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Contemporary Diagnosis and Management of the Patient With Epilepsy<sup>®</sup>
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Contemporary Diagnosis and Management of the Patient With Epilepsy®

This insightful handbook is an excellent resource for primary care physicians, neurologists, and residents in the treatment of epilepsy. The handbook also includes full discussions of recently approved drugs for the epilepsy as well as experimental agents. Sixth edition; 274 pages

Ilo E. Leppik, MD

Ilo E. Leppik, MD

Professor of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota
Director of Research, MINCEP Epilepsy Care 
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Seizures
Chapter 3: Epilepsy and the Epileptic Syndrome
Chapter 4: Evaluation of a Seizure
Chapter 5: When to Start and When to Stop Treatment for Seizures
Chapter 6: Principles of Treatment and Selection of an Antiepileptic Drug
Chapter 7: Antiepileptic Drugs (AEDs)
Chapter 8: Measuring Antiepileptic Drug Concentrations and Patient Compliance
Chapter 9: Serious Adverse Reactions and Laboratory Testing
Chapter 10: Pregnancy and Epilepsy
Chapter 11: Epilepsy in the Elderly
Chapter 12: Acute Repetitive Seizures and Status Epilepticus
Chapter 13: Other Treatment Options: Surgery, Vagus Nerve Stimulator, the Ketogenic Diet
Chapter 14: Driving and Regulatory Issues
Chapter 15: Quality of Life Issues
Chapter 16: Comprehensive Treatment of a Person With Epilepsy

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