Febrile Seizures is written by the most active researchers and clinicians in epilepsy research today. This book presents the latest developments in this field as well as the current state of knowledge in the following: New imaging tools and emerging data, visualizing effects of febrile seizures on the brain; New genetic methodologies; The use of animal models to permit scientific analysis of the electrophysiology and molecular biology of the seizure.
- First book on febrile seizures in over 20 years!
- Broad spectrum of approaches, from genetic and epidemiological to bench research using animal models and in vitro single-cell patch-clamp methods
- Comprehensive update of the topic, written by world leaders in the field
- Novel and newly discovered information based on up-to the minute methods
- Engaging style, accessible to the clinician, researcher, and educated parent
"Primary care physicians, child neurologists, and basic scientists will find this book useful in their clinical practice and/or research..."- EPILEPSY & BEHAVIOR (2002)
"...the first text devoted to febrile seizures published in the last 20 years..."-EPILEPSY RESEARCH (2002)
"I highly recommend Febrile Seizures to clinical neurologists and neurology residents."
@source—Donald L. Gilbert for ANNALS OF NEUROLOGY (October 2002)
"useful to clinicians who want to update their knowledge of basic research relevant to febrile seizures and current management strategies."
@source—Elizabeth Donner, Harvard Medical School Children's Hospital for EPILEPSY RESEARCH (2002)