Your Child and Epilepsy: A Guide to Living Well

Your Child and Epilepsy: A Guide to Living Well

By: Robert J. Gumnit (author)Hardback

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Description

Robert J. Gumnit provides information to help parents understand their childrens' Epilepsy, suggestions on how to evaluate health care, to find better care if necessary and advice on how to help children with Epilepsy to develop self-confidence and self-motivation.

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About Author

Dr. Gumnit is President of MINCEP Epilepsy Care in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Clinical Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery at the University of Minnesota.

Contents

Your Child Can Live Well with Epilepsy; Your Child and Epilepsy; Understanding Epilepsy; The Causes and Diagnosis of Epilepsy; The Holistic Approach to Epilepsy Treatment; Finding Your Way to High Quality Care; Being an Effective Member of Your Child's Health Care Team; Importance of Early and Accurate Diagnosis; Antiepileptic Medicines: The First Choice to Control Epilepsy; Surgical Options for Children with Epilepsy; First Aid for Seizures; Seizures in Newborns; Seizures in Infants; Seizures in Childhood; Treating Seizures in Adolescence; Living Well with Epilepsy: The Preschool Years; The Elementary School Years; Adolescence; The Young Adult; Are Seizures Really the Problem; Sexuality, Sex, and Birth Control; Sleep, Nutrition, and the Ketogenic Diet; Driving and Epilepsy; Instruction for Babysitters; Residential Facilities; It Time to Change Physicians?; Career Choices for People with Epilepsy; Protecting Your Child's Legal Rights; Obtaining Health Insurance; Where to Turn When You Need Help; Keeping Hope Alive Through Research; Appendix One; First Aid for Epilepsy; Appendix Two; Driving and Epilepsy; Appendix Three; Other Useful Books.

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/08/1995
  • ISBN13: 9780939957767
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780939957767
  • weight: 420
  • ISBN10: 0939957760

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