Professor Simon Shorvon

Professor in Clinical Neurology & Consultant Neurologist

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Handbook of the Treatment of Epilepsy (Third edition, 2010)


Author: Simon Shorvon

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

1200 pages


The Handbook of Epilepsy Treatment is a monograph on the treatment of epilepsy. It is a practical but comprehensive coverage of medical and surgical treatment with extensive tables and summaries, designed for trainees and specialists. The Handbook of Epilepsy Treatment covers:

  • Treatment of the different forms and causes of epilepsy
  • Treatment in the different commonly encountered clinical situations
  • Treatment in children, in adults, in the elderly, in women, in epilepsy syndromes and in those with special needs and requirements
  • Epilepsy drugs – their pharmacology, kinetics, side effects, effectiveness and practical usage in the clinic
  • Epilepsy surgery – the various types, the indications, assessment and outcome
  • A pharmacopeia summarizes the entire range of anti-epileptic medications with emphasis on effective prescribing in the clinical setting.

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