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Epilepsy 101 - The Ultimate Guide for Patients and Families Epilepsy 101 - The Ultimate Guide for Patients and Families
By The National Epilepsy Educational Alliance

Website: www.medicuspress.com
ISBN 13:: 978-0-9787727-3-4
Pub. Date: August 2009
Price: $16.95
Customer rating: 4 circles
Votes: 3


Author Profile:

This book is the product of a national panel of epilepsy experts under the leadership of Dr. Ruben Kuzniecky, Professor of Neurology and Co-Director of the NYU Epilepsy Center , New York University School of medicine. The book is a comprehensive yet patient friendly review of epilepsy and seizures and a practical guide for patients and families. The book consists of 12 chapters devoted to epilepsy and seizures including causes, diagnosis, treatment, surgery, etc. The book also has a up-to-date glossary, resources, first aid, driving laws, etc.

The book is intended to be a companion to patients and families as they confront the disorder. 



Customer Reviews:

Dr. Frederick Andermann, M.D., FRCP  (Saturday, 01 August 2009)
Rating: 4
This book, by a group pf world renowned epilepsy specialist, experts in all phases of epilepsy investigation and treatment, provides an excellent, up to date, objective, complete and straightforward discussion of all aspects of this disorder. It is essential reading for patients and their families and provides for the reader a solid base for further personalized clarification by the epilepsy caregiver.

Professionals involved in the treatment of epilepsy will also benefit from reading this authoritative, readable and non patronizing review.

Dr. Frederick Andermann, M.D., FRCP
McGill University

Joyce Cramer, RN  (Tuesday, 07 July 2009)
Rating: 4
This book truly is the ultimate guide for patients and families with its through review of the many issues people need to know about living with epilepsy. Topics not usually covered in previous material include cognitive and psychiatric aspects of epilepsy that are usually ignored by doctors, a practical home safety checklist and first aid instructions. A perfect book for anyone interested in epilepsy.

Joyce Cramer, RN
President, Epilepsy Therapy Project

Dr. Steven Schachter  (Friday, 15 May 2009)
Rating: 4
Epilepsy 101 the ultimate guide for patients and families is a unique effort of leading American epilepsy experts. This wonderful companion builds bridges between persons with epilepsy, their doctors and their families, achieving, as the authors set to do, improved quality of life for all.

Dr. Steven Schachter
Harvard University
President, American Epilepsy Society