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Status Epilepticus: A Clinical Perspective

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2007 - Autumn

Contents

edited by Frank W. Drislane, M.D. ’80 (Humana Press) This text reviews the many forms of status epilepticus (SE), their causes, manifestations, methods of diagnosis and appropriate treatments. The book focuses on the disease as encountered by the clinician in the field and the importance of correct recognition and diagnosis. Additional highlights include EEG reproductions that provide classic examples of patients with SE, a discussion of SE in very young children and neonates and an analysis of the cellular physiology and processes occurring in SE.