Epilepsy and Sleep: Physiological and Clinical Relationships by Dudley S. Dinner,Hans O. Luders

By Dudley S. Dinner,Hans O. Luders

It is definitely famous that there's an intimate and reciprocal interplay among epilepsy and sleep. The ebook, Epilepsy and Sleep is a ground-breaking, finished resource for exploring this correlation and is principally well timed as a result of the massive development within the knowing of the body structure underlying either sleep and epilepsy. An insightful reference, it offers a few of the complicated physiologic mechanisms underlying epilepsy--sleep interplay and highlights dozing sickness indicators that could be relating to epilepsy.

The annual price of treating epilepsy within the usa is an expected $12.5 billion, in accordance with a file issued January 2000 via The Epilepsy starting place. the basis additionally experiences that greater than 180,000 americans strengthen epilepsy every year. notwithstanding, hundreds of thousands extra circumstances will be misdiagnosed as dozing issues, inflicting those figures to leap considerably. This correlation and analysis might help ensure the proper kind of drugs to manage to manage the indications, in flip saving enormous quantities of hours of misplaced time at paintings and hundreds of thousands of dollars.

  • Provides the 1st finished resource of data to be had at the correlation among epilepsy and sleep
  • Outlines drowsing disease indicators that may actually be because of epilepsy
  • Well illustrated, easy-to-read text
  • An crucial textual content for epileptologists, psychiatrists, physicians, and sleep problem therapists
  • Written via the world over well-known specialists within the field

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