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Epilepsy in children and adolescents

James Wheless

Epilepsy in children and adolescents

by James Wheless

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Published by John Wiley & Sons in Chichester, West Sussex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Therapy,
  • Adolescent,
  • Child,
  • Anticonvulsants,
  • Therapeutic use,
  • Epilepsy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statement[edited by] James W. Wheless
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25361926M
    ISBN 109780470741238
    LC Control Number2012024368

    Seizures are the hallmark of epilepsy, a disease that affects about million adults and more than , children and adolescents in the United States. However, seizures can look very. Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents provides the contemporary, caring guidance you need to diagnose and manage seizures in a young patient. Beginning with an overview of the classification of epilepsy syndromes, the experienced authors cover: Diagnostic evaluation of childhood epilepsies; Principles of Brand: Wiley.

    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Project Title: Improving Access to Care and Transition Services for Children and Youth with Epilepsy in Eastern Pennsylvania (I-ACT for Epilepsy) Goals/Objectives: The overall goal of this project is to 1) increase by 25% the number of CYE in the target population who receive care through a patient/family-centered medical home; 2) increase by 50% the number. The Epilepsy Center at Children’s Health is a Level 4 Epilepsy Center, providing the highest level of treatment for children with epilepsy. We were the first such program in the country to be certified by the Joint Commission, the nation’s preeminent standard-setting accrediting and certifying regulatory body in .

    The mean QoL of children and adolescents with epilepsy of ages four years to 17 years in our study population was (±, range: 33–). As compared with reference values from other studies conducted involving healthy German children with a mean QoL of or , respectively [ 37, 38 ], the patients with epilepsy in our study Cited by: 7.   Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents Fejerman, Natalio INCIDENCE AND PREVALENCE Total population incidence studies of epilepsy are very difficult to perform, and therefore information is scarce. In developed countries, age‐adjusted incidence ranges from 24/, to 53/,, and age‐specific incidence is higher in .


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Epilepsy in children and adolescents by James Wheless Download PDF EPUB FB2

For children Lee: the Rabbit with Epilepsy by Deborah Moss. Part of "The Special Needs Collection" for ages Published24 pages. Explains epilepsy in a reassuring way for newly diagnosed children, their siblings and friends.

Special People, Special Ways by Arlene Maguire. Published32 pages. A colorfully illustrated book about children with disabilities for.

Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents takes a practical approach to a common but complex clinical challenge. Reviews “In general, I think this book very sound.

It would be an excellent introduction for neurology residents and a good review for general paediatric neurologists who feel a bit out of touch with current treatments for epilepsy.

Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents provides the contemporary, caring guidance you need to diagnose and manage seizures in a young patient. Beginning with an overview of the classification of epilepsy syndromes, the experienced authors cover: Diagnostic evaluation of childhood epilepsies;Format: Hardcover.

Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents provides the contemporary, caring guidance you need to diagnose and manage seizures in a young patient. Beginning with an overview of the classification of epilepsy syndromes, the experienced authors cover:Author: James W.

Wheless. Since the s, the keto diet has been used to treat children and adolescents with refractory epilepsy — a seizure disorder.

Epilepsy is defined as. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Epidemiology and common co-morbidities of epilepsy in childhood / Jay Salpekar, Matthew Byrne, and Georgann Ferrone --Classification and definition of seizures and epilepsy syndromes in childhood / Susan E.

Combs and Phillip L. Pearl --Initiating and withdrawing medical. Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents provides the contemporary, caring guidance you need to diagnose and manage seizures in a young patient. Beginning with an overview of the classification of epilepsy syndromes, the experienced authors cover: Diagnostic evaluation of childhood epilepsies; Principles of treatmentBrand: Wiley.

Epilepsy is a common illness in childhood, and the epidemiology has been well described. However, epilepsy is also complex and controversial in terms of optimal methods for diagnosis and treatment.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Classification of Epilepsies in Children and Adolescents, F.E.

DreifussThe Epidemiology of Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents, J. Overweg and W.C.G. Overweg-PlandsoemSeizures in the Newborn, W.O. ReinerThe Malignant Epilepsies of Childhood and Adolescence, W.O.

RenierThe. Buy Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents: Read Kindle Store Reviews - Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents - Kindle edition by James W.

Wheless, Dave F. Clarke, Amy L. McGregor, Philip L. Pearl, Yu-Tze Ng. Epilepsy is the most frequent neurological disorder in adolescence and around 2% of the adolescent population will experience the disorder.

For these adolescents, epilepsy has an incredible impact on this stage of their lives. Often times, the seizures are not preceded by any Author: Disabled World. Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents provides the contemporary, caring guidance you need to diagnose and manage seizures in a young patient.

Beginning with an overview of the classification of epilepsy syndromes, the experienced authors cover: Diagnostic evaluation of childhood epilepsies; Principles of treatmentAuthor: James W. Wheless. Epilepsy Surgery.

Children suffering from refractory epilepsy are being increasingly referred for surgery. This trend has resulted from advances in appreciating the poor long-term outlook of these children, identifying neuropathologic substrates of the condition, selecting appropriate patients, and localizing the epileptic focus.

It is intended as a foundation for further study into pediatric epilepsy and to serve as a quick, up-to-date reference for the recognition, diagnosis, basic understanding, evaluation and management of this condition in children and adolescents.

(source: Nielsen Book Data). It is estimated that nearly million Americans are currently diagnosed with epilepsy;are children and youth ages 14 and younger.

Of thenew cases of epilepsy diagnosed each year, approximat of these cases will be diagnosed in children and adolescents under the age of About two-thirds of all children with epilepsyFile Size: 2MB.

Epilepsy is a common neurologic condition, with an estimated % of the U.S. population reporting active epilepsy (Zack ). This esti - mate consists of 3 million adults andchildren.

Many devel-opments in epilepsy diagnosis and treatment have occurred recently, introducing great opportunity for pharmacists to assist in optimizing. Advances in clinical pharmacology, a better understanding of the molecular mechanisms involved in epileptogenesis, and a more precise diagnosis of the specific aetiologies and of epilepsy syndromes, have allowed more rational treatment choices.

Knowledge of the main mechanisms of action and spectrum of efficacy of AEDs, and correct syndrome diagnosis are essential for rationale : Renzo Guerrini. Product Information. The third edition of a benchmark reference, Epilepsy in Childhood and Adolescence has been completely updated to include information on the latest pharmacological, alternative, and surgical treatments for epilepsy in children and adolescents.

It is intended as a foundation for further study into pediatric epilepsy and to serve as a quick, up-to-date reference for the recognition, diagnosis, basic understanding, evaluation and management of this condition in children and adolescents.

The EPUB format of this title may not be compatible for use on all handheld devices. Permissions and Reprints Abstract Epilepsy surgery has been established in recent years as an effective treatment option for children and adolescents with pharmacoresistant structural epilepsies.

Classification and Definition of Seizures and Epilepsy Syndromes in Childhood. Susan E. Combs. Department of Neurology, Children's National Medical Center, The George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA.

Search for more papers by this : Susan E. Combs, Phillip L. Pearl.Epilepsy is the most common neurological problem affecting children and adolescents, with an incidence rate of 1–2%. Diagnosing epilepsy in children is often complicated by age-dependent manifestations which can differ greatly from seizure disorders seen in adults.

Thus, effective treatment and. Each year, aboutchildren and adolescents have their first seizure of them are found to have epilepsy.1 Seizure Type vs. Epilepsy Syndrome Jump to section +Cited by: