Epilepsy 101 serves as a comprehensive resource for people navigating through each stage of epilepsy: from diagnosis to treatment to daily life. The simple-to-follow guide includes helpful definitions and quick reference tools such as home safety tips, first aid instructions, and questions to ask doctors. Learn More
Explore current medicines.
Learn about proper diet choices.
Review medical treatment options.
Understand psychological effects.
This book is so informative. There was so much about the condition that I did not know and learned form this book. If you or someone you know suffers from Epilepsy this book is also very easy to understand. I learned so much from it.
Must have guide for people with epilepsy
This is the most comprehensive book we have seen on epilepsy. We even ordered a copy for the grandparents so they can more easily learn about their grandson’s condition.
Excellent comprehensive guide for patients and Families
I am nurse in the field of Epilepsy and highly recommend this informative and easy guide for patients and families Information is very current and comprehensive. I especially like the FAQs at the end of each chapter.
Debunking untruths and prejudices about epilepsy.
Does one seizure mean I have epilepsy? Will my child with epilepsy have developmental problems? Is it safe to exercise?
Few conditions are plagued by as many misconceptions and prejudices as epilepsy. In Epilepsy 101, renowned medical experts compile facts and explanations about the disorder to help readers of all ages better manage their health. While addressing commonly asked questions about medicines, diets, and surgery, Epilepsy 101 also tackles often overlooked issues such as psychiatric effects, insight into doctor recommendations, and patient rights.
Proceeds of this book are donated to LUCES, a foundation that provides medicines to poor children with epilepsy.
No. of Pages: 416 · Edition: Second (July 2020) · Language: English · ISBN: 9780978772741
Dr. Ruben Kuzniecky
Dr. Ruben Kuzniecky is a distinguished neurologist and epilepsy specialist responsible for diagnosing and treating severe epileptic conditions. For more than a decade, he co-directed NYU Langone’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. He founded one of the largest epilepsy surgery programs in the U.S. And, today, he serves as Vice-chair of Academic Affairs and the Professor of Neurology at Zucker-Hofstra School of Medicine, Northwell Health System.