The Treatment of Epilepsy

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Simon Shorvon, Emilio Perucca, Jerome Engel, Jr.
John Wiley & Sons, Nov 2, 2015 - Medical - 1072 pages
Highly Commended at the British Medical Association Book Awards 2016

The Treatment of Epilepsy
, fourth edition, is a comprehensive reference and clinical guide to the pharmacological, medical and surgical options available in the treatment of epilepsy.
  • The text is compiled by a group of internationally renowned editors and contributors and is now in full color and extensively illustrated
  • The first two sections cover the background to, and principles of, treatment in different clinical situations
  • Section three comprises a series of systematic reviews of contemporary drug therapy, devoting one chapter to each anti-epileptic drug and covering all clinically-relevant aspects
  • Section four focuses on the surgical options, devoting individual chapters to each of the modalities of presurgical assessment and to each surgical operation or approach
  • This 4th edition is extensively revised incorporating the many recent developments in therapy, and comprises 81 chapters from world experts from 18 countries

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About the author (2015)

Simon Shorvon MA MB BChir MD FRCP
Professor in Clinical Neurology and Clinical SubDean, UCL Institute of Neurology, University College London and Consultant Neurologist, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London, UK

Emilio Perucca MD PhD FRCP(Edin)
Professor of Medical Pharmacology, Clinical Pharmacology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy; and Director, Clinical Trial Center, C Mondino National Neurological Institute, Pavia, Italy

Jerome Engel Jr MD PhD
Director, Seizure Disorder Center, Jonathan Sinay Distinguished Professor, Neurology, Neurobiology, Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA

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