Women with epilepsy : a practical management handbook /

There are unique challenges to the care of women with epilepsy, including the gender-specific influences that women may experience owing to their age, hormonal status, and co-morbidities. Pregnancy is also a very important time for many women with epilepsy. This textbook is a portable, essential gui...

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Other Authors: Bui, Esther (Editor), Klein, Autumn (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Epidemiology of women with epilepsy / Kristi A. McIntosh and Nathalie Jette
  • Psychiatric comorbidities of epilepsy in women / Sherese Ali
  • Sleep-related comorbidities in women with epilepsy / Carin Dove and Brian J. Murray
  • Hormonal influences in women with epilepsy / Alberto Verrotti, Marianna Sebastiani, Alessandra Scaparrotta, and Carla Verrotti
  • Antiepileptic drugs and hormones / Pavel Klein and Jaromir Janousek
  • Genetic causes of epilepsies in women / Danielle Molinari Andrade
  • Epilepsy in girls during childhood and adolescence / Cristina Y. Go and O. Carter Snead III
  • Catamenial epilepsy / Sima Indubhai Patel and Nancy Foldvary-Schaefer
  • Fertility in women with epilepsy / Mark Quigg
  • Selecting contraception for women with epilepsy / Page B. Pennell and Anne Davis
  • Preconception counseling for women with epilepsy / Elizabeth E. Gerard
  • Teratogenicity and antiepileptic drugs / Georgia Montouris
  • Seizure management in pregnancy / A. Gabriela Lizama and Pamela Crawford
  • Obstetric and fetal monitoring in women with epilepsy / Dini Hui and Ori Nevo
  • Pregnancy and epilepsy: neuroimaging / Kalliopi A. Petropoulou
  • Obstetrical anesthesia and the pregnant epileptic patient / Fatima Zahir and Jonathan H. Waters
  • Seizure management in the postpartum period / Elinor Ben-Menachem
  • Breastfeeding and use of antiepileptics / Weerawadee Chandranipapongse and Shinya Ito
  • Post-partum safety issues for women with epilepsy / Diane T. Sundstrom and Patricia Osborne Shafer
  • Management of the neonate: clinical examination and surveillance / Eugene Ng
  • Menopause and HRT in women with epilepsy / Cynthia L. Harden
  • Bone health in adolescent girls and postmenopausal women with epilepsy / Alison M. Pack.