Epilepsy Board Review

Epilepsy Board Review Author Pradeep N. Modur, MD, MS
ISBN-10 9781617052569
Release 2016-07-11
Pages 250
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This high-yield review is designed as a primary study tool to help candidates prepare for the epilepsy certification exam. Using structured question formats typically encountered on boards, the book covers the base knowledge tested and allows users to assess their proficiency in a wide range of topics necessary to achieve subspecialty certification in the field of epilepsy. Epilepsy Board Review contains over 360 questions with answers, detailed explanations, and references. The book is divided into four sections covering phenomenology of seizures and epileptic disorders, basic EEG, diagnostic evaluation of seizures and epilepsy, and treatment. Liberal use of image-based questions presenting EEG and neuroimaging findings build interpretive skills and foster improved understanding of applications and interventions. Questions are randomized and include both case-related questions in series and stand-alone items to familiarize candidates with the question types and formats they will encounter on the exam. Key Features: The first and only dedicated self-assessment and review tool for the Epilepsy certifying exam Contains over 360 board-type questions with answers, detailed explanations, and references Facilitates recall of must-know information and helps identify knowledge gaps for further study Includes case studies and illustrated questions with 87 state-of-the-art images to ensure familiarity with findings that form a significant part of any certifying exam



Epilepsy Board Review

Epilepsy Board Review Author Mohamad Z. Koubeissi
ISBN-10 9781493967742
Release 2017-08-18
Pages 477
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This concise text mirrors the content of the Epilepsy Board as distributed by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Epilepsy diagnosis, classification and treatment are thoroughly covered, along with seizure classification, epidemiology, normal and abnormal EEG, and treatment with antiepileptic medications and other modalities. Formatted with multiple choice questions and explanations, this complete resource will prepare physicians and students for the Epilepsy Board examination and provide the latest clinical approaches.



Epilepsy Board Quick Review

Epilepsy Board Quick Review Author Jerome Engel (Jr.)
ISBN-10 9780199398416
Release 2014-08-01
Pages 208
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Complemented by: Seizures and epilepsy / Jerome Engel, Jr. 2nd ed. c2013.



Clinical Neurophysiology Board Review Q A

Clinical Neurophysiology Board Review Q A Author Puneet K. Gupta, MD, MSE
ISBN-10 9781617051456
Release 2014-09-30
Pages 420
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"This is a very useful board review for the neurophysiology sections in several board certification examinations. Anyone preparing for these examinations should have access to these prototypical questions and the explanations of the answers." --Doody's Reviews This high-yield, illustrated clinical neurophysiology board review is a comprehensive resource for assessing and refining the knowledge tested on multiple board examinations. Written by authors who are collectively board certified in all of the areas covered, the book is a valuable study tool for candidates preparing for certification or recertification in clinical neurophysiology, neuromuscular medicine, epilepsy, sleep medicine, and neurology. Using structured question formats typically encountered on boards, this comprehensive review allows users to assess their knowledge in a wide range of topics, provides rationales for correct answers, and explains why the other choices are incorrect. A unique “Pearls“ section at the end of the book allows for quick review of the most important concepts prior to exam day. Clinical Neurophysiology Board Review Q&A contains 801 questions with answers and detailed explanations. The book is divided into eight chapters covering anatomy and physiology, electronics and instrumentation, nerve conduction studies and EMG, EEG, evoked potentials and intraoperative monitoring, sleep studies, ethics and safety, and advanced topics including QEEG, MEG, TES, autonomic testing, and more. Liberal use of image-based questions illustrating the full spectrum of neurophysiologic tests and findings build interpretive skills. Questions are randomized and include both case-related questions in series and stand-alone items to familiarize candidates with the question types and formats they will find on the exam. Key Features: ◗ Contains 801 high-yield board-type questions covering all areas of the complex subspecialty of clinical neurophysiology ◗ Q&A format with answers and detailed rationales to facilitate recall of must-know information and help identify knowledge gaps for further study ◗ P rovides case-based questions in series to simulate full range of board question types ◗ I ncludes 148 state-of-the-art digital images to ensure familiarity with studies and findings that form a significant part of any certifying exam ◗ Contains unique ìPearls for Passingî section for quick review of key facts



