Synopses & Reviews
The ACP Home Medical Guides provide concise information on a wide range of health and medical topics. Fully veiled by the American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine (ACP-ASIM), each book covers a single topic or disease, providing clear and concise information in a highly accessible format. All are completely up-to-date, with the latest advances in diagnosis, treatment, self-help, and preventive measures, and are illustrated throughout with over 75 photographs, diagrams, and charts. The series is being launched with 14 titles; future topics will include a wide range of medical and general health topics ranging from depression and arthritis to menopause and nutrition.
About the Author
Series Medical Editor David R. Goldmann, MD, FACP is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Senior Deputy Editor of the Annals of Internal Medicine, and Editor-in-Chief of the American College of Physicians Complete Home Medical Guide. Associate Medical Editor David A. Horowitz, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the Associate Director of Program Development in the Department of Health and Disease Management, University of Pennsylvania Health System. Peter Crino, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania.
Table of Contents
Introduction What are Seizures and Epilepsy? Diagnosis of Epilepsy Treatment of Epilepsy Drugs Used in the Treatment of Epilepsy Special Situations The Social Implications Overall Outlook Summary Useful Addresses Glossary Notes Index Acknowledgments