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Children with seizures [electronic resource] : a guide for parents, teachers, and other professionals / Martin L. Kutscher ; foreword by Gregory L. Holmes.

By: Kutscher, Martin L.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JKP essentials: Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley, 2006Description: 1 online resource (151 p.).ISBN: 1846424909 (electronic bk.); 9781846424908 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Epilepsy in children | Convulsions in children | Epilepsy | Child | Seizures | MEDICAL -- Pediatrics | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Children's HealthGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Children with seizures.DDC classification: 618.92/853 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Children with Seizures: A Guide for Parents, Teachers, and Other Professionals; CONTENTS; FOREWORD; INTRODUCTION; PART 1: OVERVIEW OF SEIZURES AND THEIR CARE; 1. Overview of Seizures; 2. What to Observe During a Seizure; 3. What to Do During a Seizure; 4. Accident Precautions; 5. Medical Evaulation of Seizures; 6. To Treat or Not, and When to Stop?; 7. Treatment with Medications; 8. Treatment Options other than Medication; 9. For Kids to Read with Their Parents: What Are Seizures, Anyway?; 10. Chapter on (and for) Teens with Epilepsy; PART 2: INDIVIDUAL EPILEPSY SYNDROMES.
Summary: Dr. Kutscher, in this marvelous book, dispels many of the myths of epilepsy and provides a wonderful review of all aspects of the disorder. He effortlessly moves from diagnosis to treatment to prognosis. Employing humor, common sense, and an outstanding knowledge of epilepsy, Dr. Kutscher's book is truly a tour-de-force ... It is unlikely that readers will put down this book with unanswered questions ... For individuals involved with children with severe epilepsy, this book provides information that cannot be obtained elsewhere.''. - Gregory L. Holmes, MD, Professor of Medicine (Neurology) and.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 141-145) and indexes.

Children with Seizures: A Guide for Parents, Teachers, and Other Professionals; CONTENTS; FOREWORD; INTRODUCTION; PART 1: OVERVIEW OF SEIZURES AND THEIR CARE; 1. Overview of Seizures; 2. What to Observe During a Seizure; 3. What to Do During a Seizure; 4. Accident Precautions; 5. Medical Evaulation of Seizures; 6. To Treat or Not, and When to Stop?; 7. Treatment with Medications; 8. Treatment Options other than Medication; 9. For Kids to Read with Their Parents: What Are Seizures, Anyway?; 10. Chapter on (and for) Teens with Epilepsy; PART 2: INDIVIDUAL EPILEPSY SYNDROMES.

Dr. Kutscher, in this marvelous book, dispels many of the myths of epilepsy and provides a wonderful review of all aspects of the disorder. He effortlessly moves from diagnosis to treatment to prognosis. Employing humor, common sense, and an outstanding knowledge of epilepsy, Dr. Kutscher's book is truly a tour-de-force ... It is unlikely that readers will put down this book with unanswered questions ... For individuals involved with children with severe epilepsy, this book provides information that cannot be obtained elsewhere.''. - Gregory L. Holmes, MD, Professor of Medicine (Neurology) and.

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