurocysticercosis as a leading cause of epilepsy in developing countries.

We are looking forward with confidence and pride in the vital role that this book has to play Cited by: 8. Many health-care providers are not informed about the unique issues facing women with epilepsy.

This book, published in association with the Epilepsy Foundation of America, fills that gap and provides women with epilepsy with the information they need to be effective : $   Farah Naqvi’s book focuses on the psychological issues surrounding epilepsy Inspired by a true incident, Kuwait-based writer Farah Naqvi spins fiction in her new book The Light in Blackout Author: Neeraja Murthy.

An international group of recognised experts has contributed to this volume to discuss a variety of topics on epilepsy. The subject matter is diverse, including new concepts in brain circuitry involved in seizure generation, a discussion on reflex epilepsy, reviews and updates on juvenile myoclonic epilepsy, the role of EEG in epilepsy evaluation, the novel possibility of employing scalp EEG.

he Epilepsy Foundation is pleased to welcome the third edition of Epilepsy: Patient and Family Guide as a valuable resource in empowering people with epilepsy, their caregivers and families.

This book is an excellent source of accurate and insightful information on the medical aspects of epilepsy. While experts have long been aware of the risk for other health issues in epilepsy patients, Chin said the researchers "were surprised that it was as high as 80 percent.".

The English Oxford University dictionary defines comorbidity as “the simultaneous presence of two chronic conditions in a patient.” Strictly applied the term “comorbidity” is a condition that preexists the diagnosis of epilepsy or arises during the course of the disease but does not occur as a consequence of the r, as discussed in this book, the relationship is more Author: Shelly Brett.

Epilepsy is the most common neurologic disorder in children, adults, and the elderly, affecting over million people in the United States. Every year almostpeople will be diagnosed with epilepsy and will face drastic lifestyle changes but a proper understanding of epilepsy is the first step toward managing this disease and living life to the : Orrin Devinsky MD.Epilepsy and Brain Tumors is not only a complete reference on BTRE but also a practical guide based on clinical experiences, with a comprehensive collection of presentations from international experts who share some of the latest discoveries and their approaches to tackling a wide range of .