Seizures in Critical Care

A Guide to Diagnosis and Therapeutics

  • Panayiotis N. Varelas
  • Jan Claassen

Part of the Current Clinical Neurology book series (CCNEU)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. General Section

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Inna Keselman, Claude G. Wasterlain, Jerome Niquet, James W. Y. Chen
      Pages 3-17
    3. Iván Sánchez Fernández, Tobias Loddenkemper
      Pages 19-29
    4. Jennifer A. Kim, Lidia M. V. R. Moura, Craig Williamson, Edilberto Amorim, Sahar Zafar, Siddharth Biswal et al.
      Pages 51-75
    5. Gajanan S. Revankar, Maren K. L. Winkler, Sebastian Major, Karl Schoknecht, Uwe Heinemann, Johannes Woitzik et al.
      Pages 77-90
    6. Jens Witsch, Nicholas A. Morris, David Roh, Hans-Peter Frey, Jan Claassen
      Pages 91-102
    7. Christa B. Swisher, Aatif M. Husain
      Pages 103-119
    8. Panayiotis N. Varelas, Jan Claassen
      Pages 121-151
  3. Etiology-Specific Section

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 153-153
    2. Ali Mahta, Jan Claassen
      Pages 187-193
    3. Georgia Korbakis, Paul M. Vespa, Andrew Beaumont
      Pages 195-209
    4. Panayiotis N. Varelas, Jose Ignacio Suarez, Marianna V. Spanaki
      Pages 211-226
    5. Lauren Koffman, Matthew A. Koenig, Romergryko Geocadin
      Pages 227-242
    6. Deena M. Nasr, Sara Hocker, Eelco F. M. Wijdicks
      Pages 259-268
    7. Andrew C. Schomer, Wendy Ziai, Mohammed Rehman, Barnett R. Nathan
      Pages 277-290
    8. Claudine Sculier, Nicolas Gaspard
      Pages 291-310
    9. Chandan Mehta, Mohammed Rehman, Panayiotis N. Varelas
      Pages 311-320
    10. Denise H. Rhoney, Greene Shepherd
      Pages 321-341
    11. Maggie L. McNulty, Andreas Luft, Thomas P. Bleck
      Pages 343-353
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 369-377

About this book


Updated and expanded to provide the neurologic, intensive and critical care communities a comprehensive guide to common critical care illnesses and seizures, this third edition remains the premier resource on seizures in critical care. In addition to covering etiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, differential diagnosis and treatment options, chapters feature the latest technologies and treatments and integrate current literature. This unique and specialized text offers neurologists, intensivists, neurosurgeons, trauma surgeons, epileptologists, electrophysiologists and residents in various specialties clarity on this challenging set of comorbidities.


seizures critical care neurology neurosurgery emergency medicine

Editors and affiliations

  • Panayiotis N. Varelas
    • 1
  • Jan Claassen
    • 2
  1. 1.Departments of Neurology and NeurosurgeryHenry Ford HospitalDetroitUSA
  2. 2.Neurocritical CareColumbia University College of Physicians & SurgeonsNew YorkUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-49555-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-49557-6
  • Series Print ISSN 1559-0585
  • Series Online ISSN 2524-4043
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