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Management of Seizure Disorders in Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence

  • Gerhard Nellhaus
Part of the Advances in Behavioral Biology book series (ABBI, volume 8)

Abstract

The approach of the clinician to the management of seizures remains largely symptomatic and pragmatic. The many publications about the epilepsies and the continuing need to develop modes of anticonvulsant treatment more effective than those available bear witness to the gap between the base provided by experiments such as reported in this Symposium and the exigencies of the clinical situations. Guidelines may be given on how to bridge the gap, but not a set of rules; knowing one’s patient and experience with a drug or drugs are among the prime ingredients of good seizure management.

Keywords

Status Epilepticus Ketogenic Diet Brain Damage Infantile Spasm Neonatal Seizure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerhard Nellhaus
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics and Medicine (Neurology)University of Colorado School of MedicineDenverUSA

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