Description

Epilepsy is one of the most prevalent neurological diseases in the world, and carries with it the risk of sudden death. Edited by four of the most eminent experts in the field, this volume captures the state of the art and science in the study of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy. Topics discussed include the history, diagnosis, phenomenology, mechanisms, genetics, animal models, pathology, physiology and even the social repercussions of this devastating phenomenon. Taken as a whole, the content acts as a roadmap to those who hope to someday fully understand and prevent this dramatic and tragic event.

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General Information  
Author(s)Lathers
PublisherRoutledge Taylor and Francis group
ISBN9781439802229
Pages1011
BindingHard Back
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2011