Epilepsy - The 'At Your Fingertips' Guide : The 'At Your Fingertips' Guide.

By: Chappell, Brian
Contributor(s): Crawford, Pamela | Clarke, Michele | Day, Sir Robin | Brown, Steven
Publisher: London : Class Publishing (London) Ltd, 2001Copyright date: ©2001Edition: 2nd edDescription: 1 online resource (207 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781859590188Subject(s): Epilepsy.;Brain -- DiseasesGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Epilepsy - The 'At Your Fingertips' Guide : The ‘At Your Fingertips’ GuideDDC classification: 616.853 LOC classification: RC372 -- .C43 2001ebOnline resources: Click to View
Contents:
Cover -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Foreword by Sir Robin Day -- Foreword by Dr Stephen Brown FRCPsych -- Introduction -- My Epilepsy -- 1 What is epilepsy? -- Epilepsy and the brain -- Types of epilepsy -- More about seizures -- Possible causes -- Facts and figures -- 2 Diagnosing epilepsy -- How do they know it's epilepsy? -- EEGs -- Scans -- 3 Treatment -- Does treatment work? -- Antiepileptic drugs -- Side effects -- Practical aspects of drug treatment -- Surgery -- Diet -- Complementary therapies -- 4 Is it an emergency? -- First aid -- Calling an ambulance -- Status epilepticus -- 5 Feelings, families and friends -- Coming to terms with epilepsy -- Family feelings -- Outside the family -- 6 Employment -- Teaching the employers -- Getting on at work -- For those not able to work -- 7 Practical concerns -- Safety in the home -- Driving -- Finance -- Information for carers -- Miscellaneous -- 8 Travel and holidays -- Trains and boats and planes -- Activities and facilities -- Medical care abroad -- 9 Your social life -- Sports -- Night clubs -- Television -- Computers and computer games -- 10 Relationships, sex and pregnancy -- Relationships -- Sex and contraception -- Pregnancy -- Periods and HRT -- Glossary -- Appendix 1: Epilepsy associations and other organisations -- Appendix 2: Useful publications -- Index.
Summary: Epilepsy is the most common brain disorder in the world - and there are half a million sufferers in the UK. In spite of its wide prevalence, there is little practical and accurate information on this frightening and misunderstood condition. This new fully revised and updated edition of Epilepsy - the 'at your fingertips' guide provides straightforward and medically accurate answers to over 220 real questions about epilepsy.
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Cover -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Foreword by Sir Robin Day -- Foreword by Dr Stephen Brown FRCPsych -- Introduction -- My Epilepsy -- 1 What is epilepsy? -- Epilepsy and the brain -- Types of epilepsy -- More about seizures -- Possible causes -- Facts and figures -- 2 Diagnosing epilepsy -- How do they know it's epilepsy? -- EEGs -- Scans -- 3 Treatment -- Does treatment work? -- Antiepileptic drugs -- Side effects -- Practical aspects of drug treatment -- Surgery -- Diet -- Complementary therapies -- 4 Is it an emergency? -- First aid -- Calling an ambulance -- Status epilepticus -- 5 Feelings, families and friends -- Coming to terms with epilepsy -- Family feelings -- Outside the family -- 6 Employment -- Teaching the employers -- Getting on at work -- For those not able to work -- 7 Practical concerns -- Safety in the home -- Driving -- Finance -- Information for carers -- Miscellaneous -- 8 Travel and holidays -- Trains and boats and planes -- Activities and facilities -- Medical care abroad -- 9 Your social life -- Sports -- Night clubs -- Television -- Computers and computer games -- 10 Relationships, sex and pregnancy -- Relationships -- Sex and contraception -- Pregnancy -- Periods and HRT -- Glossary -- Appendix 1: Epilepsy associations and other organisations -- Appendix 2: Useful publications -- Index.

Epilepsy is the most common brain disorder in the world - and there are half a million sufferers in the UK. In spite of its wide prevalence, there is little practical and accurate information on this frightening and misunderstood condition. This new fully revised and updated edition of Epilepsy - the 'at your fingertips' guide provides straightforward and medically accurate answers to over 220 real questions about epilepsy.

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