An Introduction to Epilepsy
by E. B. Bromfield, J. E. Cavazos, J. I. Sirven
Publisher: American Epilepsy Society 2006
Number of pages: 192
This material was developed by the Student & Resident Education Subcommittee of the American Epilepsy Society's Education Committee as an educational resource for students and faculty. From the contents: Basic Mechanisms Underlying Seizures and Epilepsy; Clinical Epilepsy; Neuropharmacology of Antiepileptic Drugs; Epilepsy Surgery
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