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Cover for Benzodiazepines.

The mechanism of action, metabolism, administration methods, adverse reactions, and pharmacokinetics of benzodiazepines as an anticonvulsant agent in treating epilepsy in dogs and cats are discussed.

Author(s)
Platt, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641096)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pathophysiology and management of cluster seizures.

A review on the pathophysiology and management of cluster seizures in dogs and cats is presented with highlights on the definition, mechanisms, prevalence, periodicity, timing and management of cluster seizures. The risk factors for experiencing seizure clusters are also discussed.

Author(s)
Platt, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641096)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pathophysiology and management of status epilepticus.

The aetiology, diagnosis, pathophysiology and management of status epilepticus in dogs and cats are presented.

Author(s)
Platt, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641096)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Canine and feline epilepsy: diagnosis and management.

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...

Author(s)
Risio, L. de; Platt, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641096)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pathophysiology of seizure activity.

This chapter discusses several areas that are understood to contribute to the evolution and maintenance of epilepsy. Topics include: the electrical basis of nerve cell function, synaptic transmission, synchronization, kindling and epileptogenesis, excitability arising from individual neurons,...

Author(s)
Platt, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641096)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Idiopathic epilepsy and genetics.

In this chapter a clinical overview of idiopathic epilepsy in dogs and cats is discussed with special emphasis on the role of genetics in human, canine and feline epilepsy.

Author(s)
Platt, S.; Risio, L. de
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641096)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Epidemiology of canine seizures.

The prevalence of canine seizures based on semiological, aetiological, breed, gender, and age classification are presented, highlighting its diagnosis.

Author(s)
Platt, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641096)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Felbamate.

The mechanism of action, metabolism, administration methods, adverse reactions, and pharmacokinetics of felbamate as an anticonvulsant agent in treating epilepsy in dogs and cats are discussed.

Author(s)
Platt, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641096)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Topiramate.

The mechanism of action, metabolism, administration methods, adverse reactions, and pharmacokinetics of topiramate as an anticonvulsant agent in treating epilepsy in dogs and cats are discussed.

Author(s)
Platt, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641096)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The new additions: lacosamide, brivaracetam and rufinamide.

The mechanism of action, metabolism, administration methods, adverse reactions, and pharmacokinetics of three new drugs namely lacosamide, brivaracetam and rufinamide as an anticonvulsant agent in treating epilepsy in dogs and cats are discussed.

Author(s)
Platt, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641096)
Type
Book chapter