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Epilepsy 

Epilepsy
Chapter:
Epilepsy
Author(s):

Sathiji Nageshwaran

, Heather C Wilson

, Anthony Dickenson

, and David Ledingham

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199664368.003.0003
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date: 22 February 2020

This chapter on epilepsy discusses the major classification of epileptic disorders, the management and evidence base for treatment of chronic epilepsy (focal-onset and generalized seizures), the use of antiepileptic drugs in young women, withdrawal of antiepileptic drugs, and the management of status epilepticus.

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