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ERIC Number: ED019794
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963
Pages: 1
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CONVULSIVE DISORDERS IN CHILDREN WITH REFERENCE TO TREATMENT WITH KETOGENIC DIET.
KEITH, HADDOW M.
WRITTEN FOR THE MEDICAL PROFESSION, THIS BOOK PROVIDES INFORMATION ON CHILDHOOD CONVULSIONS (EPILEPSY) AND METHODS OF TREATMENT. VARIOUS CONVULSIVE DISORDERS, INCLUDING HYPSARHYTHMIA, AUTONOMIC SEIZURES, SYMPTOM COMPLEXES, FEBRILE CONVULSIONS, AND "PHOTOGENIC" DISORDERS, ARE DISCUSSED IN TERMS OF CAUSES, SYMPTOMS, AND TREATMENT. CONVULSIONS THAT ARE SECONDARY TO RECOGNIZABLE CONDITIONS (MENINGITIS, POISONINGS, COMMUNICABLE DISEASES AMONG OTHERS) ARE ALSO CONSIDERED. VARIOUS FACTORS INFLUENCING CONVULSIONS AND SYNCOPE, BREATHHOLDING, AND HYSTERIA IN RELATION TO CONVULSIONS ARE EXAMINED. THE FOLLOWING TREATMENTS FOR CONVULSIVE DISORDERS ARE DESCRIBED--ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPHY, ANTICONVULSANT MEDICATION, SURGERY, AND SPECIAL DIETS. THE KETOGENIC DIET DEVELOPED BY THE MAYO CLINIC IS PRESENTED ALONG WITH INSTRUCTIONS FOR ITS USE. ALSO DISCUSSED ARE THE MENTAL STATUS OF CHILDREN WITH CONVULSIONS, ACTIVITIES OF THE EPILEPTIC CHILD, AND HEREDITARY AND GENETIC FACTORS AFFECTING CHILDHOOD EPILEPSY. REFERENCES FOLLOW EACH CHAPTER. CASE STUDIES ARE INCLUDED. THIS DOCUMENT WAS PUBLISHED BY LITTLE, BROWN AND COMPANY, 34 BEACON STREET, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS 02106, AND IS AVAILABLE FOR $13.00. (RS)
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Identifiers: KETOGENIC DIET