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Editors: Ramon Edmundo D. Bautista (University of Florida)
Book Description:
The last century has witnessed remarkable progress in our understanding and treatment of epilepsy. Long regarded as a disorder of the possessed and deranged, epilepsy is now accepted as a bona fide medical condition, with well-defined clinical symptoms, reliable diagnostic modalities, and effective therapeutic options that dramatically improve clinical outcomes and enhance quality of life. The book captures the spirit and enthusiasm of those remarkable achievements. It is a collection of works detailing the progress made in our knowledge of the disorder, the advances in different diagnostic modalities, and the continuing development of various treatment options. In addition, the book also highlights the progress made in health-related topics such as social epileptology and the globalization of epilepsy care. It ends with a somewhat iconoclastic piece challenging several of our ongoing assumptions of epilepsy care – perhaps serving as an impetus for further research as we head into the new century.

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Chapter 1 - Basic Mechanisms of the Epileptic Process (pp.1-30)
Authors / Editors: (Radwa Badawy)

Chapter 2 - Epilepsy: Classification, Aetiology and Management (pp.31-40)
Authors / Editors: (Jane McCagh)

Chapter 3 - Anti-Epileptic Drugs: Behavior and Cognition (pp.41-64)
Authors / Editors: (Andrea E. Cavanna and Clare M. Eddy)

Chapter 4 - Clinical Neurophysiology: Past, Present, and Future (pp.65-84)
Authors / Editors: (Ramon Edmundo D. Bautista)

Chapter 5 - Neuroimaging in Epilepsy (pp.85-132)
Authors / Editors: (Aimee F. Luat and Csaba Juhász)

Chapter 6 - Understanding Human Neurophysiology through Epilepsy Surgery (pp.133-150)
Authors / Editors: (Seth F. Oliveria, Kristopher G. Hooten, and Steven N. Roper)

Chapter 7 - Emerging Fields in the Diagnostic and Treatment Modalities of Epilepsy (pp.151-172)
Authors / Editors: (Leonard Yeo Leong Litt, Vijay K. Sharma, Benjamin Wakerley, Chandra Bharatendu, and Rahul Rathakrishnan)

Chapter 8 - Pediatric Epilepsy: A Century of Discovery (pp.173-192)
Authors / Editors: (Shefali Karkare and Vinay Puri)

Chapter 9 - Genetic Abnormalities Underlying Autosomal Recessive Epilepsies (pp.193-216)
Authors / Editors: (Riadh Gouider, Yosr Hizem, Amina Gargouri, and Mouna Ben Djebara)

Chapter 10 - Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis and Epilepsy (pp.217-232)
Authors / Editors: (Marissa Barlaan-Lukban)

Chapter 11 - Psychiatry and Epilepsy: A Century of Evolving Understanding (pp.233-256)
Authors / Editors: (Jay Salpekar and Nana Dadson)

Chapter 12 - Social Epileptology: Into the Heart of Epilepsy (pp.257-274)
Authors / Editors: (Ramon Edmundo D. Bautista, Shachie V. Aranke, and Suparna R. Krishnaiengar)

Chapter 13 - Globalization in Epilepsy Care (pp.275-294)
Authors / Editors: (Vladimir Shvarts, Jorge G. Burneo, and Marianna V. Spanaki)
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Chapter 14 - A Century of Epilepsy Care: Questioning Assumptions, Seeking Evidence (pp.295-320)
Authors / Editors: (Ramon Edmundo D. Bautista, Shachie V. Aranke, Deepali Y. Jain, and Candice S. Waked)

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   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2012- October
   Pages: 7 x 10 (NBC - C) 339pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-62257-340-0
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