Epilepsy A to Z: A Concise Encyclopedia (Second Edition)

Epilepsy A to Z: A Concise Encyclopedia (Second Edition)

By: William O. Tatum (author), Pierre Jallon (author), Peter W. Kaplan (author)Paperback

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Epilepsy A-Z is a unique compendium that provides a ""bullet"" of Epilepsy-related information that is ideal for quick and easy reference. It is essential for busy Practitioners who want the essence of terms and topics relevant to patient care and seizures. Physicians can quickly find answers to clinical questions, access important drug information or understand the newest treatments and innovations for managing the most complex Epilepsy patients with this concise yet comprehensive resource. Key points are summarised with current references and applicable graphics to give the reader an immediate and direct presentation that makes Epilepsy A-Z a must-have for the busy Clinician.Features that make this a must-have guide include:More than 450 topics, terms and drug names - offer current and condensed coverage of all areas of clinical EpilepsyA to Z dictionary format - presents a quick way to find terms or topic of interestPearls and summaries - demystify and clarify where exhaustive textbooks can'tKey points and references - highlight significant facts and articlesNew techniques complete with graphics - illustrate the latest innovations for evaluating and treating Epilepsy patientsAntiepileptic drugs - listed by generic and common trade names to aid in prescribing

About Author

Dr. William O. Tatum IV is currently a Clinical Professor in the Department of Neurology at the University of South Florida, and Chief of Neurology at Tampa General Hospital.||Peter W. Kaplan, MD - Peter W. Kaplan, MD is Professor of Neurology at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD.|Pierre Jallon, M


