The development of new anti-epileptic drugs and refinements to epilepsy surgery are widening the therapeutic options for epilepsy. In addition, the classification of the epilepsies continues to. C.A. Ford, P. Gibson, F.E. Dreifuss, Psychosocial considerations in childhood epilepsy F.E. Dreifuss, Pediatric Epileptology: Classification and Management of Seizures in the Child 1983 John Wright Boston 277-295 19. All of the patients were monitored in the adult or pediatric epilepsy monitoring units EMUs between 1991 and 2002. Medical records of all patients were reviewed to obtain the following information: age at seizure onset, seizure types, seizure frequency, medications, radiographic findings, International League Against Epilepsy ILAE. Jun 30, 2015 · She worked as clinical advisor to the update of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence NICE guidelines on the diagnosis and management of epilepsy 2009–12 and is currently clinical advisor to the Children's Epilepsy Surgery Service England and Wales, for which remuneration is made to her department.
F E Dreifuss's 92 research works with 9,277 citations and 2,874 reads, including: Reduction of Steady‐State Valproate Levels by Other Antiepileptic Drugs. F.E. Dreifuss, Pediatric Epileptology: Classification and Management of Seizures in the Child 1983 John Wright-PSG Inc Boston 121-127 17. J.H. Ellenberg, D.G. Hirtz, K.B. Nelson, Age at onset of seizures in young children Ann Neurol 15: 1984 127-134 18. A study of the treatment of childhood epilepsy found that primary care physicians had a poor understanding of seizure and epilepsy syndrome classification, which led to children being frequently treated with an inappropriate AED.10 This highlights the need for education and clear recommendations for the management of children with epilepsy, which should be led by paediatric neurologists. OBJECTIVES: The clinical profile of children who had possible seizures is heterogeneous, and accuracy of diagnostic testing is limited. We aimed to develop and validate a prediction model that determines the risk of childhood epilepsy by combining available information at first consultation. METHODS: We retrospectively collected data of 451 children who visited our outpatient department for.
Dreifuss used these techniques and others in the process of development of anticonvulsant medications for use in absence epilepsy as well as in other epileptic conditions. He was instrumental in the first publications in the use of sodium valproate in the US in 1976, and in 1996 described those at most risk for side effects in the use of this medication. Abstract. Epilepsy represents a group of disorders characterized by recurring episodes of paroxysmal cerebral dysrhythmia, resulting in sudden disturbance of body function. A seizure is an episode of cerebral dysrhythmia. An epileptic syndrome is an epileptic disorder characterized by a cluster of signs and symptoms customarily occurring together. F. E. Dreifuss and O. Henriksen, Classification of epileptic seizures and the epilepsies, Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, 86, S140, 8-17, 2009. Wiley Online Library Jim Horne, Annotation: Sleep and its Disorders in Children, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 33, 3, 473-487, 2006. Feb 01, 1985 · Absence seizures include classic absence, impulsive petit mal, juvenile absence seizures with myoclonic phenomena, and atonic-astatic seizures. Proper. Pediatric epileptology: Classification and management of seizures in the child Jan 1, 1983. by Fritz E Dreifuss Hardcover. $199.99. More Buying Choices $199.99.
Objectives: To review the clinical character, the management and outcome of status epilepticus in children. Methodology: We conducted a retrospective review of 54 cases treated between 1996 and 1997 at the Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children, Sydney, Australia. Among the variables collected for analysis in this study were age, sex, etiology of status epilepticus, median length of Paediatric. Nov 14, 2019 · Guillain-Barré syndrome GBS, or acute inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy AIDP, describes a heterogeneous condition with a number of redundant variants. The classic presentation is characterized by an acute monophasic, non-febrile, post-infectious illness manifesting as ascending weakness and areflexia. Nov 01, 1987 · In: Dreifuss FE, ed. Pediatric epileptology. Classification and management of seizures in the child. Boston: John Wright, 1983:126. [61 Schobhen F, Van der Keijn E. Determination of sodium di-N- propylacetate in plasma by gas-liquid chromatography. FE Dreifuss Ed., Pediatric epileptology. Classification and management of seizures in the.
|In Dreifuss, F.E. Org., Pediatric epileptology classification and management of seizures in the child, 18, pp. 277-295. Massachussets: John Wright & Sons Ltda. Living well with epilepsy.||We studied 11 infants 7 males with combined infantile spasms IS and partial seizures. The age of onset of the spasms ranged from 6 days to 9 months. All of the children had neurological or CT/MRI abnormalities, and five also had a family history of epilepsy. The clinical and polygraphic patterns of the clusters of spasms combined with partial seizures were analysed.||In F. E. Dreifuss Org., Pediatric epiteptology classification and management of seizures in the child pp. 277-295. Massachussets: John Wright & Sons. Considerações gerais.|
Dreifuss FE: Infantile spasms, in Dreifuss FE ed: Pediatric Epileptology. Classification and Management of Seizures in the Child. Boston, John Wright - PSG, 1983, p 98. Dreifuss’ main interests were in paediatric neurology and neurogenetics, as well as the classification of drug treatment of epilepsies including the corresponding side effects. For more than 25 years he played a leadership role in major achievements of the Epilepsy Foundation, Washington, D.C., as well as in the growth of the international. Book reviewed in this article: Pediatric Epileptology. Classification and Management of Seizures in the Child, Fritz E. Dreifuss. Febrile Seizures, Karin B. Nelson and Jonas H. Ellenberg eds.. Brain Slices, Raymond Dingledine ed.. Progress in Cholinergic Biology: Model Cholinergic Synapses, Israel Hanin and Alan M. Goldberg eds.. Orphan Drugs and Orphan Diseases. Clinical Realities and. Seizure disorder and sleep apnea are common chronic disorders in children, but the relationship between sleep apnea and seizure control has not been studied in the pediatric population. This retrospective review included nine children with neurodevelopmental disorders who had well-documented sleep apneic episodes and seizure disorders. Seizure frequency was reduced in five. Dreifuss 1926–1997 worked on video-monitoring of absence seizures and helped in the classification of various epileptic conditions [ 41 ]. Prince et al. made the first studies of cellular phenomena of epileptic events in the human cortex [ 42 – 44 ].
O. O. FAMUYIWA and O. O. MATTI, PSYCHO-SOCIAL PROBLEMS OF NIGERIAN SCHOOL CHILDREN WITH EPILEPSY, Southern African Journal of Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 14, 2, 107, 2002. Crossref Hennric Jokeit and Alois Ebner, Effects of chronic epilepsy on intellectual functions, Do seizures damage the brain, 10.1016/S0079-61230235042-8. The seizure and epilepsy classifications were corrected in 36.5% of our patients, with the help of video‐EEG monitoring in many patients. Classification is important in seizure management. Many patients with MR have abnormal behavior episodes that may resemble epileptic seizures but that are not epileptic in origin Crews et al., 1994. Sato S.: Generalized seizures: Absence, in Dreifuss FE ed: Pediatric Epileptology. Classification and Management of Seizures in the Child. Boston, John Wright-PSG Inc,.
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