Pediatric Epilepsy: Diagnosis and Therapy :Third Edition
John M. Pellock, MD, W. Edwin Dodson, Blaise F. Bourgeois, MD
Demos Medical Publishing, 2008 - Medical - 895 pages
The extensively updated third edition of Pediatric Epilepsy: Diagnosis and Therapy continues to be the definitive volume on the diagnosis, treatment, classification, and management of the childhood epilepsies.
Written by nearly 100 international leaders in the field, this new edition progresses logically with major sections on the basic mechanisms of the disease, classification, epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis, and age-related syndromes of epilepsy. The core of the new third edition is its completely updated section on antiepileptic drugs, including an in-depth discussion of dosage considerations, drug toxicity, teratogenicity, and drug interactions, with recommendations for optimal combinations when multiple drug therapy is required.
Features unique to the third edition include:
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