Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents

The primary aim of this book is to provide up-to-date information for all involved in the care and cure of children and adolescents with epilepsy. The first part of the book describes the clinical manifestation of epilepsy in children and adolescents and focuses on diagnosis and classification. The second and third parts give an extended overview of the current alternatives for drug treatment and surgical interventions. The book gives a comprehensive approach to the prevention of adverse effects of treatment due to attention. The impact of epilepsy on daily life function and the treatment of epilepsy as a chronic condition is discussed.