The Comprehensive evaluation and treatment of epilepsy a practical guide

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Published by Academic Press in San Diego .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Epilepsy.,
  • Epilepsy -- therapy.,
  • Epilepsy -- diagnosis.,
  • Epilepsy -- classification.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Steven C. Schachter, Donald L. Schomer.
ContributionsSchachter, Steven C., Schomer, Donald L.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC372 .C63 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 268 p. :
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL665292M
ISBN 100126213550
LC Control Number97010913

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