By Kenneth W. Lindsay, Ian Bone, Geraint Fuller
New version of a hugely winning illustrated consultant to neurology and neurosurgery for scientific scholars and junior doctors.
Updated and revised in all parts the place there were advancements in figuring out of neurological illness and in neurological and neurosurgical administration. This revision has additionally included present guidance, fairly techniques from nationwide Institute for future health and scientific Excellence (NICE).
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Worldwide, epilepsy affects 50 million people. 15 Epilepsy has been known since antiquity. An Assyrian-Babylonian textbook written over three millennia ago provides an accurate clinical description of the condition,12 and Indian and Chinese physicians of that time were also familiar with it. The word epilepsy is derived from the Greek verb ÎµÎ»Î±ÂµÎ²Î±Î½ÎµÎ¹Î½ (epilamvanein) (â€œto be seized,â€ â€œto be taken hold of,â€ or â€œto be attackedâ€). â€ This terminology derived from the very ancient notion that all diseases represented attacks by the gods or evil spirits, usually as punishment.
Levy PhD Department of Pharmaceutics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington Darrell V. Lewis MD Professor of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Neurology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Samden D. Lhatoo MD Department of Neurology, Institute of Clinical Neurosciences, Frenchay Hospital, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom Shichuo Li MD President China Association Against Epilepsy, Beijing, People's Republic of China Weiping Liao MD Professor Neuroscience Institute, Guangzhou Medical College, Guangzhou, China Jack J.
Gates, Richard W. Homan, Peter Kellaway, Pierre Loiseau, Eric Lothman, K. S. Mani, Frank Morrell, Claudio Munari, J. Kiffen Penry, Luis Felipe Quesney, A. James Rowan, Masakazu Seino, Arthur Sonnen and Sheila J. Wallace. We miss them, but they live on through their work and accomplishments, and the fond memories we have of them. The first edition of Epilepsy: A Comprehensive Textbook was intended to be a work in progress, a basis for developing a comprehensive reference resource in a format that had the potential to be updated regularly.