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February 28, 1931

Treatment of Epilepsy.

JAMA. 1931;96(9):714. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02720350066035

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This monograph has been written with a great deal of thought toward compiling the various theories regarding the etiology and pathology of epilepsy. A thorough discussion of these phases of the epileptic problem precedes the body of the book, which is concerned with treatment. The author has been known for his consistent and intelligent research on the metabolism of epilepsy and the ketogenic diet therapy in epilepsy. He discusses almost all the modern treatments of epilepsy, including drug treatment and dehydration. His consideration of the technic of the ketogenic diet is masterful and well supplied with practical details. Any one who is concerned with the therapy of epilepsy can secure in this book both a general survey of the field and detailed instructions for the actual technic.

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