Wyllie s Treatment of Epilepsy

Wyllie s Treatment of Epilepsy Author Elaine Wyllie
ISBN-10 9781496300546
Release 2015-01-16
Pages 1088
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Wyllie's Treatment of Epilepsy: Principles and Practice, 6th edition provides a broad, detailed, and cohesive overview of seizure disorders and contemporary treatment options. Written by the most influential experts in the field and thoroughly updated to provide the most current content, Wyllie’s Treatment of Epilepsy assists neurologists and epilepsy specialists, neurology residents and fellows, and neuropsychologists in assessing and treating their epileptic patients with the latest treatment options. Dr. Wyllie is once again joined by associate editors Drs. Gidal and Goodkin, as well as newcomers Dr. Joseph Sirven of the Mayo Clinic and Dr. Tobias Loddenkemper, Assistant Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School, who specializes in epilepsy research and treatment, particularly for the pediatric population. In-depth review of the subspecialties of epileptology, i.e., neuroimaging, epilepsy surgery, antiepileptic medications A comprehensive single-volume text on epileptology Clinically oriented, evidence-based reference Online bank of over 500 board review-style questions highlight key concepts for board examinations and clinical practice



Comprehensive Board Review in Neurology

Comprehensive Board Review in Neurology Author Mark K. Borsody
ISBN-10 9781604065947
Release 2012-10-26
Pages 380
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All the information you need to prepare for the neurology board exam in one book Praise for the first edition: Comprehensive Board Review in Neurology makes a fine study tool for those who spend considerable time during residency preparing for the boards as well as those pressed for time. Sudha Tallavajhula, MD, Neurology, November, 2007 Comprehensive Board Review in Neurology, Second Edition, is an essential resource for neurology residents and fellows studying for the Resident In-Service Training Exam (RITE) and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) board examination. It is also useful for neurologists preparing for recertification exams. Written in a concise outline format, the text distills all the information typically needed to master the RITE and ABPN examinations. Updates included in this second edition include a section on coma, expanded coverage of epilepsy, an overview of new pharmacological treatments for multiple sclerosis, and much more! Key Features: Content reflects the core continuing medical education topics established by the American Academy of Neurology Full-color, detailed illustrations and pathology photos help elucidate the text Filled with efficient summary tables and boxed content to highlight the most salient take-aways A new appendix, Tight Association List, enables readers to recognize commonly associated clinical terms in a multiple-choice setting This reliable review book contains everything needed to successfully prepare for board exams or recertification exams in neurology.



Neurology Board Review

Neurology Board Review Author Amy McGregor
ISBN-10 9780190498405
Release 2016-05-02
Pages 224
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Neurology Board Review: Questions and Answers is an easy to read guide that was created to prepare the reader for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) certification and recertification exams. It was specifically designed to cover the topics listed in the ABPN content outline, which should be used in tandem with this book, and includes questions about recent practice parameters published by the American Academy of Neurology. Formatted in a user-friendly way, utilizing case-based and multiple choice questions, this book promotes absorption of key facts and neurological concepts quickly and on-the-go. This authoritative resource provides an in-depth look at basic neuroscience, critical care and trauma, cerebrovascular diseases, movement disorders, neuromuscular diseases, psychiatry, behavioral neurology, clinical neurophysiology, headaches and pain, metabolic disorders, pediatric neurology and sleep disorders. With over 1,000 questions, Neurology Board Review illustrates key concepts using short and pithy explanations; including informative illustrations, descriptive tables, and a list of further readings at the end of each section. This is the perfect study aid for residents and neurologists alike.



Oncology Board Review Second Edition

Oncology Board Review  Second Edition Author Francis P. Worden, MD
ISBN-10 9781617052927
Release 2017-05-08
Pages 480
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Oncology Board Review: Blueprint Study Guide and Q&A is a concise, outline-based study guide covering the topics that appear on the Medical Oncology Certification Exam. This second edition has been thoroughly revised to include new treatment regimens, clinical guidelines, and other updates impacting the field and reflected on the test. The book includes all topics listed in the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) blueprint as essential material for the Medical Oncology Certification Exam. The coverage spans all hematologic malignancies and solid tumors, beginning with the epidemiology, and followed by the etiology and risk factors of the disease, staging, signs and symptoms, diagnostic criteria, indications for treatment, prognostic factors, treatment recommendations, and special considerations. Later chapters review other major subspecialty areas found on the exam including cancer genetics and tumor biology, supportive and palliative care, bone marrow transplantation, and biostatistics. Each chapter includes key points summarized in digestible bullets for easy recall and self-assessment. And, now containing over 230 board style questions with answers and detailed rationales, Oncology Board Review, Second Edition is the go-to, quick review for any trainee preparing for initial certification and for oncologists preparing for recertification. New to this Edition: Includes over 230 board style questions and answers with rationales New chapter on Bone Marrow Transplantation Thoroughly updated and revised chapters with all new treatment recommendations and FDA approvals for solid tumors and hematologic malignancies included.



Seizures and Epilepsy

Seizures and Epilepsy Author Jerome Engel
ISBN-10 9780195328547
Release 2013-01-31
Pages 706
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This second edition of Seizures and Epilepsy, written almost a quarter of a century after the ground-breaking first edition, is more than an update: it is a complete revision due to tremendous advances in the field. Our understanding of the fundamental neuronal mechanisms underlying epileptic phenomena, as well as current diagnosis and treatment, have been heavily influenced over the past several decades by seminal neuroscientific developments, particularly the introduction of molecular neurobiology, genetics, and modern neuroimaging. According to the World Health Organization, epilepsy accounts for 1% of the global burden of disease, equivalent to breast cancer in women and lung cancer in men. Among primary disorders of the brain, it is equivalent to depression, dementia, and substance abuse. Singly authored by Jerome Engel, Jr, this must-read from 1989 reasserts itself as a modern classic comprehensive textbook covering a broad range of both basic and clinical epileptology.



Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review Third Edition

 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review  Third Edition Author Sara Cuccurullo
ISBN-10 9781620700396
Release 2014-11-25
Pages 1000
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" Doody's Core Title 2013! ""This book does an excellent job and is currently the only known review book for physiatrists. The author has done it again, producing an excellent, concise resource that provides clinicians with an optimal solution for studying for the written board examination."" --Doodys Reviews This third edition of the incomparable review bible for the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Examination has been completely updated to reflect current practice and the core knowledge tested on the exam. Known for its organization, consistency, and clarity, the book distills the essentials and provides focused reviews of all major topics. Coverage is expanded in the third edition to include dedicated sections on pain management, medical ethics, and ultrasound that reflect new board requirements. Written in outline format for readability and easy access to information, content is modeled after the topic selection of the AAPMR Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program used by residents nationwide. To aid in information retention, ìPearlsî are designated with an open-book icon to highlight key concepts and stress clinical and board-eligible aspects of each topic. The text is divided into major subspecialty areas written by authors with clinical expertise in each subject area, and content is reviewed by senior specialists to ensure the utmost accuracy. More than 500 high-quality illustrations clarify and reinforce concepts. The book also provides updated epidemiologic and statistical data throughout and includes a section on biostatistics in physical medicine and rehabilitation. In addition to its proven value as a resource for exam preparation, the book is also a must-have for practicing physiatrists seeking recertification, and for PM&R instructors helping trainees to prepare for the exam. New to the Third Edition: Thoroughly reviewed, revised, and updated to reflect current practice and core knowledge tested on Boards Improved organization, clarity, and consistency Presents new chapters/sections on pain management, medical ethics, and ultrasound Key Features: Board""Pearlsî are highlighted with an open-book icon throughout the text to flag key concepts and stress high-yield aspects of each topic Models the table of contents after the topic selection of the AAPMR Self-Directed Medical Knowledge Program used by residents nationwide Authored by physicians with special interest and clinical expertise in their respective areas and reviewed by senior specialists in those areas Organizes information in outline format and by topic for easy reference Includes over 500 illustrations to clarify concepts Provides updated epidemiologic and statistical data throughout Contains a section on biostatistics in physical medicine & rehabilitation Praise for the First Edition: ì... there is no other comparable text in PM&R. The key resource for facts needed to pass boards and useful for those in clinical practice for day to day use as well. - -Doody's Reviews ""I congratulate the editors and authors for coming up with such incredible and concise work...I think that this book is a must for all residents undergoing training in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation."" -Saudi Medical Journal ""Over the years many residents have confronted the problem of what to study for the boards...This elegant volume will finally fulfill this critical void"" - From the foreword by Ernest W. Johnson, M.D. "



