Can Prophylaxis Prevent Epilepsy in Patients With Traumatic Brain Injury?

Greb, Erik
March 2013
Neurology Reviews;Mar2013, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p32
The article focuses on a report presented at the 66th annual meeting of the American epilepsy Association. The report focused on cure for traumatic brain injuries (TBI) found among soldiers returning from wars and national Football League players. The Institute of Medicine found that antiepileptic drugs have not prevented epilepsy among TBI. According to Mark Dichter, Professor of Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, preventing TBI after epilepsy is an important issue. INSET: TIPS PLEASE.


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