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Title Status epilepticus : a clinical perspective / edited by Frank W. Drislane.
Imprint Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, ©2005.


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Description 1 online resource (xv, 363 pages) : illustrations
Series Current clinical neurology
Current clinical neurology.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Epilepsy.
Status Epilepticus.
Contents History of status epilepticus / Peter W. Kaplan -- Types of status epilepticus : definitions and classification / Frank W. Drislane -- Differential diagnosis of status epilepticus ; pseudostatus epilepticus / Barbara A. Dworetzky, Edward B. Bromfield -- The epidemiology of status epilepticus / Elizabeth J. Waterhouse -- The electroencephalogram in status epilepticus / Susan T. Herman -- Generalized convulsive status epilepticus : causes, systemic manifestations, and consequences / Bernard S. Chang -- Focal status epilepticus / Donald L. Schomer -- The Cellular physiology of status epilepticus / Omotola Hope, Hal Blumenfeld -- Cellular damage and the neuropathology of status epilepticus / Nathan B. Fountain -- Clinical presentations of nonconvulsive status epilepticus / Peter W. Kaplan -- Cognitive manifestations of status epilepticus : ictal aphasia, amnesia, and psychosis / Michael Benatar -- Nonconvulsive status epilepticus : morbidity and consequences / Frank W. Drislane -- Treatment of generalized convulsive status epilepticus / Tina Shih, Carl W. Bazil -- Treatment of refractory status epilepticus / Teresa L. Smith, Thomas P. Bleck -- Treatment of nonconvulsive status epilepticus / Frank W. Drislane -- Status epilepticus in children / James J. Riviello, Jr. -- Status epilepticus in neonates / John N. Gaitanis, James J. Riviello, Jr.
Summary A panel of senior clinicians critically reviews the many forms of status epilepticus (SE), their causes, manifestations, methods of diagnosis, and appropriate treatments. The emphasis is on the disease as encountered by the clinician in the field and the importance of correct recognition and diagnosis. The authors provide for each form of SE the underlying genetic, biological, and developmental background, the pathophysiological processes, as well as the precipitating factors that lead to an episode. For the difficult problem of diagnosing nonconvulsive SE, they offer detailed syndrome classif.
Other Author Drislane, Frank.
Other Title Status epilepticus : a clinical perspective