Readership: People with epilepsy and their families, teachers of children with epilepsy, general practitioners and practice nurses.
Richard Appleton, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, The Roald Dahl EEG Department, Paediatric Neurosciences Foundation, Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, UK, and Tony Marson, Consultant Neurologist, The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Liverpool, UK, and Reader in Neurology, University of Liverpool, UK,
"...a terrific book for physicians to offer their patients and for healthcare professionals who need a quick update on the field of seizures and epilepsy. Given the rapid changes in therapy, diagnosis, and genetics, this third edition was clearly needed." - Doody's Notes (Dr. Joseph Sirven, Mayo Clinical Hospital)
1: What is epilepsy?
2: The different types of epileptic seizure and of epilepsy syndromes
3: The causes of epilepsy
4: The first seizure and the diagnosis of epilepsy
5: Tests in epilepsy
6: The treatment of epilepsy
7: The long-term outlook
8: Living with epilepsy
9: Convulsions associated with illness
10: The promise of the future
Epilepsy blog post