Raven Press, 1993, Softcover, Book Condition: Near Fine Condition
This book is a sequel to Brainstorms: Epilepsy in Our Words, Dr. Schachter's highly acclaimed guide for people with epilepsy. The Brainstorms Companion: Epilepsy in Our View focuses on the family, friends, co-workers, and support staff of the patient. The book helps them to cope with the emotional trauma and to understand exactly what is happening when they witness a seizure. The first section provides an overview of epilepsy from a medical perspective and examines the wide variety of seizure manifestations that people with epilepsy have. Then, friends, family members, and associates of people with epilepsy describe in their own words what they see and how they feel when witnessing a seizure. The next section is written by people with epilepsy, who examine what their lives are like. The last section, written by two nurse specialists in epilepsy, gives practical advice on how to live safely with epilepsy. An index guides readers to descriptions of specific seizure manifestations and helps them find accounts of experiences similar to their own. A noted epilepsy specialist, Dr. Frederick Andermann, has written a Foreword 134 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Health::Medical; United States; Medicine & Health; ISBN: 0781702305. ISBN/EAN: 9780781702300. Inventory No: 227536.