Living Well with Epilepsy

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Springer Publishing Company, 1997 - Family & Relationships - 249 pages
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Here is a wealth of practical information geared to helping everyone involved with the management of epilepsy cope with the disorder more effectively and successfully. In clear, understandable language, Living Well with Epilepsy covers all aspects of diagnosis and management, with an emphasis on active participation in this process.

The book is designed to help both health care professionals and patients to understand all aspects of diagnosis, and of pharmacologic and surgical management to enable patients to participate more knowledgeably in interactions with their health care team and to help steer them toward a more normal, fulfilling life. This important book is an invaluable addition to the library of every physician and health care professional whose practice involves the care of patients with epilepsy.


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Robert Jerome Gumnit, M.D. is an expert in epilepsy, having studied it for more than thirty years. He is the author of the authoritative books The Epilepsy Handbook: The Practical Management of Seizures (1983, 2nd ed. 1995), Living Well With Epilepsy (1990, 2nd ed. 1997), and Your Child and Epilepsy: A Guide to Living Well (1995). Dr. Gumnit has a world-renowned office-based practice in St. Louis Park, Minnesota. He also serves as a staff neurologist at the Gillette Children's Center at Regions Hospital in St. Paul and at the Minneapolis Center for Epilepsy (MINCEP) in Minneapolis. He teaches neurology and neurosurgery at the University of Minnesota, and is the President of the National Association of Epilepsy Centers. Gumnit graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia in 1957.

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