Handbook of Pediatric Epilepsy
Description of Handbook of Pediatric Epilepsy
This book addresses epilepsy, the most common neurological problem affecting children and adolescents. It examines the complex processes involved in diagnosing epilepsy in children and the specific age-dependent manifestations which can differ greatly from seizure disorders seen in adults.
Concise and comprehensive, the book begins with an introduction to epilepsy, as well as seizure classification and semiology. Further chapters analyze the existing myriad of effective treatment and management methods depending accurate diagnosis. Chapters also discuss of common types of seizure disorders, treatment options, recent drug developments, and evidence-based disease management guidelines. The book concludes with chapter containing pedantic case studies.
Handbook of Pediatric Epilepsy is a tailor-made reference for busy clinical professionals and trainees across all medical specialties.
About the Author
David C. Dredge is a board-certified pediatric neurologist. He received his medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School, completed his pediatric residency at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield and pediatric neurology fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital.
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