This concise handbook provides practical, up-to-date clinical guidance on effective selection, prescription, and usage of antiepileptic drugs for patients with epilepsy in various medical conditions and in a variety of clinical contexts. This text discusses choosing drugs when faced with various medical comorbidities; how to correctly prescribe, titrate, and taper drugs; how to monitor drug efficacy and side effects; how to diagnose and manage toxicity; how antiepileptic drugs interact with other medications; and comprehensive coverage of current treatment options.
Key Feature of this Manual Include
· A brief formal discussion of the basic pharmacology of each antiepileptic drug, with an emphasis on how to select and use anti-epileptic drugs in a variety of clinical contexts.
· Discussions of antiepileptic drugs approved for epilepsy since 2009.
· New research about already existing antiepileptic drugs.
· References for further reading that are oriented toward utility in clinical practice.
Antiepileptic Drugs: A Clinician’s Manual fills an unmet need as a practical, patient-oriented reference and leads to improved patient care. Supported by practical, clinical knowledge and experience, this is the perfect guide for physicians looking to ensure safe practices in antiepileptic drug therapy.
About the Author
Dr. Michael R. Sperling, M.D., is Baldwin Keyes Professor of Neurology at the department of neurology, Thomas Jefferson University. He is the director of Jefferson Comprehensive Epilepsy Center.
۱ Diagnosis and Evaluation of Patients With Seizures
۲ Antiepileptic Drug Dosage Forms and Administration Guidelines
۳ Mechanisms of Action and Pharmacokinetic Properties of Antiepileptic Drugs
۴ Monitoring Antiepileptic Drugs and Their Toxicity
۵ Choices of Antiepileptic Drugs Based on Specific Epilepsy Syndromes and Seizure Types
۶ Clinically Important Drug Interactions With Antiepileptic Drugs
۷ Aggravation of Seizures by Antiepileptic Drugs
۸ Polytherapy With Antiepileptic Drugs
۹ Antiepileptic Drugs in Pregnancy
۱۰ Antiepileptic Drugs in Lactating Women
۱۱ Antiepileptic Drugs in the Elderly
۱۲ Antiepileptic Drugs in Patients With Renal Disease
۱۳ Antiepileptic Drugs in Patients With Liver Disease
۱۴ Antiepileptic Drugs and Metabolic Disorders
۱۵ Antiepileptic Drugs in Patients With Hyperlipidemia
۱۶ Antiepileptic Drugs in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus
۱۷ Antiepileptic Drugs in Patients With Cardiovascular Disorders
۱۸ Antiepileptic Drugs in Patients With Hematological Disorders
۱۹ Antiepileptic Drugs in Patients on Chemotherapy or Immunosuppressive Therapy
۲۰ Antiepileptic Drugs in Patients With Brain Tumors
۲۱ Antiepileptic Drugs in Patients With Stroke
۲۲ Antiepileptic Drugs in Patients With Preexisting Psychiatric Problems or Learning Disabilities
۲۳ Antiepileptic Drugs and Cognition
۲۴ Antiepileptic Drugs in Patients With Migraine Headaches
۲۵ Antiepileptic Drugs in Patients With Neuropathic Pain Syndromes
۲۶ Antiepileptic Drugs and Cutaneous/Allergic Reactions
۲۷ Antiepileptic Drugs and Ophthalmologic Problems
۲۸ Antiepileptic Drugs and Weight Change
۲۹ Antiepileptic Drugs and Bone Health
۳۰ Antiepileptic Drugs in Patients With HIV Infection/AIDS
لینک کوتاه : https://bookbaz.ir/?p=42651
نویسنده : Ali A. Asadi-Pooya , Michael R Sperling
ناشر : Oxford University Press; 2 edition
سال انتشار : 2016
زبان کتاب : انگلیسی
نوع فایل : PDF
تعداد صفحات : 304
(ISBN) شابک : 0190214961
قیمت کتاب درآمازون : $49.95
حجم فایل : 7 MB