23. Dietary Treatment of Epilepsy in Adults

  1. Elizabeth Neal RD PhD
  1. Susan Wood

Published Online: 7 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118702772.ch23

Dietary Treatment of Epilepsy: Practical Implementation of Ketogenic Therapy

Dietary Treatment of Epilepsy: Practical Implementation of Ketogenic Therapy

How to Cite

Wood, S. (2012) Dietary Treatment of Epilepsy in Adults, in Dietary Treatment of Epilepsy: Practical Implementation of Ketogenic Therapy (ed E. Neal), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd,., West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118702772.ch23

Author Information

  1. Matthew's Friends Charity and Clinics, Lingfield, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 17 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470670415

Online ISBN: 9781118702772

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Keywords:

  • Adults;
  • Antiepileptic drugs (AEDs);
  • Enteral feeding;
  • Ketogenic diet (KD) therapy;
  • Modified Atkins diet (MAD);
  • Modified ketogenic therapy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Evidence

  • Additional Benefits

  • Increasing Demand for Treatment

  • Who Should be Considered for Adult KD Therapy?

  • Implementation of Adult KD Therapy

  • Which Dietary Treatment?

  • Enteral Feeding

  • Barriers to Use of Dietary Treatment in Adults

  • Future Directions

  • References