Publication Year: 2008
Edition: 4th Ed.
Authors/Editor: Browne, Thomas R.; Holmes, Gregory L.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Thoroughly updated for its fourth edition, this best-selling pocket reference is a practical point-of-care guide to the diagnosis and management of epilepsy.
In an easy-to-use outline format, the book provides complete, clinically focused information on seizure classification, epilepsies with different ages of onset, situation-related epilepsy, diagnosis and differential diagnosis, and all available drug treatments, including dosages, side effects, and drug interactions.
This edition's updated coverage of drug therapy includes current American Academy of Neurology guidelines, new drugs, newly approved indications, new information on pharmacokinetics, and results of six registries of antiepileptic drugs in pregnancy. New information on the genetics and molecular biology of several epilepsy syndromes is also included.