Atlas of Video-EEG Monitoring

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Date

January 7, 2011

Format

Mixed media product, 680 pages

ISBN

0071597425 / 9780071597425

$

Your Price

198.00



Overview


Main description

The single-best resource available for learning how to perform and interpret video EEG

Companion DVD includes 110 seizure videos covering a full range of seizure types!

A Doody's Core Title for 2011!

Atlas of Video-EEG Monitoring explains the essentials of video EEG for use in all settings. This full-color atlas thoroughly covers the basics of performing video EEG for diagnosis along with how to use video EEG for the diagnosis and interpretation of seizures and mimickers of seizures during treatment of epilepsy, in the emergency department, and in the intensive care unit.

Features

  • DVD contains videos linked to EEG patterns in the book—-allowing you to see each problem in real time
  • Over 340 full-color images and EEGs
  • Detailed overview of epileptic seizures, from simple partial seizures and primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures to epileptic spasms
  • In-depth survey of seizure mimics, including psychogenic non-epileptic spells; panic spells; non-epileptic movements in coma; dissociative spells; movement disorders; sleep disorders; and syncope
  • Thorough review of status epilepticus, including epilepsia partialis continua, and other syndromes
  • Cutting-edge guidance on intracranial video-EEG monitoring, including placement and interpretation of grid/strip electrodes and depth electrodes


    Table of contents

    Contributors
    Foreword
    Preface
    Acknowledgments
    PART I: ESSENTIAL ASPECTS
    1. Fundamentals of EEG, David Millet and John M. Stern
    2. Fundamentals of Digital EEG Recording, Marc R. Nuwer
    3. Automated Analysis of EEG, Andrew Gardner, S. Matt Stead, and Greg A. Worrell
    4. Fundamentals of Digital Video Recording, Catherine A. Schevon, Edgar R. Toro, and Steven Karceski
    5. Establishing a Video-EEG Monitoring Unit, Joseph Drazkowski, Lisa Tapsell, and Luann Helepololei
    6. Neurologic Practice in a Video-EEG Monitoring Unit, Jerome Engel Jr. and D. Alan Shewmon
    7. Nursing Practice in a Video-EEG Monitoring Unit, Sandra R. Dewar and Mimi Callanan
    PART II: EPILEPTIC SEIZURES
    8. Auras and Other Simple Partial Seizures, John M. Stern
    9. Complex Partial Seizures of Temporal Lobe Origin, Scott Mintzer and Christopher T. Skidmore
    10. Complex Partial Seizures of Extratemporal Lobe Origin, Ritu Bagla and Michael R. Sperling
    11. Secondarily Generalized Seizures, Steve S. Chung and Kent Horne
    12. Absence Seizures, Karen M. Stannard, Dennis J. Dlugos, and Tracy Glauser
    13. Primary Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizures, Erik K. St. Louis
    14. Generalized Tonic Seizures, Joseph Sullivan, Catherine Bakey, and Dennis J. Dlugos
    15. Generalized Atonic Seizures, Cornelia Drees and Kevin Chapman
    16. Epileptic Myoclonus, John N. Caviness
    17. Infantile Spasms, Jason T. Lerner, Joyce H. Matsumoto, and Joyce Y. Wu
    PART III: MIMICKERS OF SEIZURES
    18. Psychogenic Nonepileptic Spells, S. Parrish Winesett and Selim R. Benbadis
    19. Panic Spells, Andres M. Kanner
    20. Dissociative Spells, Jill M. Zuckerman and Matthew Hoerth
    21. Movement Disorders, Vicki L. Shanker and Naomi Lubarr
    22. Sleep Disorders, Michael H. Silber
    23. Syncope, Maromi Nei and Reginald T. Ho
    PART IV: STATUS EPILEPTICUS
    24. Generalized Convulsive Status Epilepticus, Katherine H. Noe and Eelco Wijdicks
    25. Complex Partial Status Epilepticus, Nathan B. Fountain
    26. Absence Status Epilepticus, Katherine Nickels and Elaine Wirrell
    27. Epilepsia Partialis Continua, Adam L. Hartman, Peter F. Morrison, and Eileen P. Vining
    28. Refractory Status Epilepticus, Jan Claassen and Lawrence J. Hirsch
    29. Nonepileptic Movements in Coma, Mauricio Gomez and Chad M. Miller
    PART V: INTRACRANIAL VIDEO-EEG MONITORING
    30. Use and Placement of Depth Electrodes, James Leiphart and Itzhak Fried
    31. Interpreting Depth Electrode EEG, Lara M. Schrader and John M. Stern
    32. Use and Placement of Grid and Strip Electrodes, Richard S. Zimmerman
    33. Interpretation of Chronic Intracranial EEG Monitoring, Gregory D. Cascino and Richard S. Zimmerman
    Index


    Author comments

    Joseph I. Sirven, MD
    Professor of Neurology
    Mayo Clinic
    Scottsdale, AZ
    John M. Stern, MD
    Associate Professor of Neurology
    David Geffen School of Medicine
    University of California, Los Angeles
    Los Angeles, CA





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