Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Notes = A disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of paroxysmal brain dysfunction due to a sudden, disorderly, and excessive neuronal discharge. Epilepsy classification systems are generally based upon: (1) clinical features of the seizure episodes (e.g., motor seizure), (2) etiology (e.g., post-traumatic), (3) anatomic site of seizure origin (e.g., frontal lobe seizure), (4) tendency to spread to other structures in the brain, and (5) temporal patterns (e.g., nocturnal epilepsy).,Created For = NAHSTE
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Scope and Contents
Lecture by Norman Dott, 'The surgical treatment of epilepsy'. The paper was delivered at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Toronto, dated September 1968. The material includes figures and an addendum to a paper by Theodore Rasmussen.