A Guide to Understanding and Living with Epilepsy
This easy-to-read guide for lay persons offers an overview of the medical and social topics relevant to epilepsy, including diagnosis and treatment, epilepsy in children and adults, legal and financial issues, and available resources. Includes a complete glossary of terms and anti epileptic drugs, plus tables and illustrations.
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Modern Facts about Epilepsy
The Brain and Epilepsy
Classification of Seizures
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