CONTENTS: Abdominal,(E),AbscessCerebral,Absence(S,E),Acetazolamide(Diamox ),*Acid-basemetabolism,*Adenosine,Adrenocorticotropic Hormone(ACTH), Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD), *Adversive (S),Affective (S),Age of Onset (of Seizures) , Agranulocytosis,Aicardi's Syndrome,*Acquired immuneodeficiency syndrome (AIDS),Alcohol, Effects of,Alopecia,Alpers' (Disease),Alpha Rhythm ,AmbulatoryEEG,, Ammonia, *AmmonC Us horn,*Amnesia,Amygdala,Anemia,Anesthesia Aneurysms, Arterial,*Angelman syndrome,*Angioma,Animal Models of the Epilepsies,Anoxia/Hypoxia, Anticonvulsant/Antiepileptic Drug ,(AED) Levels, Anticonvulsant/AntiepilepticDrug Mechanisms,Antiepileptic Drugs(AEDs),*Antipsychotic Drugs, *Anxiety disorders and (S), Aphasia (E); Landau-Kleffner Syndrome, *Aphasic (S) *Apoptosis, Apnea , Arachnoid Cysts , Arrhythmia,,,Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM), Arteritis Cerebral ,Aspartame, Aspartate, Astatic (S) (also atonic or akinetic (S)), Astrocytoma ,Ataxia Ativan (Lorazepam) , Atonic (S) , Auditory (S) , Aura Automatisms, Autonomic (S), *Awareness, Axon, Baltic Myoclonus, Barbiturates, Basic Mechanisms of the Epilepsies , Batten-Vogt-Spielmeyer Syndrome , Behavior (Abnormalities of) , Bemegride (Megimide) Benign Epilepsies , Benzodiazepines , Beta Activity ,Bilateral Synchrony, Primary , Bilateral Synchrony, Secondary , Biofeedback, *BOLD, Brain , Breast-feeding, Breathholding Spells, Bromides, Calcium Channel Blockers , Callostomy, Carbamazepine (CBZ, Tegretol ) , Catamenial (S) , Cataplexy Cavernomas, Cavernous Hemangiomas, Cavernous Angiomas , Centrencephalic (S), Cerebellum , Cerebrovascular Accidents and Seizures, Ceroid-lipofuscinoses , Chorea, Choreoathetosis, Paroxysmal , Clinical Trials, Clobazam (Urbanyl ) , Clonazepam (Klonopin , Rivotril ) , Clonic (S) , Clonic-Tonic-Clonic (S), Clorazepate (Tranxene ), Cocaine , Cognitive (S) , Commissurotomies , Complex (Partial Seizures) , Compliance, Confusion , Consciousness, Contraceptives (Oral) , Convulsions, Convulsive Syncope , Corticectomy, Corticography ,Cryptogenic, Cure , Cursive (S), Dacrystic (S) , Delta Activity, Dendrite , Dentato-Pallido-Rubro-Luysian Atrophy , Depakene (Valproic Acid), Depakote (Divalproex Sodium) ,Diagnosis, Diamox , Diazepam (Valium ) , Dilantin ; Phenytoin IV , Diones (Oxazoline-Diones), Discharge (Epileptic), Down (Syndrome) (Trisomy 21) (Mongolism), Driving, Drop Attacks; Falls (Epileptic), Dupuytren's (Disease), Dyskinesias 7, Dysmnestic (S) , Dysphasic (S), Eclampsia , EEG (Electroencephalography), Elderly, Late-Life Onset (E), Electroconvulsive Therapy , Electrodes, Subdural (Epidural) , Employment , Encephalitis/Encephalitides , Encephalopathies , Epidemiology of the Epilepsies, Epigastric (S) , Epilepsy, Epilepsy with Continuous Spikes and Waves During Slow Sleep/ESES (Electrical Status Epilepticus During Slow Sleep), Epileptic Encephalopathy , Epileptic Equivalent , Epileptic (S) , Epileptogenesis (Secondary) , Essential Epilepsy , Ethosuximide (Zarontino), Etiology, Evoked Potentials , Evolution (of Epilepsy) , Famous People with Epilepsy , Febrile Convulsions/Seizures Felbamate (Felbatolo) , Fertility , First Aid for Epilepsy, First Seizure, Flunarizine , Focal (S) , Focus (Epileptogenic) , Focus, Lesion-Related ,Folate, Fragile-X Syndrome , Frontal Paroxysms, in Benign Partial Epilepsies in Childhood, Frontal (S, E), Fugue (Epileptic), Functional Epilepsy, Functional Foci , GABA, Gabapentin (Neurontin ) , Gabrene (Progabide) , Gamma-Glutamyltransferase (GGT), Gangliosidosis , GaucherC Us (Disease), Gelastic (S) , Generalized (E) , Generalized (S) (or Bilateral and Symmetric (S)) , Generic Drugs ,Genetics, Glutamate-Aspartate, Grand Mal (S, E) ,Gustatory (S),Gyratory (S, E) , Hallervorden-Spatz (Syndrome) , Hallucinatory (S), Hamartomas , Headaches , Hematoma, Intracerebral Nontraumatic, Hemiconvulsion-Hemiplegia-Epilepsy (HHE) Syndrome, Heminevrin (Chlormethiazole), Hemiplegia, Postictal (ToddC Us Paralysis) , Hemispherectomy, Hepatitis (Drug-Induced) , Herpes Simplex Encephalitis, Hippocampus, Hirsutism , HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) , Hormones , HuntingtonC Us Chorea (Disease) , Hydantoins , Hydrocephalus, Hyperekplexia (Pathological Startle Response), Hyperglycemia, Hyperventilation , Hyponatremia , Hypoxia, Hypsarrhythmia ,Ictal , Idiopathic (S, E) , Idiosyncratic Reactions , Illusional (S) , Immunosuppression , Incidence, Incontinence (Urinary) , Induced (S) , Inhibitory (S), Isolated (S) , Jacksonian (S), Jansky-Bielchowsky (Disease) , Juvenile Myoclonic Epilepsy, Juvenile Neuroaxonal Dystrophy (SeitelbergerC Us Disease) , Ketogenic Diet, Kindling (Phenomenon), Klonopin (Clonazepam) , KojewnikowC Us (Syndrome); Epilepsia Partialis Continua , Kufs (Disease) , Lafora (Disease), Lamictal (Lamotrigine) , Landau-Kleffner (Syndrome) , Lennox-Gastaut (Syndrome) , Leukoencephalitis , Leukoencephalopathies, Lidocaine (Xylocaine ) , Lipidoses , Lissencephaly (Agyria-Pachygyria); Cortical Dysplasia, Loading Dose (Oral) , Lorazepam (Ativan ) , Magnesium , Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Magnetoencephalography (MEG), Malformations, Marriage , Memory, Meningitis , Mesial Temporal Sclerosis , Metabolic Errors (Inborn) , Migraine , Mitochondrial Encephalomyopathies , Mitochondrial Myopathy, Encephalopathy, Lactic Acidosis, Stroke-Like Episodes (MELAS), Mogadon (Nitrazepam),Monotherapy, Mortality , Movement (Seizures Induced By), Multiple (Disseminated) Sclerosis Myoclonic Encephalopathy (Early Myoclonic Encephalopathy), Myoclonic (E) , Myoclonic Epilepsy in Infancy (Benign), Myoclonic Epilepsy in Infancy and Childhood (Severe), Myoclonic Epilepsies, Progressive,, Myoclonic-Astatic (E) (DooseC Us Syndrome) , Myoclonic-Astatic (S) , Myoclonic (S) , Myoclonus,Myoclonus Epilepsy with Ragged Red Fibers (MERFF) , Mysoline (Primidone) , Narcolepsy, Neonatal (S) , Neuropathies (and AEDs) Niemann-Pick (Disease) , Night Terrors , Nitrazepam (Mogadon ), Nystagmus (Epileptic) ,Occasional (S) ,Occipital (E) (Partial Epilepsy with Occipital Paroxysms),, Occipital (S), Olfactory (S) ,Oropharyngeal (S), Oxcarbazepine (Trileptal ) , P-300, Paraldehyde, Parasitoses, Parietal (E) , Paroxysmal EEG Bursts, Paroxysmal Noctural Dystonia , Partial (S) (Seizures with Focal Onset) , Petit Mal , Petit Mal (Intermediate) ,Phenobarbital , Phenytoin (PHT, Diphenylhydantoin, Dilantino) , Phonatory (S) , Phosphate-Calcium Metabolism , Photoconvulsive (S) (Induced (S)) , Photosensitivity, Polypharmacy, Porencephaly, Porphyria, Positron Emission Tomography Scanning (PET), Postoperative (S), Post-Traumatic (E) , Postural (S) , Pregnancy ,Prevalence, Primary (Generalized Epilepsies) , Primidone (PRM, Mysoline ) , Progabide, (Gabrene ) , Prognosis, Prolactin , Prophylaxis Pseudoperiodic (or Periodic) Lateralized Epileptiform Discharges (PLEDs), Psychogenic (S), Psychomotor (S, E) , Psychoses, Psychosocial (Problems) , Psychotropic Medications , Pyknolepsy , Pyridoxine, Race , Ramsay Hunt, (Syndrome) (Dyssenergia Cerebellaris Myoclonica) , RasmussenC Us (Syndrome), Recurrence Rate, Reflex Epilepsy/Seizures and Triggered,Seizures , Refractory (E) , Relapse , Remission ,Rett (Syndrome) , Rheumatism (Barbiturate-Related Connective Tissue Disorders) , Rolandic (E) (Benign Rolandic or Centro-Temporal Epilepsy), Sabril , Santavuori-Haltia (Disease), Scans (CT; MRI) , Scholastic Activities, Scotosensitive (S) , Secondary Generalized (S) , Self-Medication, Sensory (S) , Sequelae (Traumatic Consequences of Seizures) , Sex/Gender, Sexuality , Sialidoses Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) , Situation-Related (S), Skin Eruptions and Toxic Dermatoses, Sleep , Sleepwalking, Somatomotor (S)/Focal Motor (S) , Somatosensory (S) , Spells, Sphingolipidoses , Sports , Status Epilepticus, Stereoencephalography (SEEG) , Stress, Sturge-Weber (Syndrome) , Suicide, Surgery in Epilepsy, Symptomatic (E) , Syncope, Syndromes (Epileptic), , Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Taurine , Tay-Sachs (Disease) , Telemetry, Temporal Lobe (S, E), Theta Activity , Tolerance, Tonic (S) , Tonic-Clonic (S) (Grand Mal (S)) , Toxicity , Transient Global Amnesia, Transient Paroxysmal Dystonia in Infancy, Treatment ,Tuberous Sclerosis (BournevilleC Us Disease; Adenoma Sebaceum), Tumors, Uncinate (S) , Unclassifiable (S, E), Unilateral (S) (or Hemibody (S)) ,Unverricht-Lundborg (Disease), Vaccination, Valproate, Sodium (Divalproex Sodium, Depakote ); Valproic Acid (VPA, Depakene ), Valpromide (Amide of Valproic Acid) (Depamide ), Versive (S) , Vertiginous (S), Vestibulogenic (5) , Vigabratin (Sabrilo) , Violence, Visual (S) , Vomiting , Von RecklinghausenC Us (Disease) (Neurofibromatosis), Wada (Test); (Sodium Amytal Test) , West (Syndrome) (Infantile Spasms with Hypsarrhythmia) , WilsonC Us (Disease) , Withdrawal (S) , Zone of Epileptogenesis, Zonisamide (Excegran )

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  • Number Of Pages: 416
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