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Title Epilepsy : global issues for the practicing neurologist / Jerome Engel [and others]
Published New York, N.Y. : Demos Medical Pub., [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Series World Federation of Neurology seminars in clinical neurology ; v. 2
World Federation of Neurology seminars in clinical neurology ; v. 2
Contents What is epilepsy? -- Differential diagnosis and classification of seizures and epilepsy -- Epidemiology and etiology -- Diagnostic approaches -- Practical approaches to treatment -- Antiepileptic drugs -- Altern[a]tive treatments --Psychosocial issues -- Public health issues
Summary This volume is the second in a series developed under the auspices of the World Federation of Neurology to meet the needs of neurologists who must practice medicine without many of the advantages that are often taken for granted in the industrialized world. It is targeted to neurologists practicing in low-resource environments and those who wish to practice cost-effective neurology, and addresses issues important for neurologists in developing countries that are not covered in standard textbooks. The series will update the reader in currently accepted diagnostic and management practice. Materi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Epilepsy -- Developing countries.
Epilepsy -- diagnosis.
Epilepsy -- therapy.
Form Electronic book
Author Engel, Jerome, Jr.
ISBN 1417596805 (electronic bk.)
1934559121 (electronic bk.)
9781417596805 (electronic bk.)
9781934559123 (electronic bk.)