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Epileptic Seizures.

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Edited by GREEN JOHN R.. , M.D., and STEELMAN HARRY F.. , M.D. 165 pages; 24 X 16 cm. The Williams & Wilkins Co., Baltimore, Md.: 1956.. Price, $5.00.

Ann Intern Med. 1957;46(4):828. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-46-4-828_1
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This is a collection of papers by authorities on various aspects of epilepsy given at The Seventh Western Institute on Epilepsy. It is a composite of all recent work as well as a general summary in the field of epilepsy taking into account diagnosis, treatment, education and employment.

Clinical diagnosis of epileptic seizures by the very well known Dr. Wilder Penfield is an excellent but concise review, followed by electroencephalographic diagnosis by Dr. Robert B. Aird, well known epileptologist. Cranial roentgenography is discussed by Dr. James J. Riordan. The portion on treatment of epileptic seizures contains the general medical treatment




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