Monograph: Epilepsy

by Rajesh Shankar Iyer, Mugundhan Krishnan

Epilepsy is one of the most common problems encountered by the practising physician in his day to day practice. There are plenty of problems and pitfalls in the current clinical practice of epilepsy. This results in various errors in the identification, evaluation, and management of this intriguing disease. This monograph comprehensively covers the clinically relevant and common problem of epilepsy. This book consists of 10 chapters, which covers epilepsy: past, present, and future, epilepsy classification, epilepsy mimics, epilepsy diagnosis, epilepsy pharmacotherapy, drug-resistant epilepsy, status epilepticus, and epilepsy surgery. All the 10 chapters have been carefully chosen addressing the various pitfalls mentioned above. The authors have done a wonderful job by succinctly elucidating the topics making it highly appealing to the practitioner. This monograph is a very useful for all practising physicians.


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Iyer Rajesh Shankar
Kovai Medical Center and Hospitals, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
2. Krishnan Mugundhan Government Stanley Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
ISBN 9789386261427
Speciality Medicine
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18428
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2020
Pages 131
Book Type Professional


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