Seizures and Epilepsy in Childhood

Seizures and Epilepsy in Childhood Author John M. Freeman
ISBN-10 080187050X
Release 2002-11-25
Pages 432
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The award-winning Seizures and Epilepsy in Childhood is the standard resource for parents in need of comprehensive medical information about their child with epilepsy. Now in its third edition, this highly praised book has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the latest approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy in childhood, including the use of the ketogenic diet as a treatment for children who either do not respond to traditional drug therapy or who suffer intolerable side effects from medications. In addition to providing up-to-date information about new diagnostic techniques as well as new drugs, diet, and surgical treatments, the authors have included a chapter addressing routine health care for children with epilepsy and a new chapter on complementary and alternative therapies. Also new to this edition are discussions of the progress made in the evaluation for surgery, a chapter on insurance issues, and a section detailing additional resources. "No child's life should be defined by seizures. If we understand how the brain works, what happens during seizures, and how to cope with epilepsy, we can overcome the mythology of epilepsy and fight society's prejudices, allowing every child with epilepsy to reach his or her full potential."—From Seizures and Epilepsy in Childhood



Clinical Neuropsychology Study Guide and Board Review

Clinical Neuropsychology Study Guide and Board Review Author Kirk J. Stucky
ISBN-10 9780199896677
Release 2014-01
Pages 688
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The Clinical Neuropsychology Study Guide and Board Review provides an easy to study volume with sample questions and recommended readings that are specifically designed to help individuals prepare for the ABCN written examination. In addition, this book can also be used as a teaching tool for graduate students and trainees at various levels. The book is divided into three sections: Section 1: Foundations of Clinical Neuropsychology; Section II: Fundamentals of Assessment; and Section III: Disorders and Conditions. The format is geared toward exam preparation and is much less dense than a typical textbook. Materials are provided in a concise, outlined manner, with liberal use of bullets, boxes, and illustrations/tables that allow readers to easily review and integrate information into their already established knowledge base. To augment the study guide, a recommended readings list at the end of each chapter provides references to more comprehensive materials considered important or seminal in each topic area.



Epilepsy in Children

Epilepsy in Children Author Erin Conway, MS, RN, CPNP
ISBN-10 9781617052361
Release 2015-12-02
Pages 288
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For the parent of a child with epilepsy, an easy-to-read guide to understanding and managing the disorder while helping your child achieve and maintain a high quality of life. From a leading neurologist, experienced nurse practitioner, and registered dietician comes the complete guide to managing your childís life with epilepsy. Epilepsy in Children offers the practical advice and information you need to manage your childís seizures safely and effectively, understand the latest treatment options, and find hope for a seizure-free future. Key Features: Get the right diagnosis for your child and the correct treatment to reduce the frequency of seizures faster Learn the benefits and risks of pharmaceutical, surgical, and alternative therapies including the ketogenic diet Help your child maintain a normal life at school, with friends, and in sports and other activities Navigate the transitions from infancy and childhood, to puberty, to becoming a young adult



Pellock s Pediatric Epilepsy

Pellock s Pediatric Epilepsy Author Douglas R. Nordli, Jr., MD
ISBN-10 9781617052439
Release 2016-08-28
Pages 1200
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Now in its fourth edition, Pellock’s Pediatric Epilepsy: Diagnosis and Therapy remains the gold standard for diagnosis, treatment, classification, and management of childhood epilepsies. With over 100 distinguished contributors from world-leading epilepsy programs, the long-awaited new edition maintains the breadth and scope the book is known for while significantly updating the science, practice, and therapeutic strategies that continue to move the field forward. At the center of this new edition is the totally reorganized and expanded section on age-related syndromes. There is a major emphasis on new genetic-based classifications and the clinical implications for identifying and managing the various subtypes. New chapters devoted exclusively to Panayiotopoulos syndrome, myoclonic status epilepticus, and autosomal dominant focal epilepsies, among others, cover even more ground than the last edition. Brand-new chapters in the drug and diet section cover perampanel, ezogabine, and lacosamide, while the existing chapters on major medical treatments have been comprehensively updated to reflect the latest trials and studies. Other sections contain new chapters on genetics, non-invasive functional mapping, sleep issues for pediatric epilepsy patients, and more. With more than 80 chapters, Pellock’s Pediatric Epilepsy now contains a full discussion of the spectrum of epilepsy disorders, not just seizures. From basic mechanisms and epidemiology, through diagnosis and therapy, to quality of life issues, the new edition of this established reference covers every aspect of childhood epilepsy and will continue to be the definitive core text for all professionals involved in the field. New to the Fourth Edition: Every chapter thoroughly reviewed, revised, and updated Section on age-related syndromes completely reconfigured to align with new ILAE terminology and organization in classifying seizures and forms of epilepsy Major update on disease mechanisms and all treatments for epilepsy, including drugs Increased attention to special populations, including a heavily-updated chapter on the female epilepsy patient New final section covers the epilepsy spectrum, with new chapters on epilepsy and sleep, co-morbidities of childhood, behavioral influence of AEDs, and transitioning to adulthood



