Epilepsy

Paperback | February 1, 2009

byRichard Appleton, Tony Marson

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Epilepsy: The Facts is written specifically for sufferers of epilepsy and their friends and families. This easy-to-understand, evidence-based guide to epilepsy explains everything about the causes and effects of the disease, clearly and simply. The book addresses all aspects of epilepsy, at all ages. It begins with basic descriptions and definitions of seizures, through the classification of seizures and epilepsy syndromes. The different forms of investigation are described in detail including drug and non-drug treatment options. Furtherchapters discuss the effects of epilepsy on lifestyle, education and career choice and future developments. Positive, constructive advice is presented by the authors throughout the book to help sufferers manage their condition and cope with problems as and when they arise, especially in relation tomany aspects of normal life such as schooling, pregnancy, driving, and work.This new edition represents a unique approach to the group of conditions known as 'epilepsy' and is the only publication of its kind in the UK.

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Epilepsy: The Facts is written specifically for sufferers of epilepsy and their friends and families. This easy-to-understand, evidence-based guide to epilepsy explains everything about the causes and effects of the disease, clearly and simply. The book addresses all aspects of epilepsy, at all ages. It begins with basic descriptions a...

Dr. Richard Appleton is in the Department of Neurology at Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool, UK. Dr. Tony Marson is at The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery in Liverpool, UK.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:200 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.02 inPublished:February 1, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199233683

ISBN - 13:9780199233687

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Table of Contents

1. What is epilepsy?2. The different types of epileptic seizure and of epilepsy syndromes3. The causes of epilepsy4. The first seizure and the diagnosis of epilepsy5. Tests in epilepsy6. The treatment of epilepsy7. The long-term outlook8. Living with epilepsy9. Convulsions associated with illness10. The promise of the future