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Title:
Seizures and convulsions in infants, children, and adolescents : practical informative guide for parents, teachers, and paramedical personnel
Author:
García-Méndez, Leonardo.
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Convulsiones en los niños. English
Publication Information:
Columbia, Mo. : Lemar Publishers, [1994]

©1994
Physical Description:
347 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
General introduction -- Classification of seizures and convulsions -- Conditions associated with convulsions -- Differential diagnosis of seizures and convulsions -- Neurological evaluation: the history -- Neurological evaluation: the physical and neurological exam -- Neurological evaluation: complementary exams -- Electroencephalography -- Important interdisciplinary evaluations in the patient with convulsions -- Febrile convulsions -- Neonatal seizures -- Factors that precipitate convulsions -- Medical treatment of convulsions -- Monitoring blood levels of antiepileptic medications -- General guidelines in the treatment and management of the epileptic child -- Role of the nurse in the comprehensive management of the child with seizures -- Psychological and emotional aspects in the child with seizures -- Special aspects in the epileptic patient -- Duration of antiepileptic treatment -- Conclusions.
ISBN:
9780963926906
Format :
Book