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Seizures and epilepsy in childhood

John Mark Freeman

Seizures and epilepsy in childhood

a guide for parents

by John Mark Freeman

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Published by John Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Epilepsy in children -- Popular works.,
  • Convulsions in children -- Popular works.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn M. Freeman, Eileen P.G. Vining, Diana J. Pillas.
    ContributionsVining, Eileen P. G., 1946-, Pillas, Diana J., 1940-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRJ496.E6 F7 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 287 p. :
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1852956M
    ISBN 10080184049X
    LC Control Number90004616

    The award-winning Seizures and Epilepsy in Childhood has already become the standard resource for parents in need of comprehensive medical information about their child with epilepsy. Now this highly praised book has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the latest approaches to the. Jan 08,  · Seizures and Epilepsy in Childhood by John M. Freeman, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(75).

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Aug 26,  · The award-winning Seizures and Epilepsy in Childhood is the standard resource for parents in need of comprehensive medical information about their child with epilepsy. Now in its third edition, this highly praised book has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the latest approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy in /5(39).

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. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Seizures and Epilepsy in Childhood: A Guide (A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book) at esteindesign.xyz Read.

When my son was diagnosed with epilepsy earlier this year, his neurologist recommended this title. I would have considered myself a reasonably informed parent, having done research after my son's first seizure, but this book, now in it's third edition, gave a fantastic one-stop, comprehensive look at /5.

Jan 08,  · The award-winning Seizures and Epilepsy in Childhood is the standard resource for parents in need of comprehensive medical information about their child with epilepsy. Now in its third edition, this highly praised book has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the latest approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy in childhood, including the use of the ketogenic diet as a Pages: This new book, The Epilepsies, details the most recent advances in epileptic seizures, epileptic syndromes and their management.

It is based on the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) classification, and practice parameter and guidelines issued by the ILAE and other recognised medical authorities.

Seizures and syndromes are explored in their scientific context and also include newly. Winner of the National Book Award from the Epilepsy Foundation of America The award-winning Seizures and Epilepsy in Childhood is the standard resource for parents in need of comprehensive medical information about their child with epilepsy.

Now in its third edition, this highly praised book has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the latest approaches to the diagnosis and. Benign Childhood Seizure Susceptibility Syndrome Clinical note.

Benign childhood focal seizures and related epileptic syndromes are the commonest and probably the most fascinating and rewarding topic in paediatric epileptology. 1 They affect 25% of children with non-febrile seizures and form a significant part of the everyday practice of paediatricians, neurologists and clinical Cited by: Epilepsy is a relatively common condition – a group of disorders that involve seizures.

Learn what causes epilepsy and how it affects families. Get this from a library. Seizures and epilepsy in childhood: a guide. [John Mark Freeman; Eileen P G Vining; Diana J Pillas] -- Now in its third edition, this highly praised book has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the latest approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of.

Mar 26,  · "At last after a long time searching I finally found a book to help explain in child terms about Epilepsy. Mostly every book I looked at always explained about grand mal seizures and never Absence seizures but this book explains it as a story and all.

Epilepsy is the most common childhood brain disorder in the United States. Nearly 3 million people have been diagnosed with this disease, whileof them are under the age of Fortunately, two thirds of the child population will overcome the side effects, most notably, seizures, in.

Oct 08,  · Repeated seizures that lead to unconsciousness, however, appear to be associated with damage to the hippocampus in the brain and sudden unexpected death.

Some cases of childhood epilepsy (which is often eventually outgrown) have been successfully treated with surgery or a very high-fat "ketogenic" diet. Get this from a library. Seizures and epilepsy in childhood: a guide for parents. [John Mark Freeman; Eileen P G Vining; Diana J Pillas] -- The award-winning Seizures and Epilepsy in Childhood has already become the standard resource for parents in need of comprehensive medical information about their child with epilepsy.

Now this highly. The Living Well With Epilepsy Blog is a place to share epilepsy stories and connect with other people living with epilepsy.

Find out the latest on epilepsy in real life, health, wellness and more from this award winning epilepsy blog. The award-winning Seizures and Epilepsy in Childhood is the standard resource for parents in need of comprehensive medical information about their child with epilepsy.

Now in its third edition, this highly praised book has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the latest approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy in childhood, including the use of the ketogenic diet as a. Johns Hopkins’ multidisciplinary group of experts has vast experience in treating all types of seizures and epilepsy affecting children, including neonatal epilepsy, childhood epilepsy syndromes, refractory epilepsy, genetic epilepsies, electrical status epilepticus of sleep, and Rasmussen syndrome.

Jan 08,  · Seizures and Epilepsy in Childhood by John M. Freeman,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(73). Books on Epilepsy. Epilepsy in Children: What Every Parent Needs to Know () Addresses all aspects of health for persons with epilepsy (not just seizures) and offers practical suggestions for improving patient care This book brings the story of epilepsy alive with easy-to-understand text and illustrations that are both informative.

Syndromes in infancy and early childhood: Benign neonatal and infantile seizures and epilepsy - Severe neonatal and infantile seizures and epilepsies - Infantile spasms - Febrile seizures, GEFS+ and epilepsies with seizures triggered by fever - Dravet syndrome - Idiopathic myoclonic epilepsies in infancy and early childhood.

Jul 30,  · Some seizures, called absence seizures, cause the person to be unresponsive for a few seconds or minutes, while others, such as generalized seizures, can involve falling and convulsions.

Tallie Baram, who studies pediatric epilepsy at the University of California, Irvine, says seizures can interfere with a child’s life in many ways.The causes of epilepsy or nonfebrile seizures in infancy are not substantially different from those in childhood.

The factors that place a child at risk for nonfebrile seizures are congenital malformations, neonatal seizures, and a family history of epilepsy.The award-winning Seizures and Epilepsy in Childhood is the standard resource for parents in need of comprehensive medical information about their child with epilepsy.

Now in its third edition, this highly praised book has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the latest approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy in 5/5.