By Mark Cook, Samden Lhatoo
Epilepsy is the commonest severe neurological , affecting youngsters and adults, and will take place in quite a few scientific settings. It has many explanations and plenty of kinds, and a variable diagnosis. Mortality and morbidity are excessive, social and criminal effects can stretch way past the in simple terms clinical, and its administration is usually bad.
Part of the Oxford Textbooks in scientific Neurology (OTCN) sequence, this quantity covers the medical foundation, scientific prognosis, and remedy of epilepsy and epileptic seizures. Written by means of internationally-renowned experts, each one bankruptcy comprehensively covers the present wisdom and facts base with regards to every one element of the disease, with an emphasis at the own event of the authors.
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Oxford Textbook of Epilepsy and Epileptic Seizures by Mark Cook, Samden Lhatoo