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Is it epilepsy?

Gonzalo Alarcon, Lina Nashef, Helen Cross, Jennifer Nightingale and Stuart Richardson

in Epilepsy

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198570738
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725937 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780198570738.003.0005

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Is it epilepsy?

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Epileptic seizures without epilepsy - The role of the clinical history - The role of the physical examination - The role of the electroencephalogram (EEG) - The role of neuroimaging - The role of video monitoring—video-telemetry, intensive monitoring - The role of cognition and neuropsychometric testing - Diagnosis of status epilepticus - Conditions that resemble epilepsy - Differential diagnosis in children

Chapter.  21830 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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