McGraw Hill Specialty Board Review Anatomic Pathology

McGraw Hill Specialty Board Review Anatomic Pathology Author Deepa Patil
ISBN-10 9780071795036
Release 2013-09-22
Pages 560
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More than 1,500 Q&A and 450 full-color illustrations provide the ultimate review for the Anatomic Pathology Board Examination McGraw-Hill Education Specialty Board Review: Anatomic Pathology is the perfect way for residents to prepare for the Anatomic Pathology Board Examination and for practicing pathologists to prepare for recertification. You will find everything you need in one comprehensive, full-color review...multiple-choice questions with detailed answer explanations, hundreds of full-color illustrations, suggested readings, and case-based scenarios. FEATURES More than 1,500 multiple-choice questions and answers Answers to questions include discussion of the salient features of the entity, diagnostic pitfalls, and differential diagnosis; and an explanation of the incorrect choice More than 450 full-color, high-resolution gross and microscopic images Covers all areas of anatomic pathology practice, such as pulmonary, bone and soft tissue, immunopathology, and more Valuable review articles and references provided at the end of each chapter



Navigating Life with Epilesy

Navigating Life with Epilesy Author David C. Spencer
ISBN-10 9780199358953
Release 2016-10-03
Pages 312
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"Navigating Life with Epilepsy aims to provide clear and reliable information about epilepsy, including "what" (definition), "how" (pathophysiology), "who" (epidemiology), and "why" (etiology). The volume guides the reader through current approaches to diagnosis (including a review of diagnostic tests) and treatment, and shares patient experiences and advice on navigating the myriad psychosocial challenges associated with epilepsy. Epilepsy is a heterogeneous disorder with many causes and a wide spectrum of severity. This text will focus on issues relevant to adolescents and adults with epilepsy; there are many guides for parents of children with epilepsy and issues specific to younger children are beyond the scope of this book. The focus is on translation of current medical knowledge to the lay reader. However, because epilepsy can have profound psychosocial consequences, the book aims to extend beyond the bounds of a medical handbook to include discussion of issues that are of high priority to patients, including those surrounding, driving, work, and relationships"--Provided by publisher.



Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Epilepsy

Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Epilepsy Author Orrin Devinsky, MD
ISBN-10 1934559083
Release 2005-05-01
Pages 344
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Epilepsy is a difficult illness to control; up to 35% of patients do not respond fully to traditional medical treatments. For this reason, many sufferers choose to rely on or incorporate complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) into their treatment regimens. Written for physicians, knowledgeable laypersons, and other professionals, Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Epilepsy bridges the worlds of traditional medicine and CAM to foster a broader perspective of healthcare for patients. The book respects cultural differences that may incorporate alternative medicine into a medical management program, and encourages patients to safely continue receiving necessary medical treatments. Wherever possible, scientific evidence supports the choice of treatment modalities, as well as the effectiveness of a combined traditional and CAM approach. Readers will find incisive discussions in sections on: Learning to Reduce Seizures Asian, Herbal and Homeopathic Therapies Nutritional Therapies Alternative Medical Therapies Oxygen Therapies Manipulation and Osteopathic Therapies Music, Art, and Pet Therapies From stress and epilepsy, to acupuncture, massage, craniosacral therapies, homeopathy, ketogenic diets, aromatherapy, hypnosis, and more, the book is all-inclusive and enlightening. Additional commentary by the editors provides a critical vantage point from which to interpret the data and viewpoints of the contributors, all experts in the therapies presented. This balanced, scientific approach will appeal to even those most skeptical of alternative therapies, making the book essential for every professional who seeks to provide the broadest range of effective patient care.