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Quality of life in epilepsy

Quality of life in epilepsy

beyond seizure counts in assessment and treatment

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Published by Harwood Academic, Marston in Amsterdam, Abingdon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Epilepsy.,
  • Epileptics.,
  • Quality of life.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Gus A. Baker and Ann Jacoby.
    ContributionsJacoby, Ann., Baker, Gus A.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination328 p. ;
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18317028M
    ISBN 109058231216


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Quality of life in epilepsy Download PDF EPUB FB2

When treating a patient with epilepsy it is important to evaluate the degree to which their epilepsy affects their life. One way to define and monitor the impact of epilepsy and seizures on your patient's life is to ask patients to record their feelings on questionnaires.

As such, assessments of quality of life (QOL) and seizure severity can be used to document your patient's. "Quality of Life in Epilepsy" has been an extremely useful resource for me in my investigation of life with this seizure disorder. The subtitle of the book, "Beyond seizure counts in assessment and treatment", is descriptive of a particular concern of mine.5/5(2).

Book Description. Though clinical aspects of epilepsy such as seizure control are crucially important to its management, increasing attention is being given to wider quality of life issues.

There is overwhelming evidence that people with epilepsy (PWE) have a number of psychosocial difficulties which impact greatly on their quality of life [].To this end the chapter will summarise some definitive clinical features of the disorder and then go on to provide an overview of the types of psychosocial deficits that PWE experience and the influence of epilepsy related variables on Cited by: 3.

Beyond Seizure Counts in Assessment and Treatment. Quality of Life in Epilepsy. DOI link for Quality of Life in Epilepsy. Quality of Life in Epilepsy book. Beyond Seizure Counts in Assessment and Treatment.

Edited By Gus A Baker, Gus A. Baker, Ann Jacoby. Edition 1st Edition. Cited by: Quality of Life in Epilepsy As noted previously, formal use of the term quality of life is a recent phenomenon in the epilepsy litera- ture (14,45).

But there has been long-standing inter- est and concern regarding the problems faced by people with epilepsy, problems that would now Cited by: Read "Quality of Life in Epilepsy Beyond Seizure Counts in Assessment and Treatment" by available from Rakuten Kobo.

Though clinical aspects of epilepsy such as seizure control are crucially important to its management, increasing attent. Quality of life in epilepsy: beyond seizure counts in assessment and treatment.

Edited by gus a baker and ann jacoby. (Pp£). Published by Harwood Academic Publishers, Amsterdam, ISBN 90 6. The issue of quality of life in epilepsy has developed enormously over the past 10 years. Although this is still rather belated in relation to other. Impact of Epilepsy on Quality of Life in Adults: A Review.

Quality of Life Issues for Children and Adolescents with Epilepsy. Quality of Life Issues for Older People with Epilepsy.

Buy Quality of Life in Epilepsy: Beyond Seizure Counts in Assessment and Treatment 1 by Baker, Gus A, Baker, Gus A., Jacoby, Ann (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 1. Epilepsy is a chronic disorder characterized by recurrent seizures which impairs patient’s quality of life through cognitive, behavioral, psychological, and social functioning [].It has been reported that the total lifetime risk for epilepsy and for any unprovoked seizure are and %, respectively in industrialized countries.

Louis developed and co-edited the book Epilepsy and the Interictal State: Co-morbidities and Quality of Life together with David Ficker and Terrence J.

O’Brien (Wiley-Blackwell, ), serves on the Editorial Board of AAN Continuum, and has been recently contracted to co-author The Prescriber’s Guide to Antiepileptic Drugs, Third Edition.

Epilepsy and the Interictal State is a practical and comprehensive text that covers quality of life issues, cognition and therapy, adverse effects of epilepsy treatments, mood state and psychiatric co-morbidity and general health aspects of epilepsy.

Each chapter employs a standard structure providing background, epidemiology, pathophysiology. Navigating Life with Epilepsy provides accessible, comprehensive, and up-to-date information about epilepsy shared from the two decades of experience of epileptologist David Spencer, MD, FAAN. This book guides the reader through the initial diagnosis, offers explanations on current approaches to diagnostic testing, medications, treatment.

Epilepsy Living With Seizures The disorder is characterized by recurrent, unprovoked seizures caused by abnormal electrical activity in the brain.

By Kirstin Fawcett, Contributor Jan. 22,   The impact of epilepsy extends well beyond the direct effects of seizures and includes a number of challenges, which may lead to disability and severely reduced quality of life.

People with epilepsy can face diminished social support and family function, cognitive challenges, medical and psychiatric comorbidities, and stigmatization.

Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); Dec. (Comparative Effectiveness Reviews, No. ) Top results in this book. Epilepsy is a stigmatizing disorder. The impact of epilepsy on an individual's life extends beyond direct effects of seizure which lead to reduced quality of life and disability.

Novel tool may improve quality of life for epilepsy patients. NEW YORK: Researchers have developed a new tool that may help neurologists screen for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in people with. Cleveland Clinic Epilepsy Center staff recently reviewed quality-of-life assessments in patients treated surgically for epilepsy at the center between and The assessments were done using the item, patient-completed Quality of Life in Epilepsy questionnaire (QOLIE).