Atlas of Video-EEG Monitoring

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McGraw Hill Professional, Mar 3, 2010 - Medical - 680 pages
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The single-best resource available for learning how to perform and interpret video EEG

Companion DVD shows real-time Video EEG in practice!

The Atlas of Video-EEG Monitoring explains the essentials of video EEG for use in all settings. This full-color atlas thoroughly covers the basics of performing video EEG for diagnosis along with how to use video EEG for the diagnosis and interpretation of first and/or repeated seizures, during treatment of epilepsy, in the emergency department and intensive care unit, and during surgery.

Features

  • Over 340 full-color images and EEGs
  • Detailed overview of epileptic seizures, from simple partial seizures and primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures to epileptic spasms
  • In-depth survey of seizure mimics, including psychogenic non-epileptic spells; panic spells; dissociative spells; movement disorders; sleep disorders; and syncope
  • Thorough review of status epilepticus, including epilepsia partialis continua, non-epileptic movements in coma, and other syndromes
  • Cutting-edge guidance on intracranial video-EEG monitoring, including placement and interpretation of grid and strip electrodes, and depth electrodes
  • DVD contains videos linked to EEG patterns in the book—-allowing you to see each problem in real time
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    Contents

    Essential Aspects
    1
    Epileptic Seizures
    119
    Mimickers of Seizures
    341
    Copyright

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    About the author (2010)

    Joseph I. Sirven, MD
    Professor of Neurology
    Mayo Clinic
    Scottsdale, AZ
    John M. Stern, MD
    Professor of Neurology
    David Geffen School of Medicine
    University of California, Los Angeles
    Los Angeles, CA

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