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Epilepsy : information for persons with epilepsy, their families and caregivers

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Epilepsy Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2017.
Pamphlet Number
1169
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This pamphlet provides information about epilepsy for persons with epilepsy, their families and caregivers. It explains what epilepsy is, what a seizure is, how epilepsy is diagnosed, what can be done to help improve your memory, and how epilepsy affects daily activities. The pamphlet also provides information on how epilepsy is treated, including how antiepileptic medication works, how you can help your doctor control your seizures, epilepsy surgery, Vagal Nerve Stimulation therapy, and First …
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Epilepsy Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2017
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (29 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Epilepsy
Subjects (LCSH)
Epilepsy
Abstract
This pamphlet provides information about epilepsy for persons with epilepsy, their families and caregivers. It explains what epilepsy is, what a seizure is, how epilepsy is diagnosed, what can be done to help improve your memory, and how epilepsy affects daily activities. The pamphlet also provides information on how epilepsy is treated, including how antiepileptic medication works, how you can help your doctor control your seizures, epilepsy surgery, Vagal Nerve Stimulation therapy, and First Aid for seizures. Information about Purple Day for epilepsy is also included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Staff of the Epilepsy Program, QEII Health Sciences Centre
Pamphlet Number
1169
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Textbook of family medicine

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edited by Robert E. Rakel, David P. Rakel. (8th ed.) --Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier/Saunders , c2011.
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"Edited by Robert E. Rakel, MD and David P. Rakel, MD, Textbook of Family Medicine remains your first choice for complete guidance on the principles of family medicine, primary care in the community, and all aspects of clinical practice. Ideal for both residents and practicing physicians, it includes evidence-based, practical information to optimize your patient care and prepare you for the ABFM exam. The full-color format features a clean, quick-reference layout that makes it easy for you to …
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Other Authors
Rakel, Robert E
Rakel, David
Responsibility
edited by Robert E. Rakel, David P. Rakel
Edition
8th ed.
Alternate Title
Family medicine
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Elsevier/Saunders
Date of Publication
c2011
Physical Description
1 online resource (xix, 1169 p.)
ISBN
9781437735673
Subjects (MeSH)
Family Practice
Evidence-Based Medicine
Patient Education as Topic
Subjects (LCSH)
Family medicine - Textbooks
Family Practice
Evidence-Based Medicine
Patient Education as Topic
Comprehensive health care
Abstract
"Edited by Robert E. Rakel, MD and David P. Rakel, MD, Textbook of Family Medicine remains your first choice for complete guidance on the principles of family medicine, primary care in the community, and all aspects of clinical practice. Ideal for both residents and practicing physicians, it includes evidence-based, practical information to optimize your patient care and prepare you for the ABFM exam. The full-color format features a clean, quick-reference layout that makes it easy for you to put information to work immediately in your practice."--Publisher's description.
Contents
Principles of family medicine -- The family physician -- The patient-centered medical home -- Psychosocial influences on health -- Care of the elderly patient -- Care of the dying patient -- Preventive health care -- Lifestyle interventions and behavior change -- Interpreting the medical literature: applying evidence-based medicine in practice -- Using health information technology for optimal patient care and service -- Clinical problem solving -- Complementary and alternative medicine: integration into primary care -- Establishing rapport -- Patient education -- Interviewing techniques -- Interpreting laboratory tests -- Practice of family medicine -- Infectious diseases -- Care of the adult HIV-infected patient -- Pulmonary medicine -- Otorhinolaryngology -- Allergy -- Obstetrics -- Care of the newborn -- Growth and development -- Behavioral problems in children and adolescents -- Gynecology -- Contraception -- Cardiovascular disease -- Common office procedures -- Sports medicine -- Common issues in orthopedics -- Back: cervical and thoracolumbar spine -- Rheumatology and musculoskeletal problems -- Dermatology -- Diabetes mellitus -- Endocrinology -- Obesity -- Nutrition and family medicine -- Gastroenterology -- Hematology -- Urinary tract disorders -- Ophthalmology -- Neurology -- Medical human sexuality -- Clinical genetics (genomics) -- Crisis intervention, trauma, and intimate partner violence -- Difficult patients: personality disorders and somatoform complaints -- Anxiety and depression -- Delirium and dementia -- Alcohol use disorders -- Nicotine addiction -- Drug abuse -- Herbs and other dietary supplements.
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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