Home > Books > Case Studies in Epilepsy
Case Studies in Epilepsy
View PDF

Case Studies in Epilepsy

Publication Year: 2013
Edition: 1
Authors/Editor: Stefan, H.; Ben-Menachem, E.; Chauvel, P.; Guerrini, R.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 978-0-521-16712-3
  • Description
  • Details

Case studies that inform and challenge clinicians at all stages in their careers.

Clinical case studies have long been recognized as a useful adjunct to problem-based learning and continuing professional development. They emphasize the need for clinical reasoning, integrative thinking, problem-solving, communication, teamwork and self-directed learning - all desirable generic skills for health care professionals. Epilepsy is amongst the most frequently encountered of neurological disorders. There are important emerging clinical management issues (e.g., first seizure, therapy-resistant seizures, ICU, pregnancy) but also differential diagnosis of non-epileptic seizures (syncopy, pseudo-seizure, paroxysmal dystonic syndromes, sleep disorders, psychosis, inborn errors of metabolism, etc.).

Including both common and uncommon cases, Case Studies in Epilepsy reinforces the diagnostic skills and treatment decision-making processes necessary to treat epilepsy and other seizures confidently. Written by leading experts, the cases and discussions work through differential diagnoses, treatments and social consequences in pediatric and adult patients.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Stefan, H.; Ben-Menachem, E.; Chauvel, P.; Guerrini, R.
  • ISBN: 978-0-521-16712-3
  • Specialty:
    Neurology
    Neuropsychology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1
  • Pages: 201
  • Illustrations: 130
  • Year: 2013

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
GIDEON: Global Infectious Diseases & Epidemiology Online Network Features up-to-date information and visual tools for diagnosing diseases and following the latest trends in epidemiology and treatment.
JOTM
Ovid Emcare A premium nursing and allied health database ideal for practice, research, or education.
JOTM
Journal of Hospital Medicine This journal is the premier publication for dissemination of research and education for the specialty of hospital medicine.
JOTM
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research® Original articles highlighting the latest in clinically relevant basic science of musculoskeletal diseases and their treatments.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
The Digital Echo Atlas: A Multimedia Reference
Provides expert clinical guidance and real-world cases throughout, ensuring that this resource is a go-to learning and reference tool useful for clinicians in the cardiology field.

Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery: Relevant Surgical Exposures, 2nd Edition
Concise, lavishly illustrated reference designed to assist today’s orthopaedic surgeons in a crucial task: choosing and executing the exposure necessary for a given procedure.