product description page
Epilepsy in Children : What Every Parent Needs to Know (Paperback) (Orrin Devinsky)
about this item
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 dietitian comes the complete guide to managing your childís life with epilepsy.Epilepsyin 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.
- 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