Epilepsy in Special Population: Clinical Pearls

by Rajiv Anand, Deepak Arjundas

Epilepsy is one of the frequently encountered neurological conditions in clinical practice. It not only impacts the individual but influences the entire family. The primary motive of this book is to bridge the gap between evidence and practice and highlight clinical tips and pointers to enhance epilepsy management. This book consists of 7 chapters. Over the seven chapters the book addresses various common clinical situations. The initial chapters provide guidance on epilepsy management across various age groups, i.e., in children and neonates, in adolescents, and in elderly. The chapter on women addresses the most common issues of practical relevance while treating women with epilepsy. There are two chapters highlighting epilepsy management in two key comorbid situations, i.e., HIV and post-trauma, respectively. The final chapter addresses the management of emergency situation of status epilepticus. The book serves its goal and provides some reference tips and enhance epilepsy management in the country.


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Anand Rajiv
University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Texas Retina Associates, Dallas, Texas, USA
2. Arjundas Deepak Vijaya Health Centre and Mercury Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
ISBN 9789390595006
Speciality Neurology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18426
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2021
Pages 44
Book Type Professional


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