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Canine and feline epilepsy: diagnosis and management.

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The authors of this 591-paged book collaborated in order to provide information on multiple aspects of canine and feline seizures and epilepsy such as pathophysiology, classification, aetiologies and differential diagnoses, epidemiology, diagnostic investigations and emergency and maintenance treatment. Mechanism of action, metabolism and pharmacokinetics, pharmacokinetic interactions and adverse ...

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Chapter 12 (Page no: 347)

Principles of anti-epileptic treatment.

This chapter discusses the aims, principles and guidelines of long-term anti-epileptic therapy predominantly concerning pharmacologic treatment of idiopathic epilepsy.

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Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Pathophysiology of seizure activity. Author(s): Platt, S.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 28) Pathophysiology of pharmacoresistant epilepsy. Author(s): Volk, H. A.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 39) Classification of seizures and epilepsies. Author(s): Risio, L. de
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 54) Reactive seizures. Author(s): Risio, L. de
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 101) Structural epilepsy. Author(s): Risio, L. de
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 207) Idiopathic epilepsy and genetics. Author(s): Platt, S. Risio, L. de
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 219) Epidemiology of canine seizures. Author(s): Platt, S.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 235) Epidemiology of feline seizures. Author(s): Risio, L. de
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 244) Mimics of seizure activity: disorders confused with epilepsy. Author(s): Platt, S.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 274) Clinical and diagnostic investigation of the seizure patient. Author(s): Risio, L. de
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 325) Introduction to electroencephalography. Author(s): James, F.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 374) Phenobarbital. Author(s): Risio, L. de
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 397) Bromide. Author(s): Risio, L. de
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 414) Zonisamide. Author(s): Risio, L. de
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 425) Levetiracetam. Author(s): Risio, L. de
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 439) Gabapentin and pregabalin. Author(s): Risio, L. de
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 453) Felbamate. Author(s): Platt, S.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 458) Topiramate. Author(s): Platt, S.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 463) The new additions: lacosamide, brivaracetam and rufinamide. Author(s): Platt, S.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 476) Benzodiazepines. Author(s): Platt, S.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 496) Imepitoin (Pexion®). Author(s): Risio, L. de
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 503) Pathophysiology and management of cluster seizures. Author(s): Platt, S.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 519) Pathophysiology and management of status epilepticus. Author(s): Platt, S.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 537) Novel and adjunctive treatments. Author(s): Platt, S.