The Treatment of Epilepsy: Third Edition

Simon D. Shorvon, Emilio Perucca, Jerome Engel

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The third edition of The Treatment of Epilepsy has been thoroughly updated. It is a reference work, but has a strong practical bias, and is designed to assist neurologists, neurosurgeons and other clinicians at all levels who are involved in the treatment of patients with epilepsy. It is a definitive source of clinical information to guide clinical practice and rational therapy. Written and edited by leading experts, many actively involved with the International League Against Epilepsy, this new edition: covers the recent advances in the principles and approaches to epilepsy therapy, the introduction of new drugs and the development of new surgical techniques contains 26 completely new chapters and 61 new contributors includes pharmacological properties and prescribing information for all drugs used in the treatment of epilepsy features the important contribution of a new editor Jerome Engel Jr, Professor of Neurology at the University of California School of Medicine in Los Angeles.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages1075
ISBN (Print)9781405183833
Publication statusPublished - Jul 22 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Medicine(all)


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