The atlas includes discussions of important topics such as an orderly and organized approach to reading the EEG, technical background of EEG recording, focal and generalized EEG abnormalities and their meaning for clinical care, ictal EEG patterns representative of different seizure types, and examples of common artifacts imitating epileptiform abnormalities.
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Frey, M. Neurofeedback is a form of biofeedback that uses EEG to follow the brain's electrical activity in real time. During training sessions, patients work towards increasing healthy brain rhythms while suppressing unhealthy rhythms.
EEG: An Introductory Atlas | American Epilepsy Society
Increasing healthier brain rhythms can improve a person's mental and physical health and their well-being. Frey published work includes analyses of the effect of neurofeedback training on seizure control and quality of life in patients with epilepsy.
It includes sections on: all current antiepileptic drugs; drug choice; pharmacokinetics; various surgical approaches; complementary and alternative therapies; emergency treatment of seizures and of status epilepticus; the treatment of psychiatric disorders associated with epilepsy; genetic counselling. There are practical guides for the treatment of patients with newly diagnosed epilepsy, chronic epilepsy and epilepsy in remission, and sections on therapy in different epilepsy types and syndromes and in different patient groups such as children, women and elderly.
Epilepsy, Part I: Basic Principles and Diagnosis, Volume 107
The book also has also an opening chapter on the clinical forms and causes of epilepsy, and throughout the text new information is incorporated, particularly from the rapidly advancing fields of clinical genetics and clinical pharmacology. It provides enough detail to be useful as a reference and yet gives information in an easy-to-use format for busy clinical practice.
This concise and readable book is an invaluable guide for all doctors, regardless of specialty, seeing patients. Why treat epilepsy?