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Author Asadi-Pooya, Ali A., 1973- author.

Title Antiepileptic drugs : a clinician's manual / Ali A. Asadi-Pooya, Michael R. Sperling.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition Second edition.
Description 1 online resource (vi, 292 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Note Print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: -- Contents1 Diagnosis and Evaluation of Patients With Seizures 2 Antiepileptic Drug Dosage Forms and Administration Guidelines 3 Mechanisms of Action and Pharmacokinetic Properties of Antiepileptic Drugs 4 Monitoring Antiepileptic Drugs and Their Toxicity 5 Choices of Antiepileptic Drugs Based on Specific Epilepsy Syndromes and Seizure Types 6 Clinically Important Drug Interactions With Antiepileptic Drugs 7 Aggravation of Seizures by Antiepileptic Drugs 8 Polytherapy With Antiepileptic Drugs 9 Antiepileptic Drugs in Pregnancy 10 Antiepileptic Drugs in Lactating Women 11 Antiepileptic Drugs in the Elderly 12 Antiepileptic Drugs in Patients With Renal Disease 13 Antiepileptic Drugs in Patients With Liver Disease 14 Antiepileptic Drugs and Metabolic Disorders 15 Antiepileptic Drugs in Patients With Hyperlipidemia 16 Antiepileptic Drugs in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus 17 Antiepileptic Drugs in Patients With Cardiovascular Disorders 18 Antiepileptic Drugs in Patients With Hematological Disorders 19 Antiepileptic Drugs in Patients on Chemotherapy or Immunosuppressive Therapy 20 Antiepileptic Drugs in Patients with Brain Tumors21 Antiepileptic Drugs in Patients With Stroke 22 Antiepileptic Drugs in Patients With Preexisting Psychiatric Problems or Learning Disabilities 23 Antiepileptic Drugs and Cognition 24 Antiepileptic Drugs in Patients With Migraine Headaches 25 Antiepileptic Drugs in Patients With Neuropathic Pain Syndromes 26 Antiepileptic Drugs & Cutaneous / Allergic Reactions 27 Antiepileptic Drugs and Ophthalmologic Problems 28 Antiepileptic Drugs and Weight Change 29 Antiepileptic Drugs and Bone Health 30 Antiepileptic Drugs in Patients With HIV Infection/AIDS Index.
Summary "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"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Anticonvulsants -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Epilepsy -- Chemotherapy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Anticonvulsants -- therapeutic use
Epilepsy -- drug therapy
MEDICAL -- Pharmacology.
Anticonvulsants. (OCoLC)fst00810472
Epilepsy -- Chemotherapy. (OCoLC)fst00914186
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Handbooks and manuals. (OCoLC)fst01423877
Added Author Sperling, Michael R., author.
Other Form: Print version: Asadi-Pooya, Ali A., 1973- Antiepileptic drugs. Second edition. New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016 9780190214968 (DLC) 2015037223 (OCoLC)922291502
ISBN 9780190214999 (electronic bk.)
0190214996 (electronic bk.)
9780190214975 (electronic bk.)
019021497X (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000057004050
DEBBG BV044